Company : Idaho National Laboratory
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Idaho

Full Description

Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!

Idaho National Laboratory’s (INL) EMS NEPA & Reporting Services group is seeking forward-thinking, professionals interested in exploring a career as a NEPA Environmental Professional (NEP)!

The NEP will provide expertise to the INL National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Technical Staff responsible for administering and implementing the INL NEPA program. This role gathers, analyzes and assembles information and data to determine environmental impacts associated with projects across all INL mission centers. They prepare and collaborate on comprehensive NEPA documents, including environmental compliance permits (ECP), across various mission centers at INL and make recommendations to management, program environmental leads (PELs) and environmental field staff to ensure that environmental regulatory requirements adhere to laws, regulations, and policy are adequately addressed. They also perform technical reviews of INL's ECP process and collaborating on approvals for NEPA documents prepared by others and providing technical input to PELs and environmental field staff to prepare appropriate analyses and mitigation.

Additional duties include:

  • Coordinating and communicating NEPA decision-making and planning to other staff, management and the DOE-ID NEPA Compliance officer.
  • Coordinating and directing interdisciplinary review of ECPs with researchers, technical points of contact (TPOCs), facility and project managers, and DOE-ID.
  • Recommends appropriate level of environmental analysis for federal actions at the INL to projects, management, and DOE-ID. Collaborates on assessments and reviews of the INL NEPA program for compliance issues and identification of areas for improvement.
  • Coordinates with the Environmental Management System (EMS) Representative, through the NEPA process, to ensure that approved projects at the INL comply with the INL EMS and ISO 14001 standards and that the EMS is integrated into the NEPA process.
  • Support R&D PEL by assisting R&D Directorates in resolving environmental compliance issues through the interpretation and implementation of company policies, guidance and procedures, with the goal of proactively identifying creative environmental compliance strategies.
  • Serves as a back-up TPOC for the Environmental Management System/ISO 14001, and Pollution Prevention/Sustainability.
  • Requires up-to-date knowledge of current federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Assists in preparing and reviewing procedures and provides technical direction to other staff in these areas of discipline.
  • Works in coordination with the INL EMS Representative to ensure the EMS is established, implemented, and maintained.
  • Assists the EMS Representative in ensuring environmental aspects are identified and monitored as needed and that ISO 14001 processes are in place.
  • Assists the EMS Representative in planning and conducting internal assessments and audits regarding implementation of the EMS and reviewing internal audit results and corrective actions.
  • Assists in identifying areas of improvement, planning/conducting external audits, corrective actions, and opportunities for improvement identified by third parties as part of maintaining INL's EMS ISO 14001 registration.
  • Trains and participates in the Emergency Response Organization as a member of the spill notification team.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Level 1 - Bachelors or advanced degree in engineering, science, environmental policy, technology or other related field.

Job Information

  • Salary Grade: 170
  • Multi-Level: This is a multi-level posting and the selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent on depth and breadth of proven experience and skills

INL Overview:

INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy’s mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation’s nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.

INL Mission:

Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.

INL Vision:

Our vision is to change the world’s energy future and secure our nation’s critical infrastructure.

Selective Service Requirements:

To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Reasonable Accommodation:

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Other Information:

When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.

Benefits & Salary:

We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and phenomenal benefits. For more information, please visit: .



JOB: Environmental Safety & Health
SCHEDULE: Full-time
JOB POSTING: Apr 6, 2021, 9:47:10 AM
UNPOSTING DATE: Apr 14, 2021, 12:59:00 AM

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