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Company Name:
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Big Island, Virginia
United States
Job Categories:
Environmental Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Industry Segments:
General Manufacturing
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Environmental Engineer

Georgia-Pacific is seeking an Environmental Engineer to join our team in Big Island, VA. This position will provide strategic and tactical leadership to achieve key operation objectives in safety, environmental compliance. The successful candidate will initially focus on our solid waste / landfill environmental program and will be expected to move into managing our environmental air emissions programs in 2020.

The Big Island mill is a containerboard manufacturing facility that recently celebrated 125 years of operations. The mill is located about 12 miles outside of Lynchburg, VA. Nestled in the Blue Ridge mountains, you are just 3 hours from Washington DC and one hour from Roanoke, VA.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
* Completing assessments and obtaining and maintaining necessary environmental permits and licenses
* Providing support in maintaining compliance with environmental permits and regulatory requirements, including managing air compliance testing
* Preparing and submitting required regulatory reports to outside agencies
* Performing release reporting and recordkeeping as required by Company policy, environmental regulations, and environmental permits
* Monitoring key compliance metrics and implementing corrective and preventive actions to continually improve performance
* Serving as a point of contact for environmental support for the facility and rotating with other team members to provide support on weekends and holidays
* Identifying and implementing required training for operations, maintenance, engineering, and other facility staff
* Maintaining adherence to Company compliance standards
* Maintaining an advanced knowledge of relevant federal and state laws
* Identifying cost effective solutions to proactively addressing environmental issues, working closely with internal subject matter experts and legal representatives as needed
* Representing facility at agency meetings and during agency inspections
* Sharing knowledge with environmental engineers from other Georgia-Pacific facilities and participating in internal audits of other facilities
* Interacting with operations personnel in the Mill to thoroughly understand the environmental process technologies and overall manufacturing processes, communicating environmental requirements and responsibilities, and to answering any questions and addressing any concerns

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
* One or more of the following:
+ Two (2) years or more of experience in an environmental engineering role
+ Successful completion of Georgia-Pacific's ELP, EDP, or intern programs
* Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Chemical, Mechanical, Civil, or Environmental Engineering, Pulp & Paper Technology, or other engineering or physical science discipline
* Experience in developing and implementing improvement processes and projects
* Proficiency using Microsoft Office software (i.e., Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint)

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
* Experience working in pulp and paper or a similar process industry as an environmental engineer or equivalent process role with environmental involvement
* Knowledge of Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) rules that apply in a typical pulp and paper mill and Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permitting rules
* Working knowledge of air emissions compliance and permitting

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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