Project Manager/Environmental Scientist

Calista Corporation - Federal Way, WA3.2

30+ days agoFull-time
Job Description:
The Project Manager/Environmental Scientist will manage
environmental assessment, remediation, and monitoring of
other environmental projects utilizing their expertise
and knowledge. Incumbent will lead a team of
environmental professionals in managing multiple
environmental compliance programs while meeting client
expectations and contract requirements. Works directly
with client and technical personnel to ensure delivery
falls within applicable scope and budget. Personal
initiative and critical thinking skills are essential to
complete job duties with minimal guidance. Must be able
to set priorities, take ownership of projects, work
efficiently and provide a consistent level of high
quality in a high-pressure environment.
  • Develop overall direction to guide planning at the
service, client and contract level.
  • Develop and define criteria for projects’ key
deliverables and continually monitor critical
  • Oversee all aspects of daily management of field
projects including monitoring and coordinating work
by field staff and subcontracts.
  • Conduct and oversee site investigation and
assessments in accordance with state and federal
regulatory guidelines and as directed by project
management staff
  • Prepare technical evaluations of investigated sites
using RCRA guidelines.
  • Supervise environmental technicians and other
technical staff in data collection, site
investigation, and evaluation and review of data
collected in support of environmental restoration
  • Provide scientific and technical guidance, support,
coordination, and oversight to project staff
preparing written project documentation.
  • Review and document the processes necessary to
obtain environmental permits, licenses, and other
requirements necessary to achieve environmental
restoration project objectives.
  • Review and provide documentation of environmental
technical standards, guidelines, policies, and
formal regulations to ensure proposals meet all
appropriate requirements.
  • Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe
  • Perform other duties as directed.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, government
regulations, executive orders, and agency rules
governing environmental projects and programs.
  • Ability to identify complex problems and review
related information to develop and evaluate options
and implement solutions.
  • Ability to use scientific rules and methods to solve
problems and logic and reasoning to identify the
strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions,
conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Ability to professionally and effectively
communicate with employees, business partners, and
clients via written and verbal communication
  • Ability to travel as needed for work related
purposes in Seattle and outlying areas.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe and
efficient manner.
  • Ability to demonstrate personal initiative and
critical thinking skills.
  • Able to set priorities, take ownership of projects,
work efficiently, and provide a consistent level of
high quality deliverables.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite of software
including Excel, Word, and Project.
  • Ability to work in an Alaska Native Corporation
multi-business environment.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science Discipline required
  • Master’s Degree in Science Discipline preferred
  • Licensed Geologist in Washington state preferred
  • Ten or more years of proven experience in
environmental services, particularly in federal and
state contracts, leading projects/programs in excess
of $5M.
  • Valid state driver’s license and qualified to
operate a vehicle under the conditions of the
Company’s Driving Policy.
  • Ability to pass drug, driving, credit and background

The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee
to successfully perform the essential functions of this
job. Brice Environmental Service has a fast-paced
multi-tasking office environment requiring a high degree
of efficient and effective performance. At times, work
is performed outside of the office at indoor and outdoor
job sites. Adaptability regarding schedule and design
changes, and occasional overtime for immediate field
support or bid processing may be necessary.
Generally indoor office environment; may be subject
to changes in temperature and noise levels.

The demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
the essential functions of this job.

Frequently: Sitting, Walking, Talking. Occasionally:
Standing, Bending Over, Crawling, Climbing, Reaching
Overhead, Crouching, Kneeling, Balancing, Pushing or
Pulling, Lifting 75lbs. or less, Carrying 60lbs. or
less, Eye/Hand Coordination (Foot) Fine Manipulation.
Frequently: Distance Vision (Clear at 20’ or More),
Ability to Adjust Focus
Continuously: Close Vision (Clear at 20 “or Less), Color
Vision (Ability to identify and distinguish colors),
Peripheral Vision (Ability to observe an area that can
be seen up & down or to the left & right while eyes are
fixed on a given point), Depth Perception
(Three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances &
spatial relationships)
Frequently: Using Effective Written Communication,
Handling Stress & Emotions, Concentrating on Tasks,

Remember Details, Adjusting to Changes. Continuously:
Thinking Analytically, Using Effective Verbal
Communication, Making Decisions, Examining/Observing
Details. Occasionally: Discriminating Colors.
Frequently: Working with Others, Working Alone.

Continuously: Inside-Hot/Heat/Cold. Occasionally:
Outside - Hot/Cold/Humid temperatures, Dirty (Soil),
Dry, Fumes, Gases, Odors, Dust, Grease, Oil, Mud, Moving
Mechanical Parts, Noise, Wet/Slipper Floors/Surfaces.

Preference will be given to Calista shareholders and
their descendants and spouses, and to shareholders of
other corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native
Claims Settlement Act, in accordance with Title 43 U.S.
Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003-2(i).
Additionally, Brice Environmental Service’s policy is to
select, place, train and promote the most qualified
individuals based upon relevant factors such as work
quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal
employment opportunity for all employees in compliance
with applicable local, state and federal laws and
without regard to non-work related factors such as race,
color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age,
disability, marital status, veteran status, citizenship
or other protected status. When applicable Brice
Environmental Service’s policy of non-discrimination
applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring,
training, transfer, promotion, placement, layoff,
compensation, termination, reduction in force and

It is Brice Environmental Service’s business philosophy
and practice to provide reasonable accommodations,
according to applicable state and federal laws, to all
qualified individuals with physical or mental
The statements contained in this job description are
intended to describe the general content and
requirements for performance of this job. It is not
intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties,
responsibilities and requirements. Other duties may be
This job description is not an employment agreement or
contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter
the scope of work within the framework of this job
description at any time without prior notice.