Environmental Specialist

Bowhead Support Services   •  

Anchorage, AK

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 67 days ago

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Description Summary UMIAQ Environmental, LLC (UMIAQ Environmental) is an independent Small Business Administration (SBA) Certified 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business, subsidiary company of the Ukpea?vik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) family of companies. UMIAQ Environmental provides a comprehensive suite of environmental consulting services. Our staff has decades of combined experience working in locations throughout Alaska. We offer federal and state permitting services, environmental assessments (EAs) and environmental impact statements (EIS), emergency response plans, and a number of additional services that complement natural resource exploration activities. UMIAQ Environmental also completes baseline environmental studies, Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments, the implementation and management of soil and groundwater sampling, and remediation of contaminated sites and management of hazardous waste.
UMIAQ Environmental approaches projects by looking at the project life cycle versus isolated aspects and tasks. Such a holistic approach allows clients to be aware of challenges and opportunities throughout the project life cycle versus one point in time. This enables clients to be aware of and plan in advance thus affording the greatest opportunity to mitigate against identified future challenges in a cost effective and efficient way.
UMIAQ Environmental is committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees and the environments in which we conduct business. We recruit qualified people looking to join a workforce characterized by strong leadership, competent and hard-working staff, and a superior work environment with a focus on career development, great wages and benefits.
UMIAQ Environmental operates in Anchorage, Alaska and beyond. Staffing is a mix of professional, technical and seasonal staff.
This position is a full time position located in Anchorage, AK, with field work during project operations as needed.
The Environmental Specialist’s goal is to assist in preparation of work plans, conduct and supervise the sampling, collection, interpretation and reporting of the soil data, prepare the final reports summarizing field activities and analytical results, and investigative follow-up that might be required The position will include the preparation of site cleanup and corrective action plans, post treatment sampling plans if required, and any interim plans required.

Requirements Essential Functions Specific duties and responsibilities are as follows:
• Prepare work plans required for the project.
• Respond to client comments during review and finalization of the plans.
• Assist the PM and the Project Staff with associated day to day project management and contractual responsibilities.
• Report writing.
• Proposal development.
• Ability to conduct and supervise the sampling, collection, interpretation and reporting of the soil data.
• Read and interpret project contracts and provide report formats described in the Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL).
• Prepare cost estimates.
• Other duties as assigned.
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Expertise • It is essential that the Environmental Specialist has the ability to work well with people, and has demonstrated strong communication skills both verbal and written.
• Extensive software skills are required, as well as Internet research abilities.
• Planning, organizing, and prioritizing work load are primary duties.
• Ability to work methodically and independently
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Must meet the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) qualifications as defined in 18 Alaska Administrative Code (AAC) 75.
Required Experience • At least five years of QC experience managing restoration/remedial action projects.
• 40-hour HAZWOPER.
• Construction Quality Management for Contractors or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.
Preferred Experience • Experience conducting restoration/remedial operations in the Arctic.