What Do Environmental Compliance Specialists Do?
An environmental compliance specialist makes sure that companies comply to various environmental issues such as emissions, waste disposal, chemical use, pollution, and reporting and permitting. The specialist may work for a consulting firm or be part of a company that wants to make sure that all branches are complying to environmental standards.
The compliance specialist will perform audits which must be done in an objective manner. When certain departments perform poorly, the compliance sp…Read more
- Analyze reports, maps, drawings, environmental data, and aerial photographs to ensure environmental compliance.
- Investigate potential violations, document findings, and report discovery of violations to the appropriate government agencies.
- Develop and implement environmental policies to ensure that company remains in compliance with all local and federal laws and regulations.
- Collect soil, water, or waste samples for analysis.