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Engineer - Environmental

Shelton Sawmill
Shelton, WA
Close Date:  10/13/2023
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

We train and promote from within
Excellent low-cost health benefits
Retirement plan with employer-paid contributions
Paid vacation and 10 holidays

The Environmental Engineer will be focused on compliance assurance, process improvement, waste reduction, and efficiency throughout the Company’s facilities. This position works closely with Cogeneration Supervisors, Environmental/Safety Coordinators, and Division Managers. This position will be based in either Anderson, CA, Eugene, OR or Shelton, WA, to be determined during the interview process.

About The Position
• Create and provide training and technical support to managers and supervisors
• Expand the environmental skills and knowledge of Environmental/Safety Coordinators
• Establish monitoring, control, and reporting tools to assure compliance with regulations and permits
• Assist mills with managing consultants and contractors performing environmental services
• Review environmental compliance programs for air emissions, water discharges, and boiler ash use
• Prepare and oversee contracts
• Manage/execute environmental and energy projects as directed, which may include:
     o Boiler combustion controls tuning or monitoring system upgrades
     o Annual emissions source tests
     o Stormwater system design and construction
     o Reporting to agencies
     o Assist remediation efforts at closed sites
     o Prepare designs/work plans for identified projects
• Conduct inspections/audits of pollution control equipment and related systems
• Develop expertise in Federal, State, Local, and Company regulations and policy compliance assurance

• 3 or more years’ experience with industrial processes
• Bachelor of Science in engineering or related field strongly preferred
• Knowledge of EPA and State environmental regulations
• Knowledge of air and water permits
• Ability to work independently, analyze problems, and make decisions with minimal management intervention
• Travel periodically with occasional extended time away from home
• Proven commitment to safety and Company policy
• Ability to manage multiple priorities under demanding circumstances
• Understand quality assurance and process improvement techniques
• Solid working knowledge of Word and Excel, and ability to learn various PC based reporting system applications

Why Join Our Team?
Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan (including medical, dental, and vision) with low-cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company-paid Life Insurance. Every year since 1979, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided an average of $500,000 in scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses.

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team,
please send a cover letter referencing this position and a resume to:

Sierra Pacific Industries
Human Resources
PO Box 496011
Redding, CA 96049
(866) 378-8001

or apply online and view all our career opportunities at:

Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.
The general wage range for this position at Sierra Pacific Industries is from $70,000 to $105,000 per year, and is dependent upon a number of factors, including, but not limited to: relevant work experience, skill, knowledge, and/or education.

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing, third-generation family-owned, forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With nearly 6,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers – for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our 2.4 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at

As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. Sierra Pacific adheres to E-verify to verify the social security number of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans. If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodation to complete the application process, please call 800-378-8001 or write to Sierra Pacific Industries at PO Box 496011, Redding, CA 96049.

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