Battelle Memorial Institute Environmental Compliance Manager in Pueblo, Colorado

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.

We are currently seeking an Environmental Compliance Manager. This position is located in Pueblo, CO .


The Environmental Compliance Manager serves as the project’s subject matter expert (SME) responsible for delineating the applicability of environmental regulations to PCAPP in the areas of: Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); Air Quality; Water Quality; Hazardous Waste; and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) considerations. Evaluate and ensure compliance with environmental laws and programs through permitting, self-assessments, audits, inspections, investigations, and enforcement and corrective action activities.


  • Coordinate all compliance schedule activities and ensure incorporation into the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS).

  • Performs liaison functions with off-site stakeholders; Gov’t clients; regulatory agencies and District sites. Responsible for the integration of environmental requirements into project planning, design, plans and procedures and risk assessment processes providing a proactive means to obtain and sustain environmental compliance while reducing the reliance on more traditional trailing indicators such as surveillance and audit results.

  • Works with Training to develop and provide effective employee education and training that provides a high level of environmental awareness within the workforce.

  • Develop and maintain the Environmental Management Database.

  • Develop environmental assessment schedules and document assessment efforts to monitor compliance with applicable environmental requirements.

  • Identify and track environmental deficiencies, corrective actions, and trends. Coordinate development of environmental inspection forms and supporting implementation of environmental inspection activities with plant personnel.

  • . Provide technical support to the Quality Manager and other responsible managers for resolution of potential environmental deficiencies.

  • Provide environmental compliance technical support to the Bechtel Pueblo Team Construction; Engineering; Plant Operations; Waste Management; Emergency Preparedness; Training and other functional areas on the PCAPP project.

  • Interpret environmental requirements and determine applicability to the PCAPP operations.

  • Develop and monitor a Project specific compliance assessment program (e.g., monitoring and inspections) tailored to the unique set of conditions and requirements (Pilot Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facility) associated with each phase of the PCAPP life-cycle (i.e., design/construction; systemization; operations; and closure).

  • Conduct oral presentations to regulatory agencies.


  • Master’s Degree in science, chemistry, or engineering.

  • Knowledge of or experience with Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and Department of Transportation’s hazardous waste transportation requirements. Work experience with the U.S. Army’s Chemical Demilitarization program or a commercial waste treatment facility.

  • Experience with database software.

  • Must be a US Citizen. The applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to be placed in a Public Trust Position. In addition, applicant selected will be subject to qualification in accordance with Army Regulation 50-6, for potential placement in the U.S. Army Chemical personnel Reliability Program (CPRP)

  • Ability to successfully pass medical screen, including the ability to wear a respirator and other PPE, lift up to 50 lbs. and work in the proximity of toxic chemicals.


  • 15 years experience with large complex chemical agent programs, toxic/hazardous chemicals, chemical agent laboratory operation, and chemical surety programs in accordance with Army regulations.

  • Understanding of the requirements for establishing programs relevant to systemization, operation, and closure phases at a chemical agent disposal facility.

  • 15 years experience of government contracts program management (at least two multi-million dollar contracts) to include proposal management, negotiations, financial management (earned value management and funds management) and deliverable of reports on schedule and/or quality and safety of technical operations.

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The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.


Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

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