Environmental Spill Response Department Manager

Posted on 17 June 22 by Steven M. Brown, MSP

  • Longview, WA
  • $90,000+ - 120000 per Year

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Job Description

Compensation up to $120,000 annually plus exceptional benefits


  • Medical, Dental & Vision options with low premiums for employees and eligible dependents
  • Life AD&D - Voluntary and Company paid
  • Specialty RX programs
  • Group AFLAC options
  • Telehealth by Teladoc
  • 401(k) Profit Share Plan with annual company matching contributions
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off


Our client was founded in 1989 with the vision of becoming a premier commercial and industrial contractor. This international organization has an impeccable safety record and specializes in environmental remediation in addition to electrical and general construction. As the Department Manager for the Environmental Spill Response division, one will be responsible for the management and oversight of departmental operations including,

  • Manage department staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Complete operational requirements by scheduling work and assigning departmental employees, subcontractors, and others required to operate your department for growth.
  • Oversee planned and emergency projects involving the containment, cleanup, remediation and waste disposal of hydrocarbon and other pollutant releases including hazardous and non-hazardous materials resulting from transportation spills occurring on-land, waterways and railways; industrial incidents, and releases from energy transmission facilities and equipment.
  • Ensure proper field paperwork is collected and submitted to accounting department for processing.
  • Communicate with customers regarding project objectives, budgets, planned activities, progress and contractual issues to achieve project goals and enhance relationships.
  • Communicate and coordinate with local, State and Federal regulators/representatives regarding cleanup requirements and temporary closure of work areas.
  • Familiar with heavy equipment operation, liquid vac trucks (80bbl to 165bbl), air movers, combo trucks, jet rodding and hydro-excavation.
  • Preform sampling, order analytical testing, and review results to identify substances and ensure successful project completion.
  • Specialize in estimating projects, writing bid letters and cleanup reports.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local requirements for reporting, and advising management on needed actions.


  • Has a minimum of 3-years experience in emergency spill response, environmental remediation or waste management industry experience
  • Is available for after-hours on-call rotation. 
  • Able to oversee budget preparation, expense management, and quality improvement activities within the assigned department.
  • Will develop best practices for operational efficiency.
  • Ensures team responds to customer queries and concerns in timely and accurate manner.
  • Assists in developing employee safety and risk management programs.
  • Develops positive and safe working environment for employees.
  • Protects operations by maintaining strict confidentiality of all employee and company information. 
  • Respectfully takes direction from Executive Vice President.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, or regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Has advanced basic computer and electronic equipment skills including logging on to systems, experience with Microsoft Office Suite, GPS, Digital Monitoring Equipment.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • 40- and 80-hour OSHA certification, TTCI training center
  • ICS training, preferred
  • Obtain or can qualify for the Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC).

5-25% (Minimal)

Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring is contingent on the successful completion of a drug screening.


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Job Information

Rate / Salary

$90,000+ - 120000




Environmental Remediation

Skills / Experience

OSHA 80, TWIC, Environmental Remediation


Medical, Dental & Vision options with low premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Life AD&D - Voluntary and Company paid. Specialty RX programs. Group AFLAC options. Telehealth by Teladoc. 401(k) Profit Share Plan with annual company matching contributions, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off

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