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Environmental Specialist

Salem, OR, US, 97302

River Bend Materials

 

 

 

Job ID:  475938

 

CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, cement, asphalt, readymixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America.  Our operations span North America with 24,100 employees at close to 1,300 locations in 44 US States and 6 Canadian provinces.

 

Position Overview

If you’re an Environmental professional looking for the next step in your career, our team can provide you with a fun and challenging opportunity to grow with an industry leader. In this position, you will work in conjunction with the environmental team to ensure the compliance of activities at facilities located in WA, ID, OR and MT. You’ll serve as a subject-matter expert as you assist with everything from permitting to reporting and help to develop and support innovative solutions. You’ll play an integral part as we stand together to reinvent the way our world is built.

 

The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, organized, and safety-minded individual. They will work well independently and with a team and be a motivated self-starter. At CRH Americas Materials, we are on a journey to develop sustainable solutions that build, connect, and improve our world. Come on this journey with us and apply today!

 

Company Benefits:

  • Annual Salary DOE
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • Generous Vacation Policy
  • Annual Bonus Potential
  • Monthly Vehicle Allowance
  • 401k with 5% company match & profit sharing
  • Family Culture – We treat our team like family
  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program - We'll assist with continuing education that aligns with your career goals
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Earn More with our Employee Referral Program
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Obtain all environmental permits required for company plants, sites, and projects.
  • 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.
  • Maintain documentation compliance activities such as inspections, audits, complaints, and investigations.
  • Review required documentation at all sites, projects, and plants to ensure ongoing compliance.
  • Conduct compliance reviews, inspections, and internal audits to ensure adherence with all applicable environmental permits, rules, and regulations.
  • Provide educational events and training to all company employees on environmental policies, issues, best practices and responsibilities. May occasionally include outreach to contractors.
  • Participate in environmental education and research relevant to industry.
  • Report all violations of environmental permits, rules, and regulations to company management personnel and, when required by operational permits, to duly authorized regulatory agencies.
  • Keep informed regarding changes to environmental legislation, trends, and best practices and assess the potential impact these changes will have on company operations.
  • Communicates accurately and knowledgeably with various government agencies regarding regulatory programs, permits and compliance matters.
  • Lead implementation of compliance related policies and procedures throughout the company.
  • Assist and support various sustainability initiatives throughout the company.
  • Provides input and analysis on new or proposed operational activities, operational locations, and regulatory plans and programs.
  • Advise field and middle managers on use of any environmental compliance or reporting tools which are available for them (EMS).
  • Assist, on occasion, with land use permitting activities including conditional use, rezones, etc.
  • Direct all activities focused on environmental compliance.
  • File all compliance or annual reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Participate in environmental education and research relevant to industry.
  • Carry out all assigned tasks and projects in a timely manner.
  • Participate in and promote an inclusive work environment.
  • 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.

 

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in an environmental or related field.
  • Working knowledge of computer use and associated computer programs including but not limited to Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home as required. (Long day and/or overnight trips)
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Valid driver’s license required.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two or more years of experience in environmental field is preferred.

 

Work Requirements

  • 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.
  • 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

  • Strong self-motivation skills.
  • 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.
  • Ability to obtain or successfully pass other industry tests as needed – i.e. Opacity certification, etc.
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally under pressure and within deadlines.

 

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!

 

CRH Americas Materials Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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

 

 

 

Date Posted:  Jan 26, 2023


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