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Environmental Specialist

Newark, Delaware, US
Closing date
Dec 7, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Employment Type
Full time

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The Role and Responsibilities

The DuPont Newark - Chemical & Mechanical Planarization Technology (CMPT) manufacturing and research site is seeking a motivated professional Environmental Specialist for its facility located in Newark, DE. The site employs approximately 600 DuPont employees and a large number of support contractors. The Site is a world class manufacturing facility providing consumables for the semi-conductor and electronic industries. Our successful candidate will be primarily responsible for satisfying the Site's environmental compliance obligations and identifying & driving continuous improvement programs. As a key member of the Site Environmental, Health and Safety Team, responsibilities will also include general support for Site EH&S programs and policies.

Your Key Responsibilities;
  • Serve as the technical expert on all matters relating to the site's air pollution control, water and waste infrastructure, associated regulatory compliance programs, and emissions.
  • Prepare air permit applications including renewals and modifications.
  • Develop air dispersion modeling using regulator-approved modeling programs.
  • Interpret local, state and federal environmental regulations then develop and implement environmental compliance programs, inspections, and guidance documents to ensure site compliance.
  • Verify accuracy of emission calculations and estimates for routine emissions as well as maintenance, startup and shutdown emissions.
  • Maintain and submit accurate compliance reports and records.
  • Develop and provide technical guidance and best practices to various departments regarding their responsibilities to the environmental program.
  • Monitor and report environmental compliance metrics on program effectiveness to site leadership team and associated teams
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Operations during the design and installation phase of facilities to ensure compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Build effective relationships with regulatory bodies, laboratories, and service providers for regulatory compliance program.
  • Host regulatory site visits and inspections.
  • Drive incident investigations to identify root cause and corrective/preventive actions
  • Conduct internal 1st Party Audits and Field Environmental Assessments to ensure compliance with DuPont Standards and Federal, State and Local regulations.
  • Develop and deliver professional meeting presentations to stakeholders including regulators and other officials.
  • Be a visual presence on the production floor and provide counsel, advice and support to other functions on all safety, health and environmental and security related matters.
  • Ensure compliance with company and site policies.
  • Supports the management of change (MOC) process as a change owner, subject matter specialist (safety) and change action owner.
  • Conduct facility training sessions as it relates to Air, Water and Waste regulations to ensure compliance and enhanced awareness.

Your Key Responsibilities;
  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Chemistry or a related Technical degree from an accredited program.
  • Minimum 7 years applicable experience showing proficiency in air pollution permitting and compliance and/or multimedia environmental compliance audits, and environmental management systems, (preferred experience working in the state of Delaware).
  • Completion of a master's degree in a related field may be substituted for 2 years of experience.
  • Superior technical writing abilities.
  • Expert knowledge of federal, state, and local air regulations with emphasis on the Clean Air Act, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, Title V Permitting, Title VI Ozone Depleting Substances.
  • Experience in air quality dispersion models and project management.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with contractors, co-workers, and other professionals.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and regulators.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

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