General Statement: TRAVEL IS REQUIRED. Under the general direction of the Supervising Engineering Geologist (Sup EG), the Supervising Hazardous Substances Engineer I (Sup HSE I) supervises and directs the work of project managers of various engineering and scientific disciplines. The Sup HSE I will: see that Cleanup Program goals and objectives are met and that decisions are technically sound, innovative, consistent with DTSC policies, goals and procedures, and protective of public health and the environment; and that staff have the support, expertise, resources, and training to make appropriate project decisions in an effective and efficient manner. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Specific Activities: Essential (E) / Marginal (M) Functions
30% (E) Supervision - Supervise and manage professional engineering staff responsible for essential site operations, site investigations and cleanup actions; assign, manage and coordinate with support staff, other agencies, and project contractors to ensure timely completion of project commitments and milestones. Manage project schedules, resources, and records using EnviroStor and Microsoft Project databases, and implement public participation activities as necessary. Implement principles of effective supervision, staff development, performance evaluation, program management, and personnel administration. Apply effective leadership methods and techniques. Develop, implement and evaluate project strategic plans. Responsible for promoting equal opportunity in hiring and employee development and promotion, and for maintaining a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. Plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the work of engineers, scientists, and administrative staff; ensure that staff have the tools needed to perform their jobs; provide leadership in accomplishing basic functions and strategic objectives; interpret, apply, and develop policy proposals and procedures; participate in assigned programs effectively with groups and agencies to gain cooperation in hazardous waste and environmental management.
30% (E) Management - Oversee all activities associated with the development of the investigation and cleanup of SSFL, including: implementation of the major DTSC program areas; compliance with State and Federal regulations such as Health & Safety Code, CEQA, RCRA, CERCLA, CAA, CWA, and TSCA; project management methods and techniques; and hazardous substances management programs, including treatment, disposal, and cleanup. Interpret and apply State and Federal regulations; prepare project plans; review, check, and interpret major hazardous substances management engineering plans, engineering elements of hazardous waste site investigation and cleanup plans, and specifications.
20% (E) Project Development - Responsible for: on-going project development, organization, management, and guidance; assessment of complex data for characterization, development of pilot studies, and design, installation, and operation of treatment technologies; ability to organize, coordinate and manage project schedule, data and information; coordination and communication with DTSC management and other relevant DTSC offices (Legal, Contracts, Budgets, Public Participation, etc.), as well as with contractors, the public, and various governmental agencies.
10% (M) Supervise and review the non-technical aspects of investigation and remediation tasks including: assessment and tracking of regulatory developments; development, negotiation, and management of contracts, and project data organization and management.
5% (M) Conduct budget tracking and cost recovery activities including: reviewing oversight billings and follow-up with responsible parties; and supporting legal proceedings such as case development and providing testimony at court hearings. Perform special assignments or participate in workgroups related to Cleanup Program technical and policy issues.
5% (M) Oversee development and implementation of federal grants for oversight cost reimbursement.
We are advertising for two Supv. HSE I positions. If interested in applying for both, only submit one application and state BOTH positions numbers on Page 1 of the State Application.
APPOINTMENT IS SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE SROA PROCESS: SROA/SURPLUS/REEMPLOYMENT CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY; SURPLUS EMPLOYEES MUST ATTACH A COPY OF THEIR SURPLUS STATUS LETTER. Applications may be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. On Page 1 of the State Application, you must clearly indicate the basis for your eligibility, i.e., list eligibility, transfer, SROA, surplus, reemployment or reinstatement. In addition please include the position title and position number. Failure to do so could result in being rejected from the interview process. If this position requires a certificate, degree or license, please attach a copy. Applications mailed through the U.S. postal service must be postmarked by final filing date. Application will not be accepted through email. Applications must be personally delivered or received and stamped at the above listed contact address no later than CLOSE OF BUSINESS 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date.
California State Personnel Board - 7 months ago