Environmental Engineer in Escanaba, MI at Verso Corporation

Date Posted: 9/19/2021

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Job Description

This position is responsible for assisting with the Escanaba Mill s water, wastewater, groundwater, storm water, air quality, and solid hazardous waste programs to ensure the facility is in compliance with all local, state and federal environmental laws, regulations, permit requirements and corporate policies.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Be safe from the start. Enforce adherence to safe work practices, good housekeeping, provide follow-up and correction of unsafe acts and conditions, and actively participate in departmental safety programs and meetings.
  • Working with mill operations on activities to improve mill environmental performance and reduce costs.
  • Manage recordkeeping and reporting activities required to comply with all environmental requirements and corporate policies while meeting all reporting deadlines.
  • Maintain data and calculations to understand mill emissions, to complete regulatory submittals and support strategic decisions and evaluations of emerging regulations.
  • Coordinate testing activities to perform compliance tests and engineering studies, as required.
  • Oversee programs to ensure proper QA/QC protocols are observed and reporting complies with state and federal requirements.
  • Work with mill Operations, Maintenance, and Engineering Departments to review projects for potential environmental impacts.
  • Interact with contractors and consultants, when needed, for sampling, testing and other complex activities.
  • Interact with regulatory agencies regarding routine report submittal and follow-up.
  • Provide mill technical support for environmental performance, regulatory compliance, process troubleshooting, and continuous improvement.


Job Requirements

  • 3+ years experience in environmental compliance preferably in paper or printing industry
  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Paper Science Engineering or related field
  • Possess strong verbal, written, interpersonal, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of people including union employees, regulators, engineers, consultants, managers, and the public.
  • Have strong computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Verso Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.


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