Job Information

Lehigh Hanson Environmental Professional in Logansport, Indiana

AutoReqId: 13886BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Health, Safety and Environment

Primary Location: Logansport-IN

Pay Class: Salaried Exempt

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

*The Environmental Professional role is based in Logansport, IN and reports directly to the Plant Manager.  *

Here’s what you’ll get to do

  • Work with the plant’s team and when required with consultants to ensure environmental regulatory compliance in the facility

  • Analyze and report on daily environmental performance to plant management

  • Perform daily/weekly inspections in all plant locations

  • Interface as the company advocate for environmental issues with regulatory agencies that have jurisdiction for the plant, manage relationships with regulatory inspectors and local community.

  • Participate in developing and managing annual environmental budget and CAPEX Plan

  • Assist in maintaining environmental permit compliance, including applying for permit modifications and renewals.

  • Assist in planning and implementation of projects to meet environmental requirements

  • Manage an environmental management system across the plant operations, manage environmental documentation process to demonstrate regulatory compliance (procedures, training, recordkeeping, etc.).

  • Coordinate periodic environmental audits to evaluate current performance

  • Investigate and resolve potential compliance issues, questions, or complaints received from within the company, customers, regulatory agencies and/or the public

  • Evaluate environmental compliance and ensure effective implementation of corrective actions

  • Ensure all environmental sampling, monitoring, reporting, permit renewals and record retention is successfully completed (air, water, waste). Ensure compliance requirements are met through organizational and procedural measures

  • Train plant personnel and contractors on relevant environmental issues and regulations, including related company policies

  • Maintain a high level of knowledge of Federal, state, and local environmental regulations.

  • Successfully complete assigned training provided by Lehigh Hanson

  • Perform due diligence investigations

  • Manage environmental projects

  • Regularly evaluate Lehigh Hanson environmental compliance and effectively communicate issues of non-compliance to management

  • Assist Corporate staff with internal environmental and sustainability data reporting

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline such as environmental, scientific, or engineering discipline Master’s degree preferred

  • At least 5 years of environmental experience required. Experience in the cement, aggregate, RMC, mining, or similar industry preferred

  • High level of knowledge of Federal, State/Province, and local environmental and land use laws and regulations

  • Working knowledge of all environmental laws and regulations affecting aggregate production, ready mix concrete manufacturing, asphalt manufacturing, and cement manufacturing

  • Tactfulness enabling the independent audit and inspection of industrial operations, identify compliant and non-compliant issues, and assertively communicate findings to management, as well as employees performing the associated tasks

  • Experience and demonstrated ability managing a multi-faceted environmental program including air and water quality, hazardous waste and materials, biological species issues, mining reclamation, and soil and water remediation

  • Ability to independently learn and understand technical, regulatory, and external issues regarding the environmental programs at the plant

  • Ability to positively interact with regulatory agencies to ensure understanding of requirements and obtain achievable compliance requirements

  • Ability to independently develop, lead, and implement effective environmental and management systems to ensure full compliance

  • Ability to effectively communicate and implement systems required compliance activities to plant employees who are tasked with performing them

  • Microsoft Office proficiency

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Experience creating environmental permit applications and reports for submittal to external parties including regulatory agencies

Work Environment

  • Role operates primarily a professional office environment, but requires conducting business at manufacturing locations and job sites where the conditions include moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, and elevated noise levels

*What we have to offer *

  • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions

External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

No search firms, please.

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.

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