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Cornerstone Building Brands Environmental Scientist in Houston, Texas

Environmental Scientist

Houston, TX, USA ● VirtualReq #8774

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. Our comprehensive portfolio spans the breadth of the residential and commercial markets, while our expansive footprint enables us to serve customers and communities across North America. Our relentless focus on excellence combined with our ongoing commitment to innovation and R&D has driven us to become the #1 manufacturer of windows, vinyl siding, insulated metal panels, metal roofing and wall systems, and metal accessories. We believe every building we create, and every part of that building, positively contributes to communities where people live, work and play.

We are looking for an Environmental Engineer or Scientist to support environmental compliance programs for our manufacturing organization in North America. The Environmental Engineer/Scientist will report directly to the Vice President of Environmental Affairs and will be tasked with the following duties:

  • Provide oversight and technical/regulatory support for ​day-to-day environmental compliance and regulatory reporting tasks for air, wastewater, storm-water, hazardous waste, spill prevention and ​emergency response for facilities across our commercial and residential ​building products manufacturing segments (windows, siding, stone veneer, engineered ​metal buildings & components, insulated metal panels and coil coating).

  • Prepare applicable environmental permit applications for changes in manufacturing operations, raw material changes, throughput increases, and new facilities. Prepare environmental permit renewal applications for expiring permits.

  • Prepare periodic state and EPA periodic regulatory submittals in the US and Canada (e.g., emissions inventories, TRIs, Tier 2s, NPRI, RMPs, wastewater/storm-water DMRs and hazardous waste reports).

  • Prepare and maintain applicable environmental plans for facilities, including storm-water, SPCC, and waste minimization.

  • Engender teambuilding, cooperation and customer service with internal business partners (including operations leaders, plant managers and local EHS staff) throughout the manufacturing organization on environmental compliance matters.

  • Keep abreast of newly promulgated state and federal environmental regulations applicable to our manufacturing operations.


  • An Engineering or Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited university.

  • A minimum of 10 years of manufacturing and/or environmental compliance consulting experience isrequired.

  • Must have experience working within or providing support services for manufacturing organizations.

  • Must have the ability to read and grasp technical documents; environmental regulations, policy and guidance; and mathematical calculations. Proven project management experience is a plus.

  • Direct hands-on experience with (or a comfortable working knowledge of) air quality rules and NSR/Title V permitting; NPDES/storm water permitting and reporting; and CRA/DOT/SPCC/EPCRA/RMP rules and compliance is required. OSHA PSM experience is a plus.

  • Must be positive, self-motivated, flexible, energetic and ethical; enjoy challenges and problem-solving; and can efficiently manage workflow, schedules and deadlines.

  • Must have effective communication skills, be customer-focused, and have the ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and personalities, from senior management to hourly plantpersonnel. Spanish language skills are a plus.

  • Proficiency with Excel and large data files is required.

  • Approximately 25% travel is required on an as-needed basis.

Cornerstone Building Brands is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, protected veteran status, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or national origin.

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We have been made aware of multiple scams whereby unauthorized individuals are using Cornerstone Building Brand's name and logo to solicit potential job-seekers for employment. In some cases, job-seekers are being contacted directly, both by phone and e-mail. In other instances, these unauthorized individuals are placing advertisements for fake positions with both legitimate websites and fabricated ones. These individuals are typically promising high-paying jobs with the requirement that the job-seeker send money to pay for things such as visa applications or processing fees. Please be advised that Cornerstone Building Brands will never ask potential job-seekers for any sort of advance payment or bank account information as part of the recruiting or hiring process.

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  • Houston, TX, USA

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