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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Honolulu, Hawaii
United States
Job Categories:
Environmental Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Environmental Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Environmental Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Environmental Advisor/Auditor
Environmental Consultant
Industry Segments:
Construction /Architecture, Engineering, Environmental Services
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number:

Environmental Coordinator

Work Schedule: 40-hours/week – Day Shift
Company: Ahtna Environmental, Inc.
Department: Pacific Northwest Region
Location/Site: Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii
Reports to: On-Site Project Manager
Employment Status: Full-time
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Salary Grade/Geo Scale Value: DOE
Approved Date:  7.17

Ahtna Environmental Incorporated is recruiting for an Environmental Coordinator to work out of a federal agency in the Pearl Harbor Naval Base.  The Environmental Coordinator is responsible to ensure there are no environmentally based regulatory violations at the facility. They shall also serve as the technical advisor to tenants relating to all issues concerning generation, treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous materials and waste, storm water and pollution prevention, asbestos management, lead-based paint management, and sampling and analytical requirements. 

The Environmental Coordinator must have a working knowledge of all federal, Hawaiian, and local laws and regulations that pertain to generation, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials and waste.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Suite. The Environmental Coordinator is expected to contribute practical knowledge and past work experiences to problem solves issues that arise.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
(including but not limited to)

  • Knowledge of all federal, State, and local laws and regulations regarding the generation, storage, and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous materials and waste.
  • Working knowledge of special waste, universal wastes, recycled materials, waste minimization.
  • Develop and implement written technical plans.
  • Samping and analytical collection and analysis.
  • Technical advisor to tenants.
  • Supervises and instructs Environmental Technician tasks and projects.
  • Provides written and verbal reports to supervisor
  • Follow directions, read and understand common danger placards/labels, and hazardous warning literature including safety plans
  • Perform other duties as assigned

This position works independently under general supervision of the On-Site Project Manager, and On-Site Supervisor.  Candidate also receives non-supervisory guidance from the site designated Government Point of Contact (often the Facility Manager). Performance is evaluated in terms of effectiveness in successful completion of assigned work tasks on time, taking imitative within job responsibilities, and ability to foster and maintain constructive and positive work relationships with all staff and management.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in geology, environmental science, engineering, or similarPrior education/work experience in the environmental management field including working in a laboratory or university setting
  • Previous employment history in similar field of at least 5 years
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record, ability to operate company vehicles
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening
  • Ability to pass a background check for Federal Agency to obtain security access badging
  • Candidates must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of safety management
  • Knowledge of pertinent local, state and federal laws, ordinances, codes, and rules
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writingAbility to maintain effective working relationships with a diversified group of people under sometimes trying and stressful conditions
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate, and recommend sound solutions to problems of routine nature
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in geology, environmental science, engineering, or similar
  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER certification
  • Experience and knowledge of Alaska Native cultures

Shareholder Preference:
Pursuant to PL 93-638, as amended, preference will be given to qualified Ahtna Native Corporation Shareholders, Descendants, and Spouses in all phases of employment. 

Core Competencies:

  • Self-Motivated- Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
  • Goal Oriented - Ability to focus on a goal and obtain a pre-determined result.
  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

Physical Demands:

  • Frequent sitting, standing, stooping for prolonged periods of time.
  • Subject to hazardous and non-hazardous materials and waste.
  • Reaching with hands and arms for items above and below sight level, talking, hearing (frequently communicates with field personnel via various modes, i.e. radio; must be able to relay accurate information), and seeing (up close, at a distance, along the periphery, with depth, color perception, and the ability to adjust focus); walking from place to place within the project location with occasional use of stairs and no elevator available; bending, pushing, pulling, kneeling and standing for up to 12 hours.
  • Potential of lifting of up to 50 pounds such as equipment and other materials.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. To the extent practicable in a field setting, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:
Most of the work is done indoors at the Western Regional Center located in Seattle, Washington. May be subject to handling of hazardous, bio-hazardous materials and waste. Some work is done outdoors in all weather conditions; must be willing to work in inclement weather. Exposure to noise. Must wear appropriate personal protective equipment required for each job duty.

As Ahtna team members, employees actively shape a company culture that supports innovation, dedication and high performance.

Ahtna is dedicated to being an Employer of Choice and we take great pride in recruiting exceptional talent. We seek out candidates who understand Ahtna’s commitments to increasing shareholder assets and value while also providing outstanding service to our clients.

Ahtna offers a variety of benefits to our eligible employees:

  • Professional Training & Growth Opportunities
  • Competitive Wages
  • Competitive Benefits Package that includes 401(k) Retirement Plans, Health Insurance and Welfare Programs
  • Health Savings Account Program
  • Flexible Spending Account Programs
  • Generous Paid Leave & Observance of Holidays