Environmental Protection Specialist (Safety & Envirornmental Compliance Manager)

  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Alaska, USA
  • Sep 15, 2020
Full time EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description


Serves as the Safety and Environmental Compliance Manager (SECM) in the Technical Services EOSH Group(s) with primary responsibilities for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, training, and evaluating Environmental, Occupational Safety and Health (EOSH) Compliance Programs, working under the direction of the Manager in support of the District’s EOSH programs.

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Incumbent performs multiple, varying, and complex assignments under the limited direction of a manager, project/ program manager or team leader. Applies experience and advanced technical knowledge of environmental protection and environmental compliance issues. Provides guidance and direction relative to compliance with federal, state and local environmental, occupational safety and health regulations and industry standards. This involves the development and interpretation of agency policy, federal and state regulations and industry standards applicable to the resolution of the Districts involvement in environmental and workplace safety issues that have future implications and obligate the FAA to fiscal commitments.

Duties include, but are not limited to: EOSH evaluation and recommendation on designs, construction, operations and maintenance of facilities, programs and equipment necessary to operate the National Airspace System (NAS).

Serves as the technical expert and advisor to the EOSH and District Manager concerning implementation and maintenance of the District's/TS EOSH programs which may include: formal safety inspections; updating and maintaining Fire/Life Safety requirements in FAA manned facilities; technical activities such as sampling, testing and measuring for various contaminants and hazardous materials; monitoring and evaluating employee exposure to asbestos, indoor air quality contaminants, noise and radiation; hazardous material inventory and tracking; providing guidance and assistance in emergency spill prevention and facility safety and health emergencies; providing guidance and technical expertise on electrical safe work practices, lockout/tag out, confined space entry and fall protection requirements; assisting in the preparation of Job Hazard Analyses for various FAA workplaces and work tasks; providing expertise in the elimination of environmental pollutants including hazardous waste management and disposal; and management of the fuel storage tank program and drinking water testing program.

Defines, plans, and organizes assigned resources to accomplish organizational objectives. Allocates resources to accomplish work activities within established schedules.

Contacts are internal and external. May act as a key technical point of contact for assigned activities. Contributes to the preparation of management/technical reports or contractual documents, and may communicate the overall results of a project or work activity to FAA management, the aviation and aerospace industries, and other external parties.

Established policies/procedures provide guidance for most assignments, but allow considerable discretion to select the most appropriate approach or to recommend new approaches. Resolves all but unique technical problems without the intervention of management or a more experienced technical specialist. Identifies and informs management of problems that require their attention. Often develops and recommends techniques to address problem situations.

Work is periodically reviewed, typically at major milestones and at completion, for technical compliance and alignment with the requirements of the project or other work activity. Work activities typically support and may be vital to the success of projects or activities of one or more organizational units, subdivisions, and LOB's/SO's. The work may affect the safety and security of customers.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

50% or less - The job may require up to 50% travel.

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Pay scale & grade FV I Salary $86,796 to $134,521 per year