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Marine Environmental Controls Specialist

Vallejo, California, US
Closing date
Sep 30, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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Seeking an Environmental Controls Specialist to work in a highly specialized maritime environment.

The company will offer strong compensation, bonus, benefits, and will consider relocation assistance for the right candidate with a CHMM- Certified hazardous Materials Manager credential.

o Minimum of 5 years' experience in the field of environmental health in the Maritime

industry or a related industry.

o Certification/Licensure- Preferred: Registered Environmental Health Specialists, Certified

Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, and/or Certified Fire Protection


• Must be knowledgeable and have experience with OSHA Safety Standards and OSHA Maritime

Safety Standards and with California Health and Safety Code Sections 25110-25124.

• Must be familiar with and understand basic operational capacity of large, heavy, industrial

equipment and specifically, the exact uses for such equipment to ensure employees in the yard

are safely using the equipment.

• Must be able to interface with project managers/supervisors and top management to

implement permit requirements and supporting procedures.

• Must be very organized and able to keep accurate records and correspondence.

• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel spreadsheet development and other applicable



• Interpret environmental regulations and assess regulatory changes to determine their

impact on facility operations.

• Ensure that hazardous waste is mitigated, destined for, lawfully transported, and delivered to,

an authorized hazardous waste facility.

• Prevent releases of hazardous waste or constituents to the environment during the active or

post period of facility operations.

• Ensure early detection of releases of hazardous waste or constituents.

• Ensure adequate resources are available in the case of releases of hazardous waste or


• Ensure personnel are trained to perform emergency cleanup operations of, or other appropriate

corrective actions for releases is managed.


• The Permits Coordinator has authority to capture, communicate, and report results and

recommend solutions.

• Prepare all supporting documentation.

• Supervise 1-3 field technicians.


• The Permits Coordinator is hired by and reports to the Executive VP.


Body Positions: Standing, sitting, walking, climbing, crouching, and stooping.

Body Movements: Carrying up to 25 pounds, use of hands, vision, arms, and voice.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to

successfully perform the essential functions of his/her job. While performing the duties of this job, the

employee is frequently required to sight activities, hear, and talk on the phone or radio, use a computer,

lift heavy weights, and climb stairs or ladders.


Prevent releases of hazardous waste or constituents to the environment during the active or post period

of facility operations.

• Coordinate and oversee the Permits Program including the following:

• Responsible for company compliance with ALL- local, state, and federal Health & Safety

Code, regulations, and procedures.

• Regulatory Agency Interface: Communicate with all regulatory agencies and provided

inspection / audit management.

• Responsible for all record keeping and periodic reporting requirements.

• Responsible for keeping current copies of all Environmental and Health regulatory guide

materials and notifying management of any issues with compliance.

• Schedule and work with Production Management and Safety Department technicians and


• Responsible to convey requirements to subcontractors, visitors, and customers.

• Design and implement training, orientations, inspections, and investigations.

• Train employees on safe use of equipment to mitigate environmental impacts and in safe

marine practices.

• Maintain all records and documentation including all training, certifications, inspections,

mishaps, etc.

• Conduct inspections of job site and equipment, to identify hazards and recommend

corrective action to prevent recurrence and reduce accidents and claims.

• Implement corrective action in addition to ensuring all corrective action reports are drafted

and maintained.

• Responsible for all internal investigations and reporting.

• Interact with senior management to ensure best management practices are being

implemented and followed in yard.

• Perform physical labor associated with site maintenance activities, sample collection, waste

removal and other services (e.g. forklift qualification may be required)

• Sample collection and analysis (solids (grit), stormwater, wastewater, air, building


• Collect data and prepare reports and or logs for submission to management.

• Maintain onsite pollution prevention controls. Ensuring containers are properly labeled and

secondary containment is in place.

• Manage emergency response incidents.

• Support the Incident Command System in a leadership role.

• Assist with purchasing guidelines for the PPE Equipment.

• Participate in safety committee activities and meetings.


Agency Visit Management

Air Pollution Management

• Paint/Grit Information Management

• Paint/Grit Waste Management

Asbestos, Lead and Heavy Metal Containing Materials Management

Best Management Practices (BMP) Management

Contractor/ Subcontractor Permit Compliance

Dredging (Oversite with Dock Master)

• Permit Management

• Fish Survey

• Dredge Sampling

Hazardous Materials Management

• Hazardous Materials Business Plan

• California Environmental Reporting System (CERS)

Hazardous / Universal Waste Management

• Packaging

• Labeling

• Accumulation

• Off Site Shipment

• Manifest Tracking

Incident Command System (ICS) Leader

Incident Management and Reporting

Indoctrination Training

Operating Permits Management

Pandemic Preparedness and Response Plan

Spill Response Preparedness Leadership

• Contingency Plan (C Plan)

• Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC)

• Hazardous waste Contingency Plan

• Preparedness Planning and Exercises

Water Pollution Management

• Dry Dock NPDES Permit

• Oil Pollution Prevention

• Storm Water Permit
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