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Norfolk Southern Atlanta, GA
Dec 02, 2016
Full time
Job DescriptionNorfolk Southern Corporation, one of the nation’s premier rail transportation companies, is seeking applicants for Intern/Co-Op in NS Environmental Protection in Atlanta, GA. This is a developmental position with broad exposure, relate to corporate environmental compliance, emergency preparedness, and emergency response. The preferred applicant will have an upbeat attitude, is a self-starter, a good organizer, possess strong written and oral communication skills, possess strong computer skills, and is interested in regulatory compliance and emergency management in a corporate setting. A background in environmental or civil engineering is preferred. Specific duties, among others, could include:• Review, analyze, and comment on plans and specifications for pollution control systems, storm water control systems, and site remediations• Monitor field construction of engineered environmental control systems• Review, analyze, and comment on pollution control plans, spill response plans, draft environmental permits• Trouble-shoot water quality issues to improve compliance• Work with external hazardous materials response resources in on-line databases• Work with databases on hazardous materials and environmental compliance• Manage hazardous materials rail traffic statistics (incidents, traffic flows, training records, etc.)• Develop and deliver hazardous materials training for local emergency response agencies• Prepare official environmental incident reports• Analyze environmental and hazardous materials incidents for trends, root causes, and to identify corrective and preventive measuresDate Opened: Dec 1, 2016 Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com.
Rainforest Alliance West Virginia (Home Office) United States - North Carolina (Home Office)
Dec 02, 2016
Full time
Position summary:The Forest Management (FM) & Chain of Custody (CoC) Staff Auditor will conduct audits and assessments for Rainforest Alliance’s FM & CoC certification services, including audit scheduling, onsite visits, and report writing. S/he will manage the certification process for a subset of Rainforest Alliance FM & CoC clients and provide customer service, report reviews, and quality control.  S/he will also service as the FSC Controlled Wood Point of Contact for the US Region providing technical support and training on FSC Controlled Wood issues.Responsibilities:Forest Certification AuditingProvide certification services, including onsite visits to field operations and facilities, as part of Rainforest Alliance FM & CoC audits;Conduct desk audits;Write audit/assessment reports based on audit findings;Communicate effectively with clients and Rainforest Alliance staff in preparation for and finalization of audit engagements;Develop strong expertise in the Rainforest Alliance, as well as FSC forest management, FSC chain of custody, FSC Controlled Wood and SmartLogging standards, policies, and protocols;Provide input for policy development and technical improvements to the certification system; andManage all travel arrangements to conduct the assigned fieldwork;Account ManagementBuild strong working relationships with current and prospective Rainforest Alliance clients, and participate in strategic client recruitment activities;Manage the execution of audits for a portfolio of clients to include budgeting, negotiating & preparing service contracts, organizing and leading teams of experts, logistical planning, report writing and review, liaising with clients, and finalizing reports for approval;Develop and implement annual audit schedules and ensure timely, efficient, and cost-effective completion of annual audits;Ensure efficiency, quality control, and adherence to Rainforest Alliance’s technical and administrative certification protocols for all accounts directly under his/her responsibilities;Document audit processes utilizing an online customer relationship manager system, conduct data entry associated with managing accounts, and provide technical support for a full range of certification services;In coordination with other Rainforest Alliance staff, provide exemplary customer service to current and potential Rainforest Alliance clients to include, and not be limited to, providing information about certification, interpretation of certification standards, and logo use; andOther duties as assigned.Qualifications:Bachelor or equivalent degree in forestry, natural resources, or related field;Minimum of 2 years work experience, preferably in the forest product industry, agricultural industry, or related field;Excellent verbal and written communication skills;Previous auditing experience and/or ISO training preferred;Strong skills in MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, databases, and Internet;Background or interest in environmental conservation preferred;Knowledge of Rainforest Alliance certification services and/or FSC certification a plus;Strong customer service skills;Initiative, self-motivated, resourceful, detail-oriented, and dependable with a strong attention to detail;Ability to work independently and as part of a team; andWillingness and ability to travel up to 50% of the time.Salary:Commensurate with experience.Benefits:We believe that all employees, regardless of location or title, should have access to benefits. We strive to provide programs that provide the following:Health/medical coverage for staff and familyRetirement savings plans;Paid time off for holidays/vacations, illness, and personal needs;Assistance for adverse situations that might arise while on business travel; andInsurance for unfortunate circumstances.Benefits vary, depending on location. Please talk to your recruiter during your interview about specific benefits for your location. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com.
