Environmental Regulatory Specialist-Env. Waste Stream Profiler

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota, US
Jun 09, 2021
Jun 18, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Job Description
Health Safety & Environment - SAF Regulatory/Environmental Specialist I
Focus is as a Waste Stream Profile (WSP) for major corporation responsible for reviewing chemical & packaging waste coming from plants in US and one plant in Mexico. Position can be totally remote. However, as a possible contract-to-hire, in order to convert, this candidate will need to be local to MN. 12+ month contract can be totally remote though.

Candidate should be degreed. Chemistry, ChemE, Engineer with chemical knowledge, Science and Chemistry academic or intern work. New graduates acceptable with at least 1 year of Chemistry. This is more of an entry level/junior level role. 0-3 years. Pay range is $18-22/hr . Lots of training provided. Would love knowledge of environmental, waste processes, etc. but not necessary. Person does not have contact with waste. Does all work remotely.

Primary Responsibilities :
• Develops and approves US chemical waste stream profiles (WSP) required under the company Waste Management Program Standard for wastes burned at CG Incinerator or sent for external waste management (labeling, transportation placarding, PPE and safe handing requirements, waste constituents, waste vendor to be used, etc.) • Work with waste generating plants to profile and classify materials prior to shipment to the Incinerator or outside suppliers to meet waste regulations and requirements of waste disposal operations. • Work with generating plants on joint projects to ensure regulatory compliance, decrease environmental impact, increase efficiency & reduce overall waste cost to the company. • Participate in daily code setting meeting to review waste stream profiles and add Incinerator handling codes.
• Maintain knowledge of applicable waste regulations to provide guidance to generating plants and peer waste profile writers.
• Work with outside waste suppliers to classify material for consolidation & shipment per their profile system and to meet applicable regulations. • Lead & participate in safety & environmental reviews (incident investigations, Process Hazard Analysis, Pre-startup Safety Reviews, Management of Change Reviews) • Work with cross functional teams within the Incinerator and across 3M • Involved with the implementation of environmental stewardship, sustainability, and continuous improvement programs

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in a science or engineering discipline from an accredited university
• 1-year college chemistry

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree or higher in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or a related discipline from an accredited university
• US Department of Transportation (DOT) training. Federal EPA & DOT tri-ennial requirement.
• Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) training. Federal EPA annual requirement.
• Expertise in DOT/RCRA permit compliance and State and Federal waste management regulations
• Current HAZWOPER training
• Previous environmental experience in an industrial or manufacturing setting is highly desirable
• Experience in environmental compliance reporting
• Experience working with chemical waste generation or disposal
• Chemistry lab experience
• Experience with spreadsheet and/or database application programs (such as Microsoft Excel and/or Access and SharePoint)
• Strong communication skills, and ability to work effectively in teams
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