District Environmental Manager

  • Valley Proteins, Inc.
  • 8415 Southeast 1st Avenue, Amarillo, TX 79118, USA
  • 02/22/2021
Full time Environmental Management Manufacturing Mechanic

Job Description

Are you a wastewater professional that is ready to manage environmental operations for an industry leader? Take advantage of this career with Valley Proteins, an established, successful organization that will provide you with a greater sense of accomplishment and room to grow.

We are looking for an Environmental Manager to join our Amarillo, TX team. This is a critical role that oversees all environmental operations at the facility including wastewater treatment, sampling, chemical handling, and spill prevention.

Why Environmental professionals join the Valley Proteins team:

  • Competitive compensation package including bonuses
  • Great Benefits – medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, paid time off
  • $500-$1000 annual contribution towards your healthcare savings account
  • 3% guaranteed contribution to your 401(k) account
  • Career growth – We will help you maintain your current certifications and obtain any new relevant certifications
  • Advancement opportunities – We are always looking for key players motivated to move up into higher level roles

If you have the following, we want to hear from you:

  • Knowledge of biology and chemistry as related to wastewater treatment and air emissions. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, biology, chemistry, engineering, or other related area preferred.
  • Knowledge of wastewater treatment processes and practices including industrial pretreatment, direct NPDES discharge, and spray irrigation.
  • Wastewater operator’s license is desired, but not required. 
  • Excellent communication skills, including good writing skills.
  • Mechanical aptitude, particularly for pumps, motors, and equipment typical of an industrial treatment system.
  • Computer skills, including proficiency in Excel and Word.
  • Availability for regular travel, including overnight.

Essential Functions:

  • Providing advice to production facilities on operating industrial wastewater pre-treatment facilities and air pollution control equipment.
  • Advising on maintaining compliance with rules and regulations relating to air pollution, wastewater discharge, stormwater protection, chemical handling, and spill prevention.
  • Supporting environmental excellence by troubleshooting, optimizing environmental performance, assuring compliance, and monitoring cost.
  • Preparing permit applications, technical calculations and correspondence and reports to regulatory agencies.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with regulatory agencies.
  • Able to train division General Managers and employees on the requirements of the various permits to ensure compliance and knowledge transfer.
  • Maintain and foster open communication with Valley Proteins Director of Environmental Affairs and the Director of Regulatory Affairs as it relates to compliance obligations.

About the Company: Since 1949, Valley Proteins, Inc. has been a leader in recycling used cooking oils and animal by-products into high-quality ingredients for biodiesel, livestock feed, and pet foods. Our focus is on customer service and protecting our environment for a sustainable future.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.