Environmental Engineers (4)

  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Feb 07, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Waste Management - Recycling Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description

Summary

Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines.

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: Sacramento is California's best kept secret. It's a progressive city with great pride in its ethnic and cultural diversity, concern for environmental and social issues, and emphasis on quality in the provision of governmental services. Sacramentoans enjoy professional ballet, opera, theater, outstanding museums, one of the best small zoos in the country, and the NBA's Sacramento Kings. Home to the world's second largest urban forest (behind Paris), Sacramento sits just two hours between both San Francisco and Lake Tahoe, at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Who May Apply: US Citizens

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Responsibilities

  • Serve as a senior specialist for the district addressing concerns for the District's Hazardous, Toxic and Radiological Waste (HTRW) and National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit Compliance programs providing advice and guidance as needed.
  • Perform surface and subsurface investigations as required to characterize and determine spatial extent of environmental concerns.
  • Investigate environmental conditions relating to treatment of industrial wastewater, and contaminated soil and surface/groundwater.
  • Review existing treatment facilities to determine current effectiveness, efficiency, capacity, and compliance with applicable environmental regulations.
  • Develop environmental engineer portion of plans and construction specifications, and determines the design and treatment to be provided.
  • Conduct feasibility studies, including the development of alternative remedial actions to control waste sites.
  • Perform all environmental engineering calculations (e.g., partitioning coefficient translation, oxygen demand, material balances, etc.) required to ensure design will meet mitigation intent.

Travel Required

25% or less - Business Travel (TDY) is approximately 25% of the time.


Closes 03/01/2018

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Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$79,411 to $103,234 per year. Pay scale & grade GS 12.