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than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career
fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers,
our employees, the public and our operating environment is our
priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our
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SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
This position manages site activities to ensure compliance with
all applicable Federal, state and local environmental laws and
regulations for all assigned facilities. Additionally, this
position is responsible for ensuring adherence to Amtrak's
Environment and Sustainability Management System (ESMS) policies,
programs and procedures at these facilities. Depending on region,
may cover maintenance facilities, rail yards, stations and other
facilities. Position reports to and directly supports an Amtrak
manager in Engineering and indirectly reports to the regional
environmental manager in the Safety, Health and Environmental
Coordinates permit compliance for all facility environmental
permits including, but not limited to: coordinating/conducting
inspections and sampling; analyzing data, reviewing plan updates
and revisions, preparing reports, and maintaining communications
with regulatory agencies Coordinates and conducts training for
facility personnel on all applicable environmental regulatory and
awareness programs Assists with coordination of internal
environmental audits, attends all such audits, coordinates
development of the follow up Corrective Action Plan (CAP) and
ensures CAP activities are completed Coordinates environmental
response activities (spills, etc.) Works with facility management
and corporate Environment and Sustainability Group to implement
facility environment and sustainability programs, such as recycling
and energy efficiency projects Works with corporate Environment and
Sustainability personnel to annually update the facility
environmental manual (FEM) and compliance calendar Coordinates with
corporate Environment and Sustainability personnel on communication
and periodic reporting to external agencies Manages contractors or
consultants who perform work on site Facilitates communications and
exchange of information between facility personnel and the
corporate Environment and Sustainability Group.
Bachelor's degree in environmental or related sciences,
engineering or management, or equivalent combination of
undergraduate education, training and work experience.
3 years' work experience including environmental compliance
procedures and delivering training.
Travel: Duties may cover several facilities, and will include
on-site activities at each facility. Estimated travel 30 - 40%.
Working knowledge of Federal, state, and local environmental
Proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint,
etc.) Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal
Ability and willingness to work independently with minimal
oversight Ability and willingness to attend and pass Amtrak
Hazardous materials management, prior railroad experience
Experience with environmental auditing programs Certification such
as Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, Registered Environmental
Professional, or similar
COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Amtrak employees power our progress through their
We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job - we want it
to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and
rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay,
benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance
culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you
reach your career goals.
We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for
Amtrak job opportunities.
All positions require pre-employment background verification,
medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed
to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment
substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a
hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for
months prior to testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute,
ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or
decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for
medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the
usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire. We appreciate
your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.
In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25),
Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records
for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive
duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an
applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to
obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform
Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed
satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education,
training and experience.
Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and
we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.
POSTING NOTES: Engineering || Engineering & Mechanical