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Perdue Farms, Inc. Environmental Technician in Bainbridge, Pennsylvania

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.

Summary

Perdue AgriBusiness has an opening for an Environmental Tech at our Bainbridge, PA facility.

This position will be responsible for coordinating the day to day requirements necessary to ensure compliance for all local, state, and federal environmental laws. Performs environmental testing, record keeping and reporting as required. Provides technical support on environmental issues to facility and operational managers and supervisors. Provides technical and operational production support necessary for compliance with applicable permits and regulations.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct environmental compliance testing

  • Ensure day-to-day production activities are conducted in accordance with environmental requirements established by permits and local, state and federal laws and regulations

  • Develop the skills necessary to ensure compliance with: waste water operation, air quality compliance, land application programs, hazardous/universal waste, recycling, solid waste, potable water and oil handling programs for the designated plant operations

  • Maintain environmental records to ensure compliance with permit requirements, laws and regulations

  • Conduct environmental audits to ensure compliance with permit requirements, laws and regulations

  • Promote on-site and community involved Environmental Sustainability efforts

  • Adhere to all safety requirements including PPE, preventing and reporting unsafe acts and conditions, lockout tagout (LOTO) procedure, and process safety management related matters

Minimum Education/Experience

  • AA Degree (Environmental Science or Biological Sciences)

  • 3-5 years work experience in the related field may be substituted for an AA Degree

  • Understanding of local, state and federal environmental laws and regulations

  • Understanding of standard software applications

  • Strong communication, math, organizational and analytical skills. Valid Driver's license

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Able to move freely throughout AgriBusiness facilities to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150'), carrying tools and equipment (0-50 pounds), exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db) and chemicals (SDS sheets available). Able to communicate on the telephone and use standard office equipment.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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