ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST in Knoxville, TN at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 2/11/2021

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Job Description

JobID: 382422

Johnson Service Group is a Tier 1 vendor for TVA and we have an open requisition for an experienced, Environmental Scientist.


This position may be located in the Knoxville or Chattanooga office location with travel in between offices as needed.

Target start date: 3/1/21

W2 Hourly Pay Rate: (time & half for overtime)

Duration: 12 - 36 months

Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Due to an expected increase in the volume of project requests from business partners over the coming years TVA Environmental Services is looking for full time support from an individual who will be acting as the primary point of contact and overseeing environmental compliance for selected business unit projects.

  • SERVES AS AN ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL EXPERT SUPPORTING TVA PROJECTS.
  • WORKS INDEPENDENTLY AND PARTICIPATES ON INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAMS TO PROVIDE SCIENTIFIC TECHNICAL SUPPORT IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PROGRAMS, PROJECTS, AND CONTROLS DEALING WITH ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE AND TECHNOLOGIES.
  • PROVIDES IDENTIFICATION AND EVALUATION OF INNOVATIVE/ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES, DEVELOPMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE METHODOLOGIES, ENGINEERING DESIGN REVIEWS, DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF MONITORING PLANS, AND DEVELOPMENT AND OPTIMIZATION OF ANALYTICAL TREATMENT METHODS.
  • MAINTAINS AN ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE OF PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE NEEDED TO INDEPENDENTLY EVALUATE PROBLEMS, DISCUSS ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS, AND MAKE MITIGATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS.
  • KEEPS ABREAST OF TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS, PARTICULARLY IN THE AREA OF ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE.
  • REVIEWS AND ENSURES THE TECHNICAL ADEQUACY OF DESIGN AND MODIFICATION PROJECTS. THIS REQUIRES THE APPLICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL PRINCIPLES, STANDARDS, AND TECHNIQUES, AS WELL AS APPLICATION OF APPLICABLE ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS, REGULATIONS STANDARDS, AND GUIDELINES.
  • DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS.
  • DEVELOP AND COORDINATE WITH LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL REGULATORY AGENCIES TO OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN REQUIRED PERMITS.
  • PROVIDES EXPERTISE AND SUPPORTS THE SITE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS: EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO OIL AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INCIDENTS, HAZARDOUS AND NON-HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT AND WASTE CONTAINER CONTROL.

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental, civil, chemical, or other related engineering, or environmental or physical science with environmental course work.
  • 6+ years of professional related experience.
  • Licensed professional engineer, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, Certified Industrial Hygiene, or Registered Environmental Manager are desirable.
  • Membership in professional and technical societies is desirable.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain unescorted nuclear plant access and S-3 and S-4 medical qualifications when applicable.
  • Must be able and willing to travel to plant locations as required when performing assigned tasks and, as necessary, to be temporarily assigned to a field location.

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