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Dept. Of Ecology Lead Waste Treatment Plant Design Engineer (Environmental Engineer 5) in LACEY, Washington

Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.2 (Download PDF reader), Washington State employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process, prior to their start date. Requests for medical and religious exemptions will be considered. If you have questions, please contact Careers@ecy.wa.gov with “COVID-19 vaccination” in the subject line. Keeping Washington Clean and EvergreenThe Nuclear Waste Program (NWP) within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Lead Waste Treatment Plant Design Engineer (Environmental Engineer 5). This position will be located in our Richland Field Office (RFO) in Richland, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.In this position, you will serve as the lead design engineer for the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant (WTP) and other related Tank Waste Treatment (TWT) Facilities. You will review large complex design packages, resolve complex technical issues, coordinate overarching issues, and mentor facility engineers. Your work with the facility permit writers will ensure that the facility’s design and construction complies with the permit and all applicable laws and requirements.If you possess excellent people skills, the ability to quickly assess a situation and make appropriate conclusions, as well as experience in reviewing treatment design technical documents, then this job is for you!Agency Mission: Ecology's mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment and to promote the wise management of our air, land and water for the benefit of current and future generations. Program Mission: The Nuclear Waste Program (NWP) mission is to lead the effective and efficient cleanup of the United States Department of Energy’s Hanford Site; to ensure sound management of mixed hazardous wastes in Washington; and to protect the state’s air, water, and land at and adjacent to the Hanford site.During Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery, employees are working a combination of in-office and/or telework based on position and business need. This position is eligible to telework up to 80% if the time. Ecology is following current state guidance regarding mask requirements, health screening questions before entry, and social distancing. Looking ahead, Ecology has recently updated the agency policies on telework and flexible and compressed work schedules. Applicants with questions about position location options, telework, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to the contact person listed below in “other information.” Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, with an initial screening date of September 28, 2022. In order to be considered for initial screening, please

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