Environmental Engineer

Richmond, VA
Health, Safety & Environment

AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives, and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S. based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect.

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Why work at AdvanSix?

• We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being

• Total Rewards program includes a competitive compensation, health, dental, vision & wellness programs, paid vacation, 401K with company matching, health savings programs, disability & life insurance, employee assistance program

• Tuition reimbursement for continued education, certifications, training, and development

• Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences


Position Summary:


  • The Environmental Engineer is responsible for the development, administration, and implementation of environmental programs in accordance with governmental requirements. This includes air, water and waste management  programs.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage implementation of requirements associated with a government environmental compliance program at the assigned site
  • Interface with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies on issues relating to compliance
  • Act in a leading role in the development of environmental management systems to facilitate an increase in understanding and accountability
  • Manage environmental consultant resources for project work
  • Submit reports to regulatory agencies
  • Work closely with site leaders to ensure compliance with program requirements
  • Work with site and regional environmental staff, as well as operations, maintenance, and engineering leaders at the site, to ensure environmental requirements are integrated with plant level standard work 
  • Review and analyze environmental documentation issued by regulatory agencies; determines impact on operations, and publish compliance strategies and requirements
  • Evaluate proposed regulations to determine financial, industrial, public, and environmental impact
  • Interact with regulators to resolve compliance issues; establish permit requirements and assists in regulatory audits


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical or environmental engineering, chemistry, or equivalent field
  • 5+ years of experience in environmental/environmental regulations


Additional Qualifications:


  • Experience working with Environmental Management Systems – RC14001
  • Experience working with governmental regulatory agencies 
  • Experience in chemical manufacturing environment
  • Must have an uncompromising drive for compliance and willingness to escalate issues as needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and teamwork skills
  • Ability to interface with and influence all levels of plant personnel
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Strong auditing abilities
  • Must be highly motivated, energetic, and a self-directed individual with good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with manage multiple priorities
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
At AdvanSix, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past work experience doesn’t perfectly align with every qualification in the job posting, we encourage you to still apply. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Application Process

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  • It is easy to apply for AdvanSix jobs online. Create a profile in DayForce and upload your resume or fill in the form with your job history.
  • Your profile and resume will be reviewed by a recruiter and you’ll be notified via email whether you will be proceeding with the interview process
  • The first interview will be a telephone screening with the HR and recruiting team, If there is mutual interest, there will be additional interviews with the team and an in-person site visit
  • Once interviews are completed, if you are determined a good fit for the AdvanSix team, a formal offer will be extended. Offers will first be verbally given and quickly followed by a formal letter via email
  • Every offer is contingent on the successful completion of the pre-employment and background checks required for the position.
  • We can’t wait for you to join the team!