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Johnson Controls Environmental Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

Environmental Engineer

United States of America, Kansas, Wichita

Risk Management / Health, Safety, & Environment

Requisition # WD30134284357

Post Date Jan 11, 2022

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Johnson Controls is developing the next generation of smart and connected. Through a full range of systems and digital solutions, we make buildings smarter. A smarter building is safer, more comfortable, more efficient, and, ultimately, more sustainable.

What you will doThe Environmental Engineer will work as part of a team to provide complete environmental services for the Wichita, KS and Norman, OK plants, which are conditionally exempt small quantity generator status facilities. He/she will be responsible for ensuring company activities are conducted in accordance with company requirements and in compliance with local, state and federal environmental regulations and licenses and will conduct all activities in a safe manner and align performance and daily functions to reflect Company values.

How you will do it

  • Ensure company compliance with the requirements of environmental permits, licenses and regulations, focusing on monitoring, record-keeping and reporting requirements.

  • Perform site compliance sampling and submission to lab for analysis.

  • Assess and monitor site compliance with all local, state, and federal environmental regulations. Work with plant personnel to ensure compliance.

  • Develop and conduct required environmental training.

  • Prepare applicable regulatory / company deliverable reports.

  • Facilitate environmental incident prevention and investigation processes and prepare reports to appropriate agencies.

  • Direct the facility’s waste minimization program.

  • Conduct site regulatory compliance audits.

  • Monitor waste streams and waste products to ascertain ways to eliminate or minimize waste generation.

  • Monitor wastewater treatment system to ensure permit compliance and direct water conservation activities.

  • Interface with all levels of the organization and external agencies, vendors and contactors.

  • Participate in all environmental incident investigations.

  • Actively pursue projects or process improvements that can reduce environmental impacts, reduce costs, and increase efficiencies of environmental functions.

  • Actively participate in the company audit and self-assessment program, incident investigation and corrective action process and continuous improvement activities.

  • Conduct SWPPP/SPCC & hazardous waste management inspections on a regular basis.

  • Participate/Lead Refrigerant Management Status and Refrigerant Management Working Group meetings.

What we look for


  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or a related field such as civil, chemical, mechanical.

  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience as an Environmental Engineer in a manufacturing/production environment.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of refrigerant and waste management experience.

  • Experience leading or supporting environmental programs, including experience with environmental agencies and required reporting.

  • Experience with ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.

  • Experience developing and facilitating emergency planning and employee training including ability to describe environmental regulatory requirements to a diverse workforce.

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Able to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and management, regulators and governmental agencies.

  • Strong technical and analytical skills.

  • Where legally permissible, if hired, candidate is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 no later than his/her start date, unless candidate has a valid medical condition or sincerely held religious belief precluding he/she from receiving the vaccine.

Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please viewEEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visitwww.johnsoncontrols.com/careers.