Reporting to the Director of Environmental and Regulatory affairs, the Environmental Superintendent is responsible for environmental, health and safety practices across Westmoreland's U.S. properties to minimize liability and maintain compliance with federal, provincial/state, and local regulations. Supervisor Responsibilities
This position does have formal supervisory responsibilities over other employees. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Typical Physical Demands
- Develops and implements standard templates to support environmental/regulatory compliance and Cority Environmental Module programs.
- Conducts programs to train managers and employees in compliance requirements and practices.
- Assists management in maintaining compliance with air quality, wastewater, mining permits, and other regulatory approvals/authorizations/Acts.
- Tracks laws and regulations that might affect the organization's policies or practices.
- Conduct Industrial Hygiene sampling at Westmoreland locations and prepares reports of all findings and ensures effective communication of information to Global sites.
- Maintains all Environmental Health and Safety technical equipment in operating condition and in calibration specifications.
- Investigate and gather evidence to support the contest of regulatory citations that are not warranted, of unreasonable significance or negligence or cost.
- Works closely with Operations personnel to prevent, reduce, or eliminate potential or actual risks to personnel at Westmoreland locations.
- Ability to implement and administer environmental health and safety compliance programs, audits and process improvements.
- Perform related work as required.
Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires constant data input for extended periods of time without leaving the work area. Occasionally lifting files or paper weighing up to 30 pounds. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate reports. Requires mobility sufficient to travel. Typical Working Conditions
Normal office environment. Occasional evening or weekend work.Education and Experience
Licenses, Registration, and Certifications Skills/Competencies
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Environmental Health and Safety, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or a related field.
- Minimum 6 years of related environmental engineering work experience.
- Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
- Problem solving.
- Decision Making.