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Counsel, Environmental And Safety

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Jan 27, 2022

Posted on

Oct 14, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Danbury, CT, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Environmental and Land Use >> Environmental and Land Use
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Counsel, Environmental and Safety
Duties: Monitor federal laws and regulations and advise businesses on the sign permit and other regulatory compliance issues. Defend the company against environmental or safety compliance enforcement actions or litigation brought against the company by government agencies or private parties. Advice on environmental due diligence and negotiate environmental contract terms in major commercial or real estate transactions. Review and advise on environmental and safety liabilities associated with major capital projects. Provide legal counsel on Superfund matters and cost recovery actions associated with environmental remediation of properties. Work with SHEQ teams to investigate and report on environmental and safety incidents, and review and comment on SHEQ policies, programs, and communications. Assist in reporting for corporate sustainability reports and related initiatives. Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations associated with the position include Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, RCRA, CERCLA, Oil Pollution Act, TSCA, FIFRA, OSHA Process Safety Management standard, EPA Risk Management Plan program, DOT/PHMSA pipeline, and vehicle regulations, OSHA standards under 29 U.S.C 1910, and equivalent state laws and regulations.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and a law degree from an accredited and nationally recognized institution. 5 years of legal experience required in the practice of environmental, health and safety law, preferably involving the chemical and/or petroleum industries. A good working knowledge of U.S. environmental regulations, permitting and compliance enforcement matters, experience in environmental due diligence and remediation. Should have experience in the U.S. handling personnel safety and process safety regulatory issues and OSHA inspections and enforcement, as well as assisting with safety investigations. Client counseling experience is critical. Excellent communication and writing skills are essential. Ability to work independently, and collaborate with other members of the law department, subject matter experts, and business leaders.

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