Environmental Manager

Subsidiary: Sully Miller Holding Co.


Sully-Miller Contracting Co., the Colas USA subsidiary that operates throughout Southern California, is a company with nearly 100 years in the construction industry. Since 1923, Sully-Miller has become one of the premier construction contractors in Southern California, building much of the region’s infrastructure including airports, seaports, rail and intermodal, military/federal, roads, highways, and specialty projects. To learn more about Sully-Miller Contracting Co. visit www.sully-miller.com.  

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit www.colasusa.com

Sully-Miller Contracting Co., and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit www.colas.com


Job Summary


Reporting directly to the President, the Environmental Manager is responsible for supporting the development, implementation, and maintenance of a comprehensive environmental compliance program. In this role, the Environmental Manager will be responsible for the development and monitoring of CUP’s and land use permits. This role will work across all internal companies to ensure effective environmental investigations, data analysis, monitoring and reporting of compliance with applicable federal, state, and local environmental regulations and Sully-Miller’s policies and procedures. The environmental manager will understand compliance as it relates to environmental hazards such as management of hazardous wastes and materials, environmental remediation, air quality, etc. The ideal candidate will be an analytical self-starter who can work independently and in teams and is comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-sensitive environment. This position requires a high level of interaction and collaboration with multiple State and Local agencies such as AQMD as well as internal programs under the direction of Colas USA.

Main Responsibilities


  • Manage and support the development, planning implementation and maintenance of Company environmental policies
  • Prepare, maintain and update environmental policy and procedures
  • Ensure and monitor compliance with all environmental regulations
  • Obtain and maintain environmental / land use permits and programs
  • Develop, implement and track the progress of programs for the control and reduction of environmental matters
  • Evaluate, advise and stay current with emerging environmental regulations or compliance issues to ensure that management and employees are informed about requirements, policies, and impacts to our operations
  • Serve as a technical consultant/subject matter expert for environmental questions, concerns and compliance issues. This includes performing any necessary research and providing solutions in a written or verbal format and serving as a consultant on complex investigations
  • Represent the company before government agencies in environmental matters
  • Participate in workshops for new and updating Environmental Regulations
  • Oversee the preparation and timely submittal of environmental reporting and permitting requirements
  • Lead company compliance with Colas Environmental and Corporate Social Responsibility programs
  • Train employees on Environmental updates and regulations

Education and Experience


  • Advanced degree from an accredited college/university in environmental or related engineering or science discipline
  • Must have experience with Aggregate permitting and operations
  • Must have experience with Asphalt Plant permitting and operations
  • Familiarity and understanding of SMARA (Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975)



  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Local, State (CA) and Federal environmental regulations and compliance
  • Knowledgeable in industrial plants sites, construction jobsites, inert landfills, mining and reclamation sites
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Ability to analyze complex information
  • Advanced skill using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to:

  • to meet the requirements of the role in which you are applying
  • complete any part of the application process
  • access or use the online application process and need an alternative method for applying

Please contact Colas Inc. at 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com

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