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Region Engineer

Englewood, Colorado

Job Title

Region Engineer

Primary Location

Englewood, Colorado

Employee Type

Employee

Job Description

***This Position will need to relocate right away to our open engineering positions in the Region***

We are looking to hire an Engineer to manage environmental and engineering programs and our special waste streams for 25+ landfills and numerous other waste management districts across 12 states.  This is an excellent opportunity with a growing company!

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead various engineering construction and permitting projects.
  • Review and approve industrial and special waste profiles against local, state, and federal regulations to protect facility personnel and ensure landfill compliance.
  • Support our customers and sales team in identifying and optimizing waste handling solutions.
  • Review and understand all permits governing the landfill and provide guidance to Region Engineers and Landfill Managers to ensure site compliance.
  • Lead landfill, transfer station, material recycling facility, and hauling site environmental audits.
  • Review and support the development of environmental monitoring reports and plans (eg SPCC, SWPPP, GHG, groundwater monitoring, and Title V).

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Desire to be a leader in the company’s engineering and environmental program and to learn and grow all business sectors across the company.
  • Ability to follow established procedures with minimal amount of direct supervision.
  • Ability to interpret documents such as safety rules, contracts, federal, state and local regulations, engineering design and operating plans, maintenance and procedural manuals.
  • Excellent technical report writing skills.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, interpret data and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to predict and manage future compliance needs and adapt to changing regulatory environments.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with sales team, operations team, outside consultants and vendors, and customers.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Chemistry or related field.
  • 5 or more years of practical environmental experience.
  • CHMM, CHMP or CHP certifications preferred.
  • Some direct work experience in two or more of the following areas:
    • environmental chemistry and waste characterization
    • solid waste engineering
    • environmental site assessments and remediation
    • environmental auditing

Successful candidates are those seeking a mix of field service and office work in an environment of operational excellence and accountability. As leaders we serve the field as part of a regional team.

What’s In It for You?

Salary Range - $80-110k + bonus and equity eligible.

You will be joining colleagues who embrace a “work hard, play harder” culture.  Our total compensation package is competitive and comes with excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance and a 100% company match 401(k) retirement plan.  You’ll also be associating yourself with a company that leads by example, through a strong presence in our local communities, charitable giving, sustainability initiatives and more.

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans)

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