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Senior Waste Certification Specialist for Aiken, SC


Posted by: EDGEWATER TECHNICAL ASSOCIATES <2648-MH912@emailagent.maxhire.net> on January 13, 2019 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: AIKEN
State: South Carolina
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 29801

Edgewater is seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Waste Certification Specialist opportunity for our customer in Aiken, SC.

Duration 1 year

Clearance required No

US citizenship required Yes

Exempt or Non-Exempt Exempt

Closing date 01/24/2019

Purpose of position:
Develop and implement waste handling activities associated with complex waste streams in support to the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL). Requires constant communications with facility management and research and development personnel to resolve waste handling issues that may arise daily. Responsible to develop and maintain required plans and reports to meet regulatory requirements. and project teams.

Duties:
Specific tasks include but are not limited to:

Provide technical expertise to the laboratory to provide assurance that waste has been properly identified, characterized, segregated, packaged and shipped to the appropriate receiving facility in accordance with the Savannah River Site Waste Acceptance Criteria manual.

Analyze construction and special project plans for the creation of new waste streams

Compile and analyze data for required plans and reports

Direct the development of Waste Certification Program

Develop and maintain waste certification procedures

Evaluates tasks for waste reduction opportunities

Review and provide support for the development of Environmental Evaluation Checklist (EECs)/NEPA evaluations. The CTF is responsible for making radiological determinations, characterizing waste, documenting the results, and making periodic validations

The CTF is responsible for developing sampling plans for various routine facility waste streams and for waste items that fall outside the routine waste streams

The CTF works with other members of the group (ECA, GCO) to ensure adequate samples are taken for hazardous waste determinations and to ensure the proper sample volumes are obtained to support necessary laboratory analyses requested.

Resolving discrepancies/concerns pertaining to characterization of waste

Developing and issuing E7 Manual compliant engineering calculations for radioactive waste characterization (i.e., LLW, TRUW, and radioactive portion of PCB waste, Nano waste, MW, and MTRUW).

Perform regular facility walk downs and inspections, (1) to ensure all facility and project operations meet current environmental program requirements and, (2) to maintain awareness of facility activities

Review and approve operating procedures, work packages and assisted hazards analysis (AHA) documents pertaining to equipment/parameters that support environmental programs/requirements.

Develop sampling and analysis plans as needed for environmental compliance or waste characterization

Implement wastewater and storm water requirements

Assist more senior technical professionals in performing related activities or more complex tasks

Under supervisory direction, incorporates conventional scientific concepts and practices, complicated technical requirements, new or special processes, and difficult coordination or oversight requirements into problem solving and program planning

Evaluates proposals and makes recommendations based on sound technical and scientific principles and practical considerations

Interprets and tracks relevant regulatory requirements and industry guidelines and evaluates their potential impact on existing site programs/projects

Evaluates/monitors existing and proposed state/federal standards and regulations and communicates to management potential or emerging regulatory compliance issues

Required Qualifications:
Education:
BS or BA in Chemical or Environmental Engineering and 12 years of practical experience. An associate degree and 15 years of practical experience would be considered equivalent. A high school diploma and 18 years of relevant experience would also be considered equivalent.
Experience/Skills:

B.S. in environmental engineering/science or related field with 5-10 years technical work experience or M.S. in environmental engineering/science or related technical field with 2-4 years technical work experience or Ph.D. in environmental engineering/science or related technical field. Applies advanced knowledge of discipline's standard theories, concepts, and principles. Possesses specialized knowledge of selected technical and environmental regulatory practices and applications. Applies working knowledge of selected federal, state, and local environmental laws, regulations, and standards.

Experience with the regulatory field implementation such as Hazardous Waste Management. Experience with South Carolina and federal environmental agencies and their regulations is preferred but not required. Field experience required. Ability to walk down field sites required.

Work Hours:
A 40-hour work week is scheduled. All positions are subject to working night and/or weekend shift schedules. SRNS utilizes various work schedules; including 5/8s (8 hours/day; five days per week), 4/10s (10 hours/day; four days per week), and 9/80s (9 hours/day, five days on week A and 4 days on week B).

Area Security Access:
A minimum of an L security clearance is required

If you are interested in being considered for this position and your resume clearly outlines your relevant experience for this position, please follow the applications steps via our website www.Edgewatertech.net.

If your qualifications match our position requirements you will be contacted and provided additional details, Edgewater will not submit your resume without first having detailed discussions with you and obtaining your permission to do so.

We look forward to hearing from you!

WORKING WITH EDGEWATER
Edgewater offers the opportunity to structure benefit packages to best suit your needs. We offer multiple individual and family benefit options including paid time off, medical, dental, life, vision, and disability insurance, and a pre-tax 401 (k) retirement account with Company matching contributions and 100% vesting for eligible participants beginning DAY 1.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Edgewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected Veterans, or individuals with disabilities.







      

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