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Westinghouse Electric Company

Principal Environmental Engineer



Full Time

On Site


Hopkins, South Carolina, United States

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

Environmental Engineer

This is a key position at the plant reporting to the Plant Environmental Manager. The role is hands on and the front line for environmental affairs. This position will work within the corporate strategy and implement local strategy and tactics.

Your Day to Day:

  • Responsible for facility environmental compliance and continuous improvement in support of manufacturing and fabrication operations, including review of facility modifications, procedures, engineering and maintenance documents, etc.
  • Maintenance of the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) and facility environmental procedures
  • Reports on performance of the EMS to the Plant Manager for management review and as the basis for continual improvement
  • Ensures adequacy of environmental training, as required, through field observations and plant performance
  • Maintains and oversees keeping of environmental records, as required
  • Maintains working knowledge of permits and regulations applicable to the facility, and performs inspections to ensure understanding and compliance with the same
  • Ensures that all required environmental compliance monitoring data is collected, maintained, and transmitted in a timely and efficient manner
  • Responsible for analysis and trending of environmental performance data
  • Participates in compliance assurance and EMS auditing programs and conducts routine informal facility inspections to monitor compliance and understanding on a real-time basis
  • Supports corporate environmental efforts related to sustainability, permitting, reporting and data management
  • Manage environmental contractors

What you need to be successful in this role:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, or equivalent in Science
  • Minimum 5 years experience in environmental roles related to compliance, risk reduction and improvement

Preferred Qualifications/Experience in:

  • Clean Air Act, Risk Management Program (RMP)
  • ISO 14001, Environmental Management System
  • Continuous improvement projects to eliminate or reduce environmental risks
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, solid and hazardous waste management and minimization, corrective action
  • Environmental remediation projects
  • Groundwater plume monitoring and corrective action
  • Clean Water Act, wastewater management, permitting and minimization, surface impoundments
  • Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, TRI
  • Working with state and federal regulatory officials and managing consent decrees and special agreements
  • Spill Prevention, Countermeasures and Controls program
  • Stormwater

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being. In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting [Register to View] .

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