Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership LLC

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Under minimal supervision, participate independently and as a team member in acquisition and verification of data, scheduling of field activities, and CERCLA document preparation.
  • Exercise compliance with applicable policies and procedures.
  • Work at a research-scientist level to perform independent and group project activities.
  • Perform technical tasks that may be requested by company management to support organizational objectives.
  • Plan, coordinate, and control work to ensure proper implementation of procedures and to meet project milestones.
  • Maintain professional contacts with government and university organizations and professional peers to ensure knowledge of environmental sciences is current.
  • Takes responsibility for ensuring accuracy and completeness of all work produced.
  • Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures, and applicable regulations; and performs assigned duties in a safe manner.
  • Work independently and/or as a team member to effectively support the Environmental Services organization.

Educational Requirement

Bachelor's degree (or higher) in geology, hydrology, engineering, or related science.

Skills, Attributes, and Experience Requirements

  • U.S. citizenship required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance.
  • Knowledge of fundamental principles, concepts and techniques in specified field of science.
  • Possess the skill and ability to perform moderately complex professional tasks under general supervision and guidance.
  • Relevant work experience in geology, hydrology, geochemistry, and/or engineering fields.
  • Experience with collection and interpretation of environmental data.
  • Collaborate effectively with co-workers in a team environment.
  • Ability to organize own work independently in order to meet established objectives.
  • Level of language skills, mathematical skills, communication skills, reasoning ability, and computer skills necessary to perform essential functions of the job.
  • Understanding of environmental sampling protocols and laboratory analysis.
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations (e.g., CERCLA, RCRA, etc.).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook) required.
  • Ability to attain and maintain Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training under OSHA standard 29 CFR Part 1910.120.
  • Ability to wear a respirator and/or airline.
  • Ability to attain site-specific radiological worker training.

Skills, Attributes, and Experience Desired

  • Familiarity with applicable Kentucky statutes (monitoring well installation, variances, etc.) and federal (DOE, EPA, etc.) codes and regulations.
  • Experience with remedial sampling and interpretation of sampling results.
  • Ability to obtain Professional Geologist licensure in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Summary of Working Conditions

  • Works in office and field environments at DOE's Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant and surrounding properties. Field work will occur as schedules demand approximately 40% of time on an annual basis) and will entail performing geologic studies, environmental sampling, and logging subsurface lithology from soil and monitoring well borings.
  • Field work may occur during all months of the year, including exposure to summer and winter temperatures. Field work will involve potential exposure to heavy equipment movement hazards and potential exposure to environmental media contaminated with hazardous chemicals/solvents and/or radioactive materials if safety procedures are not followed.
  • Work will involve sedentary to moderate work. Occasional activities may require lifting up to 50 pounds and performing repetitive activities such as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

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