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      Effective January 20, 2017 North Wind Group acquires Portage Inc.

Environmental Compliance Manager

LocationMoab/Crescent Junction, UT

Job No.UT-ECM-05022017-845

Job TitleEnvironmental Compliance Manager

Open Date5/2/2017

Closing Date6/5/2017

Education:  BS in physical science or engineering



Portage a North Wind Company is seeking a Part-Time Environmental Compliance Manager
TheMoab Environmental Compliance (EC) Manager reports to the Environmental,Safety, Health, and Quality (ESH&Q) Manager and is responsible for implementingthe EC programs and procedures for the Moab Uranium Mill Tailings RemedialAction (UMTRA) Project, at both the Moab and Crescent Junction sites.

  • Providetechnical and regulatory support on National Emission Standards for HazardousAir Pollutants (NESHAPS) and National Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)Storm Water Permitting issues applicable to existing and future operations.
  • Assistingin determining the appropriate EC controls for project field activities.
  • Ensuringwritten EC programs and procedures are up to date and compliant with allapplicable regulations and guidance.
  • PerformStorm Water compliance inspections and document/report results.
  • PerformSpill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure inspections and document/reportresults.
  • PerformFugitive Dust compliance inspections and document/report results.
  • Providingand conducting training sessions on EC topics.
  • LeadingEC field actions at Moab and Crescent Junction sites, which may includesupervising field EC technicians.
  • Producingperiodic EC reports to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and other regulators.
  • Performingand/or assisting with EC audits, surveillances, and assessments.
  • Performingother EC duties as assigned by the ESH&Q manager.
  • Provideexpertise in applying creative solutions to unique waste managementissues. 


  • Demonstratedexperience leading an EC program at a large radiological remediation projecteffectively, including staffing, budgets, programs, etc. is desirable.
  • Abilityto effectively interface with customer and regulators, as well as fieldworkforce.
  • Abilityto obtain Utah State Storm Water inspector certification within 6 months ofemployment.
  • Abilityto obtain Utah approved EPA method 9 opacity certification within 6 months ofemployment and maintain certification every 6 months.
  • Experienceworking with US Department of Energy, Bureau of Land Management, US Fish &Wildlife Service, US Department of Transportation, US Army Corps of Engineers;State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration, FishWildlife Service, Utah Department of Transportation; local government agenciesand Union Pacific Rail Road would be a plus.
  • Experiencewith water rights, sustainability waste management, and knowledge of NEPA,UMTRCA, RCRA, TSCA, Antiquities Act, and Endangered Species Act would be aplus.
  • Abilityto complete Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) HazardousWaste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) 8-hour supervisor training.
  • Abilityto communicate professionally, effectively, and tactfully with a wide varietyof individuals in person, via telephone, and in writing. Excellent customerrelations skills.
  • Abilityto work independently and resolve practical problems, keeping all appropriateparties aware of issues or risks. Possess a strong work ethic.
  • Proficientin use of Microsoft Office software (Microsoft Word, Excel).
  • Abilityto read and comply with project direction contained in project-specific plansand procedures.
  • Musthave a valid driver’s license.
  • Maybe required to pass a pre-employment background check.
  • Mustbe required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Experience on UMTRAtype projects is highly desirable. 
  • Minimumof a Bachelor of Science degree in physical science or engineering. 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ direct experience inenvironmental compliance. 
  • CertifiedInspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (CISEC), Certified Professional inErosion and Sediment Control (CPESC), Certified Hazardous Material Manager(CHMM), Registered Environmental Manager (REM), or Register EnvironmentalProfessional (REP) certified professionals.

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