Ryder System Environmental Project Engineer/Manager in COLUMBUS, Ohio

Position Description

The Environmental Project Engineer responsible for reducing operational costs and controlling long-term environmental costs, ensuring regulatory compliance, supporting operational initiatives, and reducing risk. Volume exceeds 150 projects.


  • Bachelor's degree Geology, environmental sciences, project management, or related field

  • Seven (7) years or more progressive project management responsibility with emphasis on underground and above ground fuel storage and dispensing infrastructure in a regional or national operating environment

  • Seven (7) years or more extensive experience in monitoring, troubleshooting, maintaining, upgrading, and replacing underground and above ground fuel tank systems and related infrastructure

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong communication, organizational, and Office Word, Excel, and Project capabilities

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices

  • Ability to:

  • Create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)

  • Work independently and as a member of a team

  • Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment

  • Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills

  • Proven track record of building and motivating regional/national contractor, engineering, lab, and supplier project management teams to deliver cost effective, timely, and successful project results (intermediate level)

  • Experienced in managing site assessment and remediation project post UST removals (intermediate level)

  • Confident and experienced in collaborating and interfacing with state/local environmental regulatory agencies (intermediate level)

  • Registered professional or environmental engineer (preferred)


  • Manage Fuel Storage Tank Projects - Direct activities of contractors, Consultants, Project managers and suppliers necessary to complete new fuel tank installations, upgrades and removals cost effectively and in compliance with Ryder & regulatory requirements

  • Manage projects consistent with Ryder accounting, financial reporting guidelines and to achieve maximum reimbursement from State Trust Fund Reimbursement programs

  • Manage environmental site assessment, groundwater monitoring, and site remediation projects; management & technical oversight related to property clean-up & remediation projects, waste water, storm water management, and subsurface soil and groundwater investigations

  • Manage Environmental Capital and Environmental Reserve budgets, including obtaining approvals in accordance with company capital authority policies

  • Manage supplier qualifications and the competitive bidding processes for services related to environmental consulting, contracting and laboratory services

  • Oversee repair & maintenance of Ryder fueling infrastructure to minimize long term costs, maximize system uptime, and extend useful life

  • Provide environmental technical support and solutions to FMS field organization. Support maintenance initiatives - DEF, automated fueling, alternative fuels

  • Perform Phase I & II Real Estate Site Assessments to support Ryder's due diligence associated with property and company acquisitions identify and manage environmental conditions incident to acquisition/occupancy

  • Remain current on environmental regulations to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local mandates

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2018-51876

Category Environmental

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 40-50%

Position Code 1140