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Environmental Specialist - Omaha, NE

Omaha, NE, US, 68130

Lyman-Richey Corporation

 

 

Job ID:  388351

 

Headquartered in Omaha, Lyman-Richey Corporation, A CRH Company, employs nearly 800 people in its eight aggregate and concrete companies across central and eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. Lyman-Richey Corporation has been providing top-quality construction materials and superior service to customers and contractors in the region for more than 130 years. 

 

Position Overview

This is a skilled position requiring a detail-oriented, organized, safety-minded individual to work in conjunction with the environmental team to ensure the compliance of activities at facilities located primarily in Nebraska.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Conduct compliance reviews, inspections, and internal audits to ensure adherence with all applicable environmental permits, rules, and regulations.
  • Obtain all environmental permits required for company plants, sites, and projects.
  • Ensure all compliance or monitoring tests are conducted in accordance with timeframes outlined in environmental operation permits.
  • Maintain documentation compliance activities such as inspections, audits, complaints, and investigations.
  • Inform internal field employees, managers, and outside contractors of company environmental policy, best practices, and compliance requirements.
  • Provide educational events and training to all company employees on environmental issues and responsibilities.
  • Participate in environmental education and research.
  • Report all violations of environmental permits, rules, and regulations to company management personnel and, when required by operational permits, to duly authorized regulatory agencies.
  • Inform all employees of corporate compliance hotlines and ensure they understand how to utilize them.
  • Keep informed regarding changes to environmental legislation, trends, and best practices and assess the potential impact these changes will have on company operations.
  • Lead implementation of compliance related policies and procedures throughout the company.
  • Review required documentation at all sites, projects, and plants to ensure ongoing compliance.
  • Advise field and middle managers on use of any environmental compliance or reporting tools which are available for them.
  • Develop and implement environmental compliance plans for programs such as air quality, storm water discharges, oil spill prevention or control, recycling, managing hazardous materials, employee education, and so on.
  • Direct all activities focused on environmental compliance.
  • File all compliance or annual reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Carry out all assigned tasks and projects in a timely manner.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty 

satisfactorily.

 

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree in an environmental-related field is preferred.
  • Two or more years of experience in environmental field is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license required.

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.
  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Working knowledge of computer use and associated computer programs including but not limited to Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Analytical ability and process improvement knowledge.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and regulations.
  • Ability to develop and foster relationships and trust at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong self motivation skills.

 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 25 lbs. Physical agilities test may be required.

 

Work Environment

The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid outside weather conditions; extreme cold and/or heat; and moving mechanical parts with elevated noise levels.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They present typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

What CRH Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

 

About CRH

 

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

Lyman-Richey Corporation, A CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date Posted:  Apr 23, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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