Environmental Compliance Specialist

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/20/17
Rockford, IL
8 - 10 years experience
Transportation Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/20/17

Job Description

We are looking to hire an Environmental Compliance Specialist  to manage environmental programs and our special waste streams. This is an excellent opportunity with a growing company!

Responsibilities include:

  • Review and understand all permits governing the landfill and work with Region Engineer and Landfill Managers to ensure compliance.
  • Review and approve industrial and special waste profiles against applicable rules and regulations to protect the landfill and facility personnel.
  • Maintain relationships with landfill employees as well as consultants, vendors, customers generating industrial waste.
  • Be primary point of contact with the waste screening protection program.
  • Support the outside sales team with customer service.
  • Review all monitoring reports and environmental plans (eg SPCC, SWPPP, GHG, Groundwater & Title V).
  • Assist in landfill environmental reviews/audits.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Ability to follow established procedures with minimal amount of direct supervision.
  • Understanding of landfill gas systems and/or well field technology.
  • Ability to interpret documents such as safety rules, contracts, federal, state and local regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to prepare reports at the state or local levels.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, interpret data and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Sciences, or related field.
  • 8 or more years of practical environmental experience.
  • The ability to travel up to 50% of the time (although less travel is anticipated).
  • CHMM, CHMP or CHP certifications preferred.
  • Some direct workexperiencein two or more of the following areas:
    • waste/materials characterization
    • environmental site assessments and remediation
    • environmental audits
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