Environmental Engineer II

The Wine Group, 17000 E. Highway 120, Ripon, California, United States of America Req #964
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
At The Wine Group we are passionate about our people, our future and our wine. We are America’s second largest wine producer by volume with over 1,200 employees globally across 12 locations in California, New York and Australia. We are proud to be responsible for many of America’s most beloved wine brands, including Cupcake, Franzia, Chloe, Concannon, Benziger, Imagery, AVA Grace, 7 Deadly and more. We are dedicated to our culture built on values like entrepreneurialism, innovation, social responsibility and stewardship. To learn about us and our career opportunities, check us out at and then come join the exciting journey at The Wine Group.

Under the direction of the Engineering Supervisor within the Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security Department (EHSS) at the Ripon, CA location, the Environmental Engineer II directs the implementation and oversight of hazardous materials programs such as the California Accidental Release Program, Risk Management Plan (RMP) Program, and Process Safety Management (PSM) Program. They additionally support the corporate level EHSS Department in management of all media environmental programs, including air, waste, and water permitting.  Job functions can also include engineering project management and implementation for infrastructure projects designed to support environmental regulatory compliance, as well as serving as an internal lead for TWG sustainability programs. 

  • Serve as a technical EHSS resource to all TWG personnel
  • Possess a strong working knowledge and understanding of Federal, State, and Local environmental regulations in all media with a focus on hazardous materials and air compliance.
  • Analyze, interpret and understand laws and regulations enacted by State, Local, and Federal Agencies, their impact on company’s operations and provide recommendations to implement cost effective compliance.
  • Recommend ways of decreasing pollutants and waste, and bring new technology to the attention of management that will allow more cost-efficient waste management
  • Responsible for timely and accurate regulatory compliance reporting
  • Attend, participate and represent our company in government or private committees and industry groups in the process of formulating balanced laws and regulations affecting environmental matters
  • Work collaboratively within the multi-disciplinary corporate level EHSS department to develop, implement, audit, and continuously improve environmental compliance programs
  • Evaluate the most appropriate solution to problems and challenges, either well defined by regulation, or creative and non-traditional, and provide proper follow through to ensure the solution is completed in an effective and timely manner
  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Engineering Supervisor (EHSS).  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice

  • Must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Environmental, or related science 
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience working in an environmental compliance role
  • Must possess a valid California State Driver’s License
  • Must have an excellent safety record
  • Must be able to read, fully comprehend, and implement requirements of laws, regulations, and technical documents
  • Must be willing to continue to upgrade professional competence by attending appropriate seminars, meetings, and trainings
  • Must display a high proficiency in computer, communication, and analytical skills
  • Ability to travel frequently between facilities, industry meeting/events which may require overnight stay
  • Understanding of the technical requirements and direct the implementation, practice and maintenance of RMP and PSM for ammonia refrigeration systems and/or a history of experience in air permitting is a plus
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated reliability and punctuality, work effectively in team/crew environment, adherence to all safety regulations and operating procedures

  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, standing, and twisting in an office environment.
  • Working environment is both indoors and outdoors, with exposure to related equipment and noise levels

At The Wine Group, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to an environment of mutual respect, diversity and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristic protected by law.

Other details

  • Job Family General EHSS
  • Job Function EHSS
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • The Wine Group, 17000 E. Highway 120, Ripon, California, United States of America