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Environmental Engineer

Company: Bechtel Corporation
Location: Richland
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 265519

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family

  • Grade: 26

  • Requisition Posting End Date: 03/20/2023

  • Position to be Panel Interviewed? No

  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project

  • Work Location: Richland, WA

  • Employee Referral Amount: $2,500.00

  • Salary Range: $105,060 - $160,220 annually (Determined by function, education, experience, and qualifications of the applicant. A 15% salary uplift is provided on top of base salary for positions that are worked in New York City or San Francisco, which is subject to change depending on market conditions.) .

    Project Overview
    Bechtel is designing, constructing, and commissioning the world's largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington State. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 56 million gallons (212 million liters) of radioactive and chemical waste stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium production during World War II and the Cold War era.The cleanup project is one of DOE's most technically challenging and the largest undertaking of its kind-equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. The construction site spans 65 acres (26 hectares) and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, high-level waste vitrification, and the analytical laboratory as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, and other support facilities.Positions located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) work a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    • Responsible for integrating with Project organizations to ensure requirements are captured in implementing procedures and environmental issues are resolved.

    • Has technical responsibility for interpreting complex permit and regulatory requirements for achieving and maintaining compliance supporting start-up and hand over to commissioning and operations.

    • Serve as Environmental point-of-contact assigned to ensure that work is performed in compliance with environmental permits, procedures and regulations. Responsibilities include rotational "on-call" duties supporting off hour and back shift event reporting.

    • Interface with the Customer and regulatory agencies while maintaining close coordination with Project Management and Environmental Protection Management.

    • Ensure that environmental compliance is maintained with Washington State, Department of Energy, and federal environmental requirements during all phases of Project activities.

    • Provide oversight of Project and subcontractor activities to monitor compliance with environmental requirements along with implementation of the WTP environmental programs and policies.

    • Support compliance walkdowns, participate in Project teams, and find creative solutions to environmental challenges.

    • Provide support and technical assistance to other Environmental Protection personnel and interact with project functions, the customer, and regulatory agency personnel.

    • Participates in meetings with customer, Project teams, and subcontractors to advise them of environmental requirements that may affect project.

    • Perform opacity monitoring services for various permitted emission units.

      Qualifications and Skills
      Education and Experience:

      • Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering or science field from an accredited university or college with at least 9 years environmental-related experience. In lieu of a degree at least 15 years of related experience.

        Additional Qualifications

        • Must be able to complete pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check.

        • Must possess the right to work and remain in the US without sponsorship

        • Good working knowledge of Washington state and federal environmental regulations.

        • Field compliance knowledge to support the implementation of Dangerous Waste, Air, and Wastewater regulations and permit conditions.

        • Skilled in oral and written communication, and ability to work in a team environment

        • Accountable for completion of scheduled and emerging work assignments on time.

        • Working knowledge of standard Microsoft computer applications.

        • Prior practical work experience in field environments (e.g., construction execution and/or operating facilities) performing the responsibilities above.

        • Must possess the legal right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.

        • Previous experience in the nuclear industry for commercial and/or DOE projects.

        • Experience with state and federal dangerous waste and department of transportation requirements.

        • Experience supporting facility start-up and commissioning activities and environmental integration.

        • Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities.

        • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.

        • Demonstrated ability to work with people of varied backgrounds and objectives.

          At Bechtel, our employees enjoy a competitive total rewards package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans, along with optional disability and supplemental insurance options, generous paid time off, paid holidays, paid parental leave, discretionary bonuses, and a well-designed 401K plan with matching and profit-sharing components.
          Shaping tomorrow together
          Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we've completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

          Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
          In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.

Keywords: Bechtel Corporation, Richland , Environmental Engineer, Engineering , Richland, Washington

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