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Kodiak, Alaska
United States
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EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Environmental Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
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Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Will be responsible for evaluating the existing Hazardous Waste /Hazardous Materials Management Programs at Military installations in Alaska, providing recommendations on improvements that can be made to address deficiencies and areas of non-compliance. 

Candidate 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: 

  • Act as the lead investigator in conducting independent 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.
  • Develop suggested corrective action plans (CAPs), including standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Review the government's hazardous waste tracking system to identify areas for improvement.
  • Prepare outreach materials and provide guidance and limited training for hazardous waste management to various military, tenant, contractor, and civilian personnel.
  • Provide data and technical support for annual reporting.
  • Provide advice for 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.
  • Prepare and present briefing packages at meetings coordinated by the government.
  • Prepare 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.
  • Prepare weekly reports on hazardous waste/materials management program activities, assessments conducted, and corrective actions taken, to include relevant information, pictures, and other graphics.
  • Develop 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.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Environmental Science or related field.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to lead by example.
  • Ability to motivate and discipline as necessary.
  • Facilitates open and professional communication.
  • Must have a valid State issued driver’s license; candidate may be required to safely operate leased vehicle.

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

  • Demonstrated competency in interpreting and applying environmental regulations.
  • Previous investigative work that includes detailed field note taking, interviewing employees, researching solutions and report writing in order to develop a comprehensive plan for continual improvement in environmental concerns.
  • 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 work sites.
  • 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.

To apply online, please click the "Apply for this job" link on this page and then click "Careers", search for Environmental Program Manager. 

EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.

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