AdvanSix Banner

Lead Environmental Engineer - Air Permitting

Hopewell, VA 23860, USA Req #323
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
About 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. More information on AdvanSix can be found at

Lead Environmental Engineer - Air Permitting

Position Summary: The Lead Environmental Air Permitting Engineer is responsible for managing the process for maintaining and revising the air permits for the Hopewell facility. The Lead Environmental Air Permitting Engineer will work with facility engineering staff, managers, and outside consultants to develop air permit applications for submittal to regulatory agencies. Additionally, this role will be responsible for establishing a document and records process within our RC14001 management system to effectively maintain the underlying data which supports the air permit application process including the air emission factors, process design constraints, and process through put limitations from upstream and downstream processes. This role will support the capital project process by reviewing the air permitting requirements of projects in the planning phase, prepare and submit permit applications, and negotiate acceptable permit conditions with the regulatory agency in coordination and consideration with plant management. This role reports to the Environmental Leader.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Maintain the underlying data to support the air permit application, including air emission factors

· Work with facility engineers, managers, and outside consultants to develop air permitting applications for submittal to regulatory agencies

· Collaborate with the regulatory agencies to finalize air permits

· Capital project review for permitting/regulatory requirements and internal HSE corporate standards

· Analyze air emission trends and identify projects for air emission reductions

· Responsible/Manage on-site (internal) audit program of functional compliance with Env Procedures

· Design stack testing programs and manage consultants to perform emission testing required for air permit compliance demonstrations

· Interact with regulators to resolve compliance issues; establish permit requirements and assists in regulatory audits

· Responsible for tracking new regulatory developments, determining impacts, interaction with DEQ and development / implementation of compliance plans.

· Virginia Manufactures Association Air Subcommittee

· Participate through VMA on DEQ Regulatory Advisory Panels (RAPs)

· Manage consultants and budget requirements (per project and annual budget)

Basic Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or similar field

· 2+ years of experience with air permit application development (preferably in the state of Virginia)

· 5+ years of experience working with industrial/chemical manufacturing facilities

Additional Qualifications:

· Knowledge and experience in Federal Clean Air Act regulations including SOCMI HON,NSR/PSD, LDAR, NSPS, and Title V air permitting.

· Knowledge of Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) air permitting requirements

· Understanding and experience working in RC14001 management systems.

· Ability to be self-directed in managing multiple priorities

· Strong verbal and written communication skills

· Current positive working relationship and experience with VADEQ personnel, a plus

· Strong project management skills and demonstrated ability to lead a team of professionals

· May be required to work in adverse weather conditions (cold, hot, humid, rain, snow, etc.)

· Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization and ability to work in a team environment

· Proficient in Microsoft Office

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.

Other details

  • Job Family SC03 - ISC HSE
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Hopewell, VA 23860, USA