Division Environmental Manager in Vancouver, WA at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 11/5/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Assist division’s associates with the state’s OSHA standards and the implementation of the Lennar Environmental Management System (LEMS) with emphasis on the communities OSHA inspections, the storm water, air quality, and wetlands, modules. Regularly interact with the Regional Environmental Manager (REM), Director of Construction, regulatory agencies, and division associates. #CB


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the division’s implementation of the state’s OSHA Standards, LEMS including the Stormwater, Air Quality, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures, Environmental Site Assessment, and Environmental Due Diligence modules.
  • Possess working knowledge with the form, content, enforcement and implementation of OSHA Standards, Air Quality Regulations, the State General Construction Permit, Construction Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans and Best Management Practices.
  • Interact with the Director of Construction, Director of Land Development and Regional Environmental Manager on a regular basis.
  • Regularly interact with and assist division associates to achieve jobsite safety, storm water and air quality regulatory compliance.
  • Assist division with the development, preparation, implementation, and updating of the Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and the Daily Jobsite Safety Logs.
  • Ensure that the Daily OSHA Inspection Logs, SWPPP and dust control plans are implemented within each of the division’s communities.
  • Assist in the preparation and processing of the Notice of Intent, Notice of Termination, and Notice of Change for each project requiring coverage under a stormwater construction general permit.
  • Review SWPPP prior use in the community. Assist the REM with Content and Adequacy Audits of new SWPPPs, modify SWPPP to meet requirements, and report results to the REM for presentation to division management.
  • Assist the REM with SWPPP Implementation audits, documentation of associated corrective actions, and reporting of results.
  • Assist the DOC with OSHA Audits, documentation of daily OSHA inspections and reporting of results and trends.
  • Coordinate and document LEMS training for associates and trade partners.
  • Coordinate and deliver the division’s procedural LEMS program orientation and training to project management team including field associates.
  • Assist Area Managers/Construction Managers/ Trade Partners with OSHA issues, storm water and air quality issues.
  • Regulatory agency interaction as needed.
  • Attend related training courses and seminars suggested by the DOC and Regional Environmental Manager.
  • Coordinate and ensure the archiving of Daily OSHA Safety and Community SWPPP’s with the DOC and Regional Environmental Manager.
  • Strive to reduce liability of regulatory notices of violation and subsequent future litigation, penalties and fines.
  • Local travel to communities within the division required.
  • Responsible for reporting any violations or variances from SWPPP or Safety programs and properly notifying contractors and subcontractors of such
  • Create a sense of pride and quality of workmanship, service, and delivering the American dream of secure and quality home ownership.


Requirements for the Division Environmental Manager 

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in the homebuilding industry required
  • Minimum of five years in construction building, environmental management and/ or
  • engineering required
  • Specialized training, knowledge and experience in environmental management rules and regulations required
  • 2 -3 years minimum experience in construction technology, industrial hygiene, or related field experience preferred
  • College degree preferred
  • Must have working knowledge of laws and regulations relating to OSHA, SWPPP’s, and storm water run-off and air quality
  • Must have strong writing and organizational skills; Detail oriented
  • High degree of construction knowledge
  • Professional and positive attitude is required to deal with all division personnel and/ or regulatory agencies
  • Team player with strong work ethic
  • Valid Driver’s License and good driving record
  • Computer literacy, including word-processing, spreadsheet analysis, project scheduling and data management software.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to successfully implement, manage and enforce programs in multiple communities throughout the Portland area


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