Environmental Specialist
DynCorp International
PONCE, PUERTO RICO
hace 11 días

Job Summary

The Environmental Specialist conducts tests and field investigations to obtain data for use by environmental, engineering and scientific personnel in determining sources and methods of controlling pollutants in air, water, and soil, utilizing knowledge of agriculture, chemistry, meteorology, and engineering principles and applied technologies.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Conducts chemical and physical laboratory and field tests according to prescribed standards to determine characteristics or composition of solid, liquid, or gaseous materials and substances, using pH meter, chemicals, autoclaves, centrifuge spectrophotometer, microscope, analytical instrumentation, and chemical laboratory equipment
  • Collects samples of gases from smokestacks, and collects other air samples and meteorological data to assist in evaluation of atmospheric pollutants
  • Collects water samples from streams and lakes, or raw, semi-processed or processed water, industrial waste water, or water from other sources to assess pollution problem
  • Collects soil, silt, or mud to determine chemical composition and nature of pollutants
  • Prepares sample for testing, records data, and prepares summaries and charts for review
  • Sets monitoring equipment to provide flow of information
  • Installs, operates, and performs routine maintenance on gas and fluid flow systems, chemical reaction systems, mechanical equipment, and other test instrumentation
  • Operates fixed or mobile monitoring or data collection station
  • May conduct bacteriological or other tests related to research in environmental or pollution control activity
  • May collect and analyze engine exhaust emissions to determine type and amount of pollutants
  • May specialize in one phase or type of environmental pollution or protection and be identified according to specialty
  • Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of hazardous waste storage procedures
  • Must fluently read, write, speak, and understand English
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel
  • Experience & Education

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience working at a Hazardous Waste Storage Area
  • Prefer proof of fork truck experience (such as previous license)
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current 24-Hr or 40-Hr HAZWOPER Certificate (8-Hr Refresher Certificate required for candidates with expired 24-Hr or 40-
  • Hr HAZWOPER certificate)

  • Valid host country Driver’s License preferred
  • Physical Requirements / Working Environment

  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
  • Quality Assurance / Safety(Full-time)

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