Environmental Program Manager
Company: RTI International
Posted on: March 28, 2020
The Environmental Program Manager is responsible for
RTI's environmental compliance programs, including hazardous waste,
chemical waste, and wastewater discharge programs in support of
safe, and environmentally responsible laboratory and office
- Oversee waste management
program, including the proper characterization, transport,
labeling, vendor engagement and coordination, and documentation of
- Support process of lab
cleanouts and lab space decommissioning.
- Serve as primary
point of contact with local and state regulators in areas of
responsibility, including supporting regulatory inspections.
- Oversee hazardous waste
regulated program tasks, including waste profile documentation,
determinations, routine inspections and state inspections, manifest
waste containers/labels, contingency plan, quick reference guide
required documentation/records, lab compliance reviews with lab
staff/management, waste summary data and EPA biennial hazardous
report, sourcing and stocking waste containers and numerous waste
DOT related requirements including written hazmat security plan
hazardous materials registration.
- Oversee wastewater
program, including permitting, meter calibrations, routine
inspections, grease trap records, treat aqueous wastes for sewer
maintain records, permit applications, work with lab/sampling
coordinate any non-routine discharges.
- Review and prepare documents
related to SARA Tier II reporting.
- Support and/or
consult with research staff regarding waste support activities.
waste handling needs including waste characterization, research
SDSs and other
resources, and coordinate follow-up actions as needed including new
and waste stream fit-ups.
- Support RTI indoor
health & environmental quality monitoring program, including
water quality monitoring, and keeping abreast of potential emerging
- Support RTI's
- Provide environment,
health, and safety training to RTI staff as needed, including
staff, facilities staff, and others.
- Monitor incoming
communication channels to EHS, including emails and request
regarding questions, concerns, and service requests.
- Provide backup coverage
for EHS colleagues as needed when they are on leave.
- Assist facilities
staff on waste issues as needed and assist with incidents around
- Keep current on
environmental regulations and attend training and seminars to
matter expertise and certifications.
- Develop and maintain applicable written
environmental programs, policies and procedures including but not
to: Waste Management, Spill Response, Storm Water, etc.
in Environmental Science, Occupational Safety, Safety Sciences,
similar technical degree + 10 yrs of experience, or Master's in
similar field +
6 yrs of experience.
- Experience maintaining environmental programs
and conducting environmental audits in a research
- CHMM preferred. CBSP, CIH, or CSP a plus.
- Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint,
- Ability to multi-task.
- Ability to travel several times throughout the year to
domestic and international locations and stay in those locations
- Ability to work well with others.
- Ability to listen and communicate well both verbally
and in writing.
- Ability to work independently.
- Attention to detail and accuracy.
- Ability to obtain proper security clearances as noted
- Environmental Compliance,
Program Management, Risk Management/Risk Control, and
Compliance knowledge and skills.
- Strong computer skills.
- Excellent communication and
- Strong inter-personal skills
- Ability to interact, counsel,
partner and communicate effectively at all organizational
including senior management, operations management and other
- Results oriented; takes
initiative, proactive and leads by example.
- Exercise sound judgement,
balance business needs and legal requirements, develop and
business-minded alternatives and solutions and achieve business
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