Job Information

Heidelberg Materials US, Inc. Environmental Compliance & Permitting Lead in Redmond, Washington

AutoReqId: 17182BR

Pay Class: Salaried Exempt

Minimum Pay Rate: $96,700.00

Maximum Pay Rate: $145,100.00

Department: Health, Safety and Environment

Job Posting:

Heidelberg Materials provides the materials to build our future. Our future is sustainable. Our future is digital. And it goes way beyond cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete. Heidelberg Materials North America, previously known as Lehigh Hanson, operates more than 450 locations with approximately 9,000 employees in the U.S. and Canada.

Environmental Compliance & Permitting Lead position reports to Land & Environmental Manager. This role will be based in Redmond, WA.

Key Targets of the Role

  • This role will be responsible for assisting with the environmental compliance and performance requirements at all assigned facilities in Washington and Oregon State. This role will support the business with environmental permitting, due diligence assessments, reporting and all required compliance activities.

What You’ll Get to Do

  • Complete site inspections and audits providing recommendations and ensuring follow-up on corrective actions.

  • Provide guidance and training to all levels of the organization to ensure all employees act in an environmentally responsible manner and carry out their activities in compliance with all applicable environmental regulations and legislation.

  • Ensure compliance requirements are met through organizational and procedural measures including implementation of Group guidelines, completion of required training, and monitoring compliance.

  • Work closely with Environmental Coordinator to support data gathering and field monitoring activities at operations.

  • Prepare and coordinate all environmental operating permits, reports and related requirements for facilities.

  • Support environmental impact assessments, stakeholder and Public open houses, and Tribal consultation required to develop new aggregate reserves and to establish facilities for the material businesses.

  • Collect applicable data and prepare required reports. Track and report all sustainability metrics and implement sustainability programs at all Operations to ensure continuous improvement.

  • Support the due diligence and environmental assessments for land acquisitions and divestments.

  • Interpret impacts to business lines from current and emerging environmental regulatory requirements at all levels including Federal, State, County, City, etc.

  • Ensure continuous improvement of environmental systems, programs, and strategies and promote environmental best practices at all facilities.

  • In collaboration with Corporate and Operational management, ensure standards, programs, and initiatives are implemented, integrated and effective.

  • Identify environmental issues that require capital expenditure, assist in the preparation of funding requests, and lead the implementation of the chosen solution.

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree or combination of training and experience in environmental monitoring and compliance.

  • Field experience in industrial settings is an asset.

  • Experience with management of stormwater permits and air permits is required. Experience with mining permits is an asset.

  • Ability to work in a team setting.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable legislation and regulations.

  • Effective problem solving and written/oral communication skills.

  • Capable of using and implementing online management and reporting systems.

  • Ability to travel extensively throughout the Pacific Northwest.

What we have to offer

  • $96,700 – $145,100 annual salary

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Saving Account (HSA), Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Prescription Drug/Pharmacy benefit, AD&D, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability. Life insurance, Paid Bonding Leave, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

  • 401(k)-retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions.

  • Paid Vacation 15 days per year and Paid Sick 40 hours per year.

  • Ten paid holidays.

Conditions of Employment

  • Applicants must be residing in and currently authorized to work in the US

  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check.

Work Environment

  • Role operates primarily a manufacturing environment where the conditions include moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, and elevated noise levels.

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled