Environmental Engineer

  • DuPont
  • Hopewell, VA, USA
  • May 10, 2019
Full time Air Quality EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics

Job Description

Job Description

Primary Function:The environmental engineer is responsible for environmental performance and compliance at both Richmond area DuPont Teijin Films facilities.  This includes ensuring that the site complies with all Federal, State, and Local environmental regulations and permits.  The environmental engineer is the leader of the day to day activities prescribed by the Environmental Management System and works with site leadership to develop continuous improvement objectives.   The person in this position represents DuPont Teijin Films and periodically interacts with environmental agencies, community representatives, environmental activists and various industry groups.  Responsibilities include overall site environmental stewardship for all media (Air, Water, Waste) and specifically includes wastewater facilities operation, Waste Management, SARA Reporting, Clean Water Regulations, and Clean Air Act (Title V).  The successful candidate should have a working knowledge of Federal, State, and Local environmental regulations, including RCRA, CERCLA, EPCRA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and environmental best management practices. * For your awareness, DuPont has announced their intent to sell the DuPont Teijin Films (DTF) business, which you are joining, to Indorama Ventures Limited (IVL). At closing of the sale, you would become an employee of Indorama Ventures Limited (IVL).  Accountabilities: Specific duties in this assignment include (but are not limited to): ·    Development, maintenance and administration of environmental management systems (ISO 14001) to continuously improve environmental compliance.

  • Preparation of site environmental permits, permit renewals and compliance plans.
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual environmental reports.
  • Regulatory oversight and reporting for Hopewell wastewater treatment operations.
  • Day-to-day environmental support to the Hopewell and Spruance sites.
  • Providing daily guidance to Hopewell waste water treatment plant staff.
  • Onsite technical/technology expertise for environmental matters.
  • Interfacing with state and federal environmental agencies on permit compliance and renewal, site inspections, regulatory interpretations, and advocacy.  Host agencies during site audits/visits.
  • Evaluation and review of proposed regulations to determine the impact to site environmental programs and compliance status.

·    Oversight and management of site waste  generation and disposal.

  • Activities associated with waste minimization/pollution prevention information, performance and cost.
  • Networking with area industrial environmental professionals and community groups to provide environmental leadership and guidance.
  • Guidance for SHE Department staff and SHE coordinators with environmental duties.
  • Working with site resources to ensure that all required training programs and documentation is in place and maintained.

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Experience, and Skills Needed:

  • Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) experience at a manufacturing plant site or equivalent experience.
  • Have experience negotiating and interacting with regulatory agency personnel.
  • Be self-motivated and need minimal guidance.
  • Be able to work well with at all levels in the organization while creating and maintaining a respectful work environment.
  • Be one of several on-call Safety, Health, Environmental contact personnel 24/7.
  • Demonstrate ability to use computer systems and software applications such as Excel, Word, Power Point, SAP, and Lotus Notes.
  • Balance leading, managing and doing; multi-task with professionalism.
  • Be familiar with environmental agency compliance reporting such as SARA 311, 312 and 313,  Annual Air Emissions and MACT Periodic Rules.
  • Be familiar with the Clean Air Act-Title V Regulations and associated MACT Rules.
  • Position will network with other environmental resources within DuPont Teijin Films and DuPont.

Position may require occasional travel outside of the Richmond area for training, support to another business site and/or off-plant environmental auditing     

Educational Attainment:

  • Have a BS in Environmental or Chemical Engineering, or related fields and a minimum of 5 years of experience.


ENGAGEMENT – Works collaboratively with others to establish and maintain positive work relationships; acknowledges others contributions; engages in joint problem solving and idea generation. 

MANAGING FOR PRODUCTIVITY – Identifies more critical and less critical activities and assignments; adjusts priorities when appropriate. Allocates appropriate amounts of time for completing own and others' work; avoids scheduling conflicts; develops timelines and milestones. 

TEAMWORK/COLLABORATION – Tries to build effective working relationships with other people. 

ANALYSIS AND JUDGMENT – Identifies the need for and collects information to better understand issues, problems, and opportunities.

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