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Oak Ridge,  TN
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Longenecker & Associates (L&A) is seeking an RCRA Lead. This position will lead the Environmental Management System and Sustainability programs for UCOR in Oak Ridge, TN.  

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. 

Typical Duties and Responsibilities
  • Lead RCRA permit actions that includes: permit applications, permit modifications, and permit required reporting (i.e., RCRA annual report).
  • Provide environmental compliance support to projects.
  • Ensure implementation of waste regulations throughout the projects.
  • Provide regulatory guidance in support of waste characterization and waste disposition.
  • Prepare for and escort TDEC and EPA during RCRA inspections of operations.
  • Provide oversight support to the projects in accordance with DOE Order 435.1.
  • Provide support for the solid waste generator program in accordance with solid waste regulations.
  • Provide support for waste characterization and disposition.
  • Conduct quarterly reviews of waste management and inspection records.
  • Review shipping documents in support of RCRA and polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) annual reporting and inspections.
  • Conduct walkdowns of project areas for hazardous and universal waste compliance
Minimum Requirements
  • BS in Related Field (Engineering, Environmental Science) from an accredited school or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 10 years of related experience required.
  • Experience with DOE preferred
  • Able to complete 40-hour HAZWOPER training
  • Highly-effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, requiring limited direction
  • Experience with waste characterization, storage, packaging
  • Proven ability to work with multidisciplinary team
  • Experience in working with State and Federal regulators
  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment
  • Satisfactory results of a pre-employment screening, which includes a background check and drug screening.
  • Ability to fulfill and promote L&A core values.

Oak Ridge, TN
Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work on site

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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