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Manager Environmental

Environmental Manager

Become a part of our First Transit team as a Environmental Manager. We hire individuals who make safety and customer service their top priorities.  If you have the drive, confidence, and determination to succeed, we are looking for you!

At First Transit, we are proud to offer:

  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities due to a strong presence across North America.
  • A comprehensive benefits package with paid holidays & vacation, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan.
  • A great work environment.

Job Scope

Manages the FGA Environmental KPI program. Ensures environmental compliance audits are
performed in line with all FGA initiatives. Acts as day-to-day point of contact with regulatory
agencies, environmental consultants and FGA field teams. Manages daily environmental issues
and consultant activities. Assists in the management of environmental projects.

Environmental Manager responsibilities include:

  • Tracks compliance dates, registrations, permits and fee payments and informs FGA locations
    as needed.
  • Conducts and oversees routine environmental compliance audits including storm water
    permitting, spill prevention, Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) plan development.
  • Maintains MSDS for approved maintenance chemicals and communicates to FGA facilities.
  • Initiates Environmental Projects through the Capex program and tracks ongoing expenditures.
  • Manages the Underground/Above Storage Tank registration and compliance program.
  • Prepares Petroleum Bulk Storage (PBS) registration updates and processes fee payments for
    existing and new underground/above ground storage tank systems.
  • Oversees “on call” spill response coordination and assesses reporting requirements for each
  • Provides the necessary technical support to all FGA operating companies to communicate the
    company’s environmental program and standards and to ensure each location understands
    the risks and liabilities. Coordinates the open, ongoing management and closure of each
    property effectively.
  • Manages the FGA external environmental database to ensure current and site-specific
    information is published and readily available to field operations.
  • Manages the operating and capital expenses associated with each site and / or each project
    and coordinates with Finance. Manages the updating and forecasting of project budgets to
    ensure project delivery is within established budget
  • Manages the “environmental reserve” to reflect current and accurate information on a per site
  • Assists in internal and external audit reviews. Reviews for accuracy and codes consultants
    invoices for submission and approval.
  • Stays current on environmental regulations and applicable issues by attending seminars and
    training courses. Prepares and reports monthly environmental issues and environmental
  • Assists and coordinates efforts in obtaining and compiling the necessary data and information
    for the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) corporate initiative.
  • Manages the development of scopes of work, bid packages, and contract issuance for all
    major projects. Prepares, adjusts, and distributes project schedules.
  • Develops and maintains excellent working relationships with internal/external clients, support
    departments, vendors, consultants and contractors

Minimum Environmental Manager requirements: 

  • Bachelors degree in Environmental Engineering  preferred or equivalent experience and education.
  • Requires industry recognized certifications, including OSHA and Hazwoper certification.

Minimum Experience & Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 10 years environmental/construction management experience preferred
  • Contractional compliance  
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Able to effectively manage projects, direct reports, and consultants
  • Understands and is knowledgeable regarding environmental compliance and due diligence
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Visio, MapPoint, Publisher, and
  • Self motivated and excellent organizational skills
  • Competent working knowledge in JD Edwards, Docusphere, and general Environmental Mgt
  • Proficient in verbal and written communication skills
  • Requires ability to multi-task and stay focused
  • Excellent time management capabilities

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

  • Incumbent must be able to move about the office and between floors; utilize standard office
    equipment; access filing system/cabinets; and communicate effectively and efficiently in
    person or by telephone.

First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

*Please note all applications are subject to a physical and DOT drug testing. DOT regulation 49 CFR Part 40 does not authorize the use of schedule 1 drugs, including marijuana, for any reason.

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

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55595 - RPTA
2050 WEST RIO SALADO PARKWAY, Tempe, Arizona, USA, 85281-2802
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