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Company Name:
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Location:
Mooresboro, North Carolina
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
Environmental Technician
Industry Segments:
Environmental Services, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous
Experience level:
1-2 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental Technician

American Zinc Recycling ("AZR") is a leading U.S. producer of specialty zinc and zinc-based products and a leading recycler of electric arc furnace dust. A subsidiary of AZR, American Zinc Products ("AZP"), is in the process of making significant capital improvements and then resuming operations at a state-of-the-art production facility in Mooresboro, North Carolina to produce up to 155,000 tons annually of high purity zinc metal from 100 percent recycled raw material feedstock. AZR, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania., currently employs approximately 500 people and has seven locations across the Eastern United States. Visit our website for more information. 

This position is located at our Mooresboro, North Carolina facility and reports to the Environmental Manager of the approximately 300 employee zinc production facility.  The position will work closely with the Operations, Maintenance and Technical teams to support the implementation of programs that reduce risks to the environment. The job will require close monitoring of the production processes and the work activities will support the management of stormwater, process effluent and waste streams that are generated. 

Responsibilities

  • Model the behavioral expectations to support the site and corporate EHS culture and provide guidance to the staff regarding regulatory requirements and methods to achieve excellence in operational performance.
  • Participate in meetings with site teams to support site goals and objectives in all areas.
  • Support the various departments at the site and provide environmental advice relative to operating the plant safely and without adverse impact on the community.
  • Work with Operations to implement actions that meet the regulatory requirements of the site operating permits.
  • Perform audits on site environmental requirements on a regular basis and provide feedback to supervisory personnel. Track and monitor corrective actions and report out on progress.
  • Perform actions to ensure compliance with effluent discharge monitoring, sanitary discharge monitoring, stormwater discharge monitoring.
  • Support the Velocity EHS process to ensure root causes are identified and corrective and preventive actions are implemented.
  • Perform work on the Tier II reporting process for electronic reporting to state and federal agencies.
  • Develop and submit eDMR reports for the effluent discharge on NC DEQ website.
  • Perform work on the SARA 313 reporting process for electronic reporting to state and federal agencies.
  • Create chemical profiles on waste streams, categorize the waste, determine the appropriate disposal process and ship the material. Ensure all waste disposal documents are maintained as required.

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Environmental Management, Chemistry, Biology or related discipline.
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in a chemical manufacturing facility.
  • Experience working in a the environmental and safety field. 
  • Knowledge of applicable Federal and State regulations. 
  • Practiced at working in a team environment. 
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Climbing 5+ levels of stairway to inspect environmental controls on a weekly basis.
  • Climbing 3+ levels of ladders on process equipment.
  • Ability to crawl inside process tanks through a manway and entry into underground valve enclosures.
  • Ability to pass a respiratory exam and wear a negative pressure respirator on a work shift.
  • Ability to use a hand cart to lift and move 55 gallon drums.
  • Ability to use a hand tool to lift and remove steel manhole covers and inlets on sewers.
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