Generac Power Systems

  • Environmental Specialist

    Job Locations US-WI-Waukesha
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(12/21/2018 2:06 PM)
    Ops - Operations
  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems is looking for an Environmental Specialist in our Waukesha, WI location!


    The Environmental Specialist will be responsible for providing support to the organization's Corporate Environmental, Health, and Safety Management System. The position requires the support of the organization's environmental compliance program globally. This position requires a highly driven individual to produce world-class environmental results across multiple business functions and geographies.


    This position will report to the Director Environmental Health and Safety


    Regulatory Compliance Monitoring

    • Performs the planning, inspection, sampling, and recordkeeping requirements for all environmental compliance programs.
    • Ensures that local, state and federal environmental regulations, codes and rules are followed.
    • Investigates incidents (including releases) to determine root causes and prepares/directs corrective and preventive action plans.
    • Conducts and documents monthly inspections of hazardous waste accumulation/chemical storage areas.

    Supporting Corporate Initiatives

    • Supports development, maintenance, and achievement of corporate goals, strategic initiatives designed to produce operational excellence.
    • Develops waste stream analyses for all facilities and supports the development of an environmental sustainability program.
    • Perform EHS compliance audits and ISO 14001 audits according to Generac procedures to ensure that consistent, best-in-class results and compliance are followed to enable operational excellence. Prepares reports of findings with recommendations for corrective action.

    Environmental Permitting and Reporting

    • Assists with preparing permit applications and submittals for agency review.
    • Responsible for tracking and analysis of data for environmental reporting.
    • Coordinates modeling activities with third party service providers.

    Site Personnel Support

    • This position provides environmental support to facility EHS specialists and engages employees at all levels throughout the company.
    • Trainer for all environmental program training courses including development / refining of those courses.
    • Serves as a hazardous waste specialist, leading efforts to reduce hazardous waste and implement recycling programs.
    • Other Duties as assigned
    • Provides input to the Corporate Drive to Zero EHS program.
    • Training and audit support for occupational safety programs


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience;
    • 1 year experience implementing the requirements of environmental permits and reporting;

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Implementation experience with ISO 14001 programs;
    • Experience with emission inventories of major and minor sources;
    • Experience preparing semi-annual and annual environmental reports (e.g., Tier II, emission inventory, hazardous waste, TRI, air permit monitoring, etc.);
    • Engine manufacturing experience;
    • CHMM, CEP, or equivalent certification (or ability to obtain).
    • Ability to travel domestically to other WI locations up to 20% of the time




    Office Environment:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus.


    Production Environment:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to manipulate objects, tools or controls; and talk and hear.  The employee is regularly required to walk; stoop; crouch; bend and reach above shoulders.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 45 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance, waist high, up to 10 feet away.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be working in the typical conditions of a manufacturing environment including seasonal variation in temperatures and occasional exposure to manufacturing fumes or by-products. The employee must comply with the assigned location PPE requirements including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, appropriate gloves, clothing and shields for required tasks and closed toed or safety shoes as required by facility safety policies.  



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