Parsons

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Parsons Fort Bragg, NC, USA
Sep 25, 2018
Full time
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES : The Integrated Training Area Management Coordinator (ITAM) is responsible for providing the technical expertise necessary to plan, organize and execute all components of the Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) Program.  Serve as the primary point of contact for the installation ITAM Program.  Perform highly complex (senior-level) natural resources work in hydrology, erosion control and landscape monitor.  Work involves initiating, designing, costing, validating, managing, and monitoring projects related to the development, repair and maintenance of military maneuver land. Work under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.    -Develop, plan, execute, and monitor training land improvement projects. -Develop and manage short-term (1 year) and long-term (5 year) budget requirements. -Coordinate all materials, equipment and facilities for ITAM work. -Provide expertise in the fields of land inventorying and monitoring, rehabilitation and maintenance, environmental education, and the integration of military training and environmental requirements. -Provide expertise to installation staff on ITAM and training land requirements. -Participate in decision-making processes relating to training land management. -Liaise with installation and other government agencies on training land requirements. -Produce, conduct inspections, and submit permits for Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) and other NEPA permitting requirements as necessary. -Review natural resource technical reports and management plans; submit comments and ensure management plans are compatible with military training needs. -Conduct field surveys and project inspections, and maintain a photo and GIS based map database of projects. -Perform a variety of field and office tasks requiring the application of standard scientific principles and fundamental theories. -Lead field teams by planning, organizing, and directing the work in the field under the supervision of the Project Manager. -Provide technical guidance to lower-level Scientists and technicians. -Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as assigned. EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS The minimum qualifications for this labor category are: Bachelor of Arts or Sciences degree concentrated in environmental science, biology, forestry, or similar area of study, or equivalent level of experience, or prior experience and demonstrated competence in Military Training Land Management.  Shall provide expertise that includes at least 5 years of ACOM, ASCC, or DRU Installation Project Management experience in installation ITAM, RTLA, or LRAM and with the ITAM Plan, Work Plan, in the Range Complex Master Plan. Experience with common office computer software such as spreadsheet, word processing, and slide presentation programs. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Public speaking experience.  Related work experience with US Army SRP and ITAM Programs. Shall be able to work with a diverse group of Army civilian and military personnel including military trainers, range operations staff, ecologists, archeologists, engineers, and planners.  Understanding of military training mission and requirements. SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS    US citizenship. US driver’s license and must pass MVR and be able to maintain legal driving privileges both on and off post. Ability to successfully pass NAC-I (National Agency Check with Inquiries) investigation. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Parsons Fresno, CA, USA
Sep 25, 2018
Full time
Be Part of a Global Firm Committed to a Sustainable World   ( One Year Term Assignment)      Opportunity :   Parsons is a leader in engineering, designing and managing the construction of roads and highways throughout California. We are hiring colleagues with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrive on professional challenges in a high energy environment. Working in concert with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), we have a position for an   Environmental Planner /  Construction Liaison   who will work essentially as Caltrans staff on a full-time employment basis,   for a minimum of eleven months , and will be based in the   Caltrans environmental office in Fresno.   Responsibilities:   The   Environmental Planner / Construction Liaison   will work under the supervision of a Caltrans Senior Transportation Engineer and will perform a variety of complex professional tasks to assist construction, design, and environmental in meeting environmental commitments identified in   NEPA/CEQA   documents and regulatory permits. Work activities may be in the office or out in the field; occasional travel and overnight stays will be required. Duties will involve, but are not limited to, the following: communicate with environmental staff regarding the construction schedule, milestones and status; assist environmental staff in documenting project site conditions and notifying resource agencies with project statuses and permit required submittals. Assist in problem solving during the project development milestones and during construction; coordinate with environmental planners as needed to identify, track, and assure implementation of all environmental commitments and permit conditions. Maintain project files, including physical files, electronic files, and construction liaison database updates; perform field reviews to assist construction personnel in identifying and implementing environmental commitments and permit conditions. Attend pre-construction meetings with Caltrans construction personnel; establish and maintain interdepartmental working relationships. Initiate other environmental staff involvement, and monitor field work when required; assist environmental staff in performing pre-construction surveys as needed and  coordinate establishment of environmentally sensitive areas. Assist in preparing permit application packages and coordinating with resource agencies; review the 30, 60, 90, and 95% constructability review packages to assure all environmental commitments and permit conditions from regulatory agencies are being included and addressed and  communicate with environmental and construction personnel to help them understand environmental and construction issues. Coordinate with Caltrans specialists to support and ensure commitments not in the contract are completed at the appropriate time   Additional duties :    Other duties may include the following: organize environmental pre-construction meetings on complex environmental commitments prior to construction meeting. Ensure all specialists involved in Environmental Commitment Records (ECRs) are in attendance to ensure commitments are conveyed to the construction staff; communicate/coordinate as needed with Environmental Generalist/Coordinator (EG/C) or specialists (those who hold the primary responsibility for implementing, reporting, and compliance) to assist in monitoring commitment efforts and assist the Resident Engineer (RE) in meeting those commitments. Review construction contract change orders, contractor submittals, and other construction documents; track the completion of environmental commitments, maintaining the ECR; communicate non-compliance issues to construction RE, rectify immediately, and avoid permit violations and/or fines from resource agencies. Work with environmental personnel to conduct post-construction surveys; and complete and process the Certificate of Environmental Compliance (CEC), certifying that the project has met all environmental commitments.    Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Planning or a related field. At least 3 years or more experience in environmental planning is required. One year in the California state service performing environmental planning, analysis, research or evaluation is preferred. A Doctorate Degree in Environmental Planning or Environmental Sciences may be substituted for the three years of required experience; a Master's Degree in Environmental Planning or Environmental Sciences may be substituted for two years of the general experience.)  Valid California driver’s license is required.  At least one year of transportation and/or linear construction experience is highly desirable.  Proficiency in Caltrans project development processes and related issues of various governmental organizations as they relate to environmental planning and methods and techniques of evaluation of environmental impacts is preferred.  Experience working with, or preparing reports for, state or federal regulatory agencies is essential.  Biology background is highly desirable. Abilities:   Gather and analyze data and prepare written reports; work effectively with others as an interdisciplinary team member; apply general techniques of insuring participation in the planning process; hike in uneven terrain up to 5 miles per day; ability to work in different weather situations; ability to work well under pressure under tight deadlines; very good communication skills; proficiency in local, state and federal regulations pertaining to endangered species and environmental protection.  Analytical Skills:   Performing increasingly responsible and varied assignments under decreasing degrees of supervision; understanding and applying those aspects of transportation construction regulations, policies, procedures and standards; interpreting maps, site and building plans and specifications, graphs and statistical data; researching, analyzing, and summarizing planning data both manually and with basic computer programs; preparing clear visual displays, such as maps, graphs, and illustrations; making clear and persuasive presentations of ideas; preparing clear, concise reports, correspondence and other written materials. 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Parsons Richmond, KY, USA
Sep 03, 2018
Full time
Want to be a part of history and help make the world a little bit safer?  Join us at BGCAPP (Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant) where we will design, build, systemize, test, operate and close the plant whose mission is the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpile stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) in Richmond, KY.  The 15,000 acre depot stores mustard and nerve agent in rockets and projectiles.  Our design concept for the pilot plant maximizes the use of existing technology from other successful chemical demilitarization facilities and well as First of a Kind (FOAK) technology.  Parsons is currently seeking an  Environmental Compliance Specialist   Duties and Responsibilities: This position reports to the project Environmental Compliance Manager, assisting in the implementation and maintenance of environmental compliance requirements and procedures.  The Environmental Compliance Specialist must be familiar with RCRA, CAA Title V, and NPDES requirements, along with knowledge of contingency plans and emergency preparedness requirements.  Successful candidates will oversee a comprehensive environmental inspection program to prevent environmental non-compliances.  Individuals will ensure compliance with environmental regulations and permit requirements during new RCRA TSDF startup, systemization, operations and closure. Individuals will be responsible for oversight of monitoring records and reporting requirements, facility inspection records and compliance documentation related to the RCRA Hazardous Waste Operating Permit, the CAA Title V Air permit, KPDES Industrial Storm Water Permit and TSCA.  A significant portion of the effort will include verifying daily operating record information as required by 40 CFR 264.73 and the RCRA Hazardous Waste Operating Permit to ensure that submittals are complete and accurate.  Individual will provide input to start up, systemization, operations and closure teams.   Detailed responsibilities include: Assist with regulatory required sampling, analytical testing, and agency reporting Startup, shutdown and malfunction investigation and reporting Compliance oversight of hazardous waste storage, satellite and container accumulation areas Prepare shift summary reports Provide compliance technical support and assistance to Operations group Verify daily operating records for completeness and accuracy Monitor plant housekeeping and stormwater BMPs Spill response oversight and facility contamination history reporting Participate in noncompliance event/incident investigations and corrective actions Assist with facility closure package documentation to support RCRA Closure Certification Ensure RCRA Equipment PM checks are performed   Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree in environmental engineering, science or related field At least five (5) years of experience in environmental compliance programs regarding hazardous waste management, solid waste management, air or water compliance, or auditing of environmental programs, preferably in a treatment, storage and disposal facility (TSDF) or demilitarization facility, chemical plant, nuclear or fossil power generating station, naval or maritime station, or other heavy industry. Demonstrated oral, written and interpersonal communications skills. Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities.   Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge of RCRA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act requirements.  Knowledge of Kentucky hazardous waste regulations (KAR/KRS) preferred. Knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) placard, packaging, and waste transportation regulations (e.g. 49 CFR) preferred. CHMM registration preferred   Knowledge of: Principles, practices, and techniques of environmental protection Hazardous waste and/or material handling, storage, labeling, and disposal requirements of various federal, State, and local agencies Water pollution prevention concepts of various federal, State, and local agencies Air pollution prevention requirements of various federal, State, and local agencies Oil and hazardous substance contingency planning concepts and oil pollution prevention requirements of various federal, State, and local agencies HAZ MAT certification and experience preferred. Special Job Requirements: BGCAPP is subject to the Army Regulations (AR 50-6 Chemical Surety and AR 190-59   Chemical Agent Security Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP).  Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements may be mandated.  Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship and the ability to successfully complete a National Agency Check with Local Credit Check.  (NACLC).BGCAPP is a Drug Free Workplace.    All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment.This position may also require use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and   personnel must pass a respirator fit test and pulmonary function test. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com