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Environmental Manager - Milwaukee, WI

Location: 

Milwaukee, WI, US, 53201

Category:  Environment, Health & Safety

Working at Watco

Watco has a reputation for putting people first. In fact, our company was named to Forbes’ 2021 list of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers.

Working at Watco means working in the exciting field of transportation and supply chain logistics. We’re involved in domestic and international operations that are expanding all the time. Working at Watco also means a supportive, collaborative environment where you can learn and build a career.  You’ll find that safety is at the heart of everything we do. We look out for our team members’ safety and the safety of the people in the communities where we work.  In addition to these strengths, we offer competitive pay and industry-leading benefits.

Come to Watco and join a team where you’ll leave each day knowing you’ve made a difference.

   
 

Working at Watco

Watco has a reputation for putting people first. In fact, our company was named to Forbes’ 2021 list of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers.

Working at Watco means working in the exciting field of transportation and supply chain logistics. We’re involved in domestic and international operations that are expanding all the time. Working at Watco also means a supportive, collaborative environment where you can learn and build a career.  You’ll find that safety is at the heart of everything we do. We look out for our team members’ safety and the safety of the people in the communities where we work.  In addition to these strengths, we offer competitive pay and industry-leading benefits.

Come to Watco and join a team where you'll leave each day knowing you've made a difference.

Description:

The Environmental Manager will be responsible for environmental compliance at designated facilities within the Watco network.  We are seeking a well-rounded environmental professional with broad knowledge base of environmental regulations and their application to industry.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct permit assessments and prepare environmental permit applications, renewals, and transfers;
  • Complete permit-required reporting, document retention, training, and audits;
  • Produce plans, procedures, and policies to maintain environmental compliance.  Plans may include SPCC, FRP, SWPPP, Waste Management, Air Compliance, or RMP;
  • Oversee and maintain EHS database used to track compliance activities;
  • Track environmental metrics, review environmental incidents, conduct root cause analysis, and implement corrective actions;
  • Coordinate and oversee work conducted by environmental contractors;
  • Act as liaison with regulatory agencies;
  • Continually promote environmental awareness to all Watco stakeholders;
  • Update Watco Team members on changing or new regulations; and
  • Prepare environmental cost estimates and schedules for new business opportunities.

 

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Management, or other related field;
  • At least 5 years of experience in environmental compliance or environmental consulting;
  • Experience preparing environmental permit applications;
  • History of implementing and tracking compliance with environmental permits;
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to succinctly convey complex concepts both in written and verbal form;
  • Advanced technical writing skills;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office;
  • Strong focus on safe work practices;
  • Experience in the development and implementation of SWPPPs, SPCC plans, Waste Management Plans, and Air Compliance documentation preferred; and
  • Experience with railroads is preferred.

 

Work Environment:

The Environmental Manager will report to the AVP of Environmental.  The candidate will work from their home in the St. Louis, Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee, or Cincinnati region, Overnight travel will be required approximately 30% of the time.  Working outdoors in industrial settings is required.  Relocation is not offered for this position.

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Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee