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Date: Mar 8, 2023

Location: Midlothian, Texas, US, 76065

Company: Gerdau

This position is open for domestic candidates only.



Responsible for ensuring day to day environmental compliance at Sayreville and Perth Amboy steel mills.
Interacting with Lawyers, consultants, venders, and neighbors. Conducting site compliance inspections.
Typically Reports To: Environmental Manager
Level of Supervision Exercised
• Advisory staff relationship having no direct supervisory responsibility.
• Annual expenditures - $90,000.
• Exposure - significant loss prevention responsibility from remedial costs and potential fines.
• Keep up-to-date with federal, state, and local environmental regulations by attending periodic training courses.
• Participate as directed in environmental compliance and remediation activities.
• Develop and implement Division’s Emergency Procedures.
• Maintain Division’s environmental files and reports.
• Conduct on-site inspections to insure compliance with federal, state, local, and Company environmental
regulations and guidelines.
• Maintain productive relationships with mill management and regulatory personnel.
• Responsible for carrying out company policy, programs, and procedures.

This position is primarily responsible for providing guidance and assistance to division management with
regards to pollution control, hazardous waste and environmental issues and to assure on going compliance
with federal, state, and local environmental rules and regulations.

The Environmental Specialist collects samples and data required for various environmental projects, reports,
permits and licenses. In addition, the incumbent is also responsible for the preparation, submission, and
timely filing of all federal, state and local environmental reports.

The incumbent will train employees in environmental policy, as well as adhere to Environmental Compliance
Plans (SPCC, SWPP). In Cases where no training is in place, the incumbent will work to establish new
training tools and presentations. In addition, the Environmental Specialist assists in the planning of new or
updated emissions control equipment or mill project modifications to include review of new facilities and
equipment to assure compliance with all government environmental and safety rules and regulations.

The Environment Specialist obtains and provides direction, guidance, and assistance as required to assure the
most efficient and effective use of resources required for remediation activities and for short and long term
environmental compliance in line with company policy and under the general direction of the Mill
Environmental Manager. Due to close contact with operating management and personnel, and federal, state
and local regulatory agencies, the position requires the ability to effectively communicate with a variety of
personalities and interests.

The Environmental Specialist will work to establish long term waste disposal solutions which meet the needs
of mill operations. The Environmental Specialist is responsible for monitoring environmental activities in the
mill and reporting difficiences and/or non-compliance.
The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum qualifications necessary at the entry to this role
and critical for the satisfactorily performance of essential duties. The education credentials must be earned from
an accredited school/college/university.
Bachelor’s Degree
Education and formalized work experience should
be comparable to that experienced by a four-year
technical college graduate.
Work Experience
2 – 3 years
experience in environmental compliance areas to
include air and water pollution issues, waste and
hazardous materials management, radiation
detection/protection and hazardous waste
transportation areas of a steel mill or similar heavy
industrial environment
Work Environment
Work Conditions and Physical Demands
The following work factors have been determined to be required in order for an employee to successfully perform
the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be considered and, where appropriate,
utilized, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
Work Condition / Physical Demand Rarely\n(1 -
Travel Requirements
Estimated Travel Amount as % of Overall Work Time of Up To


Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment. It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status. All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship. 


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