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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Taylorsville, Mississippi
United States
Job Categories:
Environmental Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Industry Segments:
Lumber & Wood
Experience level:
0-1 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number:

Environmental Specialist

Georgia-Pacific is seeking an Environmental Specialist at our Taylorsville, MS- Plywood Facility, reporting to the Environmental Manager.

The individual will be responsible for the assisting in the development, implementation and management of the facility’s environmental compliance programs and systems. This position will assist in ensuring facility compliance with governmental regulations, such as state and federal air regulations, storm water, wastewater, hazardous waste and to company policies and procedures such as Georgia-Pacific's Environmental Compliance Standards. 

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
* Assisting with day-to-day environmental compliance requirements of applicable permits, plans, and regulations. These may include collecting records, preparing reports, monitoring & directing work performed by consultants, conducting inspections, and sample collection   
* Assist environmental manager in the development and the implementation of the corporate environmental management system (7-Element Risk Management System), as well as provides training to the facility personnel to manage environmental compliance through dispersed ownership
* Participate in incident investigation, mitigation, root cause analysis and corrective action
* Represent facility during agency inspections
* Leading as a champion of Market-Based Management® and Operations Excellence (OpEx) by communicating and demonstrating to employees how actions connect to GP’s environmental vision and create long-term value  
* Participating in the plant’s strategic planning and project review process, track metrics, and supporting continuous improvement of the facility’s environmental management system
* Being proactive and assertive with a high sense of urgency related to problem solving
* Working cohesively and effectively with others to deliver excellence in written/verbal communications, planning, documenting, organizing and executing multiple tasks simultaneously
* Providing environmental permitting / planning support to capital projects

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s Degree Environmental or related engineering/science field

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience working with federal and State of MS environmental regulations such as MACT rules, air permitting and reporting, water, storm water and waste management
* Experience using Microsoft applications such as Excel, Word, OneNote, and SharePoint
* Experience communicating environmental requirements and responsibilities to multiple levels of an organization
* One (1) or more years of industrial/manufacturing environmental experience

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
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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