Job Summary: Responsible for inspecting the receipt, handling, storage, and transportation of material and waste designated as hazardous as required and comply with local, state and Federal regulations. Conduct independent inspections to determine compliance with all pertinent sections of the Federal hazardous materials regulations ( 29 CFR and 49 CFR parts 171 through 174, and 179), to make reports of those inspections and findings, and to recommend the institution of enforcement actions when appropriate to promote compliance.
Performs a variety of field and office duties to implement and maintain a comprehensive hazardous materials control, mitigation and response program; conducts inspections and investigations of facilities and sites where hazardous materials are stored and used; enforces appropriate regulations, codes and laws; monitors results of ongoing activities to determine compliance with federal, state and local hazardous materials regulations. Must have a comprehensive knowledge of the transportation and operating procedures employed in the storage, transport, and shipping associated with hazardous materials and waste; Knowledge and ability to understand and detect deviations from the Department of Transportation's Hazardous Materials Regulations, including Federal requirements and industry standards for the manufacturing of bulk packaging used in the transportation of hazardous materials by air and sea; Knowledge of the physical and chemical properties and chemical hazards associated with hazardous materials that are transported; Knowledge of the proper remedial actions required to bring shipper and/or work site facilities into compliance with the Federal regulations; and Knowledge of the proper remedial actions required when a hazardous materials transportation accident or incident occurs.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in a related technical specialization. Successful completion of the apprentice training program may be substituted for this requirement.
A minimum of two years of recent experience in developing, administering, or performing managerial functions related to compliance with the hazardous materials regulations; four years of recent experience in performing functions related to compliance with the hazardous materials regulations.
· Implement and maintain a comprehensive hazardous materials control, mitigation and response program.
· Evaluate and determine mitigation measures for hazardous materials violations.
· Read, interpret, apply and explain complex laws, codes, regulations, rules, policies and procedures.
· Work effectively with employees in the proper handling and labeling of HAZMAT and HAZWASTE
· Conduct and document effective emergency and scheduled inspections relating to hazardous materials storage, disposal and spills.
· Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures and other written materials.
· Perform effective cost recovery for hazardous materials incidents.
· Maintain accurate automated and manual records and files.
· Organize own work, set priorities, multi-task effectively and meet critical deadlines.
· Respond to major emergency or investigative situations on off-hours as required.
· Work with exposure to potentially hazardous conditions and chemicals, using appropriate safety equipment and precautions.
· Work in a standard office setting, to operate a motor vehicle, and to inspect various hazardous materials sites.
- Read printed materials, charts gauges, and a computer screen
· Principles and practices of chemistry, biology and/or geology as applied to regulated hazardous materials, hazardous wastes and industrial wastes and water quality.
· Federal, state and local laws, regulations and ordinances applicable to hazardous materials management, hazardous waste storage, and the transport of hazardous materials and hazardous waste.
· Procedures associated with hazardous materials clean up and mitigation.
· Environmental sampling and testing techniques.
· Techniques for explaining technical concepts to non-technical individuals and groups.
· Principles and techniques of conducting analytical studies, evaluating alternatives and making sound recommendations.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in environmental sciences, industrial hygiene, public health, toxicology or a related field and
Two years experience in environmental management or enforcement of environmental regulations.
Fire suppression or fire prevention experience may be substituted for the education outlined above on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years.
One year of experience in hazardous materials mitigation and compliance is desirable.
Stratitia, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, 2c4 Technologies, provides technical and programmatic solutions and services to the Federal Government's National Security and Health Services sectors. Our proven executives, managers, subject matter and technical experts bring extensive experience and a track record of success. We help our federal and commercial clients/customers successfully navigate complex challenges; manage and support enterprise-wide programs and projects; improve business, governance & performance management processes; and enhance decision-making through innovative information technology solutions and services.
Role: Hazardous Material Inspector
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