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Occidental Petroleum Company Dallas, TX, United States
Aug 17, 2017
Full time
Description   Contribute. Grow. Lead…with OxyChem. Looking for a challenge? Desire to achieve your true potential? OxyChem is a growing, action-oriented, safety driven chemical manufacturing company continually striving to be the best in the business while staying focused on environmental protection. The secret to our success has and will continue to be our people.   Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a leading North American manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, chlorine and caustic soda – key building blocks for a variety of indispensable products such as plastics, pharmaceuticals and water treatment chemicals. Other OxyChem products include caustic potash, chlorinated organics, sodium silicates, chlorinated isocyanurates and calcium chloride. For every product it makes, OxyChem’s market position is No. 1 or No. 2 in the U.S.   In a fast-paced industry that demands precision, we create a supportive workplace where the safety and well-being of our employees are paramount. We are committed to rewarding top performers, offering very competitive pay and benefits, and providing tremendous career development opportunities. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Manager - Waste Programs located in Dallas, TX.   Essential Job Duties: This position is responsible for promulgating and continuously improving a management program to ensure company/facility compliance with solid/hazardous waste related environmental laws and regulations through program/procedural development and training, as well as direct mentoring of facility personnel.  Specific responsibilities include :   • Provide leadership to the organization in the identification, development and implementation of areas of focus to promote continuous improvement in Recycling of secondary materials, waste minimization and cost reduction in waste disposal management.   • Negotiate RCRA Treatment, Storage and Disposal permit provisions, both during periodic renewal and when modifications are required for expanded/new facilities, with regulatory agencies to obtain timely and cost effective results.   • Develop strategies for and negotiate resolution of solid/hazardous waste related compliance issues and respond to agency inspections/legal actions.   • Provide technical support for recycling projects and waste characterization determinations, including sampling and analytical testing of waste characteristics, as well as QA/QC requirements.   • Participate on facility audit teams and assist facilities in responding to audit action items, and provide regulatory assistance to facilities to improve processes and documentation to demonstrate compliance.   • Participate on Industry association committees responsible for waste and recycling related issues, both at the national and state levels. Assess the impact of proposed regulatory and legislative changes on our products and manufacturing operations and prepare comments on behalf of the company to ensure company impacts and recommendations are recognized and considered by regulators.   • Work closely with Glenn Springs Holdings (GSH) remediation teams to minimize costs of remediation of past hazardous substance releases to soil and groundwater at operating facilities, while reducing risks to current operations.   • Assist Supply Chain staff with waste disposal contract negotiations and develop related waste disposal cost reduction projects in conjunction with facility staff.   • Initiate special projects to anticipate and/or respond to solid/hazardous waste and recycling related regulatory issues, e.g. Definition of a Solid Waste, RCRA waste handling issues, Delisting Petitions, Recycling exemptions, Legitimate recycling determinations, etc.   • Provide technical expertise to management, facilities and other Oxy divisions where a solid waste related issue is expected to have a significant impact. Integrate waste and recycling management planning with air and water quality management programs to assure consistency, capture synergies, manage overlaps and address conflicting requirements.   • Initiate projects to capture synergies in recycling and waste treatment activities across operating facilities, as well as GSH projects to minimize overall company costs and maximize utilization of on-site capabilities.   • Support regulatory approvals for reuse of OxyChem wastes and secondary materials as products to be utilized by other Oxy facilities and third party customers, e.g. spent sulfuric acid, light and heavy ends to Catoxid and/or Perc reactors, etc.   • In support of HES&S Department communications, prepare and submit relevant waste and recycling information for company annual reports as well as special reports for community and company advocacy efforts. This includes waste reduction planning, TRI reporting and related release reductions, including those related to process changes at operating facilities.   • Provide periodic training on Waste related topics.   • Accept and manage other responsibilities as assigned.   Qualifications   • Bachelor's degree in Chemical and related Engineering, Chemistry, Environmental Science, or equivalent   • 10 or more years overall environmental waste experience required   • Must have functional computer skills     Occidental is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
