Environmental Engineer

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Date: Jul 7, 2024

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Why Work at PACCAR?

PACCAR offers comprehensive benefits from time of hire through retirement for vested employees and their families. As a U.S. Salaried PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:
•    Competitive salary and 401k with up to a 5% company match
•    Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
•    Comprehensive paid time off –  minimum of 10 paid vacation days,12 paid holidays; and sick leave.
•    Tuition Reimbursement for continued education
•    Medical, Dental, and Vision plans for you and your family
•    Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA)
•    Paid short and long term disability program
•    Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
•    EAP services including wellness plans
•    This position is also eligible for a holiday bonus

Division Information

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

•    Ensure that the facility Environmental Management System (EMS) functions and is maintained in accordance with the requirements of ISO14001.  Meet with management and plant representatives to report on performance of the EMS and set environmental goals           and objectives.  Schedule and manage external surveillance and re-certification audits.
•    Schedule and perform internal compliance audits.
•    Interface with local, state, and federal agencies as well as PACCAR Corporate with regards to all environmental inspections, permitting, and compliance issues – including corrective actions and follow-up responses.
•    Develop, maintain, and enforce formal compliance plans, procedures, and operating records to meet regulatory requirements.  Facility permits include Title V Air Operating permit, King County Wastewater Discharge authorization, and Industrial Stormwater General          permit.
•    Prepare and submit environmental reports to regulatory agencies and management in a timely manner.  Maintain and follow an environmental compliance calendar.
•    Work with in-house HazMat technician(s).  Ensure their training meets regulatory requirements and is appropriate to maintain and build upon their skill sets. Provide regular feedback and encouragement to team members.
•    Embrace and use lean methods, standard work and visual performance metrics in all aspects of your work and your team’s work. 
•    Support and manage six sigma projects by taking on the role of Champion/Green Belt.
•    Work within a team to plan, develop and implement short and long-term environmental projects.
•    Schedule, profile, and track waste disposal activities in compliance with regulations.  Oversee preparation of waste manifests, other shipping records, and supporting documentation.  Track waste-to-landfill data, and act on opportunities to minimize generation and landfilling of wastes.
•    Maintain the hazardous materials usage and emissions database, and generate VOC and HAP emissions estimates monthly.  Manage new SDS reviews and approvals, and maintain the SDS library.
•    Track greenhouse gas (GHG) changes.  Prepare and report GHG estimates.  
•    Oversee third party contractors and consultants employed for environmental management or compliance  activities.  Coordinate periodic tank and equipment pump-downs and cleanings with contractors and Maintenance.
•    Be a leading member of the plant’s emergency response team and as necessary help coordinate recovery efforts for equipment and facilities.
•    Maintain awareness of upcoming regulatory changes that have the potential to impact plant operation.
•    Other responsibilities as needed based on environmental goals and initiatives.


•    Bachelor's degree required, in engineering or environmental or physical science.
•    At least 3-5 years experience with environmental engineering, regulatory compliance, waste management, or emergency planning & response required.  Experience working in an industrial facility and supervisory experience preferred.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills required.
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including SharePoint and Access.
•    Demonstrated project management skills.
•    Experience with development/management of budgets and capital project submissions preferred.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors, including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for this position is $84,000 - $131,700 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above.  

This is a safety-sensitive position, and the pre-employment drug testing includes cannabis testing




Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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