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The Environmental Engineer champions Clow’s environmental initiatives on the front-lines by inspiring, educating and guiding employees in environmental responsibility. This role creates a better future by implementing environmental initiatives, regulations and requirements.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS:
Sustainability: Responsible for prompting, encouraging and contributing to the submission of 2 completed “Pollution Prevention Challenge” projects per year.
Employee Experience: Organize and collaborate with fellow environmental engineers to lead quarterly environmental awareness meetings for Clow employees.
Leadership: Attend 3 professional development events per year.
CORE FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:
Compliance (50%) – Ensure 100% compliance with all applicable environmental regulations and initiatives, including assisting the Environmental Manager with maintenance of the Environmental Management System, participating in compliance audits for both Clow and other McWane facilities, performing inspections, meeting with regulators, and coordinating maintenance activities. Provide assistance in any facility emergency. Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of legal and organizational requirements through diligent research and training.
Environmental Advocacy (35%) – Instill a sense of ownership for environmental processes throughout employees’ day-to-day activities through personal conversation, employee education, and pushing accountability in the workplace. Take ownership of employee training, ensuring content is current and applicable. Share insights on how each employee’s role affects the greater picture of environmental responsibility at Clow. Regularly communicate with employees to create accountability and make sure they have the necessary tools to successfully achieve 100% compliance. Maintain an open dialogue with management on the impact of environmental regulations. This includes intuitive and practical environmental reporting to help management make the most informed decisions.
Environmental Improvements & Projects (10%) – Take initiative to find and propose new ways to reduce pollution from Clow. Engage other employees in this discussion and lead or assist in these projects.
Community Engagement (5%) – Create and maintain connection to the greater environmental community through building key relationships with local regulators, consultants and other industry peers.
The ability to read and interpret environmental regulations, Mathematics, Instructing, Speaking, Training, Microsoft Excel/Database
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
• BS in Environmental Studies or related field required. • 3 plus years with Experience and knowledge of environmental compliance with air, waste, stormwater and other environmental impacts.