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Sr.  Environmental Engineer/Scientist   ,  ( CAN WORK FROM ANYWHERE ) San Antonio, TX   ( # 15921 ) 

Established in 2011, Cherokee Nation 3S (CN3S) provides support, services, and solutions to federal and commercial customers. CN3S guarantees a customer-first attitude, extra effort and willingness to ensure complete customer satisfaction. Its personalized approach gives clients the attention they deserve and the quality they expect.

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(This position can be located anywhere within the USA such as San Antonio Texas –PREFERRED or Denver Colorado, Los Angeles California, Dallas Texas, Chicago Illinois, Saint Louis Missouri, or anywhere else with the US. )

SUMMARY

The Army Reserve Installation Management Directorate (ARIMD) is preparing to transfer ownership of multiple properties in support of their mission. Various environmental services are necessary to complete these transfers in accordance with federal requirements. This position will assist in completing Environmental Condition of Property (ECP) reports and Findings of Suitability to Transfer (FOST) for specific facilities in order to assist the needed real property transfers.

This is a Part-Time position.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare a Work Plan covering each listed facility and associated action. The main component of the Work Plan shall be a detailed description of the tasks to be performed, information needed for each task, information that will be generated during and at the conclusion of each task, and a description of the work products that will be submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), ARIMD, and the Readiness Divisions [RDs].
  • A Quality Control Plan (QCP) will also be included with the Work Plan. The QCP will describe the approach for managing the project and ensuring quality of deliverables (e.g., internal/external technical review). The QCP shall describe the mechanism that will be used to track each facility, along with each document required/prepared for that facility.
  • Prior to beginning any field work at each listed facility, the candidate shall prepare and implement a written Site Safety and Health Plan (SSHP), which includes an Accident Prevention Plan (APP) and Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA). The SSHP shall be compliant with federal, state, and local laws and regulations and accepted by USACE. As a minimum, the APP and SSHP shall be prepared in accordance with Engineering Manual (EM) 385-1-1, Appendix A (APP), Section 33.B (SSHP), and include all other pertinent sections of the EM. The APP and SSHP must be submitted to the USACE at least 30 days prior to beginning field work and must be accepted by the USACE prior to performance of physical work.
  • The selected candidate shall conduct Environmental Condition of Property (ECP) surveys of selected Army Reserve facilities located around the country in general conformance with ASTM Designation D6008-96 (2014), Standard Practice for Conducting Environmental Baseline Surveys. In addition, the candidate shall include application of the ASTM E1527-13, Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process, and Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 4165.66-M Base Redevelopment and Realignment Manual criterion in its overall assessment of the Property. The ECP report shall include a classification of the Property area type as defined in the ASTM D5746-98 (2016), Standard Classification of Environmental Condition of Property Area Types for Defense Base Closure and Realignment Facilities. The resultant findings shall be provided in an ECP Report. Completing ECPs will require all of the following activities for each site: 
    • Record search and review
    • On-site inspection
    • Interviews shall be conducted with persons who may have knowledge of past and present land use activities on the Property and who are readily available for interviews
    • Review of Special Resources including: wetlands, 100-year flood zone, Coastal Zone, Federally Threatened/Endangered Species, and Archaeological/Historical Resources
  • Report of Availability/Disposal Report.  For each Property listed the candidate shall complete Section C of the Disposal Report (DR) or Report of Availability (ROA) using information obtained from other documents. If additional information is required, the candidate should make every effort to obtain the necessary detail from the Army. No additional site visit is required to complete this document. It is anticipated the Section C will be the final document completed at each Property prior to its transfer.
  • Technical writing to support document development for property transfer activities.

 

SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

No supervisory/management authority.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited discipline university in an Engineering or Scientific Discipline or related field is required.  Master’s degree is preferred.  At least ten (10) years of experience in environmental restoration accomplished under the Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA).

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  •  Experience in independently performing Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and/or Phase I Environmental Baseline Surveys, and meets definition of Environmental Professional under 40 CFR § 312.10
  • Experience coordinating and reviewing asbestos and lead based paint surveys and abatement associated with property transfers, and locating and contracting with local, state-licensed asbestos and lead firms
  • Familiarity and experience with real property transactions in Department of Defense and commercial sectors, including environmental documentation, Finding of Suitability to Lease, and Finding of Suitability to Transfer documentation
  • Knowledge of NEPA and the Environmental Impact Analysis Process (EIAP)
  • Experience with the DoD compliance and restoration programs, with an emphasis on air compliance programs (including non-attainment status and air comformity analyses, Title V, permitting, tracking, and reporting)
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to comfortably interact with senior level government and contractor personnel on an as needed basis
  • Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office environment, travel for field activities and/or meetings is needed.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites:

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