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Environmental Engineer/Scientist

Job Title
Environmental Engineer/Scientist
Job ID
Oak Ridge,  TN 37830
Other Location
Longenecker & Associates (L&A) seeks a motivated Environmental Engineer/Scientist to contribute to our mission supporting our work at UCOR.

L&A is a woman-owned small business and trusted partner enabling critical missions across the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex for more than 30 years. We contribute to DOE’s nuclear security and environmental remediation enterprise by providing the highest-caliber staff and experts.
L&A is unconditionally committed to mission success and the well-being of employees, the nation and the environment. Our team members are passionate about building a healthier environment for generations to come. We are a community that interfaces and effectively communicates with all levels of management and government. If you have a passion for excellence, seek opportunities to engage in mission critical work, and consistently exceed expectations, apply now to join our professional family.
The Environmental Engineer/Scientist directly supports the Environmental Management System Manager in the execution of UCOR's Environmental Sustainability program, specifically the development, monitoring, reporting, and improvement of climate resilience and adaption initiatives for continual improvement in sustainability performance.  The Environmental Engineer/Scientist is primarily responsible for contributing to the development of approaches that will be used to guide company decisions, processes, and activities toward a reduced carbon footprint and other improvements in environmental sustainability

 The Environmental Engineer/Scientist will:
•  Perform sustainability assessments of company processes and activities to characterize energy and water use and greenhouse gas emissions.
•  Accumulate and trend data on environmental indicators and performance related to sustainability and climate management.
•  Apply mathematical and engineering calculations to quantify the impact of company environmental aspects such as the production of greenhouse gas emissions.
•  Coordinate environmental data for reporting of environmental performance.
•  Work with the Supply Chain organization to identify opportunities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
•   Develop cost savings analyses related to improved sustainability initiatives and innovations
•   Identify local climate projections using nationally recognized and DOE recommended climate data resources and characterize and recommend mitigative and adaptive measures to be implemented in response to potential future extreme climate events.
•  Participate in the planning, implementation, and closure of field projects to provide recommendations for improved sustainability; interact with other DOE site subject matter experts for benchmarking and reporting; and,
•  Work closely with the Pollution Prevention Coordinator to identify and innovative opportunities for continual improvement.

  • Environmental Engineering,
  • Experience acceptable in lieu of specific degrees,
  • Desired additional education.

NOTE: This is not an environmental compliance position.  Candidates must have experience with sustainability
  • 4 to 7 years of related experience required
  • Environmental sustainability or climate management experience required.
  • Experience using Greenhouse Gas Protocol required.
  • Certified Energy Manager a plus.
  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment, Pre-placement physical examination, which includes drug screening, and inclusion in random drug testing program.
  • Ability to fulfill and promote L&A core values.

Oak Ridge, TN

Successful candidates will be able to perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable accommodation. This job posting reflects management’s assignment of essential functions and the descriptions listed do not restrict management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

As an L&A employee, you will be eligible for a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare (medical and dental), 401K plan, and paid time off. We believe in investing in our employees beyond compensation and as an L&A employee, you will have access to in-house training, career pathing, mentoring, award programs, tuition reimbursement and much more.
L&A is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.

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