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As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Position Specific Info: District Engineer – Northern Indiana (Civil, Environmental Engineer)

Location: 15505 Shively Rd, Bremen, IN

Shift : Monday - Friday, Time TBD

Works out of Site Location and throughout Area

I. Job Summary

This position requires an engineer with significant experience in the fields such as Civil or Environmental with experience in solid waste industry. The ideal candidate will possess superior problem solving and management skills that will be applied to a diverse portfolio of technical projects. You will be directly responsible for permitting, engineering and construction at solid waste disposal facilities, will communicate with senior management, regulators, work closely with site operations, be technical lead for the solid waste facilities. You will be continually challenged to use your knowledge and skills to advance WM's status as the leader, and innovator, in providing comprehensive waste management services to a variety of clients.

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:
• Environmental and/or Civil Engineering
• Project Management
• Understanding of Construction Plans
• Organization and Communication
• Understanding and applying regulations to ensure compliance
• Working Independently
• Experience with time driven projects including Engineering, Permitting, Regulations, Compliance, Construction, and Budgeting

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:
• Engages, directs, and manages professional consulting firms that perform a variety of work tasks at solid waste facilities, such as preparing permit applications and construction plans, conducting site monitoring, preparing regulatory submittals, etc. Will be responsible for final work product.
• Maintains a strong working relationship with regulators and serve as a direct line of communication on technical and permitting matters between regulatory agencies and operating sites. This will include representing WM in permit meetings, hearings, and site inspections. Act as a professional representative for WM as a community liaison, at technical conferences and other forums
• Manages landfill construction projects from overseeing the preparation of construction plans to final approval. Tasks will include managing consultants, contractors and budgets, preparation of bid documents, bid letting, contract administration, coordinating contractors, construction quality assurance firms, and materials order and delivery.
• Actively manages and tracks capital budgets for engineering and construction projects and report to local management and corporate using Company procedures.
• Coordinates landfill capacity tracking to help manage this key asset. This will include developing airspace calculations and completing capacity projections; as well as working with landfill managers to develop efficient fill sequencing plans and schedules for cell construction and closure timing.
• Provides continuous evaluation of sites for adherence to construction and permit documents and for site expansion potential through regular site visits. Be proactive in pursuing and obtaining required or beneficial permits and/or permit modifications.
• Collaborates with other professionals and subject matter experts within WM to provide innovative, cost effective engineering solutions to identified or potential operational, environmental, and compliance issues at landfills, transfer stations, hauling operations and other businesses in your area and potentially across the Company. Provide technical expertise and direction to management and other functional areas such as finance, legal and safety to present a clear path to resolution.
• Participates in review of acquisitions and coordination and evaluation of divestitures, including proforma modeling assistance and interaction with corporate and executive management during due diligence.
• Assists in training and provides mentorship and supervision of WM technical staff assigned to your team.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

Functioning as the team lead on various projects is inherent to the position.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience
• Education: Bachelor's Degree (accredited) in Engineering.
• Experience: Five (5) years of related experience (in addition to education requirements).

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
• None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
• Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
• Willingness to travel up to 50% of time, including travel to assigned locations.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally with a variety of audiences.
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
• In depth knowledge of environmental regulations, including solid waste, air, storm water and wastewater.
• In depth knowledge of landfill design and permitting.
• Strong project management skills with ability to lead and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
• Ability to lead environmental, engineering, and multi-disciplinary teams.
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business documents, professional journals, technical procedures, and regulations.
• Working knowledge of safety regulations
• Understanding of accounting processes and P&L statements.

V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding the work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
• Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, tablet data entry, office machine operation, etc.).
• Ability to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds.
• Site work may involve exposure to physical occupational risks associated with chemicals, fuels, wastewater, and construction operations such as dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes and/or similar.


At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click “Apply.”


Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Logansport IN United States


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