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Argonne National Laboratory

Emergency Management Specialist, Hazard Analyst

The Argonne Office of Emergency Management implements the requirements of comprehensive planning, preparedness, response, and recovery activities of the site Emergency Management Program. Argonne National Laboratory is one of the top scientific destinations in the world. Argonne occupies 1,500 wooded acres 21 miles southwest of Chicago in DuPage County, Ill.

Our mission is to develop, implement and maintain a Comprehensive Emergency Management Program at Argonne National Laboratory designed to:

  • Promote effective and efficient integration of all applicable policies, recommendations, and requirements, including Federal interagency emergency plans;
  • Protect the health and safety of all workers and the public from hazards associated with onsite and offsite hazards;
  • Prevent damage to the environment;
  • Minimize the consequences of all emergencies involving or affecting departmental facilities and activities; through an integrated approach of coordinated and collaborative planning, training and exercising.

We invite you to apply for the Emergency Management Specialist, Hazard Analyst opening. In this role, you will continue the enhancement of the technical planning basis. Under limited supervision, your responsibilities will include:

  • Implementation of technical planning basis requirements,
  • Identification and documentation of site hazards and associated risks, assessing the need for additional response planning,
  • Development of required statutory hazardous materials reporting (e.g., EPCRA),
  • Development and training of emergency response and protective action plans,
  • Management of technology maintenance in emergency facilities;
  • Recommendation of hazardous material alternatives and protective actions to minimize risk to the site,
  • Participation on Argonne’s Emergency Management Team, working in the Emergency Operations Center during site emergencies.

Position Requirements

We expect you to have:

  • Strong research skills with a working knowledge of hazardous materials, plume modeling, and appropriate corresponding protective actions.
  • Good understanding of emergency management principles and severe weather identification.
  • Effective interaction ability working with a diverse group of technical, professional and management personnel.
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, organization and time management skills, and the ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Strong skills in technology concepts and work-related use of computers, including Microsoft Office applications with a higher skill level in Excel.
  • Minimum of a 4-year college degree, preferably in Emergency Management, Industrial Hygiene, Health Physics, Environmental Science, Chemistry, or related field with hazardous material experience.
  • 5+ years directly related experience working as an emergency management hazard analyst, industrial hygienist, health physicist, or hazardous material specialist.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Environmental Compliance Manager

STERIS Corporation - Helping to provide a healthier today and a safer tomorrow.

 

Summary: The Environmental Compliance Manager is responsible for providing direction, support and guidance to each designated facility to ensure success in achieving and maintaining World Class Environmental Compliance.  Collaborate with Environmental Director in the development, implementation and maintenance of all internal procedures relative to environmental regulatory compliance by studying new and existing environmental laws, regulations and standards, determining the potential impact on operations, and ensuring corporate expectations are being met.  Develop relationships and direct facilities with compliance programs by enforcing established programs, including the development of assessment tools and models, and environmental reporting requirements.  Lead the environmental regulatory analysis and review of pertinent business opportunities, mergers and acquisitions as STERIS Corporation pursues growth both locally and globally. Location: Libertyville, IL.

For more information and/or to apply, please visit:

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Sr. Environmental Compliance Specialist

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At Exelon, we’ve got a place for you!
Join the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce. Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits. Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 150 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION
Provide cross media subject matter expertise in environmental management areas including
industrial hygiene, water, air, hazardous and non-hazardous waste, PCB management, USDOT,
spill prevention, industrial services, recycling, and pollution prevention. Evaluate environmental
program performance and initiate changes towards continuous improvement. Provide support to
EED management and field professionals in developing, planning, evaluating and implementing
compliance/pollution prevention/lifecycle management programs, which reduce environmental
liability and minimize financial impact. Supervise support personnel, outside consultants, and
contract vendors as needed to meet business objectives. Establish a consistent environmental
services platform using established environmental strategies and Environmental Management
Systems, and develop systems as necessary to meet emerging business needs. Position may
be required to work extended hours, including 24×7 coverage during storms or other energy
delivery emergencies.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITY
– Direct environmental program and regulatory requirements for air, water, RCRA, UST, SPCC,
EPCRA/SARA and ecological media compliance activities. ; Cross-functional expertise in OSHA
and Industrial Hygiene programs. ; Serve as subject matter expert for EHS tactical services to
business, and participate on project teams to support business activities.
– Develop and implement procedures/protocols to meet the compliance elements in air, water,
UST, SPCC, SARA and ecological areas, improving efficiencies using innovative solutions,
identifying gaps and coordinating cost effective, risk reducing efforts for solutions.
– Interface and provide consultation and technical support with operations to provide analysis of
impacts and development of compliance strategies to reduce cost impacts and/or improve
competitive advantage, relating to compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory and
environmental requirements. Manage consultants and associated budgets accordingly.
– Primary interface with local, state and federal agencies to negotiate and discuss environmental
issues/permits. ; Provide written comments and public testimony on regulatory proposals. ;
Direct environmental studies to satisfy permit and regulatory requirements as required.

