Redhorse is hiring a Senior Environmental Engineer to conduct annual reviews of active claims as part of the California State Water Resources Control Board's (State Water Board) Underground Storage Tank (UST) Program.
Specific duties include the following:
Annual reviews of case histories of all active claims are required to investigate, develop, and implement potential methods for reducing the overall cost for site cleanup and time to reach case closure.
Engineering and Scientific staff evaluate site-specific conditions against the Low-Threat UST Case Closure Policy (Policy) criteria and prepare written Review Summary Reports.
Identify Policy criteria that need to be met; propose site-specific work scopes that are necessary in order for a case to meet the Policy criteria.
Review proposed and operating remediation system designs and feasibility data.
Provide written evaluations of the effectiveness of soil and groundwater remediation systems and propose methods for system optimization using procedures outlined on the Leaking Underground Fuel Tank (LUFT) Manual.
Concur with cost estimates; review and finalize project execution plans which include cost estimates for tasks to complete corrective action.
Review budget change requests and reimbursement requests for eligibility and reasonableness and necessity of corrective action costs.
Consult with external stakeholders, State and Regional Water Board staff, local oversight agencies, and other public agencies to assist with the development and implementation project milestones, cost estimates, and protocols and procedures.
Provide insight into the necessary environmental and administrative requirements and the need to address environmental concerns in the most cost-effective manner.
Brief UST Cleanup Fund Management staff, State Water Board’s Executive staff, and make presentations to the State Water Board and public.
Serve as technical lead for reviewing proposed and operating remediation system designs and feasibility data for cases funded by Special Programs
Provide written evaluations of the effectiveness of soil and groundwater remediation systems and propose methods for system optimization using procedures outlined on the LUFT Manual
Train State and Regional Water Board staff, as needed, on the fundamental elements of remediation system evaluations
Responsible for timely completion of program objectives and submittal of satisfactory work products.
Responsible for assisting with the timely completion of associated administrative reports.
Position location and work environment
Work will be performed at the State Water Board's office in downtown Sacramento.
Minimum Basic Requirements for Skills, Experience, Education and Credentials include:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field
10 + years of experience with similar work, including regulatory interaction experience
Ability to look at maps and site diagrams on computer and in print
Experience working with regulatory agencies
Strong Communication Skills
Experience designing, operating, and/or maintaining remediation systems
Strong Remedial Optimization skills for Leaking Underground Fuel Tank (LUFT) sites
Have a working knowledge of the California State Water Board Low-Threat Closure Policy
Proven organization and project management skills
Critical thinking and decision-making skills coupled with strong analysis and problem-solving skills
Self-starter, driven and able to work with limited direction under target time lines
Collaborative personality enjoys and able to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
Ability to motivate and discipline as necessary
While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to: walk, sit, used hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, talk or hear.
May be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
Some travel is required to conduct training. It is anticipated about 15-20% of the time will be spent conducting training with local oversight agencies within the State of California there might be some overnight travel needed.
Must have a valid State issued driver’s license to operate motor vehicle