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CERCLA/PFAS Program Support

Idaho National Laboratory

Location: US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: March 1, 2023
Reference Code: 19260
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Project and Program Support group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as an CERCLA/PFAS Program Support ! This team works a hybrid 9x80 schedule located at our Willow Creek facility with every other Friday off.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Proactively identify, promote, and develop CERCLA planning documents for new projects.
  • Develop, review, and provide input to key regulatory and technical reports/documents; the 5-yr CERCLA review, annual IC monitoring report, Notice of Soil Disturbance for all BEA work, New Site Identification, development of Sampling Plans when required for site investigation, sampling data, and guidance regarding the applicability of HAZWOPER training.
  • Work with other PELs where work inside existing facilities will impact known CERCLA sites or upon discovery of possible new CERCLA sites.
  • Interact with researchers, managers, construction personnel, Operations Leads, Chief Operating Officers, and other PELs and Technical Points of Contacts (TPOCs) to ensure environmental compliance.
  • Works with other support functions including Engineering, Safety and Health, Radiological Controls, Quality Assurance, Training, and Performance Assurance to help integrate environmental considerations into all aspects of work planning and performance.
  • Environmental aspects and media associated with work outside of fenced facilities or not associated with existing Test Ranges, i.e., such as Power line testing, RRTR, Wireless Testing, and NSTR.
  • Monitor and evaluate customer implementation of environmental requirements. This is done using work planning document reviews, participation in work planning and workability walk-downs, self-assessments of field operations and general field operations.
  • Collaborate with customers in resolving environmental compliance issues. This is done through the interpretation of company policies, guidance, and procedures.
  • Attending the Land Use Committee, Wildland Fire Committee, and working with the Campus Development Office.
  • Represent BEA in critical meetings with regulators, including proposing regulatory compliance strategies, preparing and presenting technical interpretations, and position papers, and complex Notice of Violation or Consent Order negotiations.


Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering, or related field plus 8-12+ years relevant experience or an Advanced degree and 6-8+ years' experience.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "L" clearance, which requires US Citizenship.
  • Experience in CERCLA applicable to the INL.
  • Requires a functional understanding of OSHA, 10 CFR 851, CWA, RCRA, CAA, TSCA, nuclear operations and applicable DOE Orders and company manuals and policies specific to ESH, and how they apply to site activities.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to meet project commitments with minimal guidance and be able to work complex problems to completion.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal/written communication and teamwork skills.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to collaborate with line management in appropriate line management decision-making.
  • Knowledgeable in nuclear operations, environmental sampling theory, chemistry/chemical processing, regulatory requirements management, self-disclosures, and waste minimization.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Site/Facility Operations experience.
  • Knowledge in PFAS.
Job Information
  • Salary Grade PR0400: 220 ($107,520 - $177,336) / Salary Grade PR0500: 230 ($121,212 - $206,232)
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • TDP: Testing designated position; It will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and periodic drug testing throughout the term of employment.
  • Multi-Level: This is a multi-level posting and the selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent on depth and breadth of proven experience and skills.
INL Overview:
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities, and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
INL Mission:
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.
INL Vision:
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.
Selective Service Requirements:
To be eligible for employment at INL men born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
INL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide EEO to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reasonable Accommodation:
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information:
When applying to positions please provide your resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits & Salary:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and a phenomenal benefits package. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview
About this Employer

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.