Environmental Engineer - Air Quality Subject Matter Expert

at Chemours in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.


From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.

Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we’re collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries-one improvement at a time.

Chemours is seeking an Environmental Engineer with a focus in Air Quality to join our Environmental Center of Excellence as a subject matter expert. This position will report directly to the Director – Environment and Remediation . The position is located within the United States, preferably at or near Chemours headquarters in Wilmington, DE or manufacturing locations (e.g. mid-Ohio Valley, Tennessee Valley, Gulf Coast regions). Remote job location may be considered.

As the air quality subject matter expert for Chemours, the Environmental Engineer will provide regulatory and compliance support to Chemours global chemical businesses in environmental engineering and related technologies, including technical support to plant operations and new capital projects.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

+ Provide support to manufacturing sites including guidance on achieving regulatory compliance, interpretation of air regulations, the selection and oversight of outside contractors for work including LDAR monitoring, stack testing, air dispersion modeling, and air permitting

+ Provide support of capital projects including air permitting assistance, determining regulatory applicability, guidance on the selection of air pollution control technology, estimating air emissions

+ Perform site 2nd party environmental audits at plant sites

+ Support advocacy efforts including representing Chemours on American Chemistry Council (ACC) Committees and reviewing and prepare comments to agencies on proposed regulations

+ Provide expertise and support of Chemours sustainability initiatives working closely with sustainability leadership and practice leaders

+ Provide leadership with respect to anticipating future regulatory trends and tracking and communicating regulatory changes, including tracking changes in air quality regulations and sending regulatory change communications to the company network, and proactively work with plants to make sure adequate preparations are made to comply with new regulations including training

+ Support enterprise environmental monitoring and improvement initiatives including analysis of leading and lagging indicators of environmental performance (deviations, audit performance and others) – sharing trends and driving continuous improvement and prevention

+ Own the applicable Chemours environmental standards – periodically reviewing and proposing revisions as appropriate to reach top quartile performance

+ Ensure sharing of learnings across the enterprise in the spirit of continuous improvement and prevention, including the organization and presentation of internal training webinars and courses.

+ Participate in Monthly EHS Business/Region/Competency meetings

+ Required travel: Approx. 25 – 40%

The following is required for this role:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Mechanical, or Environmental Engineering

+ 10 -15 years relevant work experience with 10+ years of an air focus

+ Expertise with US air quality regulations

+ Knowledge of and experience with international air quality regulations

+ Good interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work well with all levels in the organization

+ Self-motivated and ability to independently achieve results.

+ Ability to work in teams and work in a collaborative environment

+ Good technical writing skills and good verbal communications skills

+ Good problem-solving skills and trouble-shooting skills, leveraging technical background

+ Must have a valid passport

The following is preferred for this role:

+ Master’s degree in Chemical, Mechanical, or Environmental Engineering

+ Professional Engineer (PE) certification

+ Experience with other US regulatory programs including water and waste


Competitive Compensation

Comprehensive Benefits Packages

401(k) Match

Employee Stock Purchase Program

Tuition Reimbursement

Commuter Benefits

Learning and Development Opportunities

Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

Company-paid Volunteer Days

We’re a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it-by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we’re proud to be Certified by Great Place to Work® .

Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting (

Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws.

Chemours is an E-Verify employer

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

In our pursuit to be the greatest place to work, we know that a critical element to enhancing our employee experience is to assure we’re operating with a solid foundation of trust. At Chemours, this means being transparent about how we pay our employees for the work that they do.

Pay Range (in local currency):

$120,064.00 – $187,600.00

Chemours Level:


Annual Bonus Target:


The pay range and incentives listed above is a general guideline based on the primary location of this job only and not a guarantee of total compensation. Factors considered in extending a compensation offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, and alignment with market data. The incentive pay is dependent on business results and individual performance and subject to the terms and conditions of the specific plans.

At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say “We Are Living Chemistry.”

A new company. A new purpose. A new commitment to customers and chemistry. We are Chemours. And even more exciting is how our employees are committed to be catalysts for better. The word “ours” is in our name intentionally. It is about our employees, our customers and our world. Our values are simple: We seek to put our customers first always. We encourage creativity and simplicity. We give you the ability to op

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Job Posting: JC260239540

Posted On: May 23, 2024

Updated On: Jun 19, 2024

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