BA/BS Degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Physical Science or 10 years of related experience in a scientific-related occupation OR Minimum of 5 year(s) of experience in Prior work experience in a scientific-related occupation, environmental regulation, chemical emergency planning, prevention and preparedness
Working at the EPA Region 4 Headquarters in Atlanta, this position will participate in the implementation of the Chemical Emergency Preparedness & Prevention (CEPP) program under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and the Chemical Accident Prevention activities under the Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 112(r)(7) and 40 CFR Part 68 (Risk Management Program) and EPCRA 302-312 requirements.
- Schedules and conducts enforcement inspections under EPCRA 302-312 and CAA112(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 EPA databases. 20%
- 40 hour EPA Order 1440.2 Health and Safety
8 hour HAZWOPR refresher (annually)
Basic Inspector training
OECA Risk Management Plan Basics
OCEA Risk Management Plan Techniques
112r RMP Submit Users' Manual
112r Industry Specific Documents
Review completed inspection reports
RMP Refresher Training
OECA CAA CBI Info Security Manual
OECA 40 CFR 68 Chemical Accident Provisions
OECA 29 CFR 1910.119 Occupational Safety & 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
- Overnight travel: One to two weeks per month
- Air travel anticipated: One to two weeks per month
- Rental cars: One to two weeks per month
- Health Safety Training: 40 Hour HAZWOPER 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.
- Field work may involve outdoor activities in inclement weather (heat/cold/rain/snow) on irregular terrain, climbing ladders, etc. Facilities covered by EPCRA and CAA 112(r) 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-toes shoes and safety goggles/glasses.
- Safety Gear Use: As required by the facility or at the discretion of the candidate.