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Departmental Expectations of Employee: * Maintains all monitoring, reporting, and record keeping requirements of Republic Steel's air permits. * Identifies and participates in continually evolving legal and regulatory requirements and in the development & implementation of effective solutions; * Monitors, measures and reports on environmental performance and participates in corrective/preventive actions as necessary; * Participates in the identification and development of hazard identifications, risk assessments and effective operational control procedures for significant risks; * Develops and implements emergency response procedures. Responds as appropriate to emergency situations and provides judgment for mitigating the situation and minimizing any adverse effects; * Participates as appropriate in "Incident Investigations" and provides judgment for determining the root cause of the situation and in the development & implementation of effective solutions; * Identifies, develops and provide where appropriate EHSMS training; * Leads internal continual improvement teams and support associated practice development * Manages document control and records management practices; * Manages the internal and external auditing process including corrective/preventive actions; * Assures inspections, monitoring and/or record keeping requirements are being conducted and documented; * Assures compliance with all company policies. * Supports continual improvement initiatives. * Assist with health and safety tasks Essential duties and responsibilities which must be performed in order to carry out the position purpose summarized above: * Manages the federal, state and local environmental regulatory processes; including permitting and permit renewals and negotiations and implementations and/or non-compliance enforcement situations. * Represents Republic during federal, state and local agency inspections, meetings and negotiations; serve as company negotiator, spokesperson and escort. Communicate results to appropriate Republic personnel. * Interfaces with inside and/or outside legal counsel and consultants to develop strategies and solutions to regulatory issues. * Investigates potential noncompliance situations with plant personnel and/or regulatory agents and problem solves for effective solutions. * Manages the preparation, review and submission of periodic monitoring reports, including notifications and fees. * Manages plant's accounting activities for environmental spending. * Manages special projects (oversee 3rd party contractors, manage budget, etc.) Qualifications: Specific knowledge, training, or skills required to perform the duties of this position. Specific concepts, courses, training programs or required certifications: * Bachelor's degree in engineering or science or a related field of study preferred and 5+ years of work experience in the environmental compliance field. * Proven knowledge and understanding of environmental air regulations, principles and practices with regulatory training as necessary. * Strong interpersonal skills: ability to effectively relate to all types of people; demonstrated trust and integrity. Ability to manage "business confidential" and "environment" information. * Computer skills: Microsoft Office Suits, Excel Reporting and data management * Written and oral communication skills with attention to detail and accuracy; technical writing skills. * Business skills (accounting, planning, organizing, budgeting, etc.) Essential Physical Demands and Working Environment: * Ability to see, communicate, hear and utilize electronic communication devices. Previous experience that is preferred to qualify for this position: * Environmental management experience in industrial/manufacturing working environment with a focused background in water, wastewater and waste management and regulatory programs.