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    Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines.

    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    About the Position:
    Kansas City District, Corps of Engineers, Kansas City, Missouri is one of the world's premier public engineering organizations, capable of providing a full spectrum of engineering services. Our strength lies in our technical excellence, our willingness to collaborate with our customers and understand their needs, and, our ability to facilitate creative solutions to achieve mutual goals. Our high-performing team members have a deep respect for each other, opportunities for professional growth, and, consistently strive to bring out the best in each other, our partners, and our customers.

    Who May Apply: US Citizens

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    Responsibilities

    As a Chemist in the Environmental Engineering Branch you will serves as a technical specialist in environmental chemistry and data analysis for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Kansas City District (NWK). Incumbent has authority for all chemistry aspects of hazardous, toxic and radioactive waste (HTRW) site field investigations, feasibility studies, remedial action designs, plans, and cleanups. Incumbent utilizes knowledge of DoD, DA, EPA, DERP, and FUDS Program guidance, other federal [Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)] guidance, and state guidance to accomplish assigned duties.

    The major duties of this position include but are not limited to:

    • Conducts chemical data analysis for environmental management and remediation.
    • Provides chemical reviews in chemistry matters.
    • Provides technical expertise for the Kansas City District in support of Department of Defense (DoD) Environmental Restoration Program (DERP)/Installation Restoration Program (IRP), the Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS) Program, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund Program.
    • Conducts investigations, performs data analysis, and determines clean-up methods for remediation of hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste (HTRW).
    • Advises on procedures for performing chemical sampling, testing and analysis of wastes and field investigation samples and determining options for remedial action and cleanup scenarios.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens

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  • Job family (Series)

    1320 Chemistry

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