Estimator - Environmental & Disposal Liabilities

Job Title
Estimator - Environmental & Disposal Liabilities
Job ID
Work From Home
Work Remote
Fort Sam Houston,  TX 78234
Other Location
Work from Home - Continental United States
@Orchard has been retained to assist our client, a Hawaiian native super 8(A) firm with multiple professional services engagements in the areas of Information Management, Supply Chain, Program Management, and technical solutions. They are seeking an experienced Estimator/CTC Developer to join our team in support of our Army Materiel Command (AMC)/United States Army Environmental Command (USAEC) contract, supporting tasks in the areas of cost to complete estimates, financial management, business process improvement, internal control management, and audit response and remediation relating to Environmental & Disposal Liabilities (E&DL) audit readiness initiatives.

The ideal candidate should have experience in supporting both financial management and DoD audit readiness initiatives, and/or E&DL related fields. The candidate will play a critical role in supporting installations to write Cost to Complete (CTC) estimates. This Position is 100% Remote Telework. Occasional travel may be required to conduct training.

As an Estimator, you will
  • Assist the client with end-to-end Environmental & Disposal Liabilities (E&DL) audit readiness initiatives.
  • Work with installation POCs to gather documentation used to support the development of clean up packages.
  • Ability to interpret feasibility studies, decision documents, contracts, and other supporting documentation.
  • Write annual Cleanup Cost-to-Complete (CTC) E&DL estimates across the US Army Materiel Command (AMC), US Army Reserve Command (USARC), and Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC). This will include iterative revisions and responding to comments from QC review, Peer Review, and Supervisory Review.
  • Apply fundamental audit principles to concepts, processes, practices, and procedures of Environmental & Disposal Liabilities.
  • Assist with Environmental & Disposal Liabilities financial reporting data calls and year over year variance analysis.
  • Assist with comparative analysis and justification of fiscal year requirements and the environmental cost estimates to assist with accuracy and integrity of budget justifications and other various environmental data submissions.
  • Update relevant standard operating procedures (SOP) as appropriate.
  • Apply expertise on multiple complex work assignments.
  • Operate with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems.
  • Contribute to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn cost estimating software.

Experience and Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience with environmental cleanup and CTC estimates or 2 years of experience with either federal financial management or DoD audit readiness.
  • B.A. or B.S. in Environmental OR Business/Financial/Accounting fields. Experience may be substituted for education.
  • Professional services experience and/or experience supporting public sector clients in a client-facing role.
  • Environmental & Disposal Liabilities experience is strongly preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail; strong data/time management and organizational skills; strong verbal/written communication skills; self-starter; and ability to build relationships with clients.
  • Proficient in MS Office and Adobe.
  • Must be a US Citizen and CONUS-located.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • B.A. or B.S. in any form of Environmental Science/Related field OR Hazardous Materials Cleanup/Disposal.
  • Operational understanding/environmental and disposal liabilities experience is preferred.
  • Experience with DoD financial statement audit, internal control testing or analysis, and coordinating with external auditors.
  • Knowledge of Army financial management policies, systems, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the Comprehensive Environmental Resource, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and other environmental policies.
  • Specialized certification to include CPA, CGFM, CDFM, or other equivalent.
  • Working knowledge of Environmental Database of Record.

Physical Requirements: Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods.  The position may require typing and reading from a computer screen.  Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner.  There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distance may be required.  Possible lifting up to 25lbs.

If you match the requirements for this opportunity and believe you have the experience and talent to succeed in the role, we need to hear from you!
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