UIC Alaska

Environmental Technical Specialist

Program/Project Management
Location : Location
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Public Trust (NAC)
Minimum Clearance Required
Public Trust (NAC)
Travel Requirement
10% - 25%


Bowhead is seeking an Environmental Technical Specialist to provide Environmental Technical services to Civil Engineering Unit Juneau (CEU Juneau), while located in Juneau, Alaska, in support of CEU Juneau responsibilities throughout the 17th Coast Guard District (D17) area of responsibility (AOR).  The duties of the Specialist cover all work for CEU Juneau indicated on the Advanced Acquisition Plan in the D17 Area of Responsibility (AOR).  Most CEU Juneau Environmental Technical work is managing and advising on environmental regulatory compliance during shoreside maintenance and repair construction projects.  Project work includes, but is not limited to, utilities, roads, piers/docks, hangars, housing complexes, offices, galleys, gyms, small clinics, and tower structures. Industrial facilities include water and wastewater treatment plants, steam generation plants and fuel farms. In addition, there is also Environmental Technical work related to natural and cultural resources.


Major Duties:  The Environmental Technical Specialist will provide Environmental Technical Services for the CEU Juneau in support of work associated with hazardous waste management at units across the D17 AOR. Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Conduct independent technical reviews, project scope development, field investigation, planning, specifications, cost estimating, problem and conflict resolution, quality assurance, and hazardous media disposal and shipments.
  • Provides contaminated site consultations, providing technical and project advice and guidance to CEU Juneau.
  • Conducts comprehensive technical reviews of professional studies, reports, and analysis.
  • Collaborates with managers, other environmental specialists, construction project managers, legal staff, contract specialists and contractor personnel, and provides advice and insight on the resolution of unique and complex natural and cultural regulatory problems and disputes.
  • Provides technical reviews and review comments for work plans, environmental specification language, and construction project environmental requirements.
  • Provides technical responses for Environmental and contractor requests for information and coordinates with CEU Juneau Environmental in developing Scopes of Work for required contract modifications.
  • Provides regulatory consultation support for construction projects throughout D17.
  • Occasional travel (with potential for overnight) required to operational & environmental liability sites in USCG District 17 Area of Responsibility (D17 AOR).


  • The Environmental Technical Specialist must demonstrate mastery of the Clean Water Act (CWA), Alaska Pollution Discharge Elimination System (APDES), Title 18 of the Alaska Administrative Code (AAC), and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).
  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of documented work experience in the Environmental Technical Services field.
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Public Trust level.  US Citizenship is a requirement for Public Trust clearance at this location.

Physical Demands: 

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend, and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to maintain a security clearance at the Public Trust level. US Citizenship is a requirement for admission to this location. 




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