U.S. nationals: Natural Resources Specialist or Physical Scientist (Hazardous Materials/Water Quality Compliance)

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Folsom, CA, United States
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
Government
Experience Level: 
Not Specified

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Summary

Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his or her expertise as a Interdisciplinary. Make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.

Location - Folsom, California
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Responsibilities

The primary duties of this position are:
Serves as the Central California Area Office project manager and or team leader for assigned projects and investigation in the areas of hazardous waste and environmental compliance.

  • Develops design data and/or specifications for contracts to clean up and/or dispose of all hazardous waste generated by or discovered on Reclamation lands or facilities; develops and implements criteria for hazardous materials accumulation, storage, and handling facilities and equipment and reviews contractor proposals for hazardous materials cleanup and disposal jobs prior to award.
  • Serves as Area Office advisor for hazardous waste investigations and cleanups. Ensures that work plans, site safety and health plans, and sampling plans are carried out as directed, and that administrative records as required by EPA and State agencies are properly maintained.
  • Develops reports which clearly describe the nature and extent of the problem, cleanup procedures, safety procedures, possible future investigations, and cleanup results with sampling test results.
  • Ensures that the Area Office facilities comply with Reclamation's hazardous materials management program by performing periodic reviews which cover a variety of areas, including underground storage tank monitoring and replacement.
  • Serves as Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) for hazardous materials contract work for the Area Office.
  • Develops monitoring program designs and models for the collection of representative samples from environmental systems.
  • Evaluates and interprets the results of environmental studies to determine their validity and scientific significance.
  • Reviews and supports Clean Water Act compliance permits and regular monitoring at water treatment systems and facility clean up sites located at various project locations on Reclamation lands.
  • Evaluates the results of monitoring programs and provides an assessment of the potential impact of chemical constituents on biota, public health, and/or hazardous waste classification.
  • Reviews and supports Clean Water Act compliance permits and regular monitoring at water treatment systems and facility clean up sites located at various project locations on Reclamation lands.