Environmental Coordinator

  • Georgia-Pacific
  • Alcolu, SC, USA
  • Sep 25, 2018
Full time Air Quality Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA

Job Description

Environmental Coordinator 

The Environmental Coordinator will perform environmental compliance work at multiple levels in support of the Plant and Corporate Environmental Programs at the Clarendon Oriented StrandBoard Plant in Alcolu, South Carolina.  The individual will be responsible for the development, implementation and management of the facility’s environmental compliance programs and systems.  This position will assist in ensuring facility compliance with governmental regulations, such as state and federal regulations, Title V air permit, storm water, wastewater, hazardous waste and to company policies and procedures such as Georgia-Pacific’s Environmental Compliance Standards.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

Environmental Responsibilities 

  • Technical Expert and Compliance Standard Owner
  • Direct others and assist in compliance of Federal (EPA) and State (SCDHEC) environmental program requirements including but not limited to air, wastewater, storm water, solid and hazardous waste, CERCLA/EPCRA, and FCC.
  • Assist plant manager in the development and the implementation of the corporate environmental management system (7-Element RMS), as well as integration of the environmental system into the plant’s overall OpEx Plan
  • Participate in incident investigation, mitigation, root cause analysis and corrective action
  • Prepare and submit compliance reports as required by regulatory agencies
  • Stay current with new ideas, engineering and techniques in the environmental field
  • Represent facility during agency inspections
  • Support site project managers regarding technical and regulatory environmental issues, including contractor management and change management
  • Work closely with the Regional Environmental Manager and/or Business Environmental Manager for guidance and direction on all environment matters
  • Knowledge share with Environmental Coordinators and Engineers from other GP Building Products facilities
  • Actively practice MBM® and foster the use of MBM® guiding principles at site
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of management and plant personnel
  • Develop and deliver PowerPoint training presentations to groups of management and plant personnel
  • Liaison between plant personnel and testing contractors and others for compliance testing projects
  • Analytical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Effectively interface with all levels of plant personnel
  • Work with teams and with a diverse group of people 

What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Environmental Science or Environmental System Engineering
  • At least 5 years of environmental experience, with direct involvement in all aspects of a Title V Air Permit program in an industrial/manufacturing setting OR a current Georgia Pacific Environmental Associate in the ELP Program
  • Willingness to work in an industrial environment of vastly varying ambient temperatures from hot to cold
  • Range of motion sufficient to permit climbing stairs and ladders, walking, standing, stooping and crouching for extended periods of time 

What Will Put You Ahead?
Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Basic or advanced engineering degree with a core curriculum in environmental
  • Good organization and time utilization skills
  • Self-starter
  • Experience with compliance related to Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) rules
  • Knowledge of SharePoint, Microsoft programs, proficient in Excel
  • Two years of successful environmental compliance and management systems experience
  • Method 9 Opacity certification (smoke school), or able to acquire certification
  • Willingness to conduct environmental parameter sampling on a monthly basis
  • Strong technical skills in understanding emissions calculations, emissions factors and how they are applied to calculate emissions
  • Ability to prepare and implement key management system/controls, such as Permits, Plans, License & Registration; Written Representation Tables; Statement of Basis; Declaration of Negative Applicability; and Compliance Calendars  

Why Work for GP?

  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings
  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness 

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