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Inspection Assistant
ID: STX-116 Location: Dallas Program: SEE
Wage/Hr: 12.72 Hours/Week: 40 Minimum Age: 55

BA/BS Degree in Engineering, Physical Science, Environmental Science OR Minimum of 5 year(s) of experience in engineering, physical science, or environmental science

  • Experience required with Windows, Copying Machine, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access
  • PowerPoint, scanning equipment, CD duplicators

Participates in the implementation of the Chemical Emergency Preparedness & Prevention Program under the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act and the Chemical Accident Prevention activities under Section 112(r) of the Clean Air Act. Will serve as a field inspector responsible for evaluating compliance with Clean Air Act 112(r)(7) and 40 CFR 68 (Risk Management Program) and EPCRA 302-312 requirements. Additionally, conducts Spill, Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) inspections pursuant to the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, or Clean Water Act (CWA) section 311.

  • Schedules and conducts enforcement inspections under CWA 311, EPCRA 302-312 and CAA 112(r) at candidate facilities. This involves researching candidate facilities, reviewing submitted reports, coordinating inspection activities with state partners, other EPA program staff, as well as the facilities.    50%
  • Prepares written reports documenting inspection findings and observations.    30%
  • Inputs inspection data into an Access database.    20%

  • 40 hour EPA Order 1440.2 Health and Safety; 8 hour HAZWOPR refresher (annually); Basic Inspector training; OECA Risk Management Plan Basics; OECA Risk Management Plan Techniques; 122r RMP eSubmit Users' Manual; 112r Industry Specific Documents; RMP Refresher Training; OECA CAA CBI Info Security Manual; OECA 40 CFR 68 Chemical Accident Provisions; OECA 29 CFR 1910.119 Occupational Safety and Health Admin.;112r General Guidance RMP; 112r Guidance for Auditing RMP;112r RMP Review Users' Manual; 112r RMP for Offsite Consequences; 112r On-the-Job Training; 40 Hr Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC)/Facility Response Plans (FRP); Annual Refresher SPCC/FRP
  • Overnight travel: 5 - 10 nights per months
  • Air travel anticipated: 5 - 10 nights per months
  • Rental cars: 5 - 10 nights per months
  • Health Safety Training: 40 hours HAZWOPR training and 8 hour refresher training
  • Health and Safety Considerations: Training will be by government or government contractor (if available) or private provider if not. If candidate can demonstrate he/she has had the 40 hour course and is current on the 8 hour refreshers, the 40 hour course can be waived.
  • Field work may involve outdoor activities in inclement weather (heat/cold/rain/snow), on irregular terrain, climbing ladders, etc.
  • Facilities covered by the Risk Management Program rules are covered due to the presence of significant quantities of hazardous chemicals (toxic and/or flammable) at the site. The risk of exposure is minimal, but present.
  • Required Safety Gear: coveralls, gloves, hard hat, steel-toed shoes and safety goggles/glasses, etc. Nomex coveralls may be required for some specialized inspections.
  • Safety Gear Use: Will be used when required by facility policy or at the discretion of the candidate.
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