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Company Name:
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Las Vegas, Nevada
United States
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Environmental Engineer/Specialist: Single site
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Manufacturing - Miscellaneous
Experience level:
1-2 years
Education level:
Associate Degree
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Environmental Specialist

Start a new career with Georgia-Pacific, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of Building Products. We are hiring now for an Environmental Specialist at our Las Vegas, Nevada facility.

The Environmental Specialist will perform professional work at local level in support of the Plant Environmental Programs at the Las Vegas, NV facility. The individual will be reporting to the Environmental Manager and is responsible for supporting the facility’s environmental compliance programs and systems. This position will assist in ensuring facility compliance with pertinent governmental regulations, including state and federal air regulations for air emissions, storm water, wastewater, and hazardous wastes. The role will also help ensure that the site conforms to relative 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
     * Learn and apply Market-Based Management (MBM®) 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
     * Analyze incident and compliance trend data and work with operating departments to reduce risk
What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:
     * Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or Engineering Degree or related science field OR Technical degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, or related science field
     * Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook
     * Ability to interface well with all employees (hourly and salaried) in the facility
     * Must be able to climb stairs and ladders and lift and carry up to 25 lbs

What Will Put You Ahead?
Preferred Qualifications:
     * Two (2) years’ experience working with federal and state environmental regulations such as, air permitting and reporting, water, wastewater, storm water and solid waste management
     * One (1) or more years of industrial/manufacturing environmental experience
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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