Job DescriptionThe successful candidate will serve as a Stormwater Technician supporting the Environmental Compliance Program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), WA.
JBLM is the former Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force Base and encompasses an area of 90,837 acres.
JBLM also includes several sub-installations in WA, OR, and CA.
The successful candidate will provide technical support to a comprehensive stormwater management program mandated by the Clean Water Act (CWA) and three EPA permits.
Duties will include, but are not limited to:Conduct MSGP quarterly visual assessments and provide reports for industrial outfalls associated with the permit
Maintain a MSGP sampling and analysis and quality assurance plan in accordance with permit requirements and support annual update
Conduct MSGP recurring outfall monitoring on creek drainage basin outfalls for fecal coliforms, dissolved oxygen, and temperature
Conduct MSGP outfall monitoring on required outfall locations
Calibrate equipment, complete chain-of-custody forms, properly label and pack samples, and transport samples to the laboratory in compliance with hold times
Upload sampling data into Federal and State databases
Conduct trends analysis, evaluate for compliance with permit benchmarks, and investigate and communicate anomalies to JBLM
Conduct illicit discharge surveys and upload results into the database of record
Conduct periodic sampling in accordance with the MS4 permit including but not limited to flow-weighted composite and benthic macroinvertebrate sampling
Conduct other monitoring, sampling, and inspections as required for permit compliance
Provides stormwater outreach, education, and training to soldiers and civilians on JBLM
Maintain a detailed log of field activities to include weather conditions, rainfall amounts, equipment calibration, equipment failures, and other notes needed to document field and equipment conditions
Specific QualificationsBachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science or related field and a minimum of two (2) years of experience OR a minimum of four (4) years of experience in stormwater sampling and inspections if no degree
Working knowledge of the Clean Water Act, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, and other applicable stormwater laws and regulations
Experience conducting water quality sampling and inspections
Experience working with calibrating and using water sampling equipment to measure dissolved oxygen, temperature, etc
Certified Erosion & Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) training or ability to obtain is desired
Experience with MS Windows OS and Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Excellent time management skills, and the ability to work independently and meet strict government and regulatory reporting requirements
Physical ability to conduct day-long inspections and sampling walking across varying terrain and under differing weather conditions
A valid state driver’s license and the ability to pass a government background investigation
Please submit your resume and salary requirement to the hiring manager, Sol Solutions, LLC.
Sol Solutions, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Pay: $45,000.00 - $48,000.00 per year