The Toxics Cleanup Program (TCP) is looking to fill a Uplands Unit Supervisor (Environmental Engineer 5) position. The position will be located in our Northwest Regional Office (NWRO) in Bellevue, WA.
The Uplands Unit Supervisor position supervises the Uplands Unit comprised of individuals whose primary responsibility is the management of formal cleanup sites. The unit supervisor provides direction, supervision, mentoring, and site management expertise to the members of the unit. This position also manages high profile projects or cleanup sites as assigned by the Section Manager.
We are looking for applicants who can be patient, who can see the road ahead for the long-term MTCA projects, an excellent writer and editor, as much of their job will be to manage correspondence and review multiple types of documents. This individual will provide leadership, verify accuracy and completeness of team member's work with agency regulations, policies, and guidance, all while providing support, coaches, mentors, develops training plans and work load analysis to meet required program performance goals for staff within the Uplands Unit.
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Accidental spills of dangerous materials and past business practices have contaminated land and water throughout the state. The Toxics Cleanup Program (TCP) works to remedy these situations, which range from cleaning up contamination from leaking underground storage tanks, to large, complex projects requiring engineering solutions. Our mission is to get and keep contaminants out of the environment.
Some of the key work activities of the Uplands Unit Supervisor position include:
What kinds of problems does this position get to solve?
This recruitment will remain open until filled. The initial screening will be May 28, 2019. In order to be considered for the initial screening, please submit an application on or before May 27, 2019. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.
A Master's degree with major study in one of the following engineering fields, sanitary water resource, civil, geotechnical, environmental, chemical, mechanical, or related field.
Registration as a professional engineer in the State of Washington or another state based on registration requirements equivalent to those in Washington and five (5) years of experience in environmental engineering including at least one year experience in stormwater engineering.
An Engineer-In-Training Certificate or a Bachelor's degree with a major study in one of the following engineering fields: sanitary, civil, geotechnical ,water resource, environmental, chemical, mechanical or related field.
Registration as a professional engineer in the State of Washington or another state based on registration requirements equivalent to those in Washington and six (6) years of experience in environmental engineering including one year experience in stormwater engineering.
Knowledge of: principles and practices of environmental engineering. Model Toxics Control Act, CERCLA, RCRA, Clean Water Act, and other environmental regulations.
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A career in public service allows you to help solve some of the most challenging problems facing our state, while keeping the health and financial security of you and your family a priority. We combine one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation with a strong commitment to work/life balance.
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