Sr. Environmental Compliance Auditor

  • Waste Management
  • Houston, TX, United States
  • Jan 18, 2018
Full time EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Waste Management - Recycling

Job Description

The Sr. Environmental Compliance Auditor will plan and conduct environmental compliance audits of various entities to determine compliance with Federal and State regulatory requirements, environmental programs and internal policies. 

In the role of Sr. Environmental Compliance Auditor you will have the opportunity to work from any state in the United States, however, it is highly recommended that you be a reasonable and commutable distance to a major airport.  This role requires up to 60% of travel.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other minor duties may be assigned. 

  • Plan and conduct internal environmental audits to determine compliance with Federal and State regulations.
  • Review facility operations and records to ensure adequacy of internal controls, compliance with health and safety procedures, consistency with established laws, rules and regulations and guidelines applicable to overall compliance for the operation.
  • Prepare audit reports, and implement administrative and technical audit procedures for audit program activities.
  • Review and verify audit corrective actions and action to prevent reoccurrence for all audit findings.
  • Reviews and maintain audit protocols relevant to federal and state operations.
  • Interact effectively with all levels of site’s management and operational personnel to audit safe work practices and safety programs.
  • Perform other duties which may be assigned as time or circumstances necessitates.
  • This position requires approximately 60% travel. 


The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.  

Education and Experience 

  • Required:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Environmental Science, or similar area of study.
  • Five years of previous environmental compliance experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

•         BEAC or equivalent auditing certification preferred. 

Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

Working knowledge of solid and hazardous waste industry is preferred.

Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc) most of the work day;
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely;
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc) rarely;
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely;
  • Normal setting for this job is: Home Office setting. 

At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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