Regulatory Compliance Specialist II

Regulatory Compliance Specialist II
Full-Time Regulatory Compliance Specialist II at LATA
Available Openings: 1
Apply By: May 31, 2024
Industry: Mid-Level
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: 79,000.00
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

This position entails conducting routine reviews of personnel training documentation and training records, review of applicable environmental regulations to assure thorough implementation, conducting periodic compliance assessments, and reporting regulatory compliance status under the direction of management. The WIPP facility’s mission is to emplace the nation’s defense-generated transuranic (TRU) mixed waste in an underground ground mine for permanent disposal. TRU mixed waste is TRU radioactive waste co-mingled with hazardous waste. Because the WIPP facility disposal facility of TRU mixed waste, it is subject to the permitting requirements of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) at 40 CFR Part 264 for Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities. This includes the requirements at 40 CFR §264.16, Personnel Training.


• Review RCRA job position assignments at the WIPP facility to ensure they are accurately identified on the human-resources required form; evaluate newly created job positions at the facility to determine the RCRA requirements for training; perform periodic reviews of personnel training lists to ensure that required updates have been made. • Review inspection records for compliance with the RCRA Permit. • Conduct periodic assessments of the RCRA training program to ensure compliance with the record-keeping requirements of 40 CFR §264.16. • Possess people and teaming skills necessary to provide guidance to facility organizations relative to RCRA training requirements for their personnel, developing positive working relationships in the process. The job will entail regulator interface with the technical training department as well as with individuals within various WIPP operational, engineering, and emergency management organizations, including managers and designated training coordinators, as appropriate. • Possess excellent writing and verbal communication skills. • Summarize assessments, develop corrective action plans, and cohesively describe areas where enhancements to the facility environmental compliance. • Support facility inspections by regulatory agencies. • Be proficient with appropriate computer skills to work within Word and Excel to develop files, draft letters, create spreadsheets and modify such documents as required to manage job tasks. • Be able to work both independently and with a team and demonstrate the flexibility to smoothly transition between multiple tasks. • Complete other permitting and compliance related tasks, as assigned.


• Bachelor's of Science degree in a technical discipline with two years’ technical experience or equivalent experience. • Preferred environmental compliance/regulatory assurance experience. • Effective verbal and written communication skills are required. • The ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other individuals and project groups is highly encouraged. • Attention to detail and initiative is required. • The ability to use Microsoft Office to prepare Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, and reports is required. • The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of varying departments site-wide is required.


Contact: Whitney Ball
930 N Canal
Carlsbad, NM, NM 88220
United States