Engineer, Environmental Air at Cleveland-Cliffs Steel LLC in Burns Harbor, Indiana

Posted in Other 24 days ago.

Job Description:

Environmental Air Engineer

The Environmental Air Engineer at Cleveland-Cliffs Burns Harbor is an important member of a small team that works throughout our facility to promote environmental stewardship as well leading to improve our environmental performance. The facility includes ironmaking, a coke plant, steelmaking, plate mills, hot strip, and finishing operations. Ideal candidates enjoy hands-on, collaborative environments and are willing to seize opportunities to develop themselves.


  • Lead implementation of air programs to ensure compliance with applicable environmental laws, regulations, and permit requirements.

  • Oversee completion and timely submittal of environmental reports for federal and State agencies and general environmental performance statistics.

  • Perform root cause analyses with operating department personnel and identify effective corrective actions for environmental issues to improve compliance and advance superior environmental performance.

  • Represent the facility during regulatory air inspections, replying to agency inquiries, and collecting and submitting requested compliance information.

  • Coordinate stack testing program including CEMS and COMS and their associated quality assurance testing.

  • Coordinate air compliance assessment program including visible emission observations and compliance data collection and evaluation.

  • Cooperate in Corporate environmental compliance audits.

  • Ensure proper air permitting evaluations are completed for capital projects, proposed physical modifications, and proposed changes to the method of operation.

  • Prepare Title V air permit applications as required.

  • Translate air permit requirements into plant operating guidelines, and train management and operating personnel in compliance requirements.

  • Perform safety audits, hazard assessments and safety observations.

  • Support plant operations periodically for weekend duty and emergency situations

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental, Electrical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering or Environmental Science

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in Environmental Management or experience with the operation and maintenance of pollution control equipment.

  • Ability to work self-directed, prioritize work and handle multiple projects.

  • Possess excellent written and verbal skills.

  • Adept at communication with regulatory agency personnel, site managers, corporate resources, legal counsel, and other interested stakeholders.

  • Familiarization with ISO 14001:2015 Standards.

  • Proficient in MS Office products

Preferred Requirements

  • Possess a strong background in operational compliance, including understanding of air sources, air pollution control technologies and actively interacting with facility functions such as operations, maintenance, instrumentation, and engineering to assist in solving emission control problems including participation in the procurement processes for the selection of air pollution control devices and/or services.

  • Advanced knowledge in Clean Air Act requirements including but not limited to NSR permitting, Title V permitting, requirements under the New Source Performance Standards, National Emissions Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants and Greenhouse Gas regulations

  • Working knowledge of CEMS (Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems), COMS (Continuous Opacity Monitor Systems) and (RATA) Relative Accuracy Test Audits including ability to partner closely with third-party contractors to complete required quarterly and yearly audits.

If a candidate needs an accommodation to complete any part of the application process due to a disability or medical condition, he or she may call 312-899-3097, or email to communicate your accommodation request. Do not email your application materials to this email address. Application materials sent to this email address will not be considered.

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.