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Job #: R-00068278
Location: Cleveland, OH
Category: Environmental Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Waste Management Lead to support the Waste Management Program of the Environmental Management Office (EMO) of the NASA Construction, Operations, Environmental, and Testing Services Contract (COMETS).  The primary work is in support of the contractors and activities conducted at the Glenn Research Facility at Lewis Field in Cleveland, Ohio and the Neil A. Armstrong Test Facility in Sandusky, Ohio.  This position ensures GRC is in compliance with all Federal, State, and local regulations pertaining to waste regulated under, but not limited to, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Department of Transportation (DOT), and Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA).  Specific responsibilities to be handled by the successful candidate are listed below:

  • Leads functional group of Environmental Scientist personnel with responsibility for environmental program planning, development, and implementation.
  • Assign and coordinate completion of work in functional area to ensure efficient utilization of resources and achievement of goals and objectives.
  • Foster teamwork and customer service values within the work group to promote job and customer satisfaction.
  • Management of subcontractors utilized for Base task activities, Indefinite Demand/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) tasks and spill response, including scheduling, work oversight, pricing, invoicing, gate access, and other.
  • Function as Project Manager on IDIQ tasks, including development of project plans, schedules, and costs.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and interprets Federal, State, or Local environmental regulations.  Determines the applicability and impact on GRC environmental programs and identify compliance requirements. 
  • Coordinates shipments of various types of waste materials for disposal and/or recycling in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements (DOT, RCRA, TSCA, etc).
  • Manages <90 day Central Accumulation Areas and Satellite Accumulation Areas, in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Functions as Site Supervisor for emergency spill response activities in accordance with OSHA HAZWOPER requirements.
  • Prepares procedures, handbooks, and internal operating instructions to establish guidelines for meeting general environmental compliance objectives.
  • Maintains work area in a clean and orderly condition.  Ensures safe operating properly manage by-products, which may include hazardous wastes, resultant from workplace activities.  Specific responsibilities may include proper waste segregation, containerization, handling, and responding to emergencies in a manner consistent with Company policies/procedures and site-specific workplace instructions.
  • Normal work environment may involve moderate risks and discomforts requiring some special precautions such as participating in spill cleanups, hazardous waste shipments and field assessments for environmental impacts. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education / Training:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Science (Environmental, Physical, or Biological), or a related field, and a minimum of 10+ years of relevant experience with a minimum of 5 years of experience supervising professional staff.
  • The ideal candidate will be trained and certified in the following areas or obtain within time frames listed below:
  • Required- DOT HAZMAT employee (49 CFR 172 Subpart H) within 90 days of employment and biennially thereafter (Employer trains more frequently than required per federal regulations).
  • Required- RCRA Hazardous Waste/TSDF worker (40 CFR 264.16 and FDEP Operating Permit) within 2 months of employment and annually thereafter.
  • Required- OSHA HAZWOPER (29 CFR 1910.120 (e) and (p)) immediately upon employment and annually thereafter.
  • Preferred- Project Management Professional or equivalent.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Requires knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulations and rules regarding waste management (hazardous waste, universal wastes, PCBs, asbestos, biomedical, DEA controlled substances, etc.), transportation (DOT), and emergency response.
  • Requires the use of mathematics and the ability to read, analyze and understand written information including regulations and communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, where information includes precise data and terminology, possibly of a confidential nature.
  • Use standard computer applications plus common computer peripherals and office equipment, as applicable, (e.g. spreadsheet, word processing, database, presentation, E-Mail, project scheduling/status, Internet search, printers, phones, fax machines, copiers, etc.).
  • Use field communications equipment and specialized test and measurement equipment/applications associated with the specific work discipline (e.g., two-way radios, cellular phones, beepers, chemical testing equipment, bar code scanners).

Working Conditions:

  • Must thrive in a team atmosphere and effectively work with and manage all levels of employees.  General office environment may require minor lifting and bending.
  • Complies with all company safety policies and site-specific safety procedures.  Participates in and supports the company safety program.  Ensures safe operating conditions within area of responsibility.  Identifies potential hazards, concerns, and safety incidents and reports to supervisory personnel. 
  • Demands of work assignments require some physical exertion such as climbing, walking, stooping, as well as, other more specific, but common, characteristics such as use of personal protective equipment.
  • Normal work environment may involve moderate risks and discomforts requiring some special precautions such as participating in spill cleanups, hazardous waste shipments and field assessments for environmental impacts.

MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A PUBLIC TRUST CLEARANCE

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COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective January 18, 2022, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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