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Senior Facilities Design Specialist (Environmental) 

Category Environmental Services  

We are seeking a Senior Facilities Design Specialist (Environmental) in Norfolk, VA.



The Senior Facilities Design Specialist (Environmental) will service all activities and tenants for a broad range of facilities supporting NAVFAC serviced organizations, DoN, and other DoD components that are dispersed over a large geographical region, and housing numerous complex military facilities ranging from administrative and housing facilities to very complex industrial and operational facilities.


*This position will require travel time of up to approximately 15% and may be eligible for telework/virtual/remote support on a situational/regular/recurring basis*


Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

  • Prepare environmental site characterization and mitigation documents, reports, studies, investigations, assessments, plans, specifications and cost estimates to include reuse of excavated onsite soil and recycled materials; UXO.
  • Dispose of surplus excavated soil including contaminated & hazardous soil materials, and groundwater management during construction.
  • Prepare facility hazardous materials survey scoping documents, reports, studies, abatement plans, specs and cost estimates; assessment and remediation of mold, moisture and indoor air quality issues including vapor intrusion and radon mitigation systems.
  • Perform building condition assessments; coordinate permits and compliance of environmental criteria with the Environmental Business Line (EVBL) for the construction and maintenance of facilities for the Navy, Marine Corps, and other Supported Commands, including minor works projects, specific projects, special projects, military construction (MILCON), demolition, maintenance, space utilization and facilities development.
  • Originate environmentally related facilities assessment design support for the site and/or of structures for the projects.
  • Responsible for the supporting the preparation of final detailed working drawings, construction plans, comparative cost analysis, Request for Proposals (RFPs), and project specifications for a wide variety of facility types.
  • May be required to evaluate environmental impacts associated with demolition of retired or renovated assets; and the extensive alterations and modifications to airfield facilities, magazines, and small arms ranges to meet the ever-changing demands placed upon the shore establishments of the Navy and Marine Corps.
  • Reviews project documentation as assigned and determines the environmental testing requirements for the project facilities and planned site development.
  • Determines the scope of the site characterization and/or the hazardous materials testing program.
  • From data gathered from the testing program, prepares demolition and/or remediation plans and specifications to manage risk during construction and allow the facility to safely function as intended.
  • Supports activities with the activities of others assigned to the project in the preparation of final detailed construction drawings, specifications, and RFPs.
  • Serve as a resource for the development of site facility hazmat evaluations and environmental site characterizations in accordance with applicable NAVFAC, DoD, State and industry standards.
  • Review drawings, specifications, calculations, and reports for projects prepared by private architect and engineer design firms. Submittals are reviewed for completeness, functionality, sound practice and compliance with NAVFAC DoD criteria and other applicable codes.
  • Provide post construction award services including review and approval of contractor's submittals on materials, fabrication drawings, and schedules to determine that they conform to the requirements of the contract drawings and specifications.
  • When necessary, visit construction sites to provide advice and consultation on issues arising during construction.
  • Assist with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
Position Requirements


  • A minimum of ten (10)+ years of relevant Environmental Facilities Remediation experience is required.
  • Must be an expert in applicable environmental criteria, materials, concepts, testing, investigations, principles, and practices as they apply to a wide range of shore facilities.
  • Must serve as a recognized expert consultant, coordinator, and technical specialist in this area of expertise.



  • Bachelor’s degree from an ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineers and Technology) accredited college or university in one of the following focuses: Civil, Geology, Geotechnical, or Environmental.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Current registration as a professional engineer or professional geologist is required.


Other Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customer and fulfill all duties and responsibilities as listed in the contract.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite including, but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Proficient with current AutoCAD, civil design/analysis software, cost estimating, and Specs Intact technologies utilized for the completion of the design drawings and specifications.
  • Knowledge and experience with interdisciplinary designs and the coordination of those disciplines to produce an efficient set of electronic plans and specifications.


Security Clearance: Ability to obtain a NACI/T1 clearance.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

  • Pursuant to Executive Order 14042, you must be able to meet the workplace safety protocol standards which require all federal contractors and subcontractors to be fully vaccinated by December 8, 2021.
    • If you cannot meet these protocols, you must submit for a legal accommodation due to a disability (which would include medical conditions) or because of a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Approval of legal accommodations is not guaranteed.

US Citizenship: This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Sawdey Solution Services to staff it only with U.S. Citizens.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Req Number ENV-21-00001  
Location Norfolk, VA  
About the Organization Here at Sawdey Solution Services, Inc., an ISO 9001-14001 certified and CMMI-SVC v2 Level 3 appraised corporate headquarters, we have built a nationwide and global footprint by providing innovative, cross-disciplined professional services, engineering, and cyber solutions to Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Agencies, and commercial customers. Operating successfully since 2001, we are a Woman Owned/Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (WOSB/SDVOSB). Our mission is to provide employees with the best experience in a people focused, continuous process improvement environment. We are extremely proud of the culture we have created and encourage all prospective applicants to take a look at what other applicants and employees are saying about us:

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What We Offer:

Whether you are a transitioning service member or are an experienced government contracting professional, Sawdey Solution Services, Inc. offers a strong benefits package that extends beyond compensation. In addition to our healthcare plans, we also have benefits that encourage work/life balance, support your retirement goals, and aid in achieving not only your career goals, but your educational and training goals as well.

Don't just take our word (and others' words) for it… We invite you to come experience the Sawdey difference for yourself!

EOE Statement We are a Disabled-Veterans-41 CFR 60 1.4, Equal Opportunity Employer. Devoted to creating a diverse and friendly workplace, we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or veteran status. Our goals and beliefs are that diverse backgrounds and experiences empower and enable us to offer our customers an unmatched level of service. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply!  
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