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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 more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

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

Req ID: 191679