University of the Pacific Stockton, CA, United States
Dec 02, 2016
Full time
Primary PurposeServes the University through development, coordination and administrative assistance to programs, supporting sustainable practices, and advancement of sustainability at all three Pacific campuses.This is a full-time, 40 hour per week.Essential Functions1.Supports the Sustainability Director, Sustainability Committee, and University administrators in defining goals and performance metrics to ensure success. Assists in monitoring and evaluating program effectiveness, documenting performance trends, and recommending and implementing modifications to improve Sustaining Pacific.2.Supports communication with groups, programs, offices, schools and departments to achieve objectives stated in the University Sustainability Commitment Statement.3.Supports in the coordination and/or participation in publicizing University sustainability programs and initiatives by assisting with maintaining and updating the University Sustainability website, electronic brochures, electronic notifications, newsletters, fliers, and other publications both in paper and electronic form, preparing press releases and reports for external agencies, and responding to inquiries.4.In partnership with the Sustainability Director, encourages and facilitates sustainability programs initiated and developed by students, faculty and staff members. Fosters and coordinates new ideas and concepts for sustainability programming themes and identifies materials and resources to supplement, expand or replace existing sustainability programming, including in residence halls.5.Works with the Sustainability Director and Sustainability Committee to seek funding for Pacific’s sustainability initiatives through grant writing and other approaches seeking government, foundation, corporate or donor support.6.Develops, plans, coordinates and implements educational presentations and activities to further develop an ethos of sustainability and a commitment to employ sustainable practices within the Pacific community (students, faculty and staff) at all three Pacific campuses.7.Partners with Sustainability Director to plan and/or coordinate the University Sustainability month activities for all three campuses, working closely with student groups and the university community.8.Develops partnerships and other programming initiatives with the community beyond the campuses, and represents Pacific’s sustainability programs to the public as directed by the Sustainability Director.9.Supports Sustainability Director in providing direct support to administration of the Pacific Robb Garden, any/all related student clubs and organizations, and community partners. Assists with various garden operations that include, but are not limited to: recruiting and scheduling interns and volunteers, sponsoring and developing educational garden programs, coordinating Stockton and Sacramento community/regional involvements, and developing and maintaining garden signage and communication strategies. Provides assistance and support, as possible, to the McGeorge Community Garden.10.Performs other duties as assigned or requested.Minimum QualificationsEducation/Experience/Certifications: Requires Bachelors Degree in related field pertaining to sustainability.Requires a minimum one year experience working with programming, administration, and education that demonstrates understanding of concepts, issues, and initiatives.Preferred QualificationsPrefers Masters Degree in related field.Skills/Knowledge and Expertise:• An understanding of, and an interest in, advancing sustainable practices on a university campus.• Ability to communicate with a diversely represented group to inform and educate.• Ability to communicate with small or large groups.• Ability to create and maintain websites.• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, administrators, and staff in all divisions of a university.• Ability to mentor students.• Ability to assist with the planning of programs and/or events.• Ability to create and implement academic and extracurricular activities implemented in classrooms and Residential Life.• Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.Physical RequirementsPhysical Requirements:Frequent sitting. Occasional standing, walking, use of hands, and use of computer. Infrequent bending, stooping, reaching or lifting. May be requested to lift up to 25 lbs.Work Environment/Work Week/TravelWork is performed primarily in a standard office environment with the use of computer, phone and office equipment. Work is performed during standard business hours, may require minimal evening or weekend hours.Occasional travel to the Dugoni and McGeorge campuses may be expected. Valid driver’s license required. Applicant must also be able to meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University’s insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com.
Pratt & Whitney Riverside, Calif, United States
Dec 02, 2016
Full time
UTC Aerospace Systems – Aerostructures, one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms, has an immediate opening for an Environmental Health & Safety Generalist with a strong Environmental background, at our Riverside, CA facility.The primary focus of this position will be to assist the Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) Manager to ensure compliance with federal, state and local requirements, UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) standards and the implementation and oversight for high risk control programs; to oversee, review, update and implement the facility environmental programs, reports, training and procedures. The successful candidate will support in a moderately complex manufacturing environment.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Write, review, update and implement environmental programs, procedures, reports and training as required by UTAS Policy and all Federal, State, and Local regulatory agencies.Inspect, audit, assess and sample all facility activities related to ensuring safe work practices for compliance as required by law and directed by the Plant Manager and UTAS policy.Follow the EH&S Management System and work in a team environment to drive corporate initiatives, analyze and assess trend data, and facilitate relevant Environmental training.Update and maintain site chemical and hazardous material inventory. Update waste profiles and help oversee hazardous waste removal in accordance with all regulatory requirements.Help oversee site’s Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan. May perform inspections, collect samples, and analyze data.Assist in the development of environmental policies and procedures to ensure the continuous improvement of Environmental programs in the plant, including management systems. Train, coach and mentor others to improve their Environmental awareness and effectiveness.Investigate accidents and near misses to determine root cause and provides corrective action that eliminates repeat occurrences.Recognizes and evaluates conditions that are potentially hazardous to health, facilities, equipment and product to determine root cause and provides corrective action that eliminates repeat occurrences.Develop, coordinate and present training programs for environmental related subjects required by federal, state, local and company requirements.May act as the facility liaison with regulatory agencies.Provides advice, consultation, and technical expertise on healthful work environments. Helps site achieve UTAS goals for reduction in water usage, GHG emissions, industrial process wastes, etc. Participate on site’s Green Team to help reduce our environmental footprint.Uses the Lean tools to make improvements to the EHS management systems.Interacts with employees on a daily bases to promote relationships, learn the task employees perform and be known as a resource to the employees at the facility. Qualifications Experience:2 years experience preferred in environmental, health and safety support in a manufacturing environment.Education EducationAA/AS required and BA/BS highly preferred in EH&S or related field, preferred in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related science field.Typical Educational Requirements:  AA/AS degree w/1–3+ years experience;BA/BS degree w/0–2+ years experience Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com. 
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