Corporate Environmental Specialist
This job description is representative, not actual. Our client, a mining and minerals company based in Dallas, is seeking a qualified Field Environmental Specialist to work on a contract-to-hire basis. This position is open to local candidates or those that do not require relocation assistance. Full benefits eligibility, holiday pay and PTO offered through the contract period. 10-30% travel is required, as this is a regional role. Perform a variety of environmental managerial work to facilitate and maintain compliance with environmental laws, regulations, and permits through explanation of permit terms and regulatory obligations, leadership, training and team building; Recommend appropriate action to assure conformance with federal, state, and municipal legislation and regulations regarding environmental or operational controls to minimize pollution; Coordinate, schedule and manage testing of emissions and pollution control equipment; Direct and manage consultants on environmental projects; Serve as liaison between the organization and regulatory agencies regarding environmental inspections, permits, and reporting; Oversee all environmental projects and reporting for a region; Review all draft permits, final permits and regulations that affect the business for that region; Assist in developing effective neighbor relations strategies and communications and other duties as assigned by management. Qualified candidates will have: A Bachelor of Science Degree in related discipline; 4-10 years environmental experience in either heavy industry or mining, while containing a broad knowledge of Environmental Laws and Regulations; Title V permitting preferred, Title V compliance required. NPDES, SPCC and RCRA permitting and compliance preferred. Strong computer skills in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Internet skills; Ability to travel up to 50%; Strong time management, multi-tasking, problem solving and decision making skills; Strong organizational, project management and interpersonal skills; Demonstrated history of continually improving technical & professionals skills (involved in attending workshops, seminars, etc. in environmental management, and professional development); Ability to work closely with plant managers, staff members, supervisors, team leaders, hourly associates, contractors, and federal/state regulators; Effectively support and communicate environmental performance and reporting needs to all levels of plant and corporate management.