– Company Representative and active participate in industry and regulatory groups and
technical committees
(i. e. USWAG, UWAG, IREG, BNTS, IEMA, NERC, ANJR, Wastewise) to promote company
environmental positions.
– Coordinate with Senior EMS/Data Management Specialist on the development and
maintenance of an environmental data management program to maximize efficient data
tracking, and information sharing through the development and enhancements of Environmental
Website. ; Support the development and implementation of strategic environmental
communications strategy.
– Establish processes and programs to monitor and track compliance performance, manage
budget for Environmental Projects; Provide direction on existing and proposed technical
environmental regulatory requirements.
POSITION SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum:
– BS Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Engineering or Environmental Sciences, with 7-10 years of
working experience in the environmental field.
– Working knowledge of utility systems and regulatory background in environmental media
(water, air, UST, SPCC, ecological) disciplines.
– Extensive knowledge of regulatory requirements in hazardous materials and chemical control.
– Strong background in information management systems and applications.
– Strong people skills and ability to thrive in a team environment is essential, along with
innovation, creativity, and initiative. Strong technical writing, oral communication, and
negotiating skills.
– Knowledge of waste/air/water regulations, associated technical/policy issues and of the
regulatory development process.
Preferred:
– Master Degree in Environmental discipline including science or chemistry, with 5 years of
experience.
– Working experience in State or Federal regulatory agencies
– 5 years of working experience in environmental consulting.
– Experience in developing compliance products and programs.
– Experience in communicating corporate positions and negotiating with trade associations and
government officials.

• Knowledge and experience in waste management including solid waste, hazardous
waste, universal waste, special waste and TSCA waste
• Knowledge and experience in SARA Title III (EPCRA) reporting requirements
• Knowledge and experience in ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems
• Knowledge and experience in contractor oversight
• Utility experience a plus
How to Apply:
Interested parties can submit resumes to Dawn.berggren@exeloncorp.com.


Job description
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.

Candidate Requirements
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:

Victor Bell| Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Manager
22500 Stepan Drive, Elwood, Illinois 60421
Phone:  815-774-5207 | Cell:708-265-4702| E-mail:  vbell@stepan.com


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

Description

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.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serves as the Stepan subject matter expert on all activities relating to the Company’s air emissions and associated regulatory compliance and pollution control infrastructure.
  • Functions as a liaison between Stepan sites and regulatory agencies on air permitting and compliance matters.
  • Assist sites on permit compliance activities including monitoring, recordkeeping, computer modelling, data analysis and reporting.
  • Interprets regulations and permit requirements and subsequently translates into activities, guidance, programs and oversight to ensure compliance.
  • Provides support to facilities in the development, management and submittal of permit renewals, construction permits, permit modifications, stack testing protocols, LDAR monitoring programs, and other permitting activities, as necessary.
  • Develops and implements environmental management systems and any programs, work instructions, standards, policies, procedures or training necessary for compliance assurance.
  • Performs environmental air compliance audits on existing facilities and as part of due diligence on potential acquisitions.
  • Recommends capital expenditures necessary to maintain compliance with air regulations and permits.
  • Partners with various internal customers on projects to ensure scope of work, design, operation, maintenance and permitting are compliant and effective.
  • Performs emission modelling, calculations and data analysis associated with existing and proposed operations.
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

The qualified candidate will have the following education, experience, skills and abilities: 

  • BS degree in Engineering, Environmental Sciences or Chemistry
  • 8 – 10 years’ experience performing a similar role within a chemical manufacturing or consulting environment.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of regulations pertaining to air compliance including Title V, MACT, BACT, LDAR, NSPS, PSD and NESHAP.
  • Demonstrated integrity.
  • Strong people skills and an ability to influence others.
  • Advanced computer skills including modelling, spreadsheets, data collection and analysis.
  • Estimated travel at 25%.  Domestic and International

Primary Location

United States-Illinois-Northbrook


Environmental Engineer  01620 

Description

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.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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

Qualifications

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.

Education Level

Bachelor’s Degree (±16 years)

Primary Location

United States-Illinois-Elwood


Manager Corporate Environmental Compliance Assurance  01643 

Description

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.

Qualifications

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.

General:

  • 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.

Primary Location

United States-Illinois-Northbrook


Manager – Global Compliance Audit  01800 

Description

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.

  • Oversees and actively participates in compliance audits; reviews other external and internal audits.
  • Analyzes audit work and findings; makes and implements recommendations for enhancing compliance.
  • Proactively identifies risks and takes mitigation actions to prevent non-compliance.
  • Tracks findings and resolution implementation to assure compliance.
  • Manages organized, complete and accurate compliance/audit records.
  • Stays current on relevant regulations and standards; proactively communicates changes/updates so that compliance is always maintained.
  • Implements ideas and suggestions for improvement.
  • Plans, directs and executes global compliance audits at operating locations and third party providers; oversees/reviews other external and internal audits.
  • Supervises audit staff.
  • Conducts compliance audits with complete objectivity; maintains confidentiality and privilege.  Shares and implements ideas on improving risk areas as well as audit processes and ethics & compliance activities.
  • Develops and updates policies and procedures for audit processes and enhances infrastructure.
  • Prioritizes and proactively identifies new risks and makes mitigation recommendations to prevent non-compliance.
  • Stays up to date on relevant regulations and standards; anticipates and communicates changes.
  • Connects with compliance/government/ trade/professional groups and feeds to remain current on regulations and industry operation and practices.
  • Implements systems and tools for managing compliance audits: scheduling, documentation, resolution tracking, etc.

Qualifications

  • 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%

Primary Location

United States-Illinois-Northbrook


Process Safety Professional

Description

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)

Qualifications

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.