Environmental Engineer
Nucor Corporation

Kansas City, Missouri

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About Us

Advantage Metals Recycling, a division of Nucor Corporation, is seeking applicants for our Environmental Engineer position. Advantage Metals is a world leader in scrap metal recycling, trading, and transportation. We have relationships with scrap metal businesses around the world. We pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, and the principles of integrity and respect. We're recognized as a good community citizen who is trustworthy, financially strong, and environmentally proactive. Our parent company Nucor Corporation is a Fortune 100 company, known for being North America's leader in designing, manufacturing, and recycling steel and steel products with a history of long-term sustainability and stability. Fortune Magazine recently ranked Nucor No. 1 on their list of the World's Most Admired Companies in our industry. The key to Nucor's success is that we care about the safety and well-being of our teammates and customers, the health and protection of our environment, and the relationships we establish in the communities where we live and work. At the heart of every Nucor division are the dedicated people who make up our team. We are seeking a creative, motivated, and dedicated teammate to join our team. We offer you a challenging and rewarding work environment where you can contribute to the success of over 30,000 Nucor teammates.

Basic Job Functions:

Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

  • Auditing of environmental compliance.
  • Completion of Air Emissions Reports, Stormwater Discharge Monitoring Reports, and SARA Reports.
  • Preparation of applications for environmental related permits.
  • Tracking of regulatory issues with potential impacts to our business units.
  • Train employees on environmental best management practices, recordkeeping, and sample collection techniques.
  • Assist with project management oversight of contractors working on remediation projects.
  • Assist with property environmental due diligence.
  • Evaluate and implement new technologies as required for compliance.
  • Manage environmental risk with respect to operational practices (on-site) and recycling facilities for environmental sensitive materials (off-site).
  • Participate in government relations efforts on issues facing the metals recycling industry
  • Develop greater environmental awareness in all employees.
  • Promote the benefits to the community provided by recycling and recycling facilities.


  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be willing and able to travelovernight in the U.S.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biology or related physical science.
  • Minimum 3years' experience in compliance related environmental work. (RCRA, EPCRA, TSCA, CWA and SARA)
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to manage many projects with shifting priorities.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint a must. Experience with SharePoint systems and drawing software a plus.
  • Creative and independent thinking skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with teammates at all levels.
  • Travel Required within US: 30 - 50%


  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • Self-starter, exhibiting independent thinking skills with strong initiative.
  • Coordination with all levels within the company's hierarchy.


  • Benefits

    SOME OF THE BEST BENEFITS IN THE BUSINESS
    Medical and dental are just the beginning. We value our teammates and offer benefits packages that also include a bonus program, profit sharing, retirement savings, vacation and holiday pay, scholarship and tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth potential. We strive to avoid implementing layoffs or furloughing our teammates. We strongly believe that a Nucor teammate who does their job properly today, should feel confident that they will have a job tomorrow. For more information on our benefits go to Nucor.com/benefits.

    Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vets - and a drug - free workplace


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