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Norfolk Southern Corporation

Manager Environmental Compliance

Norfolk Southern Corporation - Atlanta, GA



Requisition[[id]]:[[title]] 7688:Manager Environmental Compliance

Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Responsible for assessing, managing, and ensuring corporate compliance through intensive monitoring and tracking of environmental permits and plans that NS must maintain to remain in compliance with complex and overlapping framework of environmental laws and regulations.

Principal Duties:

The incumbent reports directly to the Environmental Compliance Director and is responsible for assessing, managing and ensuring corporate compliance through intensive monitoring and tracking of all environmental permits and plans that NS must maintain in order to remain in compliance with a complex often overlapping framework of environmental laws and regulations.

The incumbent must have strong technical subject matter expertise in air, water, waste water and petroleum bulk storage regulations (i.e.: FRP and SPCC Plans). Meticulous attention to detail and strong management and organizational skills are required.

As of this writing, the incumbent is responsible for managing and tracking the following permits:

71 air permits

90 General National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permits

29 Individual NPDES Permits

29 Publically Owned Treatment Works (POTW) Permits

7 No Exposure Certifications

2 Underground Injection Control (UIC) Permits

1 On-site Sewage Operating Permit

In addition, the incumbent is responsible for managing the environmental plans required by the above permits that document facility BMP’s, inspection requirements, and emergency response measures that must be employed. These plans include but are not limited to the following:

82 Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans

15 Facility Response Plans (FRP’s)

92 Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP’s)

11 Slug Discharge Plans

The above permits regulate air emissions and discharges of storm and waste water associated with NS operations in almost every yard and shop across the system. The incumbent is responsible for assisting the Environmental Compliance Director in ensuring that each permit remains current, and that appropriate measures are in place to ensure NS can comply with the terms of that permit, working with staff as well as the Environmental Operations group and remaining cognizant that the terms of these permits will generally become increasingly more stringent with every passing year.

The incumbent must ensure that tracking matrices and/or Environmental Management Software (EMS) is utilized that clearly shows required submittals with accompanying due dates. These matrices must be continually updated and effective communication must be maintained with the Audit Group and the Environmental Operations groups to ensure NS remains properly permitted for its activities across the system.

Job Related Experience:

Minimum Level: 6– 10 years; Preferred Level: 11-15 years


Preferred Level: Bachelor’s Degree (BS), Master’s Degree (MS)

Degrees and Majors: BS/MS – Civil or Environmental (Strongly Preferred)


Preferred: Professional Engineer (PE) License, Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (CPEA)

Technical Skills:

MS Microsoft Suite

Skills and Abilities:

Analytical Thinking, Decision Making, Developing Employees, Planning and Organizing and Communication Skills

Manager of others

Work Conditions

Environment: Outdoor/Field

Shift Work: No

On-Call: Yes

Weekend Work: Yes

Travel Required: 6 - 10 Days per Month,

Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation(NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500route milesin 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.

We are a team of more than 28,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as The Thoroughbred of Transportation. As an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.

9 days 16 hours ago

Norfolk Southern Corporation


Manager Environmental Compliance Norfolk Southern Corporation - Atlanta, GA, United States


Location: Atlanta, GA

Company Profile:
Norfolk Southern ships freight on our nearly 20,000-mile rail network, from coast to coast, and supports international trade through our port allies. Click on a map layer in the menu above to start exploring the NS system, or click any icon above.