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Jacobs Environmental Technician - Nights in Scoville, Idaho

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We are looking for a nightshift Environmental Technician for the Spent Fuel Handling Recapitalization Project (SFHP) Facility. The Environmental Technician will ensure, through oversight of subcontractors, that the site-specific SFHP environmental procedures are being implemented during construction activities. This will entail comprehension and application of the SFHP environmental procedures, performing environmental inspections, audits and field oversight of construction activities. The Environmental Technician will spend the majority of the time in the field performing oversight and ensuring environmental compliance. The Environmental Technician will work across functional groups (construction, engineering, and safety) and with subcontractors to ensure environmental aspects are captured during execution of work. The Environmental Technician will identify, report, and correct deficiencies and ensure compliance with SFHP environmental procedures. Typical duties will include oversight of spill response, responding to wildlife observations impacting construction, ensuring secondary containment is adequate and effective, inspection of construction equipment for leaks, coaching craft on environmental compliance as work is being planned, and management of various waste streams. The Environmental Technician will respond to emergent environmental issues impacting construction. Additional duties include preparation (technical writing) and/or review of project specific environmental plans and procedures and performing environmental training of new hires and craft personnel. Duties also include support of the Environmental Compliance Coordinator (ECC), the Waste Management Coordinator, and the Chemical Management Coordinator, as necessary. The Environmental Technician will report to the ECC.

The work location for this position is the Naval Reactors Facility, Idaho National Lab, Idaho Falls, ID 83403-2008, approximately 55 miles WNW of Idaho Falls, Idaho.

The Nuclear Projects and Consulting is a provider of professional services to the U.S. Department of Energy. We deliver safe and innovative solutions at complex nuclear cleanup and production sites. Our services include program management, decommissioning, environmental remediation, waste and nuclear material management, nuclear operations, consulting, engineering, procurement, and construction management. We are currently executing many contracts, performing work that is essential to our clients' missions across a broad range of functional areas.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline or 3 to 5 years relevant experience in construction

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint and Adobe

  • A valid driver's license is required

  • USA citizenship is required (no dual-citizenship)

  • Technical writing skills (preferred)

In addition to the requirements above, the ideal candidate is in the vicinity of Idaho Falls.

Essential Functions:

Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to construction equipment in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

We help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here.

Other Essential Functions

U.S. Citizenship required. Valid driver's license is required. Must be able to work in a team atmosphere and effectively communicate. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must take and pass a pre-employment drug, background check and site security badge screening.


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