Environmental Coordinator (Eugene, OR) (Eugene)

Sierra Pacific Industries

compensation: Excellent wage and benefit package with growth opportunities.
employment type: full-time
job title: Environmental Coordinator
We train and promote from within
Excellent low-cost health benefits
Retirement plan with employer-paid contributions
Paid vacation and 10 holidays

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us. We are a third-generation family-owned company that has grown to be one of the largest lumber and millwork producers in the United States. Our more than 6,000 employees are proud to work at our state-of-the-art sawmills and other facilities, including: manufacturing, custom wood-framed windows, fabrication, millwork, veneer, cogeneration, trucking, forestry, and other operations.

Currently, we are seeking a qualified Environmental Coordinator to work collaboratively with our division in Eugene, Oregon.

About The Position
• Directly report to the Plant Manager and Company Environmental Director
• Provide visible leadership in the development and implementation of effective programs and processes
• Lead efforts to identify, recommend, develop, and implement best practice for the safety and environmental programs
• Prioritize environmental programs and activities, requiring analytical skills, discretion, and judgment.
• Interpret technical regulations, collaboratively problem solve and work to implement corrective actions
• Maintain relationships with regulatory and government agency personnel, as well as various industry groups
• Act as Company representative in cases of government agency inspections concerning safety, and environmental issues
• Maintain required air, water, hazardous materials, and other permits – including collect, analyze, and submit data required for regulatory reporting
• Coordinate with outside agencies/firms in development and supervision of environmental remedial action plans
• Audit programs and processes for compliance with company standards and government regulations
• Assure that training is scheduled and appropriately conducted
• Maintain an understanding of, and ensure compliance with, current Federal, State, Local, and Company regulations and policy
• Monitor site specific Emergency Response Plans. Take appropriate action in response to emergencies
• Administer and maintain MSDS program
• Flexibility in work schedule to effectively interact with multiple mills, crews and shifts, with availability to respond to emergencies 24/7
• Supervise crew involved in safety and environmental improvement projects and activities
• Collaborate and work with other Coordinators at multiple sites

• 4 years of recent, progressive, experience in a science or technical trade, or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science
• 2 years’ lead supervisory experience preferred
• Knowledge of air and water permits is helpful
• Ability to work independently, analyze problems, and make decisions with minimal management intervention
• Ability to establish credibility and be decisive, while recognizing and supporting Company goals and priorities
• Demonstrated ability to establish the position as a resource and partner in improving and maintaining environmental standards
• Proven commitment to environmental and Company policy
• Demonstrated skill in leadership, communication, motivation, and people management
• Possess excellent facilitation and group communication skills
• Ability to handle multiple priorities under demanding circumstances
• Analytical reasoning and problem-solving capabilities
• Understanding of machinery operations with sufficient knowledge to address both environmental considerations
• Solid working knowledge of Word and Excel, and ability to learn various PC based reporting system applications

Why Join Our Team?
Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan (including medical, dental, and vision) with low-cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company-paid Life Insurance. Every year since 1979, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided an average of $500,000 in scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses.

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team,
please send a cover letter referencing this position and a resume to:

Sierra Pacific Industries
Human Resources
90201 Hwy 99N
Eugene, OR 97402
(541) 762-3000

or apply online and view all our career opportunities at: spi.careers

Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.
The general wage range for this position at Sierra Pacific Industries is from $65,000 and $95,000 per year, and is dependent upon a number of factors, including, but not limited to: relevant work experience, skill, knowledge, and/or education.

About Our Company
Sierra Pacific Industries started in 1949 and has grown to be one of the largest lumber and millwork producers in the U.S., employing more than 6,000 crew members. Sierra Pacific continues to be a company where its employees are proud to work at state-of-the-art sawmills and other facilities and others strive to become part of the team.

We are a third-generation family-owned company based in Northern California. Sierra Pacific owns and sustainably manages more than 2.4 million acres of timberland in California, Oregon, and Washington. We are growing forests for our future, planting over 6 million new trees every year. Our forests are managed under a 100-year plan by Registered Professional Foresters, Wildlife Biologists, Botanists, and other professionals.

Sierra Pacific effectively uses nearly 100% of every piece of wood we bring to our facilities. In fact, any small amount that isn't turned into hand-crafted doors and windows, millwork, lumber, or landscaping material is converted into electricity in our seven biomass-fueled power plants.

We are proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our drug-free and tobacco-free policies. As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We use E-verify to verify the social security number and work authorization of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

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