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Lehigh Hanson Environmental Manager - Cement in Allentown, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 15171BR

Line Of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)

Department: Health, Safety and Environment

Primary Location: Allentown-PA

Pay Class: Salaried Exempt

Job Posting:

The Environmental Manager will support cement plants and management in maintaining environmental compliance at each operating unit as well as support environmental compliance troubleshooting in collaboration with our Cement Competency Center and plant operations staff. We’re looking for someone who can offer strategic advice on environmental-related matters in an effort to obtain a positive outcome for Lehigh Hanson and interpret environmental regulations, including RCRA, and advise cement plants on methods of compliance. This position is responsible for drafting permit applications and negotiating permit conditions for large capital projects, work with environmental regulators as needed when situations warrant such interaction and is responsible for assembling and reviewing environmental key performance indicators for the cement business line. This position has the opportunity to work remotely from state in area where we hold cement operations.

What you’ll get to do

  • Monitor plant environmental compliance performance and initiate corrective/improvement actions as required.Discover deficiencies in the plant’s environmental recordkeeping, reporting and compliance systems, prior to them being out of compliance, and make recommendations on ways to resolve any issues.

  • Perform plant environmental audits to evaluate, maintain, and enhance environmental compliance. Prepare and implement Action Plans after each audit to enhance the plant’s environmental performance. Assist in global audits of environmental performance data.

  • Provide guidance, direction, and recommendations to plant and management personnel pertaining to current regulations and their interpretation. Interpret regulatory language and provide clear guidance to plants tasked with complying with the regulations.

  • Conduct negotiations between Lehigh Hanson and the regulatory agency for any non-compliance issues in order to obtain the optimum position or outcome for Lehigh Hanson.

  • Assist inthe development of strategies for permit applications and discussions between Lehigh Hanson and the various regulatory agencies for permits on existing facilities, alternate fuel usage, plant expansions, and new operating facilities, including RCRA permit applications.

  • Advance Lehigh Hanson's sustainability strategy in cement plants.

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Knowledge of Federal, State and Local environmental regulatory rules and procedures

  • Knowledge of RCRA regulations preferred

  • Knowledge of the inter-workings of the regulatory agencies

  • Knowledge of working with Industrial Work Groups; PCA, MTC, etc.

  • Knowledge of cement manufacturing processes

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science or related discipline

  • Minimum 10 years experience in environmental compliance

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled