Senior Environment Specialist

Requisition Number:  5979
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Madison, PA, US, 15663

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.


Your Day to Day
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Environmental Specialist to join our EHS team at the Waltz Mill location in Madison, PA.

In this position, a Senior Environmental Specialist can expect to be responsible to:

  • Demonstrate leadership and make sound environmental compliance decisions.
  • Use your knowledge of ISO 14001:2015 to implement and maintain the environmental management system.
  • Oversee waste, water and air compliance while maintaining in-depth knowledge of federal, state and local environmental protection regulations.
  • Prepare and maintain environmental permits including NPDES.
  • Act as liaison between local, state, and federal regulatory organizations.  
  • Maintain qualification to respond to chemical or environmental emergencies as well as ship hazardous materials and waste.
  • Coordinate the activities of, and provide direction to, contractors and supplemental resources.
  • Develop and maintain vendor relationships to provide supplemental assistance for environmental matters.
  • Prepare briefs, reviews and consult with management on environmental concerns and objectives.
  • Develop and/or administer appropriate training programs.
  • Analyze program costs and recommend improvements to reduce cost or improve efficiency.
  • Assess and manage environmental risk.
  • Review audits and conduct inspections of facility operations to assure compliance with procedures, policies and regulations.


Who You Are:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution for environmental science; or in a physical or biological science, public health, safety sciences or management, and
  • 5+ years of applied environmental management experience in a program similar to that of the Waltz Mill program.


Preferred Experience:

  • Experience coordinating work between multiple organizations.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, and make decisions, solve problems, and exercise good judgment.
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Must be able to pass a comprehensive security background check and pass a drug/alcohol screening test.


Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability


Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program


While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

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