Hanford Natural Resource Trustee Council (HNRTC) NRDA Research Analyst (PR0037)

ProSidian Consulting, LLC - Richland, WA

Job Description

ProSidian Seeks a Hanford Natural Resource Trustee Council (HNRTC) NRDA Research Analyst (Time and Materials) located in The Hanford Tri-Cities Area (Kennewick | Pasco | Richland) to support an engagement for the US Dept. of Energy (DOE) Hanford in Eastern Washington (Tri-Cities - Kennewick | Pasco | Richland) Area.

The ProSidian Engagement Team Members work to provide General Support Services Contractor (GSSC) assistance to support DOE Hanford [which consists of Richland Operations Office (RL), and Office of River Protection (ORP)] in support of the Govt’s operations, personnel management, and general administration of regional operations at the Hanford Site in Richland, Washington. ProSidian Consulting's work includes supporting DOE requirements for consulting support, acquisition support, program/project management support, operational/administrative business support, and environmental consulting support.

It is also ProSidian's duty to protect all classified information, special nuclear material, and other DOE property and work in accordance with DOE security regulations and requirements to maintain responsibility for protecting all classified information and all classified matter (including documents, material and special nuclear material) which are in every Engagement Team Member's possession and in connection with the performance of work under this contract against sabotage, espionage, loss or theft.

HNRTC Support Candidates shall work to support requirements as a Hanford Natural Resource Trustee Council (HNRTC) NRDA Research Analyst and provide NRDA Research Analyst Services to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - Hanford Natural Resource Trustee Council (HNRTC)

The HNRATC NRDA Research Analyst shall assist the work scope of Director of NRDA Analysis and the Senior NRDA Research Analysis including:

Assist with Council and TWG activities.
Attend Council and TWG meetings.
Provide support and advice on review/interpretation of Hanford site environmental data.
Assist the HNRTC in identifying and evaluating potential restoration projects and in evaluating debits and credits for injuries and restoration projects;
Assist with reviews of NRDA cases and restoration projects at other large federal and non-federal sites.
Assist with reviews and status updates of the Hanford NRDA.
Provide reviews or literature and/or data for topics of concern.
Assist in completion of the NRDA process. Examples of subject matter expertise includes: toxicology, ecotoxicology, hydrology, aquatic ecology, restoration diagnostics, data management, restoration biometrics, statistics, modeling [including the procedures for assessments specified in the CERCLA NRDA regulations 43 CFR 11.33 (15 CFR 990.27(b)(iii) and other models used to predict the fate and effects of contaminants, injuries to natural resources, recovery of natural resources and economic damages], shrub steppe restoration, environmental economics, NRDA, site investigation, risk assessment, injury assessment, restoration planning, implementation and monitoring;
Map habitats and biota habitat use.
Coordinate the creation of a high-level, NRDA-focused slide set that describes the overall contamination story and explicit injury hypotheses considered by Trustees.
Support visualization of contaminant drivers at the Site.
Assist with reviews and assessment of CERCLA NRDA integration at Hanford. Qualifications

The Hanford Natural Resource Trustee Council (HNRTC) NRDA Research Analyst shall have consecutive employment in a position with comparable responsibilities within the past five (5) years, Must be able to use a computer to communicate via email; and proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Word/Excel/Power point) and related tools and technology required for the position. Work products shall be thorough, accurate, appropriately documented, and comply with established criteria.

HNRATC NRDA Research Analyst personnel shall possess the following minimum qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study.

5 years of relevant experience, including:
  • Project management experience.
  • Research and data analysis supporting development of NRDA claims.
  • Evaluating and scaling restoration projects to compensate for NRDA injuries;
  • Data management, quality assurance and quality control processes;
  • Determining data gaps for determining NRDA injuries and damages.
  • Supporting the development of strategies, study prioritization, and study implementation for NRDA assessments.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
U.S. Citizenship.
TRAVEL: Travel as coordinated with the Technical Point of Contact and Contracting Officer is allowed, in accordance with Federal Travel Regulations, on an as needed basis. It should be emphasized that participation in regular meetings should typically be by phone to save on time and the direct costs of travel – unless directed by the DOE. Monthly travel may be necessary to participate in HNRTC, Technical Work Group and other project meetings.

LOCATION: Work will be conducted at DOE offices or other locations in Richland, WA, at trust organization locations (e.g., Olympia, Portland, Spokane, Lewiston), at the contractor’s office, or other location to be specified by DOE or the Council.

