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Environmental Safety Engineer

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Basic Job Info

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Base Pay
$110,000.00 /Year
Other Compensation
Employment Type
Manages Others
Relocation Covered

Job Description


Kforce has a client that is seeking a Safety/Environmental Engineer in Bellwood, Illinois (IL).

The Safety/Environmental Engineer performs professional safety and environmental engineering work in order to provide a clean, safe and healthy work environment. The work requires a professional knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of engineering concerned with facilities and systems for controlling pollution, maintaining a safe environment and protecting quality of resources and the environment.

Essential Duties:
  • Prepares and submits various regulatory required environmental reports, including but not limited to CAA Title-V, Sara Title III, EPCRA, CERCLA, NPDES, Local Discharge Permits to Municipal POTW), and emissions reduction reports

  • Manages the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS). Including review and updates to environmental policies and procedures

  • Site responsibility for any out of control condition reporting

  • Coordinate with WHQ resources as appropriate to respond to regulatory requests

  • Completes audits and recommends continuous improvement activities for the safety and ISO 14001 environmental programs

  • Participates in internal and external audits as well as assisting in the remediation of any findings

  • Manages Safety Management System (SMS). Including review and updates to safety policies and procedures

  • Prepares and submits various regulatory required safety reports, including but not limited annual injury summary, corporate safety score submissions and Global Safety Framework updates

  • Provides oversight and actively participates in the plant emergency response organization, by attending regularly scheduled meeting, preparing training, coordinating response drill and practice exercises

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering, Health and Safety, Chemistry or related field of study from a four-year accredited institution

  • Two years related experience and training in industrial health, safety environment.

Other Qualifications:
  • Thorough understanding of OSHA and EPA regulations

  • Thorough understanding of Workers Compensation

  • Verbal and written communication skills for both internal and external customers

  • Team building and motivation skills

  • Thorough understanding of Governmental Laws and Regulations

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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