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Environmental Protection Program Coordinator

  • Job reference: AE-000344
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Oak Ridge

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins Nuclear Solutions US is currently seeking an Environmental Protection Program Coordinator to join the nuclear team in Oak Ridge, TN.

Job Description

Serves as Environmental Protection Officer and functions as primary interpretative authority on matters related to the environmental protection program and assists Project staff to identify and correct environmental protection problems.

Develops and manages environmental compliance and permitting program including oversight and coordination of subcontractor permitting preparation activities and various reports, correspondence, and other documentation related to environmental compliance activities.

Assists in identification and/or development of environmental compliance training to support activities and coordinates environmental management system assessment and environmental compliance audit activities.

Works with Waste Management to identify and implement pollution prevention opportunities within their respective organizations.

Supports processing and construction activities as matrixed technical support staff, providing the Facility manager environmental expertise and counsel on those activities.

Develops or assists designated staff in developing, written procedures to implement compliance with environmental regulations and procedures and policies related to environmental protection and operational controls for activities related to significant environmental aspects.

Performs assessments of Environmental Management Program and its implementation, including operations compliance and develops documents, and performs evaluations and investigations.

Develops environmental protections performance indicators and tracks recycling and reuse quantities to satisfy reporting requirements and to support Environmental Management System objectives.

Serves as Environmental Management System (EMS) Representative responsible for:

Ensuring that EMS requirements are established and implemented

Reporting on EMS performance and recommended improvements (EMS Management Review)

Maintaining the list of equipment required to be calibrated for appropriate implementation of the EMS and verifying that calibrations are performed.

Coordinating activities related to identification and control of significant environmental aspects including updating aspects, impacts, objectives, targets, and environmental management plans.

Maintaining the EMS Records Retention Matrix and maintaining the EMS in accordance with applicable requirements and standards.





Job Requirements

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Strong communication, verbal and written skills.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy.

Ability to work independently and resolve practical problems by gathering information, pertinent facts and situational analysis to arrive at sound conclusions and take appropriate actions.


Education / Experience / Certifications

Baccalaureate in engineering, safety, or related science or equivalent work experience.

Minimum of 2 years job related experience, of which 1 year nuclear experience.

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified locations, information and matter.

US citizenship required for Atkins Global Isotek Systems project positions



Due to current law, and in conjunction with the advertised position’s scope of work, candidates that are Non-US citizens are required to be submitted for further approval to the NNSA before being considered for hiring purposes. In addition, any candidates with dual citizenship in the US and another country must undergo further review for approval by the NNSA. Proof of citizenship will be requested upon receipt of application/resume.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here: http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf




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