PCA
Aug 17, 2017
People • Customers • Trust   At Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), we think of ourselves as more than a box manufacturer. We are an ideas and solutions company. We seek to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds. It just happens to be that corrugated products are our area of expertise. At PCA, you’ll find the best people in the industry operating in a “golden rule” culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. PCA is proud to have a highly skilled and experienced team leading the way. As a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S., PCA offers customers broad expertise and economies of scale, while our multiple plant locations let us rapidly meet the local needs of our customers. We are seeking resumes for a Sustainability Project Specialist, TDS Group in our Mundelein, IL office. Position Summary: provide key support to the manager, package Testing and Optimization  in pursuit of PCA’s objectives related to sustainability –Specifically three areas that are essential to our long term environmental sustainability strategy: Fiber  sustainability (our raw material) , monitoring the GHG Emission and related metrics (Energy, Water, Solid waste, etc.) and Package Design and Engineering. The most immediate objective specifically includes timely support of PCA’s efforts to build, launch and maintain FSC chain of custody FSC Controlled Wood programs for our corrugated products division. This individual is expected to assume tactical responsibility for operating SFI, PEFC, and FSC programs within 12 months. Dimensions: This individual will contribute to the successful implementation and third party auditing to the FSC Chain of Custody and Controlled Wood Standards for PCA’s inaugural audit, in particular assuring that PCA is able to live the spirit of standards and execute successfully with minimal manpower. This individual will also integrate unique elements of the new FSC standards with PCA’s current fiber sustainability program that includes both SFI and PEFC standards –internal auditing and training will be core to this role. Responsibilities related to GHG emission monitoring will include data management for emissions and related sustainability metrics in foundation of voluntary reporting to one or multiple platforms/frameworks (CDP, GRI, SASB, etc.). To a lesser degree and more forward looking, this individual will support PCA’s network of designers with new education opportunities so that they are better equipped to design sustainable packaging, leveraging learnings and expertise from the Technical NSD Development Center. Principle Accountabilities:   Assist in the building and launch of two (new-to-PCA) fiber sustainability standards, FSC chain of custody and FSC Controlled Wood. Help in developing a program that is driven centrally and with minimal manpower while remaining in compliance with the standards, integrating new FSC standards with existing dual-chain SFI/PEFC and SFI Certified Sourcing programs for efficiency in auditing and training. Outline function specific responsibilities at the plant and central office level, and develop guidance documents and visual aids that will facilitate successful execution of those roles. Serve as lead auditor for onsite internal audits as part of the inaugural audit. Coordinate with PCA Woodlands and CBS (Container Board Sales) throughout the development process and in maintenance of the programs. Provide training for fiber sustainability programs (SFI/PEFC/FSC)to employees at box plants and  central office via webinar and or  on-Demand  resources on the Hub (PCA’s SharePoint site) Assume day to day responsibility for maintaining SFI, PEFC, and FSC programs. Support PCA’s sustainability information database and related dashboards (resource advisor, by Schneider Electric). Accurate, effective, timely completion of:   Gathering and  inputting data (on resources withdrawn from  and returned to the environment) Researching requirements and sourcing information necessary forth success and growth of the initiative. Provision of analysis required to verify and validate information in the database. Provision of other administrative and technical support as required. Help PCA reach long term aspirational goals including but not limited to : Develop training courses/masterclasses/on demand resources for designers to better understand the fundamentals of sustainable packaging, and how they can leverage things we have learned in the lab. Actively support initial drafting of sustainability /CSR reports for PCA.   Decision Making:  This position requires a professional able to make timely and considered decisions related to finding ways to meet customer needs while maintaining compliance with the appropriate and relevant standards Interactions with Customers and Contacts: This position works cooperatively with individuals across the TDSQ group, Box Plants, Woodlands, Environmental/EHS and Containerboard Sales, with frequent verbal and electronic/hard copy communication with internal and external Customers, and PCA/TDS management. Tt requires clear communication, fostering collaboration to meet customer satisfaction goals. Positon requirements: BS in accounting, packaging, environmental science, forestry, or similar. Interest/background in both corrugated packaging and sustainability (environmental and social) highly desirable. 