Full Job Description
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Your Role and Responsibilities
This is an engineering position on IBM's Corporate Environmental Affairs staff, reporting to the Manager of the Environmental Engineering Department. The primary focus of this position is the management of groundwater and soil remediation projects. In this role, you will gain a thorough familiarity with IBM's global Environmental Management System (EMS) and will perform a full range of responsibilities associated with environmental remediation and due diligence including:
Implementing environmental remediation programs at a portfolio of properties formerly owned by IBM and Superfund sites where IBM has involvement. Responsible for executing all aspects of program requirements including technical, regulatory, financial, and IBM internal requirements.
Representing IBM with a variety of external entities. Clearly communicate on IBM’s behalf with federal, state and local government agencies, corporate and private enterprises, property owners, neighbors and surrounding communities.
Setting up and delivering on soil and groundwater remedial projects and programs, including project scoping, resourcing, planning, project management, and the implementation of effective and efficient remedial systems / solutions. Manage IBM suppliers and contractors to ensure the successful execution of remedial projects.
Preparing applications for and securing regulatory permits and authorizations required for the construction and/or operation of remediation projects. Implement all requirements prescribed in permits and authorizations.
Achieving and maintaining compliance with all regulatory and IBM requirements.
Budgeting and managing expenses within prescribed limits. Preparing financial estimates for long-term remedial projects and coordinating these activities with IBM organizations including Accounting, Finance, etc.
Communicating and coordinating with relevant IBM organizations as needed to plan and implement remedial projects.
Teaming with IBM’s internal Legal staff to address a variety of topics including contractual environmental matters, regulatory topics, liability determinations, environmental assessments, etc.
Monitoring emerging environmental issues and remediation technologies.
Executing or directing environmental due diligence in support of a full range of business transactions. Advise and support other IBM business units with respect to due diligence activities as needed.
Developing requirements for IBM’s global EMS and guidance for implementation. Maintain compliance with the EMS.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Ability to manage complex, multi-faceted projects from inception to close-out.
Good problem resolution and analytical skills, including the ability to quickly make key decisions, and make appropriate recommendations to management.
Ability to clearly communicate a broad array of complex regulatory and technical subjects, both orally and in writing, to a diverse audience including peers, managers and executives as well as external entities. Negotiation and conflict management skills are desirable.
Strong financial management, reporting, budgeting, and projection skills.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks/projects with required attention to detail.
Experience and technical skills using various databases, Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word), and other software tools
Strong drive to learn and develop new skills
Strategic thinking ability and leadership potential
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Applicable professional experience is a plus
Knowledge and experience (or educational background) in groundwater / soil assessments, monitoring, and environmental remediation methods and technologies. Solid understanding of environmental chemistry and hydrogeology.
Working knowledge of both the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Corrective Action requirements, and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).
Experience with the U.S. Clean Water Act (CWA), Clean Air Act (CAA), and hazardous waste regulations.Experience in and knowledge of environmental due diligence (Property Transaction Screenings, Phase I/II ESA, etc.) for corporate transactions is desirable.
Knowledge / experience with Environmental Management Systems
About Business Unit
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IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
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