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Plant Environmental Mgr II

Job Req ID:  9057

New Limerick, ME, US, 04761

Date:  Mar 2, 2023

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions, NYSE: LPX) manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders, remodelers and homeowners worldwide. LP’s extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as siding solutions (LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding, LP BuilderSeries® Lap Siding, and LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®), LP Structural Solutions (LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, and LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing, LP NovaCore™ Thermal Insulated Sheathing, and more), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, and oriented strand board (OSB). In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading customer service and warranties. Since its founding in 1972, LP has been Building a Better Worldby helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes while our shareholders build lasting value. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 25 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile, and Brazil. For more information, visit

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

Job Purpose

To implement corporate and business group policies, procedures, and programs at a complex plant location with significant regulatory burden. To act as an advocate for plant and Plant Managers with respect to environmental compliance programs, and to customize programs to the specific operations of the plant. To promote and ensure implementation of the plant level Environmental Management System (EMS). The Plant Environmental Manager II evaluates and manages complex environmental issues and is typically considered an advanced level position managing a team and/or projects.

We’d love to meet you if... 
… you’re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge 
… you enjoy working with others to deliver great work 
… you’re innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Strategize and participate in program planning activities at the plant, business or corporate level
  • Advise Plant Manager and Operations Environmental Manager on complex environmental compliance issues
  • Negotiate and implement complex permit terms and conditions, and influence Local rule making
  • Report regulatory issues, including spills, releases and emergencies, as required by law
  • Oversee and promote the deployment of the plant level Environmental Management System
  • Research and develop new EMS programs at the plant level
  • Develop and write sampling and testing protocols
  • Responsible for environmental reporting and recordkeeping
  • Coordinate and respond to EHS assessments at assigned locations; perform assessments as a leader or member of a crossfunctional or cross-business team
  • Assist the Plant Manager in budgeting for environmental activities
  • Independently develop, lead, and assist the Plant Manager in implementing the Capital Project Management System (CPMS), including environmental reviews for complex or significant projects
  • Independently interact with environmental regulators; accompany government inspectors on agency inspections
  • Schedule and manage potentially complex monitoring, sampling, and testing of permitted process and pollution control equipment
  • Assess the need for and arrange for appropriate environmental training through Human Resources Department
  • Provide input to Facility Management regarding pollution control equipment operation and maintenance programs
  • Refer environmental contracts to the Legal Department to ensure appropriate provisions are included
  • Ability to wear a respirator
  • Ability to climb ladders up to heights of 60 feet or greater
  • Ability to work on roofs
  • Ability to work for short periods in physically stressful situations required
  • Moderate travel and occasional extended work hours required

What do I need to be successful?

  • 5 or more years of experience in the Environmental field
  • Demonstrated experience leading and directing employees and work teams preferred
  • Demonstrated experience working in an industrial setting
  • Or any combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position
  • In depth knowledge of Local, State and Federal environmental regulations
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal, organizational, and management skills, preferably in an industrial setting
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ethics and professionalism
  • Strong budgeting skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental, Science, Engineering or related field.
  • Certificates or licenses in specialized environmental areas helpful.

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

Nearest Major Market: Maine

Job Segment: Compliance, Plant Operator, Plant, Plant Manager, Facilities, Legal, Manufacturing, Operations