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Enviromental Coordinator

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Alyeska Pipeline
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Enviromental Coordinator
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Position Title:Environmental Coordinator - (24-Month Term Contract)


Salary Band:  L


Range:DOE(Salary will be determined based on experience, qualifications and attributes.)


Work Location & Schedule:Pipeline (Fairbanks)This is a field-exempt position that requires a 14-day on/14-day off rotational schedule. Crew change point of departure is Anchorage or Fairbanks. 


Number of Positions:One or more


Recruiting Contact:Tracey L. Mueller, Employee Relations ManagerAlyeska Pipeline Service Company
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Minimum Qualifications:Applicants must meet or exceed these minimum job requirements to apply for this position. Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in environmental science, engineering, or other related discipline.  Related technical experience will be considered in lieu of the educational requirement.
  • Three (3) years of direct environmental experience in an operations and maintenance environment
  • Broad technical knowledge of environmental standards
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills
  • Valid State of Alaska Driver’s License is required


  • Preferences:
  • Six (6) years relevant environmental experience, in addition to Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent years of experience)
  • Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) experience
  • In-depth knowledge of environmental regulations
  • Specific knowledge, experience, and certification in environmental disciplines including, but not limited to:

         o         Hazardous

                             and non-hazardous

                             waste management

         o         Drinking water  

                             (current ADEC Small

                             Systems OIT


                     o         Wastewater

        §          NPDES


                                         excavation dewatering

                                         and hydro-test

        §          Storm water Plans

         o         ADNR Water Use  


         o         TAPS Grant and Lease

         o         Air Quality Permit compliance

                             (current EPA Method 9


                     o         Fish & Wildlife, esp.


                     o         Spill Prevention, Control and


                     o         Spill assessment and          

                              remediationAbility to analyze

                              and prioritize work

  • Ability to make effective decisions with a high consideration for the environment, personal and work site safety, and system integrity
  • Ability to work independently and perform successfully in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to direct and lead work projects
  • Oil Spill/Emergency response experience (Incident Command System trained and/or experience at the Crisis Management Level)
  • Oil Spill/Emergency response certified at Hazwoper Level 2


Accountabilities and Specific Requirements: Alyeska’s Environment Team is accepting resumes from interested applicants for the position of Environmental Coordinator.  The Environmental Coordinator reports directly to the Environmental Coordinator Supervisor.  This position is field based and the assignment can be at any pump station or response base facility along the pipeline, and may also include assignments as needed at the Valdez Marine Terminal.  The position requires extensive travel along state highways and the pipeline access roads and right-of-way.  Travel will be by truck, off-road vehicle, helicopter, or fixed wing aircraft.Environmental Coordinators (EC’s) are Alyeska’s primary in-field point of contact for environmental concerns and guidance. The incumbent will be responding to a large variety of environmental questions and situations, advising clients to ensure a clear understanding of regulatory, lease, and permit compliance requirements, developing practical compliance strategies, and ensuring the corporate environmental policy and code of conduct are upheld. Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required.Specific duties include completion of facility and ROW environmental and fish stream surveillances, acting as the primary contact for environmental agency representatives during field inspections, permitting, development and delivery of field fit-for-purpose training tools to meet immediate and specific needs; initiation, editing and approval of environmental incident reports, participation in incident investigations, direction of site assessments and corrective actions for spill cleanup. EC’s review project proposals and work orders to assess environmental considerations, identify compliance and permitting requirements. Developing a thorough understanding of Alyeska’s Environmental Management System, applicable regulations, grant and lease stipulations, permit requirements and corporate policy is required. The incumbent will be expected to develop the expertise to lead the Environmental Unit in the Incident Command System during TAPS emergencies including oil spill response; participate in drills and training exercises; and participate in mutual aid exercises at multiple facilities as well as Shippers and Producers oil spill drills.



Knowledge   Skills and Abilities:
Analysis & Problem SolvingEmergency ResponseEnvironmental ManagementExternal and Internal RelationsFinancial ManagementInterpersonal CommunicationsJob Specific Computer ExpertiseMaintenanceNegotiationsOperationsRegulationsSafety ManagementTraining


Contributor LevelIndividual Contributor – Professional


Expected Core Competencies:The successful candidate will be held to a detailed annual performance contract based upon the Expected Core Competencies listed below:


Professional and Technical ExpertiseDemonstrates fundamental competence in discipline areaMaintains currency in technical knowledge areas required for successful work completionUtilizes information and applies procedures to resolve problems


 Business Acumen
  • Demonstrates awareness of business and budgetary strategies and issues 
  • Understands the financial implications of own actions
  • Understands business decision-making at Alyeska and how to add value to these decisions
  • Seeks to improve efficiencies of processes and procedures


Health, Safety, and Environmental Stewardship:
  • Participates in the Loss Prevention System®
  • Reports unsafe working conditions and operational problems
  • Checks safety of equipment and work area regularly
  • Follows safety, environmental and emergency response plan requirements and procedures
  • Satisfactorily completes safety, environmental, and other required training
  • Complies with laws and regulations, including company policies and procedures


  • Clearly conveys thoughts and ideas to others
  • Selects the best method of communication to avoid misunderstandings
  • Seeks to understand and respond to others appropriately
  • Seeks and responds appropriately to feedback
  • Supports opinions with relevant and accurate information


  • Treats all people with dignity and respect
  • Participates in activities that enhance understanding of people and differences
  • Seeks opportunities to gain a better understanding of diversity
  • Respects and values others’ differences in experiences and cultural backgrounds


  • Models high standards of ethical behavior
  • Adheres to codes of conduct
  • Accepts responsibility for personal behaviors and for meeting work commitments
  • Demonstrates personal commitment to team goals and teamwork
  • Seeks to promptly and appropriately resolve issues with others
  • Embraces and effectively adjusts to change
Teamwork Works effectively and constructively with team membersUnderstands the importance of contributing to team successWillingly shares information and ideas with other team members
Pre-Employment Drug Screen TestingAlyeska Pipeline Service Company (APSC) requires pre-employment drug testing utilizing hair test collection for all positions. The preferred collection site is from the head (approximately 1/2 inch of hair length necessary).   Head hair testing provides an approximate 90 day window of detection that checks for illegal drug use.  In addition, for Department of Transportation covered positions, APSC will also utilize urinalysis testing. Any positive drug test makes you ineligible for APSC employment. 
Employment Verification using E-VerifyFederal Law requires all employers to verify identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.  Alyeska Pipeline Service Company participates in E-Verify.
TWIC This position may include working in Alyeska’s Valdez Marine Terminal (VMT), a regulated facility, and the employee hired to work on the VMT or to provide emergency support or other approved work for the VMT will be required to have a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).  For more information about this Federal credential access the Web site listed below.  The successful candidate for this job will be notified if a TWIC will be required and will then be responsible for enrolling and obtaining a TWIC prior to their hire date.