Environmental Project Manager

Rockville, Maryland
Apr 07, 2021
Apr 10, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in NMSS, Division of Rulemaking, Environmental and Financial Support (REFS) Environmental Review Materials Branch
The supervisor is Jessie Quintero
This position is Bargaining Unit. This position is not subject to Financial Disclosure

Relocation benefits may be paid.

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Serves as an environmental project manager in the ERMB/REFS/NMSS. The incumbent plans, coordinates, directs, and leads environmental reviews for nuclear fuel cycle projects and supports other projects in the Environmental Center of Expertise (EnvCOE) as requested. Forms and leads multi-disciplinary review teams including contractors, develops project schedules and milestones and ensures they are met, leads the development of complex Environmental Assessments (EAs) or Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), engages with other government agencies, Tribes, and public members, manages or conducts consultations under the National Historic Preservation Act and/or the Endangered Species Act, and contributes to transformation activities within the Environmental EnvCOE.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional Travel

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

This is a drug testing position.


In order to qualify for this position, you must have at

(1) Having at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in the occupational series listed above or a related series performing similar or like duties; OR

(2) possessing knowledge of the principles and practices of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and associated environmental laws and as evidenced by a bachelor's degree in nuclear engineering, health physics, or natural or environmental sciences (e.g., ecology, archeology) or related field of study or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as specific knowledge and experience applying the principles, theories, and practices in the fields of environmental science as related to assessing the environmental impacts of nuclear fuel cycle facilities.


Education Requirements:

GG-0801 (General Engineering Series):

Basic Requirements:
    • Degree: Engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by ABET; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. OR
    • Combination of education and experience: college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by meeting additional OPM requirements.

GG-1301, (General Physical Science Series):

Basic requirements:
  • Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics. OR
  • Combination of education and experience -- education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the job requirements. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to any vacancy questions to determine your level of knowledge, skill and ability related to the job requirements. If you are among the top candidates for this position, your application will be referred to the hiring manager.

Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
L Access Authorization

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process
National security

Required Documents

As a NRC employee you are required to submit your most recent Rating of Record (Performance Appraisal) or a statement saying that one is not available. Please upload a copy of your most recent performance appraisal.

All supplemental documents can now be collected electronically and should be submitted before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. You have three choices for submitting your supplemental documents:

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3. use the "Fax" feature to print the Fax Cover Sheet and fax it, along with your supplemental documents to 1-571-258-4052.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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