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Environmental Analyst

Anchorage AK

Now is a great time to join Redhorse Corporation. Redhorse specializes in developing and implementing creative strategies and solutions with private, state, and federal customers in the areas of cultural and environmental resources services, climate and energy change, information technology, and intelligence services. We are hiring creative, motivated, and talented people with a passion for doing what's right, what's smart, and what works.

 

Position Description

Redhorse Corporation is hiring a Hazardous Waste & Materials Analyst who will assist with evaluating the existing Hazardous Waste /Hazardous Materials Management Programs at U.S. Air Force installations in Alaska, including, but not limited to, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), Eielson Air Force Base (EAFB), and the Pacific Air Forces Regional Support Center/611th Civil Engineering Squadron (PRSC/611th CES) and providing recommendations on improvements that can be made to address deficiencies and areas of non-compliance.

The Analyst will assist the government with assessing gaps in the Hazardous Waste /Hazardous Materials Management Programs at Alaska facilities, developing and implementing new approaches to address areas with non-compliance challenges, and consistent monitoring to ensure measures taken are effective and sustainable. Travel and working in the field will be required.

 

Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

Support the Hazardous Waste & Materials Specialist in conducting independent, third-party assessments of hazardous waste accumulation areas and hazardous materials storage areas on Alaska military installations, in order to evaluate compliance with federal regulatory requirements, and prepare statements of findings.

Assist with developing suggested corrective action plans (CAPs), including standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Review the government's hazardous waste tracking system to identify areas for improvement.

Assist in drafting outreach materials on hazardous waste management for various military, tenant, contractor, and civilian personnel.

Compile data and technical support for annual reporting.

Review compliance with applicable environmental laws and regulations regarding management of hazardous materials and hazardous waste, including the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 6901 et. seq., and the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984 (HSWA), and the regulations promulgated thereunder in Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 124 and 260 through 279.

Assist with drafting work plans describing the technical approach, milestones and schedule, organizational resources, and management controls to be employed for conducting assessments, including the regulatory framework, assessment frequency and protocol, follow-up visit protocol for facilities with violations, and reviewer checklists to be utilized.

Assist with drafting Quarterly Recommendations Reports, to include a summary of the most common observed regulatory violations, observed trends, the probable root causes for observed violations based on information obtained through assessments and interviews with base personnel, and recommended approaches for correcting systemic issues leading to violations.

Adhere to Health and Safety Practices at all times while on site.

Establish and maintain consistent communication with clients, regulatory agencies, contractors, and other program stakeholders.

 

Minimum Basic Requirement for Skills, Experience, Education and Credentials include:

Bachelor’s degree or higher in Environmental Science or related field

Ten (10) years of experience related to RCRA

Forty (40) hours of RCRA-specific training, such as the McCoy 5-Day RCRA Seminar.

DOT Training (49 CFR Part 40) (Hazardous Materials Transportation DOT/ IATA 24 Hr).

RCRA Hazardous Waste Generator Training.

Ability to pass a HAZWOPER physical.

Must have strong understanding of Environmental Policy and Regulations to include but not be limited to NEPA, RCRA, and CERCLA

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong organizational, analytical and logical problem-solving skills

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment

Experience in MS Office 2010 or better required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, & Outlook)

Collaborative personality enjoys and able to work effectively in a team-oriented environment

Adaptability and comfort working in a fast-paced and sometimes unstructured environment

 

Additional Preferred Requirement for Skills, Experience, Education and Credentials include:

Demonstrated competency in interpreting and applying environmental regulations.

Experience with regulatory agencies and working on Department of Defense projects is highly desired.

 

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

Field conditions can be extreme and uncomfortable, with long hours, exposure to weather extremes (particularly heat), dust, and hazardous/harsh conditions.

Must be able to be on feet for several hours at a time and be ambulatory and mobile to walk the worksites.

Must be able to lift 50 pounds on a periodic basis, bend, stand, climb and walk.

Must be able to work safely in Moderate noisy environment.

 

Travel

Business travel is required; 25% out of town travel

Must have a valid State issued driver’s license; candidate may be required to safely operate leased vehicle

 

Redhorse Corporation shall, in its discretion, modify or adjust the position to meet Redhorse’s changing needs.

 

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Posted November 22, 2019



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