Job Opening! Environmental Engineer – AG State of Illinois- Chicago

Title: Environmental Engineer

Division: Environmental Enforcement and Asbestos Litigation

Bureau: Environmental – Chicago

The Environmental Engineer conducts investigations of alleged violations of the Environmental Protection Act and rules/regulations adopted pursuant to authority provided under the statutes. The Environmental Engineer shall: participate in meetings and discussions with defendants to develop technical compliance plans to address and abate environmental pollution; review and evaluate engineering reports to determine adequacy of proposed compliance plans to abate alleged environmental pollution; assist in the discovery process by supplying and answering interrogatories, and responding to requests for production of documents; to give depositions and provide expert testimony at trials; evaluate technical and economic feasibility of compliance; monitor progress and adequacy of implementation of compliance programs under court order; review and assess the adequacy of Process Hazard Analyses and Risk Management Programs to prevent or minimize potentially catastrophic releases regulated under the Clean Air Act; approve the scope of work and recommendations addressing identified hazards; review and evaluate the adequacy of fire protection/prevention plans; conduct engineering inspections of industrial manufacturing facilities, waste water treatment plants, municipal, medical and hazardous waste incinerators, hazardous waste treatment and storage sites, hazardous waste landfills, petroleum refineries, chemical processing plants, foundries, electroplating processes, secondary metal smelters, steel mills, food processing and pharmaceutical plants.

This position requires licensing as a professional engineer in the State of Illinois or 10 years environmental engineering experience, plus working knowledge of the Illinois Environmental Protection Act and the regulations adopted thereunder. The position requires a familiarity with the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Superfund Amendments and Re-authorization Act, with a working knowledge of the Code of Federal Regulations, environmental chemistry, geology, hydrogeology, chemical engineering, technical standards applicable to the design and operations of solid waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities, remedial investigations and feasibility studies under RCRA, USEPA test methods for evaluating solid waste, physical/chemical methods, air pollution control technology, and waste water engineering.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To ensure full consideration, please send resume with references and writing sample to:

Ruta Stropus
Director of Attorney Recruitment and Professional Development
Attn: Adelaida Otero
Office of the Attorney General
100 West Randolph, 12th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60601
(312) 814-3695
(312) 814-5024 (Fax)

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