Environmental Engineer

Job Details

Division: Western Metals Recycling LLC

Location: Sandy, UT, United States  

Other Available Locations: Utah



With a firm commitment to our team members and a variety of other benefits and performance incentives, it’s easy to see why Nucor is named one of America’s best employers.


We work together to create a safe, positive, and engaging environment for each other.  While delivering the highest quality products and service for our customers, we lead the steel industry in environmental responsibility.  Joining our team means working with people who have your back and are invested in helping you build a strong future. You will never stop learning at Nucor – and when you are ready to take the next step in your career, we’re ready, too.



Medical and dental are just the beginning. We value our teammates and offer benefits packages that also include profit sharing, retirement savings, scholarships and tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth potential.  We strive to avoid implementing layoffs or furloughing our Teammates. We very strongly believe that a Nucor Teammate who does their job properly today, should feel confident that they will have a job tomorrow.  For more information on our benefits go to Nucor.com/benefits.

Basic Job Functions:

Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

  1. Auditing of environmental compliance.
  2. Completion of Air Emissions Reports, Stormwater Discharge Monitoring Reports, and SARA Reports.
  3. Preparation of applications for environmental related permits.
  4. Tracking of regulatory issues with potential impacts to our business units.
  5. Train employees on environmental best management practices, recordkeeping, and sample collection techniques.
  6. Assist with project management oversight of contractors working on remediation projects.
  7. Assist with property environmental due diligence.
  8. Evaluate and implement new technologies as required for compliance.
  9. Manage environmental risk with respect to operational practices (on-site) and recycling facilities for environmental sensitive materials (off-site).  
  10. Participate in government relations efforts on issues facing the metals recycling industry in Florida.
  11. Develop greater environmental awareness in all employees.
  12. Promote the benefits to the community provided by recycling and recycling facilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BS in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, or related physical science.
  2. Minimum 5 years’ experience in compliance related environmental work. (RCRA, EPCRA, TSCA, CWA and SARA)
  3. Travel Required within US: 30 - 50%

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Ability to manage many projects with shifting priorities.
  2. Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint a must. Experience with MS Access and drawing software a plus.
  3. Self-starter, exhibiting independent thinking skills with strong initiative.
  4. Coordination with all levels within the company’s hierarchy.


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City