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807651 Job Summary
Senior Environmental Engineer
Employer Job Id:
January 8, 2013
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March 8, 2013
Senior Environmental Engineer
Under the direction of the Environmental Manager, the incumbent is accountable for:
- Directing the Emission Control Department, Environmental Staff, and Laboratory
- Acting as a designer of the Environmental Manager to help coordinate activities in the Plant’s Environmental Management System
- Directing the planning and coordinating of the Operations’ environmental programs to ensure compliance with corporate policy and regulatory requirements
- Providing focus, definition and technical expertise for the development of a proactive environmental policy, vision and values that are in compliance with local, state and federal environmental regulations
- Providing direction, priority and technical expertise to the plants’ engineering organization or contractors in implementing environmental projects
- Representing [Company] on environmental matters as appropriate while maintaining cordial and credible relationships with local, state and federal legislative/regulatory agencies, citizens group and employees
- Provide close coordination between the plant Environmental Department and Remediation Projects Organization to insure consistent environmental solutions and agency communications
- Ensuring all environmental incidents are investigated (including root cause determination) and appropriate corrective actions are taken
- [Company] is a primary aluminum and casting facility and directly employs about 625 people. The facility production capacity is 307,000 annual tons.
- Organizational Relationships - The incumbent reports to the Environmental Manager and is supported by two Environmental Staff Specialists, an Emission Control Supervisor, and an Environmental Coordinator. The incumbent is responsible for approximately 26 hourly employees in the primary and secondary air pollution control systems, two water treatment plants, and overall facility waste management.
- Contacts - The incumbent interfaces with inside and outside legal counsel, government environmental agencies, technical consultants, suppliers, Washington State Business Organizations, community stakeholders, any and all regulators.
- EEO - Incumbent shall take such steps as are necessary to assure that all employment practices under his or her control, including hiring, firing, promotions, demotions and discipline, are conducted in a non-discriminatory fashion and without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, age or physical disability. The incumbent shall endeavor to remain generally abreast of local, state and federal laws, rules, regulations and statutes governing equal employment opportunity practices.
- Safety - Incumbent recognizes that accident prevention is equal in importance to production, quality, delivery and cost control and accepts the responsibility to work safely and promote safety consciousness among fellow employees.
- The incumbent will be accountable for management of the environmental management system within the scope of the local operations. The incumbent will be the focus of environmental activities and issues, interpreting policy, organizing and coordinating activities pertaining to environmental and general plant matters. The incumbent must build and maintain strong communication channels to all levels of operations management, interacting with all functional departments. He/she must keep plant, business unit management and corporate environmental control department informed on critical issues and potential adverse situations. The incumbent is the Company’s representative to governmental regulatory agencies, business and trade groups and the public on environmental and general plant matters. The incumbent is responsible to insure that the Company’s general plant assets and real estate are properly managed.
Freedom to Act:
- The incumbent is expected to fulfill the responsibilities of this position receiving only broad directions from local management. The incumbent participates with the Environmental Manager and Operations staff in setting goals, objectives and direction of the local operations in keeping with business unit plans and corporate environmental policy.
- The adverse impacts of improper management of environmental issues are significant relative to capital expenditures, operating costs and long-term financial liabilities, civil and criminal exposure for local and corporate personnel, and potential for adverse publicity. The incumbent’s challenge is to manage the environmental aspects of the local operations based on sound business decisions while ensuring compliance with the legal requirements of local, state, federal regulations and [Company] corporate policy, and maintaining good public relations.
- Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering
- A comprehensive background in plant operations with specific experience in the engineering and the environmental field is required
- A professional engineering license is desirable
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