Environmental Engineer (Solid Waste and Beneficial Reuse) - This role will work within the Leaf River Cellulose Environmental team, helping ensure compliance with the State of Mississippi and federal environmental regulations for this global supplier of Kraft market and fluff pulp. The selected individual will be expected to implement and maintain environmental management systems that promote environmental excellence. In addition, the individual will support the facility’s efforts in conforming to company policies and procedures, such as Georgia-Pacific's Environmental Compliance Standards. This role will be focused on management, compliance, and permitting of the Mill’s various waste streams, including leading efforts for the beneficial use and recycling of these streams
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
Provide support to the Environmental Team in developing, executing, and maintaining site compliance with solid waste permits, including preparation and submittal of reports to outside agencies
Obtain and maintain necessary permits, licenses, and plans for solid waste
Track key compliance metrics and implement systems to improve performance
Develop and manage opportunities for waste minimization
Work directly with mill leadership, peers, and staff to assure implementation of an effective environmental management system
Serve as point of contact for waste compliance for the Mill
Rotate with other team members to provide support on weekends and holidays
Coordinate groundwater monitoring, including managing contractor and reviewing and submitting reports to Mississippi DEQ
Coordinate underground storage tank inspections
Manage hazardous, universal, and used oil waste streams, including tracking, disposal, and reporting.
Actively work to identify and implement value-added opportunities for beneficial reuse of the mill’s waste streams
Assist in the management and tracking of nuclear gauges utilized in the manufacturing processes
Identify (and deliver as needed) training required for waste related compliance and implement training for operations, maintenance, engineering personnel, other facility staff and contractors and maintain adherence to Company compliance standards
Proactively share knowledge with Environmental Engineers from other GP facilities and participate in internal audits of other facilities
Maintain and grow knowledge of federal and State of Mississippi laws governing Waste Management programs, including existing and emerging regulations
Represent facility at agency meetings and during agency inspections
Work closely with the mill Environmental Leader and Business Environmental Compliance Leaders for guidance and direction on all environmental matters.
What You Will Need:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, pulp & paper technology, or science related discipline.
2 years’ experience in an environmental compliance or engineering role.
What Will Put You Ahead?
Experience working in pulp and paper or other large manufacturing industry
Experience in managing compliance/permitting for solid waste
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
Georgia-Pacific has an exciting new way of thinking and working -- and we are looking for individuals dedicated to our philosophy of securing a bright future for themselves and Georgia-Pacific. As a world leader in Consumer, Paper, Packaging and Building Products, we offer the stability of an 80-year old company and the creative energy of a brand new one!