Health Physicist Generalist

Date posted: 1/3/2020

Department:  Radiation Safety 616
Reports To:  Radiation Safety Manager
FLSA Status:  Non Exempt
Prepared By:  Jay Cartwright

Summary
As a key position in the Radiation Safety Department (RSD) this position is responsible for general Health Physicist data review, validation, tracking, trending, and reporting duties for RSD with the Health Physicist concurrence/approval. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Approval for Routine, Job coverage, and Lapel air samples via EMRS system
  • Air Sample dose assignments and documentation as applicable based on a set of given conditions.
  • Compiling and trending of various radiological data, including:
    • Environmental
    • Occupational
  • Managing the Performance Indicator Reports for occupational and environmental data.
  • Issuing bioassays based on License requirements and as directed by the internal dosimeters.
  • Performing the initial data validation on bioassay data.
  • Assisting with the REMP:
    • REMP Compliance/Tracking
    • REMP results Management/ Importation of REMP/RACER Database
    • Compiling monthly REMP reporting in the Performance Indicator Report
    • Compiling and review of Semi-Annual REMP reports
    • Compiling and review of Annual REMP reports
    • Initial Radiological Environmental Data package Validation
    • Initial Radiological Effluent Data package Validation
    • Assisting with formulating IL/AL  exceedance letters and follow up Investigation letters to the TCEQ
    • Tracking of radiological discharges to POTW
    • Tracking of radiological discharges to TPDES permits
  • Reviewing and editing various reports, letters, and procedures as needed by supervision/management
  • Assisting the Rad Safety Administrative Specialist as needed.

Applies and reinforces the skills learned through human performance training to prevent personal errors and errors by other team members.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Not applicable.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each 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.

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one year documented experience in a progressive office environment and/or as the Radiation Safety Administrative Specialist; and documented experience and/or training in various office/data management software; or combination of education and experience per the discretion of the hiring manager.

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, and individual should have knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Other Skills and Abilities
Must possess strong organization skills and highly developed verbal and written communication skills including composition and grammar. Must possess the ability to work with senior managers to develop complex documents in a time constrained environment. Demonstrated ability to be detail oriented, interpret requirements, utilize Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook software programs. Must have knowledge of conventional administrative practices. Must be able to multi-task.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance, vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus. This is a fast paced position.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

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Radiation Safety Technician

Date Posted: December 11, 2019

Reports to: Radiation Safety Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Location: Andrews, Texas Worksite Facility

Summary
Performs work in specialized field of Radiation Safety. Works under the general supervision of the Radiation Safety Manager. Will perform All RST tasks, including but not limited to: count room operations involving smear and air sampling analysis for gross counts, daily source and response checks of hand held instruments, airborne radiological sampling, work coverage contamination and radiation surveys, and documentation for contaminated individual surveys. On this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Monitors intensity of radiation levels in the environment and workplace to determine the types of potential radiation hazards.
  • Performs radiation surveys by collecting and processing samples of air, soil, water, vegetation, and other environmental media to determine concentration of radioactivity.
  • Recommends to qualified radiation workers the appropriate monitoring devices, protective equipment, and stay time when working in restricted areas.
  • Collects and analyzes personnel monitoring equipment and radiation recording instruments for inclusion in summary reports.
  • Issues, collects, and ships bioassay kits to offsite laboratory for analysis.
  • Performs smear surveys of suspected contaminated area by wiping floor with smear and counting smear with field instrument and/or count room instrument to obtain contamination counts.
  • Informs supervisors when individual exposures and area radiation levels approach maximum permissible limits.
  • Recommends work stoppage in unsafe areas, posts warning signs, and ropes off contained areas.
  • Calculates amount of time employee may be exposed safely to radiation in restricted areas, taking into account contamination counts and health physicist’s determination concerning exposure limits of personnel.
  • Instructs personnel in radiation safety procedures and demonstrates use of protective clothing and equipment.
  • Monitors time and intensity of exposure of personnel working in radiation waste disposal areas.
  • Inspects shipments for contamination and tags shipments in which radiation count exceeds specifications.
  • Logs data such as status of areas being decontaminated, rate of radiation exposure to personnel, and location and intensity of radioactivity in contaminated areas.
  • Tests detection instruments against standards to ensure their accuracy.
  • Ensures the company’s radiation protection standards are in accordance with federal, state, and industry programs, including maintaining records and data as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications
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.

Education and/or Experience
Associates degree in Health Physics/Radiation Safety Technology, Physical Science, or a related technical field, or minimum of fifty (50) hours of related study and minimum one to five+ years’ experience in Radiation Protection, Environmental Monitoring, Industrial/Occupational safety, Radiological Instrumentation or combination of education and experience per the discretion of the hiring manager.

