Environmental Professional Regulatory Compliance and Report Writing

Sealaska Technical Services, LLC, 1200 Trinity Drive, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America Req #370
Friday, June 14, 2024

Environmental Professional Regulatory Compliance and Report Writing

Job Summary:
The Environmental Professional will be responsible for surface water and sediment data analysis, review and interpretation of state and federal regulations, technical report development, and peer review of data deliverables. The Environmental Professional will lead the review of regulatory documents and requirements, interpret their applications for monitoring, and screen them against surface water analytical results. The Environmental Professional must have excellent verbal and written communication skills for disseminating information to team members as well as for authoring technical reports. 

The Environmental Professional will ensure all activities and operations are performed in a safe and deliberate manner; will maintain required safety, security and operational training; assure procedural and regulatory compliance; and make safety and security an integral part of every task; including taking the necessary steps to pause or stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.

•    Review and interpret applicable federal and state surface water regulations, communicate findings clearly to provide guidance for data collection and analysis. 
•    Author technical reports including data analysis, developing technical content, and reviewing documents as required.
•    Screen surface water data against applicable standards, interpret results, and communicate findings. 
•    Ensures compliance with NPDES permits and New Mexico Surface Water Quality Standards (NMAC 20.6.4), including keeping up-to-date with changes in federal and state regulations, and determining and communicating impacts.
•    Assist with developing scope and analysis of remote sensing data, including geomorphic and vegetation change techniques.
•    Assist with management of storm water sample processing facility, including managing an inventory of chemical preservatives and maintenance of a fume hood and deionized water filtration system.
•    Ability to coordinate with, and willingness to take direction from, project leads as required.
•    Comply with all health & safety policies and practices.
•    Comply with all site access and security requirements. 
•    Other duties in support of the Water Program as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities: 
•    Ability to understand and interpret environmental regulations (experience with NPDES Permits and New Mexico surface water regulations a plus)
•    Strong communication, writing, and presentation skills, including an ability to author technical documents and communicate findings to a wide variety of audiences. 
•    Self-motivated professional who demonstrates strong time management, organization, and communication skills.
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of programs (R programming or GIS experience a plus).
•    Valid driver’s license required and have a clear driving record to drive/work in the field.
•    Ability to work in a team-oriented project environment.
•    Familiarity with the LANL site, access requirements, general employee requirements, and work environment preferred. 
•    Broadly applied software including Microsoft Office.

Education and Experience:
•    Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering, or related technical discipline.
•    At least five years of relevant experience

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:
The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands
•    Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work
•    The employee exerts up to 30 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Will also be carrying up to 30 pounds while hiking. 
•    The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; hike; use hands to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms
•    The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
•    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision

Work Environment: 
This position will be required to work in the outdoors, and at times may include walking and hiking several miles while carrying equipment weighing approximately 30 lbs.

This description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. It is intended to accurately reflect the activities and requirements of the position, but duties may be added, deleted, or modified, as necessary. This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. 

Review the Benefits associated with this position: https://www.sealaska.com/benefits/

Who is Sealaska? Established in 1972, Sealaska is the Alaska Native regional corporation for Southeast Alaska. Our 23,000 shareholders are Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian people with more than 10,000 years of ancestral ties to the oceans, forests and communities of Southeast Alaska. We serve the twin goals of economic prosperity and environmental protection. Sealaska Technical Services, LLC is a subsidiary of Sealaska.
We are committed to providing the best possible climate for maximum development and goal achievement for all our employees.  As a subsidiary of a Native-owned company, Sealaska Technical Services, LLC is proud to promote an inclusive and diverse workplace, with respect for the cultural traditions in the communities where we operate.
Sealaska Technical Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion or religious creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. However, preference may be extended to an enrolled member of a federally-recognized Indian Tribe.*
*“Indian Tribe” means an Indian Tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (85 Stat. 668; 43 U.S.C. 1601) which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $70,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $85,000.00
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  • Sealaska Technical Services, LLC, 1200 Trinity Drive, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America