CIMS Pollution Prevention Institute
Golisano Institute for Sustainability
Employment Category: Fulltime
Staff Job Function: Wage Band: 119A
Golisano Institute for Sustainability / New York State Pollution Prevention Institute
The New York Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) gives Empire State businesses, communities, and nonprofits the practical tools and solutions they need to realize the benefits of sustainability for our economy, environment, and our society as a whole.
Detailed Job Description
The NYS Pollution Prevention Institute (NYS P2I) is seeking a motivated Pollution Prevention (P2) Engineer. The Pollution Prevention Engineer will primarily support the industrial/manufacturing programs (Direct Assistance, GTAC and SSC) of the P2 program and will be primarily responsible for providing P2 technical assistance to industry and other identified sectors, working with manufacturers throughout the supply chain, conducting research, and facilitating technology transfer of P2 technologies through workshops & outreach efforts.
The P2 Engineer will provide hands-on direct assistance to a broad array of NYS companies. This may include assessing manufacturing processes to identify areas of improvement, performing material & energy balances to identify baseline metrics, researching and identifying environmentally preferable & cost-effective alternatives, and assisting companies in meeting sustainability certifications/scorecards.
The P2 Engineer will work on multiple, concurrent projects, occasionally managing projects. The P2 Engineer will support Senior Engineers and Program Managers in the development of project proposals, final technical reports, trade articles, and case studies. He/she will also assist in the development and presentation of project results to clients, as well as develop and present P2 training and best practices workshops to stakeholders, as needed. The P2 Engineer will also assist the team in searching for, applying for and writing federal & state grant proposals. Therefore, excellent communication, writing and presentation skills are a requirement for this position. The P2 Engineer will perform other tasks in support of the Institute as requested by the Director, which may include development of P2 assessment tools, research, and the development and implementation of P2 priority setting and performance tracking programs to maximize program effectiveness.
Required Minimum Qualifications
This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management , or related field: M.S. preferred.
Essential responsibilities include:
Screen companies, develop proposals, client relations
provide technical assistance / project management / research
reporting, metrics collection, administrative tasks
workshops and professional training
writing case studies, articles, and other materials
other tasks as needed
Minimum experience required:
Minimum of three years of related work experience, with experience in process improvement/ efficiency, green chemistry/alternative materials, and/or the environmental/pollution prevention (P2) field preferred
Experience working in small teams
Project, budget and time management skills
Strong presentation skills
Training experience preferred
Ideal candidate will be self-directed, with very strong oral and written communication skills.
Experience in writing proposals (federal, state and project oriented) and detailed final reports for industrial clients preferred
??Experience or working knowledge in some of the following areas preferred:
Sustainable Supply Chain
Green technology and engineering, design for the environment, systems analysis, life-cycle assessment
Environmental assessments, technical assistance and training, pollution prevention technologies/approaches, environmental regulatory compliance
Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume
How to Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
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