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Environmental Representative

Job Requisition ID:  25739

Eastman is a global advanced materials and specialty additives company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in more than 100 countries and had 2017 revenues of approximately $9.5 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 14,500 people around the world. For more information, visit

In this position you will work as a key part of the Environmental, Safety & Health team at the Patriot Centre, Fieldale and Axton sites in Martinsville, VA area. You will provide technical support to ensure facility compliance with environmental regulations and permits. As the site subject matter expert in air, waste and wastewater regulations, you will be responsible for preparing and managing Title V, CAM (Compliance Assurance Monitoring) plans for the Dyelines, MACT JJJJ (Web Coating Operations), MACT DDDDD (Boiler and Process Heaters), MACT ZZZZ (Stationary Generators), New Source Review (NSR), Refrigerant Compliance, and other air permits and programs. You will also have reporting duties for SARA 312 (Chemical Inventory) and SARA 313 (Toxic Release Inventory) reports, air emission inventory, and RCRA hazardous wastes. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining environmental requirement software and documentation.

 You will be the facility liaison for regulatory agencies, corporate, and civic organizations. You will review and analyze environmental documentation issued by federal EPA, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, and other state and local agencies to determine the impact on company operations. Then determine financial, public, and environmental impacts.

In addition to the Environmental responsibilities, by being a member of the GHSES team, you will be one of the GHSES liaison to the sites operating departments. As such, it requires you to have general knowledge of waste water operations, storm water permits, plans (SWPPP and SPCC) development and inspections, personnel safety, industrial hygiene and process safety management. The should also have a basic understanding of DOT and TSCA regulations as well.


Education and Required Skills

•           Bachelor’s degree in Environmental, Chemical, or other applied science discipline preferred.

•           3  to 5 years of air permitting experience preferred.

•           Ability to study and comprehend complex regulations and communicate this knowledge to others with different levels of understanding.

•           Clear, effective written and oral communication. Ability to promote an idea or defend a position while maintaining good working relationships.

•           Critical thinker and active listener with good judgment and problem-solving skills.

•           Ability to ensure compliance; tell people no when necessary and collaborate to develop compliant alternatives.

•           Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and make related appropriate decisions on a day to day basis.

•           Initiative and the ability to work in a team setting.

•           Good organizational, planning and strategic skills.

•           Computer experience and capability with standard software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).


Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.

Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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