Environmental Engineer

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Environmental Engineer

Roles and responsibilities
Must be US Citizen
13 month contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
As an Environmental Engineer Level 2, you will be supporting the JPL’s Environmental Affairs Program Office (EAPO) which manages a variety of environmental programs including, but not limited to Affirmative Procurement/Pollution Prevention, Hazardous Waste Disposal, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Environmental Inspections.
The candidate will: support the Environmental Affairs Program Office on the following existing programs, and other ad hoc assignments as deemed necessary 
- Pollution Prevention/Affirmative Procurement: chemical use review and approvals for purchase; recommend chemical substitutions for chemical procurements; data entry, database management and all required reporting requirements.
 - NEPA: provide support for Senior Engineer on Construction of Facility (CoF) on-Lab and off-Lab field research projects; maintain NEPA project status reports and assist with documentation for all on-Lab and off-Lab research projects. 
- Medical waste: will act as lead for the medical waste disposal for the Laboratory. Provide all documentation, reporting requirements and coordination of disposal as required. 
- Environmental Inspections: participate in environmental inspections focusing on general facilities and research labs. Report potential environmental concerns to respective cognitive engineer, provide documentation and reports as required.

Required Skills:
- Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 3 years related experience, Master’s degree in similar disciplines with a minimum of 1 year related experience; PhD in similar disciplines. 
- Experience over a broad range of environmental disciplines including, but not limited to: Pollution Prevention/Affirmative Procurement, NEPA, medical waste disposal and Environmental Inspections. 
- Experience working with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies, and related environmental laws and regulations. 
- Ability to identify environmental impacts from proposed construction activities.
- Experience in training personnel and demonstrated ability to instruct personnel on established procedures. 

Desired Skills:
- Demonstrated task leadership skills with excellent interpersonal and consensus-building skills. 
- Ability to interact with all levels of personnel and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
- Self-motivated and have ability to work alone or in team environment. 
- Demonstrated attention to detail with good follow-through. 
- Capability of following directions and procedures. 
- Must be proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 

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