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Burns & McDonnell Senior Environmental Compliance Specialist in Saint Louis, Missouri


Wishing you could have an ownership stake in the company you are working for? Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is an award-winning engineering, architectural, construction environmental and consulting services firm. We are a 100% employee-owned, with regional and project offices nationwide.

Burns & McDonnell has an exciting opportunity in our Environmental Group for a Compliance Specialist. This seller/doer position requires solid regulatory and technical understanding of facility and corporate-level multi-media environmental permitting/compliance support, including compliance/systems auditing, permit preparation, hazardous waste management (RCRA), and facility-level training. Must have experience understanding and implementing environmental compliance programs and assisting industrial clients.This individual will have the opportunity to grow into managing a compliance group.

The position will require key areas of compliance support including, but not limited to air compliance, including air permitting (Construction, PSD, Title V, etc.), emission inventory reporting, and accidental release (PSM/RMP) provisions. Other duties as assigned.

Experience with health & safety issues in a plant environment is a plus, but not required. Experience with waste management oversight in a plant environment is also a plus, but not required. Business development and/or management experience is a plus. 40-hour HAZWOPER certification is required.


  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or related field from an accredited program is required.

  • A minimum of 10 years of environmental compliance experience working with commercial and industrial clients is preferred.

  • Must have ability/interest to manage people.

  • Strong Knowledge of environmental regulatory guidelines.

  • Proficient in air emissions-related permitting/compliance work.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office are required.

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training is required.

  • Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.


Job Environmental

Primary Location US-MO-Saint Louis

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the world’s toughest challenges, we’re putting the industry’s best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing.

We have offices and projects across the U.S. and around the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. That’s pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless.

Are you ready to create amazing?

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 191679