Language Skills
Ability to read, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information on one-on-one and small group situation to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software; Inventory software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative to those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Security Guard

Date Posted: December 10, 2019

Department: Security
Reports To: Security Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Location: Worksite near Andrews, Texas

Summary
Performs routine security activities related to providing security for personnel and property at the facility by performing the following duties. Provides oversight involving access to the facility by all personnel and vehicles. Reports to the Security Manager. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides security oversight at the Facility main entrance gate;
  • Conducts facility site orientation for visitors and contractors;
  • Distributes vehicle passes, contractor and visitor badges;
  • Conducts routine security patrols of the facility during off duty hours to ensure facility personnel safety, fire watch and property security;
  • Conducts railcar inventories;
  • Performs random inspections on vehicles on WCS property;
  • Conducts training activities for new security personnel to ensure compliance with facility/department requirements;
  • Coordinates with the Receiving Department to provide assistance in the processing of arriving transporter vehicles and the processing of required paperwork;
  • Provides medical support, within the limits of their training, to WCS employee injuries on

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications
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. Individuals are required to either currently hold or obtain a valid non-commissioned security officer license from the Texas Department of Public Safety within a reasonable amount time from the date of hire as determined by the hiring manager and Human Resources. Requirements for eligibility of a non- commissioned security officer license are found at https://www.securityguard-license.org/states/texas- security-guard.html.

Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or GED. Previous security experience desirable.

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group  situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software and Word Processing software.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an  employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

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Buyer

Date posted:     December 7, 2019

Reports To:       Director-Operations Support
FLSA Status:    Exempt
Location:          Andrews, Texas

Summary
This position reports directly to the Director, Operations Support.  This position directs and coordinates all  facets  of procurement of contracts, purchasing, negotiating, and buying of inventory. The position will source, negotiate pricing, quality, and delivery, development of procurement plans, statement of work, and selection process which involves target deadlines and services. Will ensure continuity of supplies to support improvement, and  maintenance of revenue, project, and vendor support contracts, purchase orders, and controlled documents. This will include coordination, preparation and negotiation process, which includes the development of procurement plans, statements of work, selection criteria, target deadlines and terms and conditions of contracts; coordinates activities involved with procuring goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and advertising, for organization by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Support the purchasing function and other relevant departments and communicate any supply problems which may impact business operations.
  • Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant
  • Assist in the coordination of the development, evaluation, and administration of requests for proposals of service
  • Review bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of
  • Performs all aspects of purchasing, including purchase requisition tracking to purchase order award and maintenance.
  • Work directly with appropriate ordering authority, as
  • Requisition review.
  • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
  • Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining
  • Estimates values according to knowledge of market
  • Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or
  • Prepare purchase orders and/or bid
  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control department, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective
  • Approve invoices for
  • Expedite delivery of goods to users

Qualifications
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.

Education and/or Experience
A minimum of (2) years related experience as a buyer or government contract specialists; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills
Ability to read, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Demonstrated Skills and Abilities
ability to coordinate internal and interdepartmental activities; ability to follow complex instructions with little or no supervision, ability to complete a heavy workload in a demanding work environment; strong typing skills with a minimum speed of 50 words per minute; proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook; fluency in speaking, reading and writing in the English language.

Other Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated ability to assist with the establishment of effective and efficient solicitation packages, providing the best use of company resources; business acumen in acquisitions.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative to those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.

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Waste Acceptance Specialist

Department:    Waste Acceptance
FLSA Status:    Exempt
Location:           Andrews, TX Facility Worksite

Summary
This position is responsible for document review of all incoming and outgoing licensed hazardous and nonhazardous waste received by the facility to ensure compliance with DOT, IATA and NRC requirements. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Daily review of all shipping paperwork to ensure compliance with DOT, IATA and NRC
    requirements for safe transport of all waste in certified containers.
  • Assists Customer Service representatives in resolving discrepancies and inadequacies.
  • Acts as mediator and facilitator between customers and inventory shipments.
  • Plans activities relating to the characterization and transportation of radioactive/mixed
    waste and hazardous/non-hazardous waste to and from the facility.
  • Conducts a weekly review of scheduled loads.
  • Maintains an accurate inventory of on-site waste.
  • Ensures inventory stays in compliance with all federal and state permits, licenses, and
    regulations.
  • Apply and reinforce the skills learned through human performance training to prevent personal
    errors and errors by other team members.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications
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.

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree (B.S) in an engineering, physical science or environmental discipline from an accredited college or university or five (5) years of related waste management work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating, and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively beforegroups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully. An individual should have knowledge of Development software; Internet software; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Other Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated knowledge or ability in the following areas; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act(RCRA); Department of Transportation(DOT); Texas Commission on Environmental Quality(TCEQ); Texas Administration Code(TAC); Understanding of Federal, State and Facility policies and regulations.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable  accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential  functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required  to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and taste or smell. The employee  must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job  include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and  ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be  made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee are occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne  particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions. While performing the duties of  this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As  is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Operator

Date posted: 11/5/2019

Reports To: Operations Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Location:  Andrews, Texas Worksite Facility