0-2 years prior work experience, ideally with prior background in sustainability. Strong attention to detail. Skilled in Microsoft Excel, proficient in word and Power Point. Working knowledge of Microsoft Visio and Project, as well as experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, a plus. Experience working with FSC, SFI, PEFC standard desirable. Knowledge of ISTA standards, and ASTM test methods related to packaging a plus. Willingness to travel regularly (likely>50), by appropriate modes.  PCA provides a competitive comprehensive benefits package.    PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories   All Qualified applicants must apply at www.LocalJobNetwork.com : https://www.localjobnetwork.com/j/27058150
Davey Tree Expert Company Muskegon, MI, United States
Aug 17, 2017
Full time
Position: Consulting Utility Forester – Muskegon, MI #18164 Starting Date:   Immediately. Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected. Location: Western Michigan   Want to join a highly skilled team of Foresters, Horticulturalist, Plant Scientists, Ecologists, and Natural Resource Specialists? Enjoy a dynamic work environment applying the use of technology while spending time outdoors? Get paid to travel and explore new areas? Ever wondered what the root system of a 50 year old tree looks like or what special practices are needed when working in environmentally sensitive habitat? Interested in working for a 100% employee owned company and becoming an owner yourself? These opportunities await you.   Who we are: The Davey Resource Group, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is passionate and relentless in our pursuit to help our utility clients deliver safe and reliable power to their customers and maintain national security. It’s all about technology and great people. Not the standard great person, but those who love being the best, being a part of building something, and those who want to create change, love what they do and the people they do it with. We are currently hiring Arborists, Foresters, Horticulturalists, Natural Resource Specialists, along with plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our team. Various full time positions available include; Entry level, special projects, and supervisory roles. Candidates who have positive attitudes excellent communication skills, critical attention to detail, thirst for knowledge and are team-players may apply. Military Veterans are also encouraged to apply.   What you’ll do: Contribute to all aspects of Vegetation Management Planning, Succeed and Celebrate. Work with major gas/electric utility forestry management needs. Inspecting and assessing vegetation in the right-of-ways for compliance standards and construction work plans. Identify tree and brush control work and protection zone recommendations. Document work using hand-held computer; Assess terrain, Habitat, and Environmental conditions, Creation of IVM projects. Coordinating with Project Managers, Planners, and Vegetation Crews.   What you’ll need: Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather; ability to read and follow maps; ability to work independently. Leadership experience and a desire for career growth will be given a priority. Demonstrated expertise in problem solving and technical innovation. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Availability and desire to travel throughout western Michigan. Clean DMV driving record and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle. Two or Four year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture or related discipline; ISA Utility Specialist; Qualified Applicators License (QAL), Pest Control Advisor (PCA), Registered Professional Forester (RPF), Utility Right-of-Way Vegetation experience are preferred. Ability to identify local tree species & growth rates. Organizational skills; working knowledge of computers and programs, file creation, manipulation and sharing.   What you’ll get: Career opportunities that are tailored to your objective. A recession-resilient career. A company repeatedly recognized as a top performer. An innovative and success driven work environment. The opportunity to work in this country’s great outdoors. Great teammates that will help support your professional growth. Managers who empower and genuinely care about each team members’ success. The resources you need to excel and grow through the Davey Institute of Tree Science. An excuse to be enthusiastic every day. Company vehicle for commuting purposes & cell phone. Competitive wages & excellent benefits. Pay rates based on qualifications & experience. Opportunity to work for and become an employee-owner with the #1 100% employee owned service company in the country.   If a career exploring the forest with Davey excites you, please apply for #18164 on  JOBS.DAVEY.COM  or by sending your resume and cover letter to:   James Panezott Email:  Forestry.Careers@davey.com   Phone:  (800) 828-8312 x8039 Subject: Consulting Utility Forester – Muskegon, MI #18164   Visit the Davey Careers Website:  JOBS.DAVEY.COM  for other job opportunities and company information.  
