A little bit about us...
Tepa, LLC, is a shared services organization owned by the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians. Tepa provides common leadership, administration and management for tribally-owned certified small businesses to ensure clients receive the greatest efficiencies, cost benefits and quality. The independent businesses, known as the Tepa Companies, offer a diverse portfolio of services, including construction, environmental, technology, industrial, engineering and professional staffing solutions. Established in 2005, the Tepa Companies employ more than 400 people in offices across the United States, including California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Missouri and Texas. Find out more about the Tepa Companies at Tepa.com. Tepa, LLC, is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity in the workforce.
Now about you...
As an Senior Environmental GIS Analyst at Tepa, you will work alongside Senior Scientists, Project Managers, and Technical Experts on various activities in support of diverse environmental assessment and remediation projects. You will contribute to the development and implementation of a strategic plan for our emerging contaminant technical program, including environmental investigations related to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and other emerging contaminants. Your responsibilities include providing GIS oversight for environmental investigation and restoration projects, environmental reporting, monitor and track project metrics and oversee deliverable schedule, develop project web-map dashboards, provide technical review and apply quality assurance and quality control checks, maintaining and updating environmental databases, data analysis and programmatic data queries, and the development and execution of automated production workflows. Our ideal candidate will possess a thorough working knowledge of environmental science including a wide variety of environmental and sampling results data, developing web-map dashboards, as well as outstanding attention to detail and proven problem-solving skills.
- Supports environmental investigation projects by leading GIS technical support.
- Oversee PFAS environmental data management processes, including data acquisition, data tracking, data evaluation and technical analysis, quality assurance review, data gap analysis, and complex data reporting.
- Develop project web-map dashboards with data management, query, reporting, and geo-visualization tools.
- Develop technical GIS figures displaying PFAS investigation results and site characterization.
- Conduct research, data mining, and analysis from disparate data sources, evaluate, and incorporate into environmental databases.
- Develop technical fact sheets, briefings, and programmatic status reports.
- Support hydrogeologic investigations, including GIS support for conceptual site models, PFAS groundwater contaminant migration pathway analysis, and drinking water receptor studies.
- Review PFAS investigation reports for assessing geospatial and technical data accuracy.
- Developing visual, graphical, and tabular summaries of environmental data and trend analysis.
- Develop and modify automated data and visualization production workflows
What are we looking for?
- BS or MS in Geographic Information Sciences (GIS), Environmental Sciences, Data Analytics, or related field
- 10+ years of experience working as an environmental GIS professional on Air Force, Air National Guard, or DoD projects.
- 10+ years of professional experience with federal and state environmental regulatory programs, and Air Force Environmental Restoration Program and remediation activities, CERCLA, and RCRA.
- Experience with PFAS environmental investigations, including environmental GIS datasets and mapping results.
- Demonstrated GIS experience with PFAS investigation and environmental projects
- Experience working for Department of Defense clients including Air Force
- Experience compiling, analyzing, and reporting on environmental data from a variety of sources including investigation reports, field observation, environmental sampling results, tabular data, databases, and other existing reports and figures
- Experience leading GIS team staff and overseeing project workflow
- Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
- Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on schedule and meet clients' service expectations and requirements
- Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on pro-active data management
- Demonstrated effectiveness in building working relationships and interacting with multidisciplinary teams
- Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness, as well as a commitment to producing high-quality deliverables
- Must poses a government-issued Common Access Card (CAC) or qualify to pass background check for the purpose of obtaining a CAC.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with conflicting priorities and short deadlines.