Process/Environmental Engineer - Fernandina Beach, FL

Fernandina Beach, Florida, US
May 04, 2021
May 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Process/Environmental Engineer - Fernandina Beach, FL

600 North 8th Street
Fernandina Beach, Florida, 32034
United States

Position Title: Environmental Engineer

Location: Fernandina Beach, FL

Career Opportunity:

The Environmental Engineer is responsible for supporting mill operations in its ongoing efforts to sustain environmental compliance by proactively managing and improving facility testing and monitoring methods.

What you need to succeed:

Required Qualifications

· Bachelor's Degree: Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or

· Other engineering or science degree and experience in environmental compliance at a manufacturing facility or as a consultant.

· Proficient computer skills (including MS Office, most importantly Excel and Microsoft Word)

· Willing and able to walk and work in an industrial location indoors or outdoors, including walking up and down steps and ladders with all safety equipment (hard hat, safety glasses, ear plugs, gloves, steel-toed shoes, etc.)

Required Competencies

· Action oriented

· Dealing with ambiguity

· Managerial courage

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Excellent planning, organizational, time management and prioritization skills

· Good oral and written communication skills are required to accurately discuss items with sensitive legal implications and communicate those issues with regulatory personnel.

How you will impact WestRock:

The Environmental Engineer will begin with primary duties as listed below with future rotation into other wastewater, solid waste and air support functions:

· Responsibility for maintaining a chemical database for all on-site chemicals, including locations, quantities, and a list of their applicable regulatory reporting requirements.

· EPCRA 311 and 312 chemical reporting requirements.

· Maintenance of the mill's Environmental Management System on SharePoint. Requires familiarity with SharePoint editing techniques.

· Weekly inspection of waste collection areas within the mill.

· Participation in quarterly ambient river sampling events.

· Assistance with downloading and analysis of data from PI into Excel.

· Analysis of wastewater treatment plant in-house parameters, such as TSS, COD, BOD or nutrients during upset conditions.

· Participate in the on-call duty rotation. Approximately every four weeks, in rotation with other Environmental Department team members, participate in weekend call duty.

· When on call duty, check air regulatory alarms and CEMS calibrations, check wastewater treatment plant and deep well operating data, provide status reports to Mill personnel via email, and remain on call to respond to emergencies.

Future rotation into other environmental support functions could include some or all of the following:

· Coordinate sampling, reporting, and training associated with regulatory permits (NPDES process wastewater, NPDES storm water, water withdrawal, Title V Air Operation).

· Manage waste programs including solid, hazardous, universal wastes and reuse/recycling.

· Work with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies to obtain and maintain permits.

· Prepare a variety of regulatory reports which include data collection, calculations, accurate recordkeeping, and an adherence to regulatory deadlines.

· Establish, write, and communicate programs and policies to comply with regulatory programs.

· Conduct training to both hourly and salaried personnel.

· Support operations in the functioning of the environmental controls systems, including the wastewater treatment plant and air pollution control devices.


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