Davey Tree Expert Company Lewistown, PA, United States
Aug 17, 2017
Full time
Position: Consulting Utility Forester/ Distribution Specialist – Lewistown, PA #18163 Starting Date:   Immediately. Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected. Location: Central Pennsylvania   Want to join a highly skilled team of Foresters, Horticulturalist, Plant Scientists, Ecologists, and Natural Resource Specialists? Enjoy a dynamic work environment applying the use of technology while spending time outdoors? Get paid to travel and explore new areas? Ever wondered what the root system of a 50 year old tree looks like or what special practices are needed when working in environmentally sensitive habitat? Interested in working for a 100% employee owned company and becoming an owner yourself? These opportunities await you.   Who we are: The Davey Resource Group, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is passionate and relentless in our pursuit to help our utility clients deliver safe and reliable power to their customers and maintain national security. It’s all about technology and great people. Not the standard great person, but those who love being the best, being a part of building something, and those who want to create change, love what they do and the people they do it with. We are currently hiring Arborists, Foresters, Horticulturalists, Natural Resource Specialists, along with plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our team. Various full time positions available include; Entry level, special projects, and supervisory roles. Candidates who have positive attitudes excellent communication skills, critical attention to detail, thirst for knowledge and are team-players may apply. Military Veterans are also encouraged to apply.   What you’ll do: Contribute to all aspects of Vegetation Management Planning, Succeed and Celebrate. Work with major gas/electric utility forestry management needs. Inspecting and assessing vegetation in the right-of-ways for compliance standards and construction work plans. Identify tree and brush control work and protection zone recommendations. Document work using hand-held computer; Assess terrain, Habitat, and Environmental conditions, Creation of IVM projects. Coordinating with Project Managers, Planners, and Vegetation Crews.   What you’ll need: Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather; ability to read and follow maps; ability to work independently. Leadership experience and a desire for career growth will be given a priority. Demonstrated expertise in problem solving and technical innovation. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Availability and desire to travel throughout Central Pennsylvania. Clean DMV driving record and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle. Two or Four year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture or related discipline; ISA Utility Specialist; Qualified Applicators License (QAL), Pest Control Advisor (PCA), Registered Professional Forester (RPF), Utility Right-of-Way Vegetation experience are preferred. Ability to identify local tree species & growth rates. Organizational skills; working knowledge of computers and programs, file creation, manipulation and sharing.   What you’ll get: Career opportunities that are tailored to your objective. A recession-resilient career. A company repeatedly recognized as a top performer. An innovative and success driven work environment. The opportunity to work in this country’s great outdoors. Great teammates that will help support your professional growth. Managers who empower and genuinely care about each team members’ success. The resources you need to excel and grow through the Davey Institute of Tree Science. An excuse to be enthusiastic every day. Company vehicle for commuting purposes & cell phone. Competitive wages & excellent benefits. Pay rates based on qualifications & experience. Opportunity to work for and become an employee-owner with the #1 100% employee owned service company in the country.   If a career exploring the forest with Davey excites you, please apply for #18163 on  JOBS.DAVEY.COM  or by sending your resume and cover letter to:   James Panezott Email:  Forestry.Careers@davey.com   Phone:  (800) 828-8312 x8039 Subject: Consulting Utility Forester/ Distribution Specialist – Lewistown, PA #18163   Visit the Davey Careers Website:  JOBS.DAVEY.COM  for other job opportunities and company information.