Title:  Environmental Engineer IV

Requisition ID:  20972-159

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Category:  Engineering and Technical Services
Travel:  No Travel Required


  • Develop and implement environmental programs to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local standards and in support of Graphic Packaging’s environmental guidelines including but not limited to air permitting, hazardous and non-hazardous wastes collection and disposal, beneficial reuse programs, chemical reporting (Tier II, Form R), groundwater, drinking water, and wastewater and stormwater management. They understand and align business operations and environmental compliance as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.

Required Skills

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements for existing permits and future projects.

      Air Permitting

  • Review projects for regulatory impact
  • Perform PSD and netting analyses as needed
  • Prepare and submit air permits
  • Meet with regulators as required to obtain permit and during routine inspections
  • Identify alternate permitting strategies when available

  Air Compliance

  • Assist with recordkeeping and reporting as needed

  Wastewater and Stormwater Programs

  • Assist with permitting and programs as needed
  • Manage and perform required sampling
  • Meet with regulators as required to obtain permit and during routine inspections

Hazardous and Solid Waste Management

  • Waste Characterization
  • Proper Waste Disposal
  • Monitor Waste Generation
  • Coordinate compliance with universal waste standard
  • Identify and implement projects to reduce water and waste.
  • Assist with Beneficial Reuse projects, including sludge, ash, lime, etc.
  • Provide SPCC oversight and update program as needed.
  • Develop and implement plant environmental training in support of the written environmental programsProvide environmental expertise and leadership to plant staff, operations, maintenance, engineering, and laboratory.
  • Perform periodic environmental audits, develop recommendations for environmental program and performance improvement.
  • Develop, track, analyze and communicate plant environmental reporting and statistics.
  • Organize workload so that applicable regulatory deadlines are met.
  • Continue to increase professional environmental knowledge through reading, training, conference attendance, etc. Develop a network of key environmental contacts in regulatory agencies, trade organizations and consulting firms. Keep up-to-date on new and developing regulations.
  • Support company business objectives.
  • Actively support the mill safety program


  • Proficient computer skills in MS Office and database programs.
  • Self-starter, good people skills, strong personal leadership, organizational skills, oral and written communication skills.
  • Understanding of federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations.



  • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.


  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.



  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Problem Solving
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Priority Setting
  • Managing Through Systems



Required Experience


  • 3-5 years’ experience in environmental or process engineering
  • 3-5 years’ experience in manufacturing preferably pulp and paper



  • BS Environmental Science, Engineering or related field or;
  • Compensatory closely related work experience required in lieu of degree

At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful. If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

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Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the Poster, EEO is the Law.

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