Environmental Specialist

Charlotte, NC 28202

Posted: 11/29/2018 Industry: Energy Job Number: 167399 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

This position requires a lot of travel, 70% of the time

The Environmental Specialist provides comprehensive environmental, health and safety support to assigned organization section and business subsidiary.

Responsible for moderately complex technical work in a wide range of environmental, health and safety, disciplines to achieve compliance with the organization’s Environmental, Health and Safety standards and with federal, state and local regulatory requirements.

Conducts investigation of incidents.

Recommends improvements in moderately complex processes, design, procedures, and operating equipment to minimize the environmental, health and safety hazard potential.

Provides regulatory interpretation and technical advice.

Maintains current knowledge of specific requirements imposed by government agencies and a working knowledge of the scientific and technical aspects of regulatory requirements and how they may impact company operations.


Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, health, safety or other related field of study.

Years of prior work-related experience in addition to a degree: 8+ years of experience.

Years of prior equivalent work-related experience in lieu of a degree 12 years of directly related work experience

Broad knowledge of environmental, health and safety regulatory compliance requirements, scientific practices, quality assurance principles.

Strong collaboration, communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills with a customer-oriented focus.

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.

Ability to manage multiple priorities and successfully complete each of them within specified timeframes.

Ability to travel 60 – 70% of the time to multiple geographic areas of the United States.

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

April Shelton

April Shelton is a senior recruiter with more than 25 years in the industry. April specializes in nuclear, power, and energy engineering. Her advice to job seekers is "Always have an updated resume. Don’t reply to a job posting if you are not fully qualified. If you use a cell phone as your primary contact, make sure it is professional and doesn’t have a song playing or an unprofessional voicemail message."
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