Environmental Engineer

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Mobile, AL, United States

Web Site: www.outokumpu.com

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Environmental Engineer


Mobile, AL 

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Job Description:

Outokumpu Stainless is looking for a "Environmental Engineer " to join our  Enviromental Health and Security  team in Calvert, Alabama   
Outokumpu is the global leader in stainless steel. The foundation of our business is our ability to tailor stainless steel into any form and for almost any purpose.  Stainless steel is sustainable, durable and designed to last forever. Our customers use it to create civilization’s basic structures and its most famous landmarks as well as products for households and various industries.
Outokumpu employs 9,500 professionals in more than 30 countries, with headquarters in Helsinki, Finland and shares listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.
Starting with one of the most technically advanced stainless steel mills in the region, the Americas team has built on Outokumpu’s legacy of steel making and added the expertise of its diverse workforce to serve the Americas market with an unmatched passion for producing high quality stainless steel.
With a growing portfolio of both austenitic and ferritic grades from our fully-integrated mill in Calvert, Alabama, and our stainless steel finishing mill in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, and service center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Outokumpu Americas is well-positioned to serve the expanding needs of the Americas’ market. 
This position is responsible for driving sustainability within the organization, including education and new projects.  Maintain site compliance with local, state, and federal environmental regulations.

Individual Accountabilities:
Ensure compliance with permits and regulations as it pertains to all pollution control equipment such as:
  • Acid scrubbers of the cold mill
  • Reheat furnace stacks
  • Passive annealing furnaces
  • Cooling towers
  • Coal Rolling Workshop mist eliminators
  • Melt shop baghouses (5 total)
  • Work closely with leaders in implementing environmental programs, which include training, documentation, sampling, inspections, and reports
  • Responsible to remove or recycle hazardous waste and industrial waste
  • Monitor parameters of water discharged from the plant to the environment
  • Monitor parameters for SID permit for wastewater coming from AM/NS
  • Coordinate petroleum and chemical spill remediation
  • Complete site inspections and audits providing recommendations and ensuring follow-up on corrective actions
  • Prepare and submit facility environmental reports to regulatory agencies.
  • Perform storm water inspections and/or correct deficiencies
  • Conduct hazardous material storage inspections
  • Assess the environmental risk of activities and advise the team of risk management strategies.
  • Working with operations and maintenance groups to evaluate, develop and recommend alternative solutions for compliance with Federal, State and local regulations.
  • Assist with maintaining ISO-14001 certification and auditing
  • Other related tasks as needed
  • Four-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent experience) and some specialization in the relevant fields, preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the Regulatory Field, preferably in the steel industry.
  • Extensive experience in the use of software applications such as Excel, Word, MS Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Experience using knowledge of US state and federal environmental regulations
  • Experience and knowledge of US EPA air regulations
  • Experience engaging with Regulatory Agencies for permit application
  • Ability to travel approximately 10% of year
  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 35 lbs. individually
  • Exposure to consistent noise.
  • Exposure to wet and/or humid conditions, varying temperatures, vibrations, dust and asphalt.
  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, talk and listen for long periods of time.
  • Frequently use hands and fingers, to handle, feel and operate, objects, tools and controls.
  • Frequently reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to walk long distances, sometimes over uneven terrain.
  • Ability to climb several flights of stairs
  • Ability to work in a safety sensitive environment
  • Technical expert
  • Safety oriented
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Critical thinker
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. We offer a suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities that support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career.  The total rewards that you receive as an Outokumpu team member goes way beyond a paycheck, including competitive health and insurance plans, 401K company-matching contributions and monthly incentives.  We believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you need an accommodation to complete any part of the application process due to a disability or medical condition, you may call 251-281-3631.