Summary
Performs work in specialized field of Heavy Equipment Operator or Waste Processing for Facility.  Works under the general supervision of the Operations Supervisor.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Conveys materials and items from receiving and/or production areas to storage and/or to other designated areas.
  • May operate stabilization treatment system, process equipment, compactors and conveyor, pumps, valves and control boards.
  • May operate and maintain process equipment to include sorters, blaster, separators, compactors and mixers.
  • Handles and manages containers in compliance with regulations.
  • May prepare records for tracking the movement and location of waste to and from the stabilization system.
  • May collects samples of waste from containers and the stabilization tank system.
  • Recognizes container leakage and/or damage.
  • Collects and manages all spills of waste in accordance with the Emergency Response Plan.
  • Operates roll-off bin truck.
  • Performs preventative pre-op checks and maintenance for process equipment.
  • Loads and unloads transport trucks;
  • Performs disposal crew duties such as, mixing waste using a track hoe and prentice arm machinery;
  • Ability to operate power industrial trucks, roll-off bin truck, hand trucks, and power jacks;
  • Transports waste containers to site locations using various transport equipment including trucks, forklifts or a container stacker.
  • May prepare tracking records for the movement of waste on the site.
  • General labor including; housekeeping, general maintenance, and assisting other departments as required.
  • Works closely with other Operators, which may also include training.
  • Treats and disposes of hazardous/low level radioactive waste.
  • May perform Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for routine operations;
  • Apply and reinforce the skills learned through human performance training to prevent personal and other team member errors.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
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.

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to five (1-5+) year(s) of heavy equipment and/or radiation waste experience required, preferably in specialized field at WCS or equivalent facility.  Must have a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience using cranes and heavy equipment.  NCCCO certification preferred, but not required.

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software; Inventory software and Word Processing software.

Other Skills and Abilities
Must pass mechanical aptitude test in math/science and meet physical requirements.

Other Qualifications
Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and smell.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Sufficient strength and stamina to perform a variety of heavy construction-related tasks including use of hand tools; foot, hand and eye coordination sufficient to perform duties; and natural balance sufficient to perform duties; and natural balance sufficient for standing on high ladders and scaffolding.  Must be physically fit and pass fitness requirements for Respirator and HAZWOPER.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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Environmental Compliance Analyst

Date posted: October 3, 2019

Department: Environmental
Reports To: Director, ESH&QA
FLSA Status: Exempt

Summary
Responsible for complex to difficult environmental analyses and assessments within the environmental compliance realm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Recommend sound environmental protection practices to programs and directorates throughout the company.
  • Analyze, interpret and document state and federal environmental regulations.
  • Analyze and assess waste storage, treatment and disposal practices to ensure compliance with state and federal waste laws, rules and regulations.
  • Assist management, operations, and project/maintenance teams as required to assure compliance with federal, state, local and corporate rules and regulations pertaining to operational environmental aspects and impacts.
  • Write and review technical reports and prepare environmental documents.
  • Review environmental sample results and make applicable cost affective.
  • Recommendations to management to control environmental aspects associated with waste disposal activities.
  • Provide emergency response support to environmental incidents onsite.
  • Manage current and develop new SPCC and SWPP plans.
  • Manage air permits and write applications for new air permits.
  • Prepare or assist in preparing Tier II, TRI and discharge monitoring reports.
  • Manage & Renew Permits associated with Hazardous and Non-hazardous waste
  • Interface with state, federal and local regulators.
  • Performs verification and validation of monitoring data received from the laboratory(s).
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work to meet objectives and targets.
  • Ability to make decisions based on established requirements, procedures, and practices.
  • Apply and reinforce the skills learned through human performance training to prevent personal errors and errors by other team members.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Not applicable.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each 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.
  • Must have knowledge of the rules and regulations of the various federal and state agencies having jurisdiction over the facility.
  • Must possess strong knowledge of science, environmental law and public safety.

Education and/or Experience
Associates degree in Environmental Science/Environmental Technology/Applied Science or related field or eighty (80) hours of related study; and two years RCRA/TCEQ Permit related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience per the discretion of the hiring manager is required.  Bachelor degree preferred.

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, are, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of algebra, trigonometry, and calculus.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, and individual should have knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Ideal candidate should have experience with TCEQ (State of Texas Environmental Electronic Reporting System (STEERS) database reporting, NetDMR (discharge-monitoring reporting) and EPA TRI reporting software.

Other Skills and Abilities
Must possess an expansive background in environmental regulations, preparations of all state and EPA required compliance reports, air permitting and experience interacting with regulatory agencies.  Must possess strong organization skills and highly developed verbal and written communication skills including composition and grammar. Must possess the ability to work with senior managers to develop complex documents in a time constrained environment. Demonstrated ability to be detail oriented, interpret requirements, utilize Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook software programs. Must have knowledge of conventional administrative practices. Must be able to multi-task.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance, vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.  This is a fast paced position.

Ability to lift, push, and pull 50 pounds.  Ability to work in changing climate conditions and a worksite environment.  Able to work in close quarters: i.e., work while kneeling, squatting, sitting, climbing, and standing.  Follow and adhere to all applicable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidelines (ex: eye protections, footwear).

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive exposures to ionizing radiation at or below the regulatory limit for public allowable doses and/or occupational doses that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

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