This position is part of the Education Facilities, Bureau of Indian Education (BIE). As a Environmental Protection Specialist, responsible for management, construction, renovation, demolition and decommissioning work on BIE assets; comply with environmental laws, statutes, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidance and executive orders to protect and provide safe federal facilities, students and employees at Bureau operated and Tribally controlled grant schools and offices.Learn more about this agency
As a Environmental Protection Specialist GS-0028-12, your typical work assignments may include the following under supervision:
- Provide expertise and technical engineering support to address and remediate wide range of complex environmental projects.
- Assess, remediate and monitor the existence of potential or actual releases of environmental contaminants at Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) owned facilities.
- Plan and coordinate projects including: storage tanks, wastewater systems, water systems, water towers or wells; above-ground and under-ground storage tank management; and toxic substances management.
- Perform assessments or inspections of facilities to ensure emergency planning and community right-to-know requirements, necessary to comply with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements.
- Review and coordinate environmental projects, including operation and maintenance and rehabilitation.
- Develop, implement, and oversee the following areas: water quality, water monitoring, water treatment for safe drinking water, hazardous material storage and handling, waste management, air quality, and asbestos and mold remediation.
- Oversee environmental activities, recommend direction and coordinate projects concerning remediation, repairs, water supply, water deliveries, storage, financing, budgeting, and inspections.
- Ensure compliance with Bureau policies and procedures and establish guidelines for operations and maintenance, environmental meetings, and special initiatives.
- Coordinate environmental project reports and correspondence, including quarterly deferred maintenance reports, safety reports, and ensure they meet required submission schedules.
- Develop and assist the Contracting Officer in negotiating contracts and agreements.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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