Position Overview

Olson Engineering, a full-service, multi-discipline engineering company providing services to the petrochemical market, is seeking an experienced and motivated, Sr. Environmental Specialist to join our team. The Senior Environmental Specialist position is responsible for supporting compliance with Federal, State, and Local environmental regulations related to air, water, and waste materials. Routine responsibilities include reviewing environmental compliance data, managing the site’s waste program, compiling emission event data for reporting, identifying non-compliance issues, and developing/implementing corrective actions. 10 years or more of related experience and/or training is preferred.

Responsibilities and Duties

Environmental Specialist are expected to:

  • Conduct environmental training to plant personnel and correspond with State and Federal regulators.
  • Review Daily Environmental Reports from DCS. Document any abnormalities as potential Title V Deviations.
  • Manage Stormwater and Wastewater Systems.
  • Manage overall compliance with all Hazardous and Non-hazardous waste regulations.
  • Provide support during audits by fulfilling requests and responding to inquiries in a timely, accurate, and transparent manner.
  • Continues to update HSEQ knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Interact with local, state, and federal environmental agencies as required, including the preparation of permits and applications, waste generator registrations, regulatory plans, reporting, inspections, and notifications.
  • Provide the necessary written reports to local, state, and federal agencies at the required frequency.
  • Assist other HSEQ personnel in the preparation of monthly/semi-annual/annual reports.
  • Update and lead environmental training programs.
  • Act ethically and with integrity in every function.
  • Follow all relevant company policies and procedures.
  • Assists other Departments and other administrative personnel as necessary.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

Education, Experience, and/or Training 

  • Ten (10) years or more of related experience and/or training preferred.



  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and Outlook required.
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