Entry Level Environmental Compliance Specialist

Penske Truck Leasing
Kenhorst, Pennsylvania, US
Jun 27, 2021
Jul 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Position Summary:

This position is responsible for supporting the company's sustainability efforts, and ensuring compliance with various environmental regulations including wastewater/stormwater discharges, aboveground/underground storage tanks, spill prevention, control and countermeasures plans (SPCC), hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal, OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard and other regulatory requirements that effect the business. Additionally, this position is responsible for providing analytic support for the development of compliance and sustainability strategies.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and submit annual/periodic compliance reports, permit applications, regulatory plans to regulatory agency on behlaf of the Company.
  • Prepare enivronmental compliance reports/letters/plans to regulatory agencies and assist field locations with corrective action related to compliance issues identified during regulatory inspections.
  • Make decisions to implement solutions to improve compliance, reduce costs, improve cycle times, etc
  • Coordinate with and oversee vendors and contractors, performing environmental services including but not limited to waste disposal, subsurface investiagtions, compliance testing, etc.
  • Provide support and decision making opinions to other Departments (Facilities, Real Estate) related to environmental issues (i.e., manage subsurface investigations, asbestos, mold, indoor air quality sampling).
  • Oversee environmental complaince audits and create corrective action meaures, including corporate policy changes, to address environmental deficiencies
  • Other tasks assigned by supervisor
  • Bachelor's Degree required in Environmental Science, Geology, Engineering, Occupational Safety or other applicable field.
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Professional Geologist (PG), Professional Engineer (PE), Registered Environmental Manager (REM), Registered Environmental Professional (REP) or other applicable certification preferred
  • Must have experience working in the environmental field with knowledge of environmental regulations as they relate to the transportation industry. These include, but are not limited to: Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Oil Pollution Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), CERCLA, EPCRA, and the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
  • Must posess basic knowledge and understaning of Federal EPA regulations.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products (Microsoft Access, Excel, Word)
  • Willingness to travel up to 25 to 50% of the time throughout North America
  • Ability to work within teams.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills; be decisive, confident, organized and creativ
  • Requires management skills, process management, and improvement skills.
  • Must have a complete grasp of environmental laws/regulations and the company's business operations, and be able to use this knowledge to develop solutions aligning with major responsibilities above.
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills, including influencing and relationship building.
  • Ability to deal with a diverse and multinational group of internal and external customers, and local, state, and federal regulators and municipalities, contractors, and other property and business owners.
  • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
  • Willingness to work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

Physical Requirements:

- The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

- The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.

- While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.

- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Truck Leasing
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske's product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.GoPenske.com to learn more.

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