Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) protects and enhances Virginia's environment, and promotes the health and well-being of the citizens of the Commonwealth.

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Prince William County, VA, USA
Jun 11, 2018
Full time
Job Description The Department of Environmental Quality, Northern Regional Office, is seeking a qualified candidate to join the Virginia Vehicle Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Program. The position provides oversight of the licensed emissions inspectors and certified repair technicians who conduct inspections and repairs of mobile sources for air pollution and enforce state regulations through a variety of audits (overt and covert) and statistical analyses. In addition the position will provide technical and programmatic instruction, guidance, and direction to emissions inspectors and certified emissions repair technicians to ensure proper implementation of the program as well as programmatic, technical, and consumer assistance to the general public regarding the program.    Minimum Qualifications In depth knowledge of vehicle emissions inspection programs, concepts and terminology. Thorough knowledge of computerized engine systems, ignition systems, fuel systems, emissions systems, and internal combustion engines. Ability to enforce regulations with firmness and tact and to negotiate agreements between two parties. Ability to explain and interpret regulations, software specifications and other technical documents in a clear, concise and meaningful manner to persons of varying backgrounds. Ability to prepare clear, concise and well-organized reports outlining methods used, facts uncovered, activities performed and/or recommendations for action. Ability to ascertain and interpret facts through personal contact, observation and research. Thoroughly familiar with computer system operations and proficient in the use of computers, including use of word processing, spread sheets, communications and graphics applications.    Job Close Date: 06/22/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Prince William County, VA, USA
Jun 11, 2018
Full time
Job Description The Northern Regional Office is seeking a qualified applicant to receive and process incoming reports of leaking underground and aboveground storage tanks and advise the public of regulatory requirements relating to petroleum storage tanks. Directs responsible persons to proceed in accordance with technical standards, state regulations and established procedures. Performs site investigations; reviews reports of hydrogeologic investigations; makes recommendations concerning remediation and corrective action of subsurface petroleum releases based on risk to receptors. Reviews monitoring results. Investigates reports of petroleum-contaminated water supplies and performs field inspections. Writes technical memoranda and correspondence. Enters detailed tracking information into databases and spreadsheets.  Minimum Qualifications Must have strong technical writing skills and excellent oral communication skills. Strong computer and keyboarding skills are essential. Knowledge, skills and abilities in hydrogeology; geology; groundwater/leaking UST remediation; chemistry; knowledge of federal/state/local laws and regulations governing petroleum releases; environmental science and engineering; groundwater computer modeling; groundwater pollution assessment; oral and written communications; project management; PC database operations.    Job Close Date: 06/22/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com