Director Engineering Operations
Location:
Phoenix , Arizona
Posted:
December 10, 2017
Reference:
36719BR
**About Us** Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier Our Heritage Our history dates back to the early 1990’s when Republic Waste Services was formed to consolidate a series of regional waste collection companies. The Company underwent a series of name changes and business transformations during the early to mid-90’s and began trading as Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) on July 1, 1998. For the next 10 years, the Company experienced strong and dramatic growth and, in late 2008, Republic Services and Allied Waste Industries merged to create the current Company. Today, Republic Services is a Fortune 300 Company, operating across 39 states and Puerto Rico. Why Work with Us Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider. **Job Description** With comprehensive knowledge of the landfills, environmental trends, and engineering, the Director, Engineering Operations develops, implements and maintains programs related to budgeting and resource planning at the Company’s landfills. The Director, Engineering also provides oversight and technical support to Area level Engineering and Operating positions to assist in design, permitting, construction and operation of Company facilities, as well as ensuring the facilities remain in compliance with all applicable regulations and environmental management standards. **Knowledge, Skills & Abilities** **Preferred Qualifications** **Principal Responsibilities** • Supervises preparation of engineering budget models, responsible for completion of annual budget process companywide for landfill capital planning and annual amortization rate calculations. • Provides interface between Corporate Engineering and Environmental Compliance department, operating divisions/management, Managers of Engineering and Environmental Management (MEEMs) and Environmental Managers (EMs). • Acts as the primary contact for technical issues or compliance related questions in one of two Company Groups. • Hires, trains, and manages the MEEMs in their responsibilities including: • Cell, closure and site development and other project management (Construction and CQA Contractors); • Management of municipal contract assets where applicable; • Oversight of landfill gas O&M contractors and developers; • Engineering, permitting and compliance (including capacity calculations, permit modifications and expansions, and site surveying); and • Regulatory monitoring and reporting (including groundwater monitoring, air compliance monitoring, a leachate sampling). • Prioritizes development opportunities for the Company, evaluates and recommends optimal areas for growth and resource deployment. • Represents Company interests within trade and advocacy groups related to solid waste management facilities. Develops policy input for regulatory and government affairs teams. • Provides interface between Engineering Department and other corporate departments, including Accounting, Finance and Legal. • Builds an effective working relationship with Area and Division level staff to develop landfill assets with a “joint” Company vision. Communicates regularly with executives in multiple departments within the corporate office including Finance, Accounting and Legal regarding potential concerns, exposures or significant changes at facilities. • Oversees landfill capital expenditure budgeting and spending, and landfill operating expense, including tracking of expenditures, contracting and project management. Assists executives with resource allocation planning, scorecard reporting, and multi-year capital planning. • Supervises regulatory communication and contact with local, state and federal regulators. Attends regulatory hearings and meetings, as needed. • Acts as a primary contact for technical issues or compliance related questions in the Company. • Actively partners with MEEMS and EMs, operating divisions/management and Area environmental staff to ensure Company initiatives and goals are communicated and being met. • Reviews technical aspects and regulatory compliance of targeted acquisitions. Completes engineering models for initial proforma development and due diligence field verification. • Manages a professional team including hiring, training and evaluating employees; coaching counseling and managing performance; and making salary, merit or other pay increase recommendations. This position may also make recommendations and/or take corrective action to manage performance as appropriate. Develops team to drive engineering standards and processes in order to support the Company strategic goals. • Travels up to 50% of the time, sometimes on short notice. • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent. The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. **Qualifications** • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Geology, Engineering or related field. (Required). • Minimum of 10 years of experience in landfill design, permitting, construction and monitoring. (Required). • Demonstrated experience in and knowledge of landfill and transfer station operations. (Required). • Licensure or certification as a Professional Engineer or Professional Geologist. • Significant knowledge of federal and state environmental laws, with considerable ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. • Must be able to ensure project completion, within deadlines and budget, while advocating for superior benefits to Company. • Intermediate to advanced level of financial acumen, including familiarity with balance sheet accounting, P&L statement review and cash flow with an ability to develop and review cost-estimates, life-cycle cost models, forecasting, and proformas for ongoing development at Company facilities, including, but not limited to, landfills. • Strong leadership skills including the ability to influence, motivate, build consensus, coach and work effectively within a broad cross-function of employees, external customers and vendors. • Strong written and oral communication skills including the ability to communicate clearly with financial experts, operations employees, and managers at all levels within the organization, in addition to third parties and regulatory agencies. • Strong decisional ability that aligns with the Company’s strategic goals; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; and makes timely decisions. **Rewarding Compensation and Benefits** Eligible employees can elect to participate in: • Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage. • Health care and dependent care spending accounts. • Short- and long-term disability. • Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance. • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP). • Employee discount programs. • 401(k) plan with a generous company match. • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP). Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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