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Sr. Engineer, Environmental



LOCATION: Burkville, Alabama


SABIC is a global leader in chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the world’s water supply and enabling colorful smartphone cases, we find solutions to the challenges of today to help our customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow.


At SABIC, we combine a rich track record of doing what others said couldn’t be done, with a deep understanding of our customers. But our true impact is as a partner who can help our customers achieve their ambitions by finding solutions to their challenges. We call this ‘Chemistry that Matters™’


Job Summary

This position reports to the Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security (EHS&S) Leader at the Burkville site. The overall objective is to drive compliance and performance improvement in the Site’s Environmental programs.


How You Can Be the Impact

The position has several essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Provide site leadership for assigned regulatory programs in Air, Water, Waste, Land, & Hazardous Materials. Familiar with Title V Air Requirements, LDAR, Waste Water Treatment Processes, C&D Landfill, Hazardous Waste Management, Shipment of Hazardous materials by Truck and Rail.
  • Act as point of contact for Environmental compliance issues within manufacturing operations for assigned areas.
  • Coordinate the preparation of Regulatory Permits, monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting requirements for assigned operations.
  • Work with area operations to meet environmental expectations and improve operating metrics.
  • Assisting in the training of employees on the standards/programs associated with the assigned areas/medias.
  • Ownership of the site safety compliance and all associated documents/programs.
  • Implement programs that achieve both regulatory requirements and operational flexibility. Key interfaces include Operations and Maintenance leaders and technicians, project engineers, process control engineers, Technology representatives, along with frequent exposure to site level management. Individual will also interact with other sites around the business and EHS corporate to translate best practices. The individual will interact with Federal & State agencies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in regard to the site’s environmental department, potentially including serving as Spill Duty Officer, special projects for waste/emissions minimization, reviewing management of change for impact on environmental compliance, collaborate with America’s Regional Environmental Team on environmental audits, etc.
  • All work is performed independently in the assigned areas/medias and is subject to the review of the Burkville Site Environmental Lead for conformance with federal, state and local regulations


What Matters to SABIC

  • BS degree in Environmental Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 8 years relevant experience in a regulatory, environmental consulting, or industrial setting in an Environmental or Engineering role.
  • Provide technical direction and execution of critical environmental programs.
  • Experience with process programs including NSR and Title V Permitting, TRI, Tier II, SARA, ISO14001, NPDES, BMP, RCRA, Hazardous Materials, DOT/FRA, CERCLA, TSCA, CAA, CWA, MACT, BACT, HON, MON, GMACT, LDAR and other standards related to various Federal and State agencies
  • Agency Interface with on-site regulatory inspections and permitting functions.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, training and interpersonal skills required.
  • Proven track record of leading organizational changes and program implementation.
  • Demonstrated analytical, computer, communication and negotiations skills
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and motivate individuals teams and interacts cross-functionally.



Eligibility Requirements

  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work for SABIC in the United States on a full-time basis.


Desired Skill

  • Title V Air and LDAR Regulatory experience preferred
  • Master’s Degree a plus.
  • Alabama P.E. License, or ability to obtain license within 1 year, preferred
  • Certification as a CHMM, REM, CEA, CEP, or CPEA preferred.


Work Availability

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. Applicants must be regularly available and willing to work  during assigned hours of operation and such other hours as the company determines are necessary or desirable to meet business needs


We are proud to be a diverse and an equal opportunity employer .We are fully committed to a culture of respect and inclusion. 



Nearest Major Market: Montgomery