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Title:  Environmental Specialist


Birmingham, AL, US, 35212

Division:  Environmental
Job ID:  1484

it's what's inside that counts



There’s more to CMC than our steel products and the buildings, structures, and roads they go into. At CMC, it’s the people inside our recycling centers, fabrication plants, steel mills and offices that make us who we are as a company. Our success comes from finding, retaining, and supporting the highest quality talent by offering:


  • Competitive compensation
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Training
  • Paid time off
  • Low-cost medical, dental, vision
  • Company-paid life and disability
  • Company matching 401(k) plan
  • Employee stock purchase plan

Why This Job

CMC provides an excellent opportunity to learn the steel industry and grow in your career. Whether you will spend your day in an office cubicle, operating a crane or running the melt shop at one of our mills, at CMC, you’ll get the training and support from your team that you need to excel in your role and reach your full potential.

About This Job

The Environmental Specialist is an entry level position responsible for providing assistance to the Area Environmental Manager and guidance to plant personnel and division management as it pertains to pollution control (air, waste water, stormwater, and waste management issues), radiation safety, and other environmental issues. This role also ensures on going compliance with federal, state, and local environmental rules and regulations. Grow your career with CMC and apply online today!

What You'll Do

  • Establish long term waste disposal solutions which comply with the needs of plant operations
  • Develop and implement various environmental plans and response protocols
  • Conduct on-site inspections to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental regulations, and corporate environmental policies and guidelines
  • Maintain Division's environmental files and reports
  • Provide routine environmental management system (EMS) support
  • Keep up-to-date with federal, state, and local environmental regulations by attending periodic training courses
  • Participate as requested in environmental compliance and various other environmental matters
  • Participate and/or direct EMS plant audits and activities
  • Maintain productive relationships with plant personnel and regulatory agency personnel
  • Responsible for successfully communicating and executing company policies, programs, and procedures

What You'll Need

  • Experience in environmental compliance areas including air/water quality management issues, solid waste/hazardous materials management, radiation detection systems for a steel mill or heavy industrial environment
  • General knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations and a familiarity with steel manufacturing or similar heavy industrial operations
  • Ability to obtain US EPA Method 9 Certification (Visible Emissions Certification)

Your Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Sciences, Geology, Biology, Engineering, or related field required

We are Commercial Metals Company, a Fortune 500 company with a family feel that’s already part of your life. Our steel products have been supporting structures in more than 20 countries for over 100 years. And the secret to our success? We’ve built our legacy by assembling a team of innovators and doers to tackle some of the most challenging problems facing our world over last 100 years — but we’re just getting started.


If you’re ready to reimagine ways to make the steel industry more sustainable, reinforce the bridges and roadways that connect our communities, and raise the bar for what it means to do meaningful work day in and day out. In short, you’re ready to be part of CMC. Join us and start moving your career — and our world — forward. 


CMC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or other status protected by federal, state or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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