Postings will be kept for 90 days.
Looking for a place to build your career? A place where you can work with industry recognized professionals who are solving tough environmental health & safety (EH&S) problems? Geosyntec is the place for you! As a junior-level professional in our EH&S practice, you get to apply your academic knowledge to real-world situations while also learning the business skills needed for a successful consulting career. This position is based in our Chicago or Oak Brook, Illinois office and is ideal for someone seeking to build a career involving EH&S compliance, process safety / risk management, & multi-media permitting (air, water, & waste).
Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting www.geosyntec.com.
About The Position
Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? Some of the key responsibilities for this position could include developing environmental reporting, preparing environmental permit applications, and developing compliance programs, such as those required under the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Specific Responsibilities May Include, But Are Not Limited To
Providing technical support on EHS compliance, environmental management systems, and environmental due diligence projects;
Performing on-site multi-media environmental compliance audits and implementing follow-up corrective actions to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations;
Designing and implementing ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 environmental and safety management systems and implementation programs for corporate clients;
Determining regulatory applicability for clients in various states and in various industry sectors;
Performing site visits to inventory processes that may require a permit or trigger compliance with a regulatory program;
Developing plans and operating procedures for managing air, water, and waste;
Developing multimedia permit applications, negotiating permit conditions, and helping develop strategies to comply with permit conditions; and
Managing litigation support projects under attorney-client privilege.
Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec’s culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will guide and integrate you into Geosyntec’s culture as you kick start your career.
Here are some other things you should know about a typical junior-level professional position:
Training: This position requires OSHA health and safety, first aid, CPR training and medical monitoring, all paid for by Geosyntec. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, which allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.
Fieldwork: Up to 60%.
Overnight travel: Up to 20%.
Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual’s own performance and initiative.
BA or BS in earth science, environmental engineering, industrial technology, industrial process, or a related field. (required)
Advanced degree in the same. (preferred)
1 to 5 years of experience working in a manufacturing or industrial environment, with a working knowledge of industrial processes, and their impacts to employee safety and the environment. (required)
Familiarity with USEPA OSHA, and State environmental regulations and understanding of environmental permit application processes. (required)
Experience developing, auditing, and/or maintaining corporate management and industry standards. (required)
Experience with multi-disciplinary project teams. (preferred)
Ability to work independently from remote client locations. (required)
Ability to succeed in a fast-paced consulting environment, handling multiple project assignments, meeting strict deadlines, and traveling to client facilities as needed. (required)
Current OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER training and refreshers. (preferred)
Valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. (required)
WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE SUCCESSFUL AT GEOSYNTEC?
Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing firm.
WHY CHOOSE GEOSYNTEC?
Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you’re looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees’ quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/.
We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/employee-benefits.
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Contact information for the 5 employment opportunities at Stepan Company listed below:
|Stepan Company is a publicly traded, major international manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemical products. Our expertise in chemical manufacturing and global reach are driving factors in our long-term relationships with customers. As we continue to grow, we remain committed to developing practices and products that reflect our core values of responsibility, integrity and innovation in the chemical industry. Stepan Job Postings
Corporate Environmental Engineer, Air – 01749
Stepan Company has a global footprint of manufacturing facilities covering multiple chemistries, manufacturing platforms and associated air emissions and pollution control infrastructure. The primary responsibility of the Corporate Environmental Engineer, Air is to develop, oversee, manage and maintain the companywide compliance assurance program associated with air emissions. The role requires strong technical ability, including interpretation of regulations, computer modelling of air emissions, and the design, operation, and troubleshooting of pollution control equipment, instrumentation and data collection infrastructure. In addition, the scope of the role necessitates an attention to detail, capability to manage multiple and competing priorities, independence, and the ability to influence, communicate and work effectively with a broad range of internal and external parties.
The qualified candidate will have the following education, experience, skills and abilities:
Environmental Engineer – 01620
Stepan Millsdale is a diverse chemical manufacturing facility with multiple chemistries, manufacturing platforms and associated air pollution control infrastructure. The primary responsibility of the Environmental Engineer – Air is to oversee, manage and maintain the site’s compliance with State and Federal air regulations including, but not limited to, the site’s Title V air permit. The role requires strong technical ability, including interpretation of applicable regulations, basic computer modelling of air emissions, and the design, operation, and troubleshooting of pollution control equipment, instrumentation and data collection infrastructure. In addition, the scope of the role necessitates an attention to detail, capability to manage multiple and competing priorities, independence, and the ability to influence, communicate and work effectively with a broad range of internal and external parties.
- Serves as the technical expert on all matters relating to the site’s air emissions, pollution control infrastructure and associated regulatory compliance.
- Functions as the liaison between the site and the IEPA and EPA on air permitting and compliance matters.
- Manages the site’s compliance with State and Federal air regulations including, but not limited to, the site’s Title V air permit and all associated monitoring, recordkeeping, computer modelling, data analysis and reporting.
- Interprets regulations and permit requirements for applicability and subsequently translates into activities, guidance, programs and oversight to ensure site compliance.
- Develops, manages and submits permit renewals, construction permits, permit modifications, stack testing protocols, LDAR monitoring programs, reporting and other permitting activities, as necessary.
