Position Information

Environmental Compliance Specialist
This intermediate-level position is responsible for environmental auditing, training, and reporting to ensure on-going compliance of environmental rules and regulations with all levels of government including local, state and federal agencies.  This position reports to the Environmental Manager and does not supervise any employees.
Focus & Scope
Essential duties and responsibilities, i.e. those which are basic, necessary, and an integral part of the job, are indicated below:
  1. Possess a fundamental working understanding of relevant environmental rules and regulations so as to conduct professional environmental oversight and management of Teichert’s facilities.
  2. Obtain and/or ensures compliance with all environmental permits necessary for the operation of sand and gravel mining and processing sites, asphalt plants and other related operations.
  3. Obtain new permits as needed through the proper agencies.
  4. Perform environmental compliance audits at various plant and facility sites to ensure environmental conformity with local, state and federal ordinances and regulations.   
  5. Work effectively and collaboratively with environmental regulators, colleagues, management, and plant staff to ensure environmental compliance.
  6. Complete monthly, quarterly and annual reports for local, state and federal regulatory agencies such as the water board, air district, etc. and maintains appropriate documentation.
  7. Maintain data and documentation within the California Environmental Reporting System (CERS) for each of Teichert’s relevant facilities. Periodically inspect to ensure compliance. 
  8. Maintain data and documentation related to facility Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) plans.  Review SPCC plans periodically and ensure updates are completed as required.
  9. Develop, collaborate and deliver appropriate and required environmental training for Company personnel at plant and operation sites.
  10. Maintain Teichert’s environmental permit and data through an existing electronic filing system to track current and past environmental permits and related records and data. 
  11. Act as Company representative within professional and industry organizations concerning environmental issues.  Cultivate industry and regulatory contacts and attend related seminars and conferences.
  12. When necessary, hire, coordinate and review work product of Environmental Consultants.
  13. Assist with new mining permit applications and reclamation plan related to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and related permit entitlement processes.
  14. Conduct feasibility studies and develop budgetary estimates on assigned projects.
  15. Identify pollution prevention, waste minimization and recycling opportunities throughout operations.
  16. Maintain all certifications and training necessary to conduct essential job functions.
  17. Promote a Zero Injury culture through personal adherence to all company safety policies and practices.
Role Qualifications and Requirements, & Competencies
  • Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Engineering, Biology, Geology, Chemistry, Physics or related science field preferred.
Experience & Industry Expertise:
  • Five plus (5+) years of experience with environmental compliance or an equivalent combination of training and related experience.  Visual Emission Evaluation Certification and a Water Systems Operator Certification desired.
  • A solid understanding of environmental engineering philosophies, practices and terminologies.  Familiarity with California environmental laws and regulations preferred.  Experience with the construction materials industry a plus.
Specific Job Requirements:
  • Must be proficient in computer software skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat and AutoCAD.
  • Must possess advanced math skills including the ability to perform error omissions calculations, convert source data, determines flow rates and concentrations of gases.
  • Must possess the ability to interpret and communicate environmental regulations into easily understood concepts and practices.
  • Must possess the ability to work independently as well as maintain effective working relationships within a team environment.
  • Must develop and maintain strong working relationships with fellow employees, customers and agencies.
  • Must use initiative to research problem situations and resolve in a timely and effective manner with all employees, customers and agencies.
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate strong organizational skills and time management practices.
  • Must possess the ability to operate handheld environmental devices such as a pH Meter, EC (Electrical Conductivity), Turbidity Meters, Well Bailers or pumps and Air Monitors.
  • A valid Driver’s License, ability to maintain an acceptable driving record and access to a mechanically sound and safe licensed vehicle.
Equipment Used, Physical Demands, and Work Environment
Equipment Used:
  • Personal computer, telephone, personal protective equipment (i.e. safety glasses, hearing protection).
Physical Demands & Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Physical:  Sitting for long periods of time working at the computer or driving to job sites. Job site visits require walking on uneven ground, climbing, bending, stooping, and crawling in confined or enclosed spaces.  Some lifting of materials and equipment up to 50 lbs. close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. May work long hours during peak seasons.
  • Work Environment:  Exposed to the conditions of job sites which can include loud noise, dust, fumes, and extreme weather conditions prevalent at the time. May work various shifts or hours, including early mornings, dusk or evenings. Typical office environment with adequate temperatures and lighting, low levels of noise.
$91,667.00 - $128,333.00
The range displayed reflects the range the company reasonable expects to pay for the position. The actual base salary is subject to variation due to the role, level, geographic location, relevant education, training, or experience, among other factors.
Employer Disclosure Statement               
The above statements and job description is intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed within this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and tasks.  Other similar or additional duties are performed as assigned.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Teichert and its subsidiaries are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Individuals seeking employment at our company are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, race, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. 
Notice to Staffing Agencies
Teichert, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Teichert") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Teichert, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Teichert mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Teichert employees, or to Teichert’s resume database will be considered Teichert property. Teichert will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Teichert will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Teichert’s recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Teichert will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Teichert’s Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Teichert employee is authorized to bind Teichert to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.
Position: Environmental Compliance Specialist
Organization: Teichert, Inc.
Location: Sacramento,  CA 
United States
Salary: $91,667.00 - $128,333.00
Posting Start Date: 4/3/2023
Date Posted: 4/3/2024
Status: This listing expires on: 7/4/2024
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Teichert, Inc.
3500 American River Drive

Sacramento,  CA 95864
United States
Robert Maxey