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Waste Engineer

Job Description / Duties: Will report to the Waste Engineering Manager in support of the Decontamination and Decommissioning (D&D) of facilities at the Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory.  As part of an assigned project team the Environmental/Waste Engineer is involved in project planning, development of technical work documents and waste evaluations, support during operational execution and finally to certify waste containers (radiological and environmental) in preparation for shipment to the appropriate disposal site. Specific responsibilities include: Identifying the necessary environmental and waste management tasks and their duration, cost to ensure appropriate planning is provided. Performing walk-down of facilities/area to identify the necessary environmental and waste characterization activities. Support the Engineer of Radiological Work (ERW) by providing input to technical work documents and sampling plans, and develop the necessary paperwork to package waste that is part of the work document package. Communicating the environmental and waste management project needs to the Project Manager and Environmental Engineering lead to assist with site prioritization and reporting status. Support operational personnel by resolving questions related to environmental and waste activities. Review packaging paperwork and preparing additional forms to certify waste containers for shipment to the appropriate disposallocation. Manage the waste container loading, movement and storage activities associated with BWSR projects. Conduct maintenance of the waste container database, coordination of the field waste activities and management of the BWSR-owned waste storage locations. Job Qualifications / Requirements: Position requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Science (other college degrees will be considered if accompanied with at least 5 years of broad experience in Environmental and/or Waste Management and/or Radiological). General knowledge of environmental regulations. Specific knowledge of waste disposal regulations (RCRA/CERCLA). Knowledge of specific waste acceptance criteria for Energy Solution, DOE, and Nevada Test Site disposal sites is desired. Knowledge of DOT shipping requirements is a plus. Technical writing skills to write technical work records in support of waste characterization and write environmental characterization summary reports for assigned projects. Prior Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program experience is desired. Must be a US Citizen, no dual citizenship. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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