About the job
Environmental Specialists assists in developing/improving Environmental Programs. Will be assisting with the implementation of
hazardous material and hazardous waste programs in industrial areas, inspecting work areas for potential environmental hazards
or non-compliances and recommending abatement actions for identified environmental deficiencies, testing water and wastewater,
and partaking in the collection of recyclable commodities in support of a Qualified Recycling Program. Note, the Environmental
Specialist will be assigned to support one of the areas listed below.
Major Job Activities
Description % of Time Spent
Monitors use of Environmental Management practices in the workplace.
Advises workforce on proper environmental compliance issues and prepares inspection reports;
Observes environmental compliance during workplace visits.
Updates relative data bases and reports.
Test drinking water and wastewater for adherence to USG and Host Nation standards.
Collects recyclable commodities in support of a Qualified Recycling Program (QRP).
Assist with the Free-Issue of Hazardous Materials and Recyclable Commodities.
Receives and stores hazardous waste in accordance with EPA and DOT regulations.
Participates in all Quality and Safety related programs as directed.
Develops environmental training lesson plans; presents environmental, safety and health training.
Presents environmental portion of newcomers orientation training.
Participates in Environmental Working Groups.
Sets a good example to the workforce by following all ESH regulations, policies, procedures and practices.
Keeps work area and equipment clean and orderly.
Other duties or assignments as required.
Education/Certifications: One-year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.
High School + a minimum 6 years of environmental work experience OR an associate degree with 2-3 years of environmental work experience.
Additionally, a military background and working knowledge of; US Army environmental regulations, safety and health regulations, and environmental guidance documents are beneficial.
College level environmental related courses preferred.
Certification: 40-hour or 24-hour HAZWOPER certification is desirable.
MUST BE FULENT AND LITERATE IN ENGLISH at a level to the extent of reading and understanding written orders, training instructions and manuals, composing reports, conveying complete information and conversing with US Military (Army) and contracting personnel.
Must be able to obtain and maintain local drivers license
Preferred-Associates Degree in environmental, safety, health, or related discipline. Or, combination advanced education and four years experience.
CFR 1926 OSHA 30-hour construction course required. NEBOSH Training/certification is a plus.
Minimum two (2) years experience as environmental, safety and health inspector or specialist in the construction industry, with firsthand knowledge of EM 385-1-1 and CFR 1926 OSHA Standards, safety compliance programs and hazardous material management, to include environmental compliance; knowledgeable in DOD, Army, EPA, and Federal regulations. Military background and training are beneficial.
Excellent English written and verbal communication skills, Competent in computer operations to include Microsoft Office; Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and Projects. Must have a strong ability to work independently.
Able to follow written work instructions and interpret ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management Systems) protocols.
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.