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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Belleville, Michigan
United States
Job Categories:
Environmental Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Environmental Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Environmental Consultant
Services & Consulting: Management
Industry Segments:
Chemicals, Environmental Services, Regulatory, Research, Service Industry
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number:

Environmental Project Manager

Manage projects and provide engineering support generally related to design, construction, operation, regulatory compliance and safety for closed and active hazardous and non-hazardous waste landfills and related storm water and wastewater treatment facilities.

• Manage projects and provide engineering support generally related to design, construction, operation, regulatory compliance and safety for closed and active hazardous and non-hazardous waste landfills and related storm water and wastewater treatment facilities.
• Develop and maintain documentation supporting facility compliance.
• Prepare and oversee budgets, schedules, specifications and drawings.
• Prepare bid specifications and requests for proposals.  Evaluate bids.  Oversee consultant and contractor activities.
• Procure materials and services.
• Assist with preparation of permit applications. 
• Manage various landfill operations and maintenance programs and improvement and repair projects.
• Evaluate various facility operations to identify opportunities for improving efficiency, reducing costs, and minimizing safety and environmental risks.
• Handle special projects as needed. 
Performs other, related duties as assigned. These are duties which may not be specifically listed in the class specification or position description, but which are within the general occupational series and responsibility level typically associated with the employee’s class of work.
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities. 
One level.
To perform the duties of this job, the employee must have a positive attitude; strong work ethic; ability to work independently with limited direction; results oriented; attention to detail; ability to manage multiple projects concurrently; be a technical problem solver; ability to receive, and become competent in, technical, compliance and safety training relevant to the facility’s operations.  Excellent communication, technical writing, and organizational skills with attention to detail and strong computer and problem solving skills are a must. 
  • Bachelor's degree in civil or environmental engineering or related field required. 
  • Work involves a wide array of engineering disciplines including civil/environmental, electrical and mechanical with greatest emphasis on civil/environmental. 
  • 0-4 years engineering experience is required. 
  • Geo-technical engineering experience and a general understanding of landfill development and operations required.
  • EIT registration and PE license aspirations.
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations.

Certifications, licenses, registrations:  

CHMM Preferred.

Language Skills:
Good oral communication skills to clearly understand and convey other’s message and intent, and receives and processes feedback. Ability to read, comprehend and follow instructions and work manuals. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, visitors, or employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to perform basic math functions using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to attend to numerous details under the stress of maintaining courteous, accurate and timely relations with a variety of individuals. Ability to apply common sense understanding in carrying out detailed written or oral instructions or requests. Ability to comprehend the consequences of various problem situations and to refer such problems to the appropriate individual for decision making. 

While performing this job, the employee is responsible for continuous adherence to the Company’s Health & Safety Program. This includes: the health and safety of themselves and their coworkers, completing tasks in a safe manner, attending safety meetings and mandatory H&S training, and reporting any unsafe conditions, acts or unanticipated hazards to their Supervisor, General Manager or Health and Safety Specialist.  Duties and responsibilities are detailed in the H&S Program Master Document and will be provided by the H&S Specialist and/or the direct supervisor during new-hire orientation, training sessions or upon request.

Employees are required to report any concerns associated with environmental compliance to their supervisor, General Manager or Environmental Manager. Employees are also required to complete training in hazardous waste management procedures, emergency response and other topics as outlined in the facility’s training program and/or an individual training matrix.

The personal and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work alone and work extended hours with frequent interruptions while handling various non-standard situations. This work requires high concentration with a moderate level of stress. Ability and proficiency in the use of computers. Ability to comprehend the consequences of various problem situations and to make sound decisions or to refer problems to appropriate people for decision-making. Employee shall at all times demonstrate cooperative behavior with co-workers, clients, customers and vendors. Occasional travel required.

To perform the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, and use a PC. Uses hands to touch, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds for movement waste containers. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.  Candidates should be medically fit to wear a respirator if necessary.
Visits to operation sites should not represent different physical demands.

The work is typically performed in a manufacturing setting and or office environment. In the course of advising or counseling managers, supervisors, and employees, the individual may encounter aggressive or unpredicted behavior.

US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors.