A global leader in nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing and distribution, which owns and operates world-scale nitrogen complexes and serves agricultural and industrial customers through its best-in-class distribution system.
This position assumes responsibility for development and maintenance of environmental permits necessary to demonstrate compliance with allowable air, land or water pollution levels; maintaining good working knowledge of Federal, State and Local regulations (including: CAA, CWA, RCRA, DOT-HAZMAT, CERCLA, SARA, Army Corps of Engineers); assessing environmental risks and assisting in development of regulatory documentation of results; performance of recordkeeping; maintenance of databases, preparation of reports; performing hazardous waste site inspections; performing environmental compliance and due diligence audits, and recommending appropriate action to management in compliance with regulations.
This position is responsible for making sure that Distribution Facilities is meeting internal and external environmental, health, and safety requirements in all terminals and warehouses. Expediting corrective action requires extensive communication skills and coordination with the Legal Department, Regional Managers (this position has no direct authority over line management), Terminal and Warehouse Superintendents, Technical Services Personnel and Corporate administrative staff. Works under general supervision and follows established procedures. Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment and overall adequacy.
The position is also responsible for assisting in compliance with other EHS-related tasks as assigned.
Maintains all permits and appropriate reference files of existing installations with their current status with regard to compliance with federal, state and local environmental regulatory laws
Participates in the instruction of operating personnel concerning the organization's environmental objectives. Provides leadership to less experienced engineers and to Supervisors/Superintendents
Maintains EHS management database of facilities, tracks trends and makes recommendations to management on results
Represents DF at regulatory meetings, legal actions, legislative and trade association meetings. Serves as liaison between the organization and regulatory agencies concerned with environmental issues
Conducts TSDF/Special Waste/Solid Waste site inspections and recommends disposal facilities to management. Assists facilities in arranging and preparing waste characterizations and waste profiles
Assists in the performance of audits of the environmental, general safety, and process safety management programs
Assists in the performance of due-diligence audits
Performs other related duties as assigned by Management. May act as lead person or technical advisor on small projects
The position requires travel on an as-needed basis. Typically, trips are domestic and require 1-2 overnight stays. Occasional trips may last one week (5 days). On average, 20% of the position’s time is spent away from the Home Office.
Equivalent of undergraduate degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Occupational Health & Safety, or related field
3-5 years EHS compliance experience (Certification preferred)
General working knowledge of EHS regulations and the applications
Hazardous material handling experience
Must pass CF HAZMAT physical
Extensive Communication skills
Ability to utilize a PC to review regulations and manipulate databases