Regulatory Scientist
RequestNW-01:DS1019
CompanyNorth Wind - Portage
LocationMoab, UT
Job TypeFull Time
Date9/26/2019
  
Job Description
  • Primary representative for all environmental compliance issues/questions.
  • Determine the appropriate environmental controls for project field activities and documenting through Integrated Work Plans and Environmental Checklist.
  • Prepare quarterly environmental status report with completed items and future permitting requirements for filing and/or payment. Status report tracks UPRR lease payments, Green River landowner payments, Special permit renewals and DOE and contractor party status renewals, Hazardous Materials Certification, Storm water permit renewals, Special fuels permits, County business license.
  • Ensuring written environmental programs and procedures are up to date and compliant with all applicable regulations and guidance. Including but not limited to Waste Management Plan, Universal Waste Management Plan, and Used Oil Management Plan. Review and approve TAC Storm Water, Fugitive Dust and Spill Plans, Environmental Management Manual and Sustainability Plan.
  • Perform Storm Water compliance inspections and document/report results.
  • Perform monthly Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure inspections and document/report results, and assure corrective action is performed.
  • Perform Fugitive Dust compliance inspections and document/report results.
  • Develop and conduct training sessions on environmental topics.
  • Lead environmental field actions at Moab and Crescent Junction (CJ) sites, in planning for new activities such as CJ cell expansion, modification to inlets at Moab and CJ, asbestos air permit, etc.
  • Sustainability coordinator and oversee Blue sky program, recycling program, schedule used oil and antifreeze pickup, disposal of fluorescent bulbs and other universal wastes.
  • Green River USFWS Biological Opinion and compliance with associated permits with SITLA, FFSL and water engineer.
  • Producing periodic EC reports to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and other regulators.
  • Performing and/or assisting with EC audits, surveillances, and assessments.
  • Provide expertise in applying solutions to waste management issues, including guidance to operations such as disposal of contaminated water, batteries, sediment from inlet cleanout, and proper chemical storage and disposal.
  • Assist with weed control programs at CJ and Green River including selection of contractor and methodology.
Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience leading an EC program at remediation projects, including permitting, reporting and implementation, etc. is desirable.
  • Ability to effectively interface with customer and regulators, as well as operations workforce.
  • Ability to obtain Utah State Storm Water inspector certification within 6 months of employment and maintain certification.
  • Ability to obtain Utah approved EPA method 9 opacity certification within 6 months of employment and maintain certification every 6 months.
  • Experience working with US Department of Energy, Bureau of Land Management, US Fish & Wildlife Service, US Department of Transportation, US Army Corps of Engineers; State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration, Fish Wildlife Service, Utah Department of Transportation; local government agencies and Union Pacific Rail Road would be a plus.
  • Experience with sustainability, waste management, and knowledge of NEPA, UMTRA, RCRA, TSCA, Antiquities Act, and Endangered Species Act would be a plus.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) 40-hour training.
  • Ability to communicate professionally, effectively, and tactfully with a wide variety of individuals in person, via telephone, and in writing. Excellent customer relations skills.
  • Ability to work independently and resolve practical problems, keeping all appropriate parties aware of issues or risks. Possess a strong work ethic.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office software (Microsoft Word, Excel).
  • Ability to read and comply with project direction contained in project-specific plans and procedures.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • May be required to pass a pre-employment background check.
  • Must be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree.  One year experience in environmental compliance.
  • Experience on UMTRA or other type of projects is desirable.


North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave, and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the 
North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

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North Wind Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.