ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE & LAND SPECIALIST

This role requires a high degree of technical knowledge, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and strong organizational skills to manage compliance activities for several facilities over a wide geographic area. Preferably seeking candidates with permitting knowledge and experience in Texas and Colorado.

LOCATION

San Antonio, TX

EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Permanent

What You’ll Do

  • Manage and carry out land management practices and processes including land acquisition, permitting of land, logistics, water, and reserves

  • Ensure that all required reports are submitted and ensure that necessary data is gathered in a timely and effective manner

  • Handle all leases and ensures compliance with all aspects of the lease

  • Direct and or coordinate land use entitlement processes including land annexation, zoning, special use and conditional use permits, as needed

  • Coordinate mine planning, permitting, surety bonding, end use and reclamation planning

  • Work effectively with landowners and tenants to maintain strong relationships and ensure good stewardship practices

  • Maintain knowledge of State/Local and Federal laws concerning, environmental, land, and reclamation issues

  • Maintain compliance with permits and regulatory programs including air permitting, Stormwater/NPDES permits, USACE Waters of US. Endangered Species, Tier II reporting, TRI reporting, RCRA and other waste compliance, SPCC, AST, and other requirements as applicable 


  • Implements plant environmental compliance & performance metric communication and collaboration efforts for benchmarking
     

  • Advise operations on regulatory requirements and provide technical support as needed

  • Participates in Federal, state agencies, and local government inspections and conducts internal environmental compliance audits

  • Assist operations in identifying and managing capital projects for site environmental upgrades

  • Responds and provides oversight for emergency and spill response

  • Manage and participate in special projects as assigned

Who You Are

  • An enthusiastic professional with a Bachelor's Degree (ideally in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Earth Sciences, or equivalent) and 3-5 years of experience
     

  • Willing to travel 50% of the time

  • Proficient with land information systems software, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and various other programs

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task and manage conflicting priorities

  • Strong problem-solving skills, and ability to interpret rules, laws, agreements, etc.