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Environmental Engineer

Posted by: ABR Engineers Jobs

Posted date: 2015-Jan-16

Location: South Korea

Job responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to, the following:


Plant support

  • Perform analysis and applicability determination for new regulations and work with production staff to develop appropriate compliance processes
  • Develop training materials and teach classes as needed to operators, mechanics, and supervision
  • Assist manufacturing areas with questions regarding day to day compliance and rule application
  • Provide technical and  regulatory support to operations and engineering
  • Serve in rotating assignment as on-call environmental representative for release reporting to appropriate agencies
  • Respond to Environmental Events, as needed


  • Provide backup relief for other HSES Staff, when requested
  • Participate on various teams to standardize, improve and document environmental compliance
  • Provide site expertise in environmental management and regulatory requirements
  • Assist in implementation of waste minimization, pollution prevention and energy conservation projects as needed.
  • Participate on Corporate teams, as appropriate
  • Collaborate with resources at corporate and other Eastman sites to benchmark and identify best practices
  • Represent Eastman in contact with regulatory agencies and community and industry organizations
  • Prepare and issue reports to regulatory agencies, corporate management, and site leadership
  • Coordinate environmental and TSCA audits, inspections and assessments conducted by EPA, TCEQ ,  or their representatives; insure effective audits are done within the site
  • Perform site internal compliance assessments; work with corporate Compliance Assurance on triennial assessments and third-party Responsible Care Management System assessments.


  • Serve as Waste Management Technical resource
  • Provide assistance and technical expertise to Manufacturing regarding waste management needs, requirements, and opportunities
  • Maintain and update waste classification and waste profiles; review and approve outlets for waste streams; ensure manifests are managed properly
  • Ensure compliance with RCRA permit and waste management requirements
  • Groundwater program - coordinate sampling and compliance activities related to implementation of RAP plan and groundwater program; coordinate with corporate resources
  • Conduct RCRA, SPCC, OSPRA and Water Assessments
  • Manage Wastewater and Storm water compliance efforts – permitting, reports, data collection, sampling, interface with agencies and facilities
  • Manage compliance for, and update, BMP, OSPRA, SPCC, SWPPP and other regulatory required plans associated with Waste and Water
  • Assess and improve solid/hazardous waste and wastewater document management system

 Air Compliance

  • Contribute to  air compliance activities as knowledge and opportunity allow
  • Develop permit and rule compliance systems
  • Perform compliance auditing
  • Data collection, management, and reporting
  • Permit amendments and renewals

Capital Projects and Process Changes

  • Participate in capital project reviews including estimation of compliance costs, emissions, and pollution abatement requirements
  • Screen new processes and capital projects for regulatory concerns
  • Assess rule applicability and treatment options for new projects and waste streams – all media



  • BS degree required.  (Preferred disciplines Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience required - the following knowledge and experience is preferred:
  • Texas environmental regulations and practice experience
  • Working knowledge of chemical process industry operations and
  • Working knowledge of Responsible Care


Skills and Attributes

  • Must be highly organized and have strong initiative, focus, and follow-through skills
  • Must be able to work collegially and professionally with people and maintain positive relationships with regulators and outside consultants
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software; strong calculation and data management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Strong leader with ability to interact effectively with all levels within the plant
  • Self-starter and initiator
  • Good organization skills and ability to find practical solutions to environmental issues
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Ability to influence the site on environmental issues
  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to execute projects as part of a team, as a team leader or independently
  • Ability to develop workflows and systems to solve problems, improve efficiency and achieve compliance
  • Ability to effectively identify important or urgent issues and handle in a timely manner
  • Ability to effectively self-manage multiple projects and overall workload
  •  Ability to effectively represent Eastman interests with outside groups, companies, and agencies 
  • Service oriented and customer focused
  • Ability to perform duties indoors and outdoors in various weather and settings; including office, meeting rooms, maintenance shops, and manufacturing areas.  Work may involve climbing, work in congested areas, or work around chemical process equipment. The position may require periodic travel and occasional work outside a normal day shift work schedule
Job Title Environmental Engineer
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Posted By ABR Engineers Jobs
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Email abrengineersjobs(at)gmail.com
Location South Korea
Location Location -> South Korea
Job Type Job Type -> Contract
Classification Job Classification -> Environmental Engineering
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