Additional Information

As a condition of employment, all employees are required to fulfill all requirements of the roles for which they are employed; establish, manage, pursue, and fulfill annual goals and objectives with at least three (3) Goals for each of the firms Eight Prosidian Global Competencies [1 - Personal Effectiveness | 2 - Continuous Learning | 3 - Leadership | 4 - Client Service | 5 - Business Management | 6 - Business Development | 7 - Technical Expertise | 8 - Innovation & Knowledge Sharing (Thought Leadership)]; and to support all business development and other efforts on behalf of ProSidian Consulting.


Teamwork – ability to foster teamwork collaboratively as a participant, and effectively as a team leader
Leadership – ability to guide and lead colleagues on projects and initiatives
Business Acumen – understanding and insight into how organizations perform, including business processes, data, systems, and people
Communication – ability to effectively communicate to stakeholders of all levels orally and in writing
Motivation – persistent in pursuit of quality and optimal client and company solutions
Agility – ability to quickly understand and transition between different projects, concepts, initiatives, or work streams
Judgment – exercises prudence and insight in decision-making process while mindful of other stakeholders and long-term ramifications
Organization – ability to manage projects and activity, and prioritize tasks
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Business Tools – understanding and proficiency with business tools and technology, including Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate is advanced with Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, and proficient with Adobe Acrobat, data analytic tools, and Visio with the ability to quickly learn other tools as necessary.
Business Tools – understanding and proficiency with business tools and technology, including Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate is advanced with Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, and proficient with Adobe Acrobat, data analytic tools, and Visio with the ability to quickly learn other tools as necessary.
Commitment - to work with smart, interesting people with diverse backgrounds to solve the biggest challenges across private, public and social sectors
Curiosity – the ideal candidate exhibits an inquisitive nature and the ability to question the status quo among a community of people they enjoy and teams that work well together
Humility – exhibits grace in success and failure while doing meaningful work where skills have impact and make a difference
Willingness - to constantly learn, share, and grow and to view the world as their classroom
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ProSidian Employee Benefits and Highlights: Your good health and well-being are important to ProSidian Consulting. At ProSidian, we invest in our employees to help them stay healthy and achieve work-life balance. That’s why we are also pleased to offer the Employee Benefits Program, designed to promote your health and personal welfare. Our growing list of benefits currently include the following for Full Time Employees:

Competitive Compensation: Pay range begins in the competitive ranges with Group Health Benefits, Pre-tax Employee Benefits, and Performance Incentives. For medical and dental benefits, the Company contributes a fixed dollar amount each month towards the plan you elect. Contributions are deducted on a Pre-tax basis.
Group Medical Health Insurance Benefits: ProSidian partners with BC/BS, to offer a range of medical plans, including high-deductible health plans or PPOs. ||| Group Dental Health Insurance Benefits: ProSidian dental carriers - Delta, Aetna, Guardian, and MetLife.
Group Vision Health Insurance Benefits:ProSidian offers high/low vision plans through 2 carriers: Aetna and VSP.
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan: 401(k) Retirement Savings Plans help you save for your retirement for eligible employees. A range of investment options are available with a personal financial planner to assist you. The Plan is a pre-tax Safe Harbor 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match.
Vacation and Paid Time-Off (PTO) Benefits: Eligible employees use PTO for vacation, a doctor’s appointment, or any number of events in your life. Currently these benefits include Vacation/Sick days – 2 weeks/3 days | Holidays - 10 ProSidian and Government Days are given.
Pre-Tax Payment Programs: Pre-Tax Payment Programs currently exist in the form of a Premium Only Plan (POP). These Plans offer a full Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plan and a tax benefit for eligible employees.
Purchasing Discounts & Savings Plans: We want you to achieve financial success. We offer a Purchasing Discounts & Savings Plan through The Corporate Perks Benefit Program. This provides special discounts for eligible employees on products and services you buy on a daily basis.
Security Clearance: Due to the nature of our consulting engagements there are Security Clearance requirements for Engagement Teams handling sensitive Engagements in the Federal Marketplace. A Security Clearance is a valued asset in your professional portfolio and adds to your credentials.
ProSidian Employee & Contractor Referral Bonus Program: ProSidian Consulting will pay up to 5k for all referrals employed for 90 days for candidates submitted through our Referral Program.
Performance Incentives: Due to the nature of our consulting engagements there are performance incentives associated with each new client that each employee works to pursue and support.
Flexible Spending Account: FSAs help you pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent day care expenses on a pre-tax basis. You determine your projected expenses for the Plan Year and then elect to set aside a portion of each paycheck into your FSA.
Supplemental Life/Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance: If you want extra protection for yourself and your eligible dependents, you have the option to elect supplemental life insurance. D&D covers death or dismemberment from an accident only.
Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance: Disability insurance plans are designed to provide income protection while you recover from a disability.
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - See Below Instructions On The Best Way To Apply

ProSidian Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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