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Environmental Manager - Omaha, NE


Omaha, NE, US, 68130

Company:  Lyman-Richey Corporation



Job ID:  149433


Headquartered in Omaha, Lyman-Richey Corporation, A CRH Company, employs nearly 800 people in its eight aggregate and concrete companies across central and eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. Lyman-Richey Corporation has been providing top-quality construction materials and superior service to customers and contractors in the region for more than 130 years. 


Position Overview


An Environmental Manager is responsible for monitoring and ensuring the company’s compliance with all Federal, State and Local environmental regulations, rules and guidelines. Works across all company departments to provide subject matter expert leadership for all environmental matters. Monitor and provide assistance to facility and senior management with plant inspections to ensure environmental compliance.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Conduct compliance reviews, inspections and internal audits to ensure adherence with all applicable environmental permits, rules and regulations.
  • Obtain all environmental permits required for company plants, sites, projects and assist Real Estate Manager with USACOE 404 permits for wetland mitigaton.
  • Ensure all compliance or monitoring tests, are conducted in accordance with timeframes outlined in environmental operation permits.
  • Maintain documentation compliance activities such as inspections, audits, complaints and investigations.
  • Inform internal field employees, managers and outside contractors of company environmental policy, best practices and compliance requirements.
  • Provide educational events and training to all company employees on environmental issues and responsibilities.
  • Assists facility managers with environmental compliance issues including wastewater permitting, air permitting and storm water permitting. Includes report preparation.
  • Participate in environmental education and research.
  • Report all violations of environmental permits, rules and regulations to company management personnel and, when required by operational permits, to duly authorized regulatory agencies.
  • Prepare Tier II, Form R, Stormwater, Air Permit, Oil Tank Inspection and SPCC plans and reports.
  • Keep informed regarding changes to environmental legislation, trends and best practices and assess the potential impact these changes will have on company operations.
  • Lead implementation of compliance related policies and procedures throughout the company.
  • Review required documentation at all sites, projects and plants to ensure ongoing compliance.
  • Advise field and middle managers on use of any environmental compliance or reporting tools which are available for them to use.
  • Direct the development and management of environmental related plans and requirements.
  • Develop and implement environmental compliance plans for programs such as air quality, storm water discharges, oil spill prevention or control, recycling, managing hazardous materials, employee education and so on.
  • Work with consultants to ocassionly develop any needed grading permits.  This would include coordinating the required mornitoring of such permits.
  • Responsible for submitting any and all environmental reports required by any permit, including coordination and completion of CRH Annual Environment Report.
  • Work with consultants and other CRH personnel as needed to successfully meet the requirements of this role.
  • Work remotely on occasion when traveling to plants and facilities.
  • Direct all activities focused on environmental compliance.
  • File all compliance or annual report required by regulatory agencies, meeting all applicable deadlines.
  • Carry out all assigned tasks and projects in a timely manner.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
  • Maintain a positive and helpful attitude.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental studies or related field is preferred.
  • Two or more years of experience in environmental field is required.
  • The ability to effectively present to different size groups and audience types is essential.


Work Requirements


  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the public always.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.
  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Working knowledge of computer use and associated computer programs, should be proficient with the MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Analytical ability and process improvement knowledge.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and regulations.
  • Ability to develop and foster relationships and trust at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong self motivation skills.


Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work is a combination of office, plant and field work, and occasionally requires walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling, and lifting (50 lb. minimum) objects.
  • Able to stand, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment


  • Job hazards may include exposure to dust, noise, fumes, and all-weather conditions.  Potential for serious injury exists if equipment is misused or safety precautions are not followed.
  • Fast-paced with deadlines.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud but typically the noise level will be moderate.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Lyman-Richey Corporation, A CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Apr 16, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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