Environmental Compliance Specialist

Position Overview

Under general supervision, performs environmental compliance job functions as assigned by management.  Typical job responsibilities are to assist and support management in environmental compliance. The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management in one or more environmental functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned:

Support to and management of one or more of the following environmental compliance functional areas: CAA, CWA, EPCRA/SARA, NEPA, SDWA, RCRA Subparts C and D, Environmental Management System/sustainability, cultural/historical resources

Implements environmental compliance program(s) to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations, permits, and regulatory agreements, as well as Department of Energy Orders, requirements and directives

Prepares and implements environmental compliance policies and procedures compliant with DOE, EPA, state and local requirements

Maintains CAA, CWA, KPDES, RCRA Part B, solid waste, other environmental permits and UST registrations, and prepares associated regulatory reporting, notifications, and other correspondence

Supports management for regulatory interface with DOE, EPA and state regulatory agencies and project staff regarding environmental compliance matters

Develops training programs for site personnel specific to assigned environmental functional areas and assists in establishing operational standards

Performs environmental assessments and inspections

Supports environmental review and historic preservation programs

Supports field environmental compliance activities and integrates/coordinates with the deactivation project

Provides assigned technical or functional support to other team members and project personnel

Performs duties that are general/routine to moderately complex in nature

Other job related duties as assigned

Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner

Actively participates in Safety Work Groups

Minimum Requirements

BS degree in a related field and a minimum of 5 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  Extensive knowledge and experience with environmental regulatory requirements and reporting is desired.

Must be knowledgeable of project procedures and requirements

Basic knowledge of EPA, DOE, state and local environmental regulations

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Must possess a DOE “L” clearance or the ability to obtain a DOE “L” Clearance

Working Conditions

Works primarily in an office environment with some field activities involving walk-downs, project meetings, and oversight of field projects involving environmental activities at a normal environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities and environmental remediation actvities). Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.

Ability to perform sedentary to light work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person “buddy system”), non-repetitive, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.

Ability to perform primary office duties including heavy computer usage.

In some cases radiological training may be required.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.