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Sr. Environmental Engineer

Job Id: 3023
Industry: Chemical
Location: Houston, TX
Job Type: DirectHire

Job Description

Provide environmental compliance support to client sites and work with HSE team and manufacturing sites to implement/sustain HSE initiatives and programs.  Additional responsibilities and changes in responsibilities may be made at the discretion of the Corporation VP of HSE.

Analyze the work environment and develop/sustain programs designed to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements while providing flexibility to the operating units.  
Provide technical support to business team, operations, and engineering on matters related to environmental compliance, and loss prevention. 

Communicate effectively and work in a collaborative fashion with all functions of the business, operations, and maintenance functions to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and support business growth/initiatives.  Be visible conduct field and site inspections to enforce adherence to laws, regulations and employer policies governing environmental compliance and responsible operating practices. 

Assist with the collection and submission of data required to satisfy environmental permit and reporting requirements (air, water, waste regulatory requirements).  Must be able to monitor regulatory developments and work with HSE team members to develop/implement solutions.

Prepare reports for use by company personnel and regulatory agencies.  Provide Environmental support services to plant operations.

Develop and manage initiatives to promote continuous HSE improvement by participation in site meetings, incident investigations, training, and compliance auditing. 

Investigate incidents and non-compliance events to determine contributing factors and recommend remedial action to prevent reoccurrence. 

Liaise with regulatory agencies on matters related to reporting and/or investigating compliance concerns. 

Apply HSE management systems to conform to standards such as RC14001®.


Minimum Qualifications:

BS in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Environmental Science, or similar engineering or science degree. 

10 or more years environmental  experience in chemicals or closely related processing industry with facility-level experience preferred.

Strong interpersonal, communication, and computer skills.

Must be proficient in serving as a change agent within the operating environment and working with the organization/ management to improve HSE performance.

Ability to address and solve complex HSE issues from a universal perspective. 

Must be an independent, self-motivated individual with the ability to multi-task and administer a broad range of duties including; resolving complaints, counseling employees and providing technical interpretation of policies and procedures. 

Ability to perform physical inspections of office area, warehouses, utility spaces, construction work areas, and manufacturing areas. 

Ability to coach, teach and counsel and be comfortable speaking to groups. Must be able to work independently

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