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Mgr Corporate Project EHS Compliance

Job ID: 2550
Business Unit: Long Island Rail Road
Location: Jamaica, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Corporate Safety Department
Date Posted: Dec 6, 2023


Job Information
Title:                             Manager of Corporate Project EHS Compliance
Department:                 Corporate Safety
Repost Date:                12/6/2023
Close Date:                  Open until Filled
Hay Point Evaluation:   702
Salary Range:               $92,660-$121,616
Position Classification: Safety Sensitive
Location:                       Jamaica, Queens
Reports to:                    Director-Environmental Planning & Compliance

This is a Non-Represented Position.

Please note that this position has been designated as a "Policy Maker," pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics.  As such, you will be required to complete a Financial Disclosure Statement that will be provided to you by the Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government.


The Manager of Corporate Project Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Compliance position would serve as the LIRR’s primary point person for performing thorough environmental, health and safety reviews of all submittals from the contractors performing various large-scale capital-funded projects. This position will ensure that the LIRR’s environmental, health and safety objectives are responded to in a timely manner and all environmental, health and safety compliance requirements are met. This position will also be responsible for responding to environmental emergencies; to act as an interface and liaison between the LIRR and all environmental regulatory authorities and provide direction to contractors and LIRR forces on-site regarding environmental compliance and issues.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
-Review of all submittals, including Plans, Drawings, Variances & Permit Filings for LIRR large-scale projects, including Capital funded projects.
-Site inspection, field verifications and audits; asbestos abatement and lead-based paint remediation oversight.
-Waste, storm water, air, water, soil compliance.
-Prepare staff reports, presentations and correspondence.
-Up-to-date with all environmental, health and safety regulations and certifications.
-SAEA (State Agency Environmental Audit) for large, capital funded projects.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Environment or Technology, or similar.
  • 3 Years experience in the Environmental and Occupational Safety Field.
  • 5 Years management experience in a large (100+ employees), service-oriented corporation.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of asbestos and lead abatement including NYSDOL regulations; Occupational Safety & Health Administration/Public Employee Safety and Health Bureau (OSHA/PESH) safety and health regulations.
  • NYS Asbestos Inspector Certification.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of NYSDEC Stormwater regulations.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of NYSDEC DER-10, Technical Guidance for Site Investigation & Remediation.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of 6 NYCRR Part 375, Environmental Remediation Programs.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of NYSDEC CP-51, Soil Cleanup Guidance.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of NYSDEC Spills Technology & Remediation Series (STARS) #1 Petroleum-Contaminated Soil Guidance Policy.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of NYSDEC Technical Field Guidance – Spill Reporting & Initial Reporting.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of NYSDOH Community Air Monitoring Plan (CAMP).
  • Comprehensive knowledge of 6 NYCRR Parts 370 and 372, Hazardous Waste Management.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of environmental laboratory analytical testing methods.

- Graduate Degree in Environmental, Industrial Hygiene, or similar
- Direct experience with Railroad or Commuter Transit
- Engineering or other licenses/certifications/credentials
- NYSDEC 4 hr. Erosion & Sediment Control Training Certification


In addition to meeting the minimum requirements of the position, the selection process may include, but is not limited to, a pre-screening assessment (i.e., physical, written and/ or practical evaluation) and interview. Candidates forfeit further consideration in the process if they fail to participate in any step of the process when scheduled. Make up dates/times will not be given. In addition, LIRR employee applicants must be in their current position for the 12 months immediately preceding the close date of this posting and must possess a satisfactory work history, including attendance and discipline record. Absence control violation(s) or more than ten sick days without medical documentation in two of last three years is considered unsatisfactory attendance.  Not all qualified applicants are guaranteed an interview due to the competitive selection process. A medical examination and safety sensitive drug/alcohol test may also be required.


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