Resume Templates: Environmental Protection Specialist


Francine Doe
1300 Lane Street, City, CA 00000 Cell: 000-000-0000 Email:

Professional Summary
Safety-conscious environmental management professional with well over 15 years of progressive experience in hazardous waste management, power transmission line/equipment maintenance, and regulatory compliance. Dedicated to effectively training teams and conducting thorough facility inspections to promote optimal regulatory and quality compliance. Additional skills in data collection and analysis, strategic planning, and program implementation.

Core Qualifications
Environmental Protection Hazardous Waste Operations OSHA Regulations EPA EMS Auditing Safety/Regulatory Compliance Project Management Facilities Inspection Remediation Technologies

Maintain continual compliance to rapidly changing local, state, and federal environmental regulations by updating permits, adding additional language to compliance documents and SOWs, and conducting thorough facility inspections. Promote staff efficiency by spearheading environmental training of all DSW craft employees on subjects such as dust control, asbestos, RCRA, TSCA, storm water, SPCC, SF6 tracking, DOT, and universal waste. Led projects as environmental protection subject matter expert for the Upper Great Plains, selling more than 9 billion kilowatt-hours of power generated from 8 dams serving more than 3 million households.

Environmental Protection Specialist November 2004 to Current Western Area Power Administration Walla Walla, WA Manage and perform environmental protection and technical assistance activities for the Desert Southwest Region (DSW) comprising of 3,100 miles of transmission lines and over 40 substations spread throughout Arizona, Southern Nevada, and California. Direct several areas including PCB tracking system maintenance, emergency response processes, EPA reporting, and SF-6 emissions tracking while promoting continued accuracy and efficiency. Ensure compliance to environmental and safety regulations by conducting facility inspections of substations and communication sites, sampling electrical equipment for PCB testing, and testing soil for contamination levels. Spearheaded planning for Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC), manage the California Hazardous Materials Business Plan,and facilitate reporting through the Emergency Planning Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). Determine hazardous waste management problems, developing solutions after review of waste profiles and land disposal restriction certifications. Coordinate safe disposal of hazardous waste by reviewing analytical test results, MSDSs, and other information as appropriate for determining proper shipping names, RQs, hazard class, and federal and state waste codes. Manage contractor work, site investigations, and remedial actions as a contracting officer representative (COR) for environmental contracts. Environmental/Safety Compliance Specialist October 2003 to Current USAED, COE, Lower Monumental Dam Walla Walla, WA Drive environmental and safety compliance initiatives for the USAED Walla Walla District including occupational health program development and hydroelectric and navigation project management. Ensure employees are properly educated on the hazards of workplace chemicals to adhere to Hazard Communication Program guidelines.