Hawaiian Airlines Manager, Environmental & Dangerous Goods in Honolulu, Hawaii

Requisition Number 18-0195

Post Date 1/25/2018

Title Manager, Environmental & Dangerous Goods

Department Security & Safety

City Honolulu

State HI

Part-Time No

Part-Time Weekend No


Position Overview

Reports to the Director of Quality Assurance

With general direction from the Director of Quality Assurance, takes initiative to oversee and manage the effective implementation of policies, procedures, and programs to ensure compliance with Hawaiian Airlines and governmental standards and regulations. The Manager will conduct on-site hazardous materials and environmental evaluations, site assessments, facility audits, and investigations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Represent Hawaiian Airlines to local, state and federal regulatory agencies and act as primary contact to such agencies. Interface with FAA, DOT, EPA, OSHA and other governmental departments, federal and local, in matters involving regulatory compliance with applicable dangerous goods and environmental regulations

  • Manage HA’s Environmental Compliance Program; Dangerous Goods (DG) Program and Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Program:

    o Develop and distribute environmental process requirements in company manuals; audit company compliance and inform relevant department managers of their environmental compliance responsibilities

    o Oversee Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) administration; update as necessary

    o Manage environmental permits, including modifications, renewals and preparations of reports as required by State and Federal permits or regulations

    o Perform periodic inspections and audits of environmental programs to determine program effectiveness; document and correct deficiencies. Perform impact assessments to identify, assess and reduce the Company’s exposure to environmental risks and financial penalties

    o Secondary POC (point of contact) for company hazardous materials control and disposal including fuel spills and other toxic waste. Report to appropriate regulatory authorities during events

    o Analyze regulations and pending legislation on hazardous materials and environmental issues to identify potential impact on company activities and /or facilities and assure that key information is provided to departments, locations and employees as appropriate

    o Manage the investigation and follow-up of environmental spills, incidents, accidents and violations. Report findings to the appropriate management and facilitate the implementation of required corrective measures. Participate in mediation or litigation efforts with HA’s Legal Department and regulatory agencies to lessen financial and/or media impact of findings

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with HA’s environmental and dangerous goods policies, procedures and programs; includes a comprehensive oversight audit plan; target the reduction of environmental and hazmat issues and their consequences; and ensure compliance with domestic and international regulations

  • Manage all environmental reporting requirements including drinking water regulations, storm water compliance reporting and certification, etc.

  • Oversee regulatory and external inspections and audits as appropriate:

    o Perform periodic inspections and audits of environmental programs to determine program effectiveness; document and correct deficiencies. Perform impact assessments to identify, assess and reduce the Company’s exposure to environmental risks and financial penalties

    o SME (subject matter expert) for coordination, scheduling, preparation, and execution of Hawaiian Airlines, International air Transport Association (IATA), Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), and DOD audits as it relates to dangerous goods/hazardous materials

    o Creation, review and communication of compliance manual

    o SME for the development, review, and implementation of training materials, as they relate to dangerous goods/hazardous materials

    o Work with appropriate department heads to develop and implement hazardous materials and safety policies and procedures, communicating the results throughout Hawaiian Airlines ensuring a standardized regulatory compliance posture system-wide

    o Other duties as assigned by Director, Quality Assurance


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or related field. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, equivalent years of professional experience in environmental services to include dangerous goods shipping is required

  • 4 years’ experience in environmental regulatory compliance and dangerous goods transportation compliance;

  • Demonstrated experience interpreting, administering and adhering to 49 CFR and IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations

  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and multiple priorities

  • Must have strong analytical and communication skills and attention to detail

  • Proven time-management and interpersonal skills are critical to this role

  • Must possess the ability to work effectively with a minimum of supervision

  • Must be a team player and be able to successfully communicate and interact with all levels of management and federal and state officials

  • Computer skills required (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access)

  • Must be able to travel to both domestic and international locations; passport required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Dangerous Goods and Environmental compliance experience in a Part 121 Air Carrier operation

  • Additional work experience in Quality Assurance or Internal Evaluation Programs

  • Detailed understanding of relevant 14 CFRs and Safety Management System principles, ATOS elements and Safety Attributes Inspection Process

About Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian® has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 14 years (2004-2017) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by/Condé Nast Traveler/and/Travel + Leisure/have placed Hawaiian among the top of all domestic airlines serving Hawai‘i.

Now in its 89th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai‘i’s biggest and longest-serving airline. Hawaiian offers non-stop service to Hawai‘i from more U.S. gateway cities (11) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, China, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 170 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands, with a total of more than 250 daily flights system-wide.

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available atHawaiianAirlines.com. Follow updates on Twitter about Hawaiian (@HawaiianAir) and its special fare offers (@HawaiianFares), and become a fan on its Facebook page (Hawaiian Airlines). For career postings and updates, follow Hawaiian’sLinkedInpage.

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