Do you desire to assist the world’s most innovative companies in developing environmental and sustainable solutions to complex technical and/or regulatory issues and concerns? Do you enjoy collaborating with like-minded EHS professionals with local, national and global teams on fast-paced, interesting projects? Are you the type of Environmental professional who has a habit of delivering more than the client expects? Who strives to set the standard among your peers? If the answer is yes, we encourage you to apply to join our team.
Join the successful and rapidly growing ERM team – the largest dedicated team of EHS professionals in the world. We are looking for committed and energetic professionals to help the worlds’ most dynamic and innovative companies in the tech, biotech, manufacturing, power, chemical, and oil and gas sectors tackle some of their most important environmental and sustainability challenges.
We are hiring a Senior Environmental Compliance Consultant in the San Francisco South Bay Area to help large, well-known California and global companies address a wide array of environmental challenges such as:
Chemical or Lab Environmental Risks
ISO 14001/18001 / 45000 Environmental & Safety Management Systems (EMS)
Hazardous Materials & Waste Management
Electronic & Universal Waste Management
Mergers & Acquisitions, Due Diligence Assessments
Air Quality and the Clean Air Act
Regulatory Review and Advisory Services
Carbon and Energy Analysis and Due Diligence
RoHS/WEEE (Product Stewardship)
Biosafety and Biohazards Management
And many others
Provide general environmental compliance support to various clients, including on-site assistance as needed.
When required, perform environmental compliance assessments/audits to determine a client facility or project's applicable environmental regulatory requirements, corporate standards, or management systems.
Identify follow-up corrective actions to close gaps found during compliance assessments to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
Assist our clients by preparing plans, permits, and reports for hazardous waste, air quality, storm water, NPDES, and wastewater programs.
Develop environmental legal registers and calendars to support our clients understanding of requirements.
Help our clients manage their business by performing EHS due diligence assessments regarding acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, joint ventures, IPOs, and property sales and leases. Embed social, stakeholder and sustainability elements into due diligence.
Participate in projects including but not limited to EHS and social audits, Phase I ESA, regulatory review and advisory services
Design and implement Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and programs for our clients.
Manage client projects to successful completion (e.g. project setup on ERM systems, project management tasks, resource allocation, quality standards, etc.).
Maintain and build client relationships, prepare proposals and presentations, and support marketing and sales initiatives. Nurture repeat business by continuously striving to exceed their expectations.
Support ERM Partners-in-Charge and other Project Managers to effectively manage and deliver projects.
Work with various project teams to effectively delegate assignments, and act as a mentor to more junior staff members. Train the next generation of environmental leaders!
Build a network within and outside of ERM that will enable you to leverage your skills and solve challenging multi-disciplinary client challenges.
Keep up to date with EHS regulations locally and international standards;
BS in Environmental, Chemical, Engineering, or a related science or engineering degree required. Master’s degree or equivalent preferred.
7+ years’ relevant experience with environmental compliance in a consulting or industrial environment, preferably with exposure to the tech, biotech, manufacturing, power, chemical, and oil and gas sectors.
REM, REP, CHMM, PE, or similar certification highly desirable.
In-depth understanding of the relevant local, state and federal regulations and how they apply to specific industries.
Familiarity with USEPA and state environmental regulations and understanding of environmental permit application processes preferred.
Project management experience, preferably including multi discipline and multi-site projects.
Understanding and experience with Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and ISO 14001 requirements.
Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively.
Travel throughout the Bay Area to work with a variety of clients is expected.
Good team player, especially during challenging situations.
Be able to delegate and utilize junior staff effectively.
Be ethical, responsive, and positive.
Have the ability to deal with ambiguity from clients, regulators, and other stakeholders.
is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting and sustainability related services. We have more than 160 offices in over 40 countries and territories employing more than 4,700 people who work on projects around the world. We invite you to join us in contributing to a progressive and sustainable future!
Who We Are:
As the world’s 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.
Please submit your resume and brief cover letter.
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ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
Thank you for your interest in ERM!
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