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Industrial Environmental Specialist

Mare Island, California, US
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time

Job Title: Environmental Specialist

Job Summary: As an Environmental Specialist for our shipyard operations, you will play a crucial role in ensuring day-to-day regulatory compliance and environmental stewardship. Working closely with the Environmental Manager, you will be responsible for managing data, conducting inspections, and overseeing hazardous waste management activities. This position requires a strong regulatory background, exceptional record-keeping skills, and a willingness to work hands-on in the field.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct daily inspections of shipyard facilities to ensure compliance with environmental regulations and standards.
  • Manage data related to environmental monitoring, including recording and analyzing data from filtration systems, and sampling activities.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of environmental management programs to minimize environmental impact and promote sustainability.
  • Manage hazardous waste collection, storage, and disposal activities, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct weekly and monthly inspections of hazardous waste storage areas, containers, and labeling to ensure proper handling and storage.
  • Assist in the operation and maintenance of filtration systems and other environmental control equipment.
  • Work hands-on in the field, performing tasks such as container management, sampling, and general environmental management activities.
  • Maintain accurate records of inspections, data collection, and regulatory compliance activities.
  • Assist the Environmental Manager in conducting environmental assessments and audits as needed.
  • Collaborate with other team members to identify opportunities for improvement in environmental compliance and waste management practices.

  • Qualifications:
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in environmental compliance or a related field, with a strong background in regulatory requirements and record-keeping.
    • Knowledge of environmental regulations relevant to shipyard operations, such as the Clean Water Act (CWA), Clean Air Act (CAA), and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).
    • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively to meet deadlines.
    • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills, with the ability to maintain accurate records and documentation.
    • Willingness to work in a hands-on capacity, including performing physical tasks and working outdoors in various weather conditions.
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with team members and regulatory agencies.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other computer applications used for data management and record-keeping.
    • Valid driver's license and the ability to operate company vehicles as needed.

    This position offers the opportunity to grow into a more senior role within our environmental management team. If you are a dedicated and detail-oriented individual with a passion for environmental stewardship and regulatory compliance, we encourage you to apply and join us in our commitment to sustainable practices in shipyard operations.

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