Environmental Engineer

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne, IL

Job posting number: #7102547 (Ref:413524)

Posted: June 7, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Environmental Protection Group within the Environment, Safety, Health and Quality Directorate is looking for an Environmental Engineer. This role provides support for the implementation of specific environmental regulatory area(s). This role participates in detailed phases of work for major regulatory program(s) and with supervision, provides guidance to the Laboratory support and research programs regarding environmental regulatory issues.

Position Requirements

  • Limited knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations and methods of compliance with these regulations.  This can include the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, radioactive waste regulations, or other regulatory programs.
  • Limited knowledge of environmental management systems, the standards that apply to them, and methods of documenting compliance with these standards. 
  • Knowledge of environmental science or engineering.
  • Limited knowledge in project management, plant operations, and construction techniques, and the interrelationships these activities have with environmental regulatory compliance issues.
  • Skill in the interpretation of environmental data, such as for environmental contamination, corrective measures and reporting procedures.
  • Limited knowledge in proactive identification of requirements for environmental compliance and compliance program planning.
  • Skill in communication, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of related disciplines, e.g., environmental surveillance, effluent monitoring and chemical toxicity is required.
  • Skill in collecting environmental monitoring samples and in trending environmental data.
  • Limited ability to work on multiple concurrent projects and to achieve desired goals on schedule and within budget.
  • Limited ability to prioritize, plan and deliver workflow in a time-sensitive environment, while maintaining the ability to remain flexible and adjust to changing situations
  • Ability to prepare for and respond to any emergency incident within and outside normal business hours, including weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.

This description documents the general nature of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties, and responsibilities required of job incumbent.  Consequently, job incumbent may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

The selected candidate can be hired at one of two levels. The requirements for each level are as follows:

  • PT1 Level: Bachelor’s and 0+ years of experience, or equivalent
  • PT2 Level: Bachelor’s and 2+ years of experience, or equivalent

Job Family

Professional Technical (PT)

Job Profile

Environmental Protection and Sustainability 1

Worker Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

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Please note that all Argonne employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. All successful applicants will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination verification as a condition of employment, subject to limited legally recognized exemptions to COVID-19 vaccination.



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Job posting number:#7102547 (Ref:413524)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne,Illinois
United States
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