Senior Environmental Engineering Manager (Boise, ID)


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


This role in the Corporate Environmental and Regulatory Affairs group is accountable for supporting all wastewater, land application, wastewater permitting, drinking water and Clean Water Act programs for facilities throughout North America.  This role serves as the Company’s subject matter expert for industrial wastewater treatment activities and is responsible for assisting (or leading) permitting, ongoing compliance, and resolution of challenges.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be the company subject matter expert for wastewater treatment technology and operations, including evaluation and selection of appropriate technologies, review of designs, facility commissioning, and troubleshooting.
  • Supports and/or leads permitting and compliance programs for wastewater land application, Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) requirements, NPDES permitting, and other Clean Water Act (CWA) matters.
  • Track and review proposed regulatory requirements and communicate any new requirements as regulations are promulgated.
  • Assist in addressing enforcement related issues associated with water and wastewater regulations and permits.
  • Participates in company-wide assessment program and supports other regulatory programs as needed.

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Civil or Environmental preferred) from 4-year college or university

Relevant Experience

7+ years related experience and/or training in wastewater treatment design and/or operations

Required Certifications

Professional Engineer (P.E.) certification, or ability to obtain an Idaho P.E. within 1 year.

Other Information

Experience in environmental compliance at industrial/manufacturing facilities, including experience in implementing environmental programs at a facility is preferred.  Expertise and experience in implementing wastewater treatment is required.  Knowledge and experience in other Clean Water Act programs is important. Need to be able to understand how changes to federal, state, and local requirements impact operations. Demonstration of project management skills such as planning out work, developing budgets, tracking expenditures, assuring following up assignments and keeping appropriate documentation of activities is important. Communication skills (written and verbal) are essential to discuss issues and potential solutions to operations, company management, and regulators.

Job Requisition ID: 14860

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **