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Tracking Code Umiaq Environmental, LLC
Job Code 21-0463
Posting Title Emergency Management Specialist
Post Date 4/7/2021
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel Up to 25%
City Anchorage
State AK
Description **This is an Alaska based position**

UMIAQ Environmental, LLC is headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska and supports its parent company, Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation’s (UIC) mission is to provide social and economic resources to Iñupiat shareholders and their descendants through the development of long-term, meaningful career opportunities. UMIAQ Environmental identifies potentially impacted resources, communities, organizations, and individuals to help define project issues and constraints associated with future development projects and their potential impacts to natural, environmental, and human resources.

UMIAQ Environmental, LLC is committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees and the environments in which we conduct business. We recruit qualified people looking to join a workforce characterized by strong leadership, competent and hard-working staff, and a superior work environment with a focus on career development, great wages, and benefits.

This dynamic company supports the other UIC subsidiaries as well as maintains its own project work. This position is expected to interface heavily with our clients and develop new opportunities. The Associate Scientist is expected to provide project management as well as project support for other staff. Our projects range from the oil and gas sector to infrastructure development to planning.

• Travel to remote communities in Alaska is required up to 25% annually
• Responsible for the direction and oversight of village based oil spill response teams’ operations and training activities
• Responsible for preparing and managing Environmental program including project estimates, budgets, and cost control
• Responsible for preparing and overseeing regulatory agency audits and inspections, e.g. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), United States Coast Guard (USCG), Alaska Occupational Safety and Health (AKOSH), Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC), and local emergency response agencies
• Responsible for communicating and coordinating with local and state regulatory agencies to prepare environmental plans and provide site updates and reports
• Prepare and deliver detailed reports and audits, to include company, local, state and federal compliance standards
• Ensure qualified staffing for emergency response operations and remediation efforts across northern Alaska
• Provide project support as needed for the Environmental Team
• Pursue project work, including proposals and other business development opportunities
• Mentor junior staff

Requirements Essential Knowledge, Skills and Expertise, Required Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in a natural resource or Occupational Health and Safety or related field
• Proficiency in Microsoft Suite Software
• Knowledge of A/E industry
• Strong ability for multi-tasking
• Must be personable, flexible, and professional.
• Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST) certified
• OSHA Instructor in Construction and General Industry
• 8-10 years of experience in spill response activities
• Experience in managing spill response drills for regulatory agencies
• Experience planning and managing multi-discipline development projects


Preferred Experience:

• Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and/or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
• FEMA National Incident Management System Incident Command System core courses
• OSHA500 Series Training Courses - OSHA Standards for General/Construction Industry





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