Protecting Washington State’s environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We have a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, Ecology is a good fit.
The Toxics Cleanup Program (TCP) is looking to hire a Site Manager (Environmental Engineer 2) This position will work out of our Eastern Regional Office in Spokane, WA.
If you are looking for growth and advancement within your career, this opportunity will position you to work with a dynamic group of licensed professionals to gain the experience needed to become a licensed engineer.
The ideal applicant will have excellent writing skills, good technical skills, will be able to work independently as well as part of a team, is customer serviced oriented and enjoys field work.
As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington’s environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability. Maybe you’ve seen some of our recent stories on Twitter, Facebook,Instagram or our blog.
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This position provides environmental engineering and site management support to the Toxics Cleanup Program (TCP) Eastern Regional Office. The position actively applies engineering and scientific principles toward the investigation and cleanup of contaminated sites.
Professional responsibilities include front-line site manager duties, involving the protection of human health and environment, producing and evaluating engineering elements of environmental remedial action work. The position provides environmental advisement to staff and supervisor. A core program objective of the position is to "Protect, Preserve and Enhance Washington's Environment" and "Clean up Pollution" by achieving the timely and progressive remediation of contaminated sites in accordance with the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA).
Some of the key work activities include the following:
Performs as a regional-office Toxics Cleanup Program (TCP) Environmental Engineer.
Under supervision of a registered Professional Engineer, provides technical environmental engineering oversight for the planning, design, construction and initial operation and maintenance for projects.
Conducts independent research to yield sound analyses and perspective to produce decisions and recommendations.
Conducts or directs field investigations.
Conducts effective communication with liable parties and associated government entities.
Confers directly and actively with colleagues and managers on projects.
Develops and applies advanced technical/scientific principles toward the evaluation and management of cleanups.
A Master's degree with major study in one of the following engineering fields: sanitary, water resource, civil, geotechnical, environmental, chemical, mechanical, or related field AND one year of experience in environmental engineering.
An Engineer-In-Training Certificate or a Bachelor's degree with a major study in one of the following engineering fields: sanitary, civil, geotechnical, water resource, environmental, chemical, mechanical or related field AND two years of environmental engineering experience.
Valid Washington State Drivers License. 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations certification.