ERM is seeking a Senior Environmental Compliance Consultant/Project Manager well versed in Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) Tier II and Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reporting for a multitude of sectors to help lead our EPCRA reporting and consulting team. In this role, you will provide senior project management and senior technical assistance and QA/QC review on EPCRA Tier II/TRI calculation/reporting portfolios and year-round EPCRA auditing programs, as well as other EHS compliance projects, EHS management systems, and compliance assurance programs for clients locally, nationally, and internationally. This is an excellent career opportunity to work with an expert consulting team on challenging environmental reporting and management projects for large industrial and global clients. Access to ERM's national EHS Management Systems & Compliance experts also provides knowledge sharing of best practices across the industry and ongoing learning opportunities for our team.
Work in a collaborative team environment to support the on-going growth and development of ERMs EPCRA Reporting Program and Portfolio.
Manage multiple large-scale projects and/or reporting programs within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.
Provide final QA/QC review of a portfolio of complex EPCRA Tier II & TRI threshold and release calculations for multiple sectors.
Ensure on-time quality delivery of EPCRA Tier II and TRI calculations and reports.
Lead teams in performing multi-year audits of EPCRA Tier II/TRI reporting programs with resolution of compliance findings via eDisclosure and the EPAs Audit Policy, or the EPAs Audit Policy for New Owners for due diligence audits.
Perform and manage litigation support projects under attorney-client privilege and EPAs Audit Policy/Audit Policy for New Owners.
Provide regulatory interpretation and guidance on complex TRI applicability, calculation and reporting issues to the ERM EPCRA team and clients.
Provide environmental compliance support to clients, including on-site assistance as needed.
Develop and expand client relationships that generate repeat business to grow ERMs EHS Management Systems & Compliance practice and EPCRA Reporting team.
Prepare technical proposals and participate in business development with existing clients and identified leads.
Appropriately delegate project assignments to project teams and mentor junior staff.
Build strong collaborative relationships with other ERM employees.
Bachelors or Masters Degree in environmental or chemical engineering, chemistry, environmental science, or related discipline.
Experienced in reading and understanding chemical nomenclature, chemical reactions and performing stoichiometric conversions, reading SDSs and identifying key chemicals required.
Experience in air release calculations (emissions factors, emissions controls, etc.) would be preferred.
10 to 15 years of EHS consulting experience in manufacturing/oil & gas/power/mining/chemical sectors with exposure to a variety of manufacturing/production environments.
Extensive experience preparing and QA/QC reviewing EPCRA Tier II/TRI threshold and release calculations for reporting required; experience auditing Tier II/TRI calculations/programs and use of EPAs Audit Policy for compliance issue resolution required. Attention to detail and patience are mandatory for these tasks.
Experience developing, auditing, and/or maintaining corporate management industry standards/compliance programs (either as a consultant or an internal compliance officer).
Expertise with EPCRA Tier II/TRI environmental regulations, guidance documents, Q&A and interpretation of information in these data sets in relation to client situations, along with a commitment to continue growth in regulatory understanding.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and analytical skills; experience working with detailed technical data; experience writing and QA/QC reviewing comprehensive technical reports and calculations.
Strong MS Office computer skills;
advanced understanding of Excel mandatory
; PowerPoint, PowerBI, and Access desired.
Advanced skill set in the use of MS Excel - experienced in the systematic organization/clean up of large data sets and preparation of complex calculations using Excel.
Ability to succeed in a fast-paced consulting environment, handling multiple project assignments, meeting strict deadlines, and traveling to client facilities as needed.
Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility and work independently with minimal supervision.
Who We Are:
As the worlds leading sustainability consulting firm, ERM is uniquely positioned to contribute to the environment and society through the expertise and energy of our employees worldwide. Sustainability is what we do, and is at the heart of both our service offerings and how we operate our business. ERM and our partners are driven by a dynamic vision: By 2021 we will be the clear leader in our chosen markets, we will double in value and we will deliver on our promises to our clients, our people and our investors. For our people, our vision means attracting, inspiring, developing and rewarding our people to work with the best clients and on the biggest challenges, thus creating valuable careers. We achieve our vision in a sustainable manner by maintaining and living our ERM values that include Accountability, Caring for our People, Client Focus, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Transparency.
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