• Army Corps of Engineers
  • Elmendorf AFB, Anchorage, AK, USA
  • Feb 07, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Geoscience-Hydrogeology Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA

Job Description


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: The Alaska District is seeking to fill an Environmental Engineer/Scientist position located in the Engineering and Construction Division, Environmental and Special Programs Branch, Environmental Engineering Section. An ideal candidate will have strong experience in contaminated site investigation and remediation. Possess an indepth knowledge of physical science, to include excellent interpersonal, written and communication skills, detail-orientated, a passion for helping others in a team environment, and exceptional customer service skills.

About the Location: Anchorage, Alaska, with a population of 292,000, offers rich culture from unique shopping and dining to fishing, hunting, camping, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and dog sledding. It is home to the University of Alaska Anchorage and other smaller community colleges. Winter delivers snow and ice conditions from November through March with 6 to 8 hours of daylight and average temperatures of 20 to-10°F; Summer sees up to 18 hours of daylight and average temperatures in the mid-70s.

  • Salary listed above includes applicable locality pay.
  • Currently, this position is authorized 3.74% Cost of Living Allowance in addition to the salary listed.

Who May Apply: US Citizens

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  • Serves as a senior environmental technical specialist on a multi-discipline project team addressing the investigation and remediation of hazardous and toxic waste or petroleum, oil, lubricant contamination.
  • Plans, scopes, coordinates and oversees planning and design for site investigations, feasibility studies, remedial design, remedial action construction, and long term management activities at projects in Alaska or the Pacific Rim with many diverse and complex climatological, geologic, groundwater and environmental conditions.
  • Prepares and provides technical input for scopes of work and independent government estimates for Architect-Engineer (A-E) or other services contracts.
  • Serves as technical lead in the resolution of complex field problems to include conducting site visits, site inspections, and field oversight during remedial activities for quality assurance reviews.
  • Coordinates with regulatory agencies to assure compliance with appropriate regulations, codes, and standards.
  • Reviews trade journals, technical reports, and stays abreast of developments and publications in the environmental field with emphasis on site remediation and environmental and human health criteria/standards to assure soundness of conclusions and recommendations of hazardous waste studies.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Temporary Travel is required up to 25%

Closes 02/21/2018

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81,421 to $107,967 per year. Pay scale & grade GS 12.