BA/BS Degree in Geology / Hydrogeology OR Minimum of 5 year(s) of experience in Geology / Hydrogeology
- Field experience with conducting or overseeing site contaminant investigations and monitoring well installation and sampling; working familiarity with RCRA statutes, regulations, and guidance; excellent oral and written communication skills; skill in negotiating and dealing diplomatically with difficult people and situations; and training in use of statistical procedures.
- Experience required with Windows, Fax, Copying Machine, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access
- PowerPoint, Scanner
Selectee will provide in-house hydrogeologic technical support to EPA RCRA project managers and, to a lesser extent, our state partners on the characterization and cleanup of contaminated sites.
- Review site characterization reports to verify work plans have been followed and contaminant extent has been adequately defined 25%
- Review facility investigation work plans designed to identify presence and define the extent of groundwater and soil contamination and assess their adequacy 20%
- Evaluate proposed well installation and sampling methodologies for adequacy and consistency with EPA requirements. 20%
- Review reports evaluating remedial alternatives for addressing site cleanup and assess the appropriateness of report recommendations 15%
- Provide hydrogeologic technical support to state partners on an as-needed basis 10%
- Conduct statistical analysis of groundwater monitoring data to assess need for corrective action or verify attainment of remials objectives 5%
- Conduct field oversight of monitoring well installation, well development, and groundwater sampling 3%
- Collect split samples to independently check contractor lab performance 1%
- Review groundwater/contaminant transport models for use of appropriate input parameters and ability to simulate actual field conditions 1%
- Overnight travel: 1-2 days per month
- Rental cars: To conduct facility visits - SEE could utilize rentals versus POV
- Health Safety Training: The SEE Enrollee will need to conduct site visits at RCRA facilities that are conducting corrective action activities. The SEE Enrollee will need to complete the 8-hour Field Health & Safety Refresher annually.
- Health and Safety Considerations: The SEE Enrollee will be required to complete the 24 hour Health & Safety training before performing site visits.
- This position will only require a baseline (entry) exam and an exit exam, per the monitor's instructions.
- Required Safety Gear: hardhat, gloves, safety glasses, steel-toed shoes
- Safety Gear Use: Conducting site visits at RCRA facilities.