- Develops and implements environmental management systems and any programs, work instructions, policies or procedures to ensure the site maintains compliance.
- Maintains and submits accurate compliance records, and any necessary reports.
- Leads and participates in meetings, environmental audits, and trainings for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information associated with scope of responsibility.
- Responds as needed to emergency situations during or after hours.
- Recommends capital expenditures necessary to maintain compliance as it relates to the site’s air emissions and Title V permit.
- Partners with operations and engineering on projects to ensure scope of work, design, operation, and maintenance are compliant and effective.
- Responsible for chemical inventory reporting (EPCRA) and Form R reports.
- Notifies area management with Environmental deviations while providing support
- Provides prompt and accurate feedback to area management
- Other duties as required
The qualified candidate will have the following education, experience, skills and abilities:
- BS degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering or EH&S
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience performing a similar or related role within a chemical manufacturing environment.
- Strong working knowledge of US regulations pertaining to air compliance.
- Demonstrated integrity.
- Strong people skills and an ability to influence others.
- Advanced computer skills including modelling, spreadsheets, data collection and analysis.
Bachelor’s Degree (±16 years)
Manager Corporate Environmental Compliance Assurance – 01643
Stepan Company is seeking a Corporate Manager, Environmental Compliance Assurance that will be based out of our Corporate offices in Northbrook, IL. This is a “hands on” position that provides critical subject matter expertise and program management in support of operational compliance, company sustainability efforts and resolution of complex issues. Highlights of responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Manages the Corporate environmental audit program including its design and execution.
- Oversees the Corporate Environmental Management System
- Establishes template environmental compliance programs for the sharing of best practices.
- Designs and presents training programs for employee development and compliance assurance.
- Provides corporate oversight and technical support for select facility environmental compliance reports (i.e. SPCC, Tier II etc.)
- Oversees the tracking, quality assurance, and reporting of various environmental and sustainability metrics.
- Provides technical support to facilities and projects related to specific environmental subject matter.
- Tracks country-level environmental regulations and advises the business about company impact from proposed and new government legislation.
- Willingness to learn and assist in other areas of EHS&S, including general safety, health and process safety.
- Other duties as assigned.
At Stepan, employees are our greatest resource. Working for Stepan, you’ll enjoy a rewarding and supportive culture that encourages continual growth and development. We offer a comprehensive total rewards package that provides outstanding pay and benefits for our employees.
Minimum educational and work experience includes:
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or related discipline
- 8 years of relevant experience, preferably within the chemical, refinery or heavy manufacturing industries
- Must have proven environmental management systems and auditing expertise preferably on a global scale.
- Must have advanced organizational capabilities, detail oriented and exhibit the highest level of integrity.
- Must demonstrate skills in leadership, project management, communications, teamwork, and interpersonal skills.
- Approximately 25% travel. Must be able to travel internationally.
- Must have a valid driver’s license and be eligible to drive and rent cars.
- Must be capable of climbing stairs, walk for extended periods, and long distance air travel
- Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes applications and willing to learn specific database and web applications.
- Must be able to work in Northbrook offices.
- Must be able to work outside normal business hours on occasion.
- Must be able to balance multiple job demands.
- Must be able to sit, stand, and communicate by phone and use a PC for extended periods of time.
|Manager – Global Compliance Audit – 01800
This position manages the review and enforcement of the Company’s compliance program pertaining to regulatory requirements associated with a chemical manufacturing company including , internal policies and procedures to prevent, detect, and respond to instances of legal or policy non-compliance and ethical business standards.
- Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree a plus
- 8 to 10 years relevant experience required
- Knowledge of compliance requirements and regulations impacting the chemical manufacturing industry
- Strong communication skills, both oral and written
- Operates with high ethical standards
- Exercises sound judgment
- Domestic and International travel required 30-40%
Process Safety Professional
Stepan Company is looking for a Process Safety Professional that will be based at the Millsdale Manufacturing Plant located in Elwood, IL, a southwest suburb of Chicago. Stepan Millsdale is a diverse chemical manufacturing facility with multiple chemistries, manufacturing platforms and associated air pollution control infrastructure. The Process Safety Management Leader must be capable of identifying process hazards, evaluating the risk of those hazards, and assist in the development of effective solutions to mitigate risk.
Candidate must be familiar with the fourteen elements of Process Safety Management (PSM) and the EPA’s Risk Management Plan (RMP) rule.
The Process Safety Management Leader responsibilities may include the following:
- Lead Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) on existing and new processes
- Provide oversight for the site Management of Change (MOC) Process
- Manage the site PHA schedule and recommendation implementation plan
- Lead Root Cause Analysis (RCA) investigations for incidents and near misses
- Provide oversight and conduct audits for Pre Startup Safety Reviews (PSSR)
- Provide mentoring and training for site personnel
- Participate on teams responsible to implement new products and processes
- Interact with the IL State Fire Marshal office and Factory Mutual (insurance carrier)
Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) required. Preference will be shown to candidates with chemical manufacturing experience.
Employment is contingent upon passing a physical, fitness for duty test, drug test, and background check.