Leidos has an opening for an Environmental Permitting and Compliance specialist to support the Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA) program. The successful candidate will support the PCAPP Field Office (FO) Project Manager by providing technical input to the government FO in the areas of laboratory operations and environmental activities.
The primary responsibilities of the Environmental Permitting and Compliance specialist include performing environmental analysis, typically in assessing, analyzing, researching and ensuring environmental policy compliance with pertinent Federal, state and local environmental regulations, which may include CERCLA, CAA, and RCRA. May involve preparation of information in support of environmental policy development or administration, including litigation support. May include permitting procedures for projects. Must have knowledge of Federal, state and local environmental regulations.
The following activities are included as typical work efforts but can vary based on the project's needs.
Provide technical input on environmental submittals to determine impact on the PCD, PCAPP environmental permits, plans, SOPs, training documents, design changes, Permit Modification Requests (PMR), and ECP's Provide technical information on environmental implementation and compliance documentation and record keeping activities. Provide technical expertise or provide advice, opinions, recommendations, or ideas to the Government on the physical inspection of all PCAPP buildings, systems, equipment, tanks, and any location managing PCAPP waste to ensure compliance with the environmental permits and regulations RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act), Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act (CWA)) and other applicable federal, state, and local environmental requirements. Review Systemization, Operational Readiness, Provisional Operations and Operations inspection activities and processes, including records collection to provide technical input to the Government so that the Government can determine acceptability and compliance with all permits. Review permit documents, design criteria, design specifications and other pertinent documents used to verify facility compliance with RCRA and CAA permit requirements. Provide technical information and input of project processes for conducting Environmental compliance inspections and provide technical input to the Government on the adequacy of inspection documentation. Review environmental inspection reports, corrective actions, lessons learned and continuous improvement processes and provide technical input to the Government regarding the accuracy and effectiveness of inspections and corrective actions. The technical input should facilitate the Government's ability to evaluate the SC's commitment to process improvement effectively. Review and provide technical input to the Government of SC and FCC engineering processes and systems intended to maintain permit compliance.
The successful candidate may be required to perform confined space entries and inspections on elevated platforms. If required, personnel will attend site-specific training for confined space entries and fall protection.
- Requires a four year degree in engineering, environmental or technical discipline or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant experience.
- Minimum of 5+ years' experience in chemical demilitarization, or equivalent chemical industry, processing operations to include process startup, operations and safety.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a NACi clearance and Government issued Common Access Card
- Must be able to work in a team-based environment.
- Must have the ability and desire to initiate and execute reviews and evaluations.