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Environmental Remediation Project Lead in Tempe, AZ at Circle K

Date Posted: 2/28/2021

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    1130 West Warner Road
    Tempe, AZ
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Job Description


This position, manages, analyzes, tracks, trends, costs, budgets, and coordinates environmental remediation and due diligence projects. Coordinates and communicates with key stakeholders including but not limited to environmental consultants, operations personnel, facilities/construction and real estate teams.  Works with consultants to ensure prompt responses to requests and notices received from state agencies, including site remediation, trust fund/insurance claims.  Negotiates pricing and delivery of environmental services. Creates reports, distributes to appropriate personnel, and analyzes the overall process with the goal of meeting company objectives regarding release remediation and acquisition due diligence based on site/deal specific parameters, while maintaining budgets, minimizing costs, and limiting company risk exposure. Ensures that all sites within assigned geographic areas are maintained with regards to applicable remediation regulations/guidelines/requirements.


  • Proactively analyzes a variety of data from various internal and external sources to track and trend all environmental remediation and due diligence projects, ensures all data, reporting, and correspondence is processed in full compliance with company Performance Standards, State / Federal regulations, and all information is properly documented in Titan environmental system
  • Supports emergency spill response efforts by internal teams.
  • Coordinates/manages all site work with operational and fuel dispatch teams to minimize impacts to site operations.
  • Reviews and approves Scopes of Work, manages project accounting, internal accrual cost to close estimates, and approves project invoices via Laserfiche invoice system.
  • Works daily to minimize budgetary impacts through ongoing development of technical expertise and regulatory knowledge base. Analyzes the cost of remediation to develop solutions to better manage releases and related costs.
  • Works with Environmental Shared Services compliance teams and operational business units to coordinate required closure assessments with appropriate consulting firms. 
  • Maintains historical documentation in internal systems.
  • Conducts trend / risk analysis reports to determine areas of opportunity for company management; provides a variety of data and recommendations to assist the management team in developing strategy to lower company exposure by proactively addressing potential risk rather than reacting to events that occur.
  • Monitors other corporate systems (e.g., Fuel Accounting/inventory records, Gasoline Maintenance, and dispatching systems) on a daily basis to identify potential liabilities; collects and analyzes data to ensure that all suspected and confirmed release documentation and follow-up has occurred and is in full compliance with standards.
  • Assists in developing practices for proper disposal of investigation derived waste as well as petroleum contaminated media from maintenance activities.
  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with supervisory personnel, co-workers, consultants, government representatives and other business professionals; resolves issues or requests using Company policy interpretation or knowledge of Federal and State law; consults with supervisor about legal questions, obligations, policy interpretations and planned actions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s Degree; or equivalent combination of formal education, training, and experience-based learning.
  • 2-7 years of environmental consulting experience, including hydrocarbon remediation and environmental due diligence.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system & Microsoft Office applications including Excel.
  • Intermediate math and analytical skills essential. Ability to effectively analyze and evaluate information to make decisions, solve problems and achieve goals.
  • Ability to read, listen, understand, and communicate information and ideas in a clear and understandable manner, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to research and collect essential information from relevant sources and finding ways to verify, organize, classify, evaluate, and document the data.
  • Physical Demands: Work requires frequent sitting, standing, walking, and use of keyboard/computer. Work requires occasional bending, reaching and lifting/moving up to 35 pounds. Work is subject to tight deadlines and interruptions can be stressful.
  • Working Conditions: Normal office environment with little to no exposure to adverse working conditions. Work may occasionally include long hours, week-ends, holidays, and travel. Occasional exposure to fuel/ fuel vapors if required to attend site level inspections or training.

Job duties may change with or without advance notice.

Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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