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Environmental Engineer - All Levels

Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92113

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Job Posting End Date: 11/30/2021

Shift:                               1st

Security Clearance:      No Clearance





The Environmental Engineer supports the implementation of NASSCO’s environmental compliance program by executing environmental projects, audits, and inspections in accordance with NASSCO procedures and applicable environmental laws, regulations, and permits.  Position reports to the Manager of Environmental Engineering, directly or through an Environmental Engineering Specialist, and is generally responsible for scheduling and executing their own work. The incumbent works under general supervision and follows established procedures. Work is reviewed upon completion for soundness of technical judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy.




  • Plans, develops and implements programs, policies, and procedures to minimize the potential environmental impacts associated with NASSCO’s operations.
  • Conducts environmental inspections and audits, or develops inspection procedures, as assigned.
  • Develops, implements and coordinates NASSCO’s compliance programs and procedures related to hazardous materials/waste management, waste minimization/source reduction, air pollution control and wastewater discharge; assist in related training of facility personnel.
  • Obtains or assists in obtaining permits required to conduct NASSCO operations or construction of facilities
  • Analyzes and interprets moderately complex environmental laws and regulations to determine their applicability and impact on NASSCO.
  • Represents NASSCO during inspections and at meetings and hearings before appropriate local, state and national regulatory agencies as well as various technical and civic committees or organizations relating to environmental matters.
  • Performs recordkeeping, monitoring, data entry, calculations, or reporting as required by environmental regulations, permits, or customer requirements.
  • Develops written procedures, work instructions, training materials, correspondence, and corrective action requests, as needed.
  • Performs sampling and/or field analyses of liquid or solid industrial wastes, as required.
  • Performs incident/spill investigation and reporting, and may represent NASSCO as a regulatory liaison during spill drills and incidents.
  • Other duties as assigned.


The incumbent must be capable of exercising sound and consistent judgement in the performance of these duties, keeping the Manager of Environmental Engineering advised of the status of the work, including any (potential) problem or risk areas.




  • This position requires knowledge of the principles and techniques of Environmental Engineering typically gained through:
    •  A Bachelors of Science degree (e.g., environmental/ chemical engineering, chemistry, biology or other  science) plus three or more years related experience in an environmental compliance function (preferred); or
    •   An Associates of Science degree plus five or more years related experience in an environmental compliance function
  • Experience in an industrial, manufacturing, or maritime setting is preferred
  • Knowledge in one or more areas of environmental regulations and permit programs generally applicable to manufacturing operations (e.g., RCRA, Clean Air Act, NPDES, SPCC, TRI, etc.) is required
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, is required.  Prior experience developing environmental procedures, work instruction, checklists, or training materials is desired.
  • Experience using standard word processing and spreadsheet software is required. 
  • Familiarity with ISO 14001 standard is desired.
  • The position demands a sense of responsibility, attention to detail and the ability to effectively manage multiple commitments.



While performing the duties of the position, the incumbent must be able to walk to all yard locations and occasionally aboard vessels as part of daily inspections. The employee is occasionally exposed to dust, welding/burning fumes, smoke and moderate noise levels when performing inspections. Must be able to handle stressful situations.



Successful completion of tasks and contribution of ideas enhances quality, timeliness and cost effectiveness of NASSCO’s Environmental Program.



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