Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Environmental Analyst

Location: Livermore, CA
Category: Technical Services & Ops
Organization: ESH and Quality
Posting Requirement: External w/ US Citizenship
Job ID: 102755
Job Code: Technical Services & Ops MTS 2 (TSS.2) / Technical Services & Ops MTS 3 (TSS.3)
Date Posted: September 08 2017

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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We have an opening for a Field Environmental Analyst on Team 1 in the Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) Directorate.  You will provide comprehensive environmental compliance support to various LLNL programs, as well as provides support and guidance to other ES&H team members in the area of environmental compliance.

This position will be filled at either the TSS.2 or TSS.3 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate.  Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.
 
Essential Duties
- Recommend sound environmental protection practices to programs and directorates throughout the Laboratory.
- Analyze, interpret and document local, state and federal environmental regulations.
- Analyze and assess waste storage, treatment, and disposal practices to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal waste laws, rules and regulations as well as LLNL standards.
- Conduct moderate to complex environmental analyses and assessments of operations and facilities throughout LLNL to identify potential environmental issues, alternatives for control or corrective action, and negotiate, recommend and implement solutions.
- Write and review technical reports and prepare environmental documents.
- Review environmental sample results and make applicable recommendations to the program to control environmental aspects and mitigate consequences of releases. 
- Provide emergency response support to environmental incidents on site.
- Assist in developing and presenting courses and presentations on environmental topics.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
 
In Addition at the TSS.3 Level
- Provide advanced environmental support to LLNL programs in specific areas of assignment.
- Conduct complex environmental analyses and assessments of operations and facilities throughout LLNL to identify potential environmental issues, alternatives for control or corrective action, and negotiate, recommend and implement solutions.
- Mentor less-experienced personnel.

Qualifications
- BA/BS degree in chemistry, environmental sciences, environmental engineering or related field or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- Previous relevant experience in environmental compliance with comprehensive knowledge of local, state and federal rules and regulations and providing emergency response and remediation support.
- Experience conducting assessment and inspection activities, performing pre-inspection audits, and participating in the investigation of incidents or accidents involving environmental hazards.
- Experience analyzing, interpreting and assessing compliance with moderately complex environmental regulations and recommending solutions.
- Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment and to present and communicate technical information to all levels of management both internal and external to the Laboratory, including regulatory agencies and key stakeholders. 
- Demonstrated analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills to evaluate, interpret, negotiate, recommend and implement actions/solutions for moderately complex problems.
- Demonstrated effective organizational skills with attention to detail necessary to handle multiple moderately complex tasks in a demanding environment with conflicting priorities, tight and changing deadlines, and frequent interruptions while providing high-level customer service and good follow through.
- Experience working independently and in a team environment with a broad cross-section of people and organizations, managing complex projects, and meeting schedules.
 
In Addition at the TSS.3 Level
- Significant experience in environmental compliance with advanced knowledge of local, state and federal rules and regulations; providing emergency response and remediation support; participating in the investigation of incidents or accidents involving environmental hazards; and conducting assessment and inspection activities.
- Advanced verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment and to present and communicate complex technical information to all levels of management, both internal and external to the Laboratory, including regulatory agencies and key stakeholders.
- Demonstrated advanced analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills to evaluate, interpret, negotiate, recommend and implement actions/solutions for complex problems.
 
Desired Qualifications
- Master’s degree in chemistry, environmental sciences, environmental engineering or related field.
- Familiarity with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), California Hazardous Waste Control Law (HWCL), Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), radioactive waste management, medical waste requirements and Department of Transportation waste regulations.
- Knowledge of DOE Orders and directives.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam:  A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.
 

Security Clearance:  This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.

If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

 

Note:   This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE).  LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance.  The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 employees.

 

LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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