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Lehigh Hanson Environmental Compliance Manager - RCRA in Allentown, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 9395BR

Line Of Business: HTC

Department: Health, Safety and Environment

Primary Location: Allentown-PA

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We’re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

We’re a tight knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don’t ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.


Support cement plants and management in maintaining environmental compliance at each operating unit including troubleshooting in collaboration with technical and plant operations staff. Offer strategic advice on environmental-related matters in an effort to obtain a positive outcome for Lehigh Hanson.

Interpret environmental regulations, including RCRA, and advise cement plants on compliance. Responsible for drafting permit applications and negotiating permit conditions for large capital projects.

Work with environmental regulators as needed when situations warrant such interaction. Responsible for assembling and reviewing environmental key performance indicators for the cement business line.

  • Monitor plant environmental compliance performance and initiate corrective/improvement actions as required.

  • Perform plant environmental audits to evaluate, maintain, and enhance environmental compliance. Prepare and implement Action Plans after each audit to enhance the plant’s environmental performance. Assist in global audits of environmental performance data.

  • Provide guidance, direction, and recommendations to plant and management personnel pertaining to current regulations and their interpretation. Interpret regulatory language and provide clear guidance to plants.

  • Conduct negotiations between Lehigh and the regulatory agency for any non-compliance issues in order to obtain the optimum position or outcome for Lehigh Hanson.

  • Assist in the development of strategies for permit applications and discussions between Lehigh Hanson and the various regulatory agencies for permits on existing facilities, alternate fuel usage, plant expansions, and new operating facilities, including RCRA permit applications.

  • Assist the cement production facilities with stack testing.

  • Train Lehigh Hanson’s environmental professionals at the various facilities on regulatory applicability and requirements.


  • Minimum experience of ten years in Environmental Compliance with five of those years being in the cement industry

  • Knowledge of Federal, State and Local environmental regulatory rules and procedures

  • Knowledge of RCRA regulations preferred

  • Knowledge of the inter-workings of the regulatory agencies

  • Knowledge of working with Industrial Work Groups; PCA, MTC, etc.

  • Knowledgeable of cement manufacturing processes


At Lehigh Hanson, we care a great deal about your health which is why there is no waiting period to participate in highly competitive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs. In addition, we offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions.

No search firms please

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.

External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.


Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled