Environmental Specialists assists in developing/improving Environmental Programs. Will be assisting with the implementation of hazardous material and hazardous waste programs in industrial areas, inspecting work areas for potential environmental hazards or non-compliances and recommending abatement actions for identified environmental deficiencies, testing water and wastewater, and partaking in the collection of recyclable commodities in support of a Qualified Recycling Program. Note, the Environmental Specialist will be assigned to support one of the areas listed below.
MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES:
Monitors use of Environmental Management practices in the workplace.
Advises workforce on proper environmental compliance issues and prepares inspection reports;
Observes environmental compliance during workplace visits.
Updates relative data bases and reports.
Test drinking water and wastewater for adherence to USG and Host Nation standards.
Collects recyclable commodities in support of a Qualified Recycling Program (QRP).
Assist with the Free-Issue of Hazardous Materials and Recyclable Commodities.
Receives and stores hazardous waste in accordance with EPA and DOT regulations.
Participates in all Quality and Safety related programs as directed.
Develops environmental training lesson plans; presents environmental, safety and health training.
Presents environmental portion of newcomer’s orientation training.
Participates in Environmental Working Groups.
Sets a good example to the workforce by following all ESH regulations, policies, procedures and practices.
Keeps ork area and equipment clean and orderly.
Other duties or assignments as required.
MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:
Personal computer, printers, calculator, copy machines, scanners, FAX machines, phones, and other general office equipment. Operates non-tactical vehicles as required.
Job assignments will involve the conduct of work in and out-of-doors areas with exposure to extreme climatic conditions. May work in areas where a potential exists for exposure to physical, chemical, and biological agents. Duties will involve the conduct of work in the outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions including frequent dust storms, and high temperatures – up to 130 degrees in the summer months. Employee use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in certain areas is required. Such PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices. Must comply with all fire, safety and post policies. Job may require overnight travel and may be located in areas considered high risk according to the Department of State.
Work requires regular and recurring physical exertion related to frequent inspections and site visits, to include standing, walking, bending, or climbing. While performing duties of this job, will require lifting up to 35 lbs.; stooping; climbing; prolonged standing; prolonged sitting.