Calista Corporation Senior Project Manager/Environmental Scientist in Anchorage, Alaska
JOB SUMMARY: The Senior Project Manager/Environmental Scientist will manage environmental assessment, remediation, monitoring and other environmental projects utilizing their knowledge in analytical chemistry and industrial compliance.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Develop overall direction to guide planning at the service, client, and contract level. • Develop and define criteria for projects’ key deliverables and continually monitor critical milestones. • Oversee all aspects of daily management of field projects including monitoring and coordinating work by field staff and subcontracts. • Conduct and oversee site investigation and assessments in accordance with state and federal regulatory guidelines. • Prepare technical evaluations of investigated sites using RCRA guidelines. • Supervise environmental technicians and other technical staff in data collection, site investigation, and evaluation and review of data collected in support of environmental restoration objectives. • Provide scientific and technical guidance, support, coordination, and oversight to project staff preparing written project documentation. • Review and document the processes necessary to obtain environmental permits, licenses, and other requirements necessary to achieve environmental restoration project objectives. • Review and provide documentation of environmental technical standards, guidelines, policies, and formal regulations to ensure proposals meet all appropriate requirements. • Prepare charts or graphs from data samples, providing summary information on the environmental relevance of the data. • Determine data collection methods to be employed in site surveys and investigations. • Conduct site visits, audits, or inspections to ensure operations are compliant. • Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner. • Perform other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY FUNCTIONS: This position has no supervisory functions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, government regulations, executive orders, and agency rules governing environmental projects and programs. • Knowledge of 18 AAC 75 (ADEC Oil and Hazardous Substances and Pollution Control Regulations), 18 AAC 78 (ADEC UST Regulations) and the ADEC Draft Field Sampling Guidance Manual. • Knowledge of the practical application of environmental science and technology. • Ability to prepare work plans, conduct work while managing and directing projects and subcontractors, and author reports. • Ability to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. • Ability to use scientific rules and methods to solve problems and logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. • Ability to professionally and effectively communicate with employees, business partners, and clients via written and verbal communication methods. • Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite of software including Excel, Word, and Project. • Ability to travel to remote places as needed for work related purposes. • Ability to safely and effectively operate a motor vehicle. • Ability to demonstrate personal initiative and critical thinking skills. • Ability to work alone and to complete job duties with minimal guidance. • Able to set priorities, take ownership of projects, work efficiently, and provide a consistent level of high quality in a high-pressure environment. • Ability to work in an Alaska Native Corporation multi-business environment.
QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor’s Degree in Science discipline required; Master’s Degree in Science discipline preferred. • Minimum of 10 years’ experience working on environmental construction projects required. • HAZWOPER training with current 8-hour refresher required. • Experience in federal government projects highly desired. • Experience with federal, state, and local environmental regulations. • Valid state driver’s license and must be qualified to operate a vehicle under the conditions of Company’s driving policy. • Ability to pass a drug, driving and background screening.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Intermittent and/or frequent travel to project locations will be a function and requirement of this job.
PHYSICAL/VISUAL/MENTAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Physical Effort Frequently - Sitting, Walking, Talking and Eye/Hand Coordination (Foot) Visual Acuity Frequently - Distance Vision and Ability to Adjust Focus Continuously - Close Vision, Color Vision, Peripheral Vision and Depth Perception Mental Effort Frequently - Written Communication, Handling Stress & Emotions, Concentrating on Tasks, Remember Details and Adjusting to Changes Continuously - Thinking Analytically, Verbal Communication, Making Decisions and Examining/Observing Details Environmental Factors Frequently - Working Alone and with Others
PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Preference will be given to Calista shareholders and their descendants and spouses, and to shareholders of other corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003-2(i).
Additionally, Brice Engineering’s policy is to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, citizenship or other protected status. When applicable Brice Engineering’s policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, layoff, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: It is Brice Engineering’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.
The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.
Requisition ID: 431002.1