Environmental Engineer

Job#: 2023279

Job Description:

Apex Systems is seeking an Environmental Engineer to join our client, a leader in the chemicals manufacturing industry. This role will be onsite in Garyville, LA. It is a permanent/direct hire role with the client! Currently only accepting local candidates, as no relocation assistance is being provided.
For immediate consideration, please send a copy of your resume to Jenny DeMaria at [email protected]
The Environmental Engineer is responsible for supporting the plant’s environmental and sustainability programs. This position reports to the SH&E Manager.
  • Ensures that the Garyville plant procedures and programs comply with LDEQ and EPA environmental regulations.
  • Manages the following tasks that are required for regulatory compliance by local, state, or federal agencies: Annual Air Emissions Inventory and Annual Air Compliance report
  • Assist the plant with monitoring, sampling, waste shipment tracking and testing programs as needed and to demonstrate compliance with regulatory requirements and environmental permit limitations.
  • Create annual and monthly reports such as Tier II, Annual Waste Summary, Toxic Release Inventory, and Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMRs)
  • Coordinate regulatory inspections and regulatory reporting with agencies
  • Interpret regulations and identify sound solutions across air, waste, and water medias
  • Support the Garyville Plant as the environmental expert during third-party audits, such as: ECAP, RC14001, LDEQ, and EPA. 
  • Lead environmental improvement and waste and water reduction projects to help meet company sustainability goals.
  • Serves as an environmental and utilities resource to field and operations personnel, process engineers, pre-startup safety reviews (PSSRs), and Incident investigations.
  • Supports the guiding principles of Responsible Care to continually improve Garyville’s plant’s safety, health, environmental performance, process safety, security, and efforts to respond to public concerns relating to design, development, manufacture, storage, marketing, distribution, use and ultimate safe disposal of chemical products.
  • Supports and is committed to the Quality Improvement Process.  Plans strategies to ensure error-free work by “doing it right the first time” and conveys this attitude in the daily performance of various duties.
  • Supports and incorporates the activities of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) into ongoing work duties through teamwork within and across departments. 
  • Supports new product introduction to facility assuring acceptable controls are in place.
  • Monitors the utilities units and support the operation of units. The utilities unit consist of high steam boilers and water treatment facility.
  • Analyze, investigate, and troubleshoot problems in processes and equipment within the utilities department
  • Maintain and update the process safety information in accordance with PSM standards and ensure a safe work environment in utilities area
  • Document all changes in responsible area by initiating MOCs and performing PSSRs

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering, environmental engineering, environmental science or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant environmental compliance experience and knowledge in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated experience applying environmental regulations (ex. RCRA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act) and working with environmental regulatory agencies (ex. EPA, LDEQ)
  • No Immigration Sponsorship Available for this role

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience managing LPDES wastewater permits, stormwater permits and large quantity generator (LQG) sites
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to deal with various levels of employees, management, vendors, and customers
  • Strong organizational skills, with an ability to be flexible in a dynamic work environment
  • Good working knowledge of SAP












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Mount Airy, LA, US

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Date Posted:
April 3, 2024