Agrium Inc Environmental Engineer in Borger, Texas

Environmental Engineer

If you are an Environmental Engineer and looking for your new Engineering family, then look to the company who helps feed the world.

It’s all skilled hands on deck as we build our amazing culture across the globe. Join our organization to explore the chance to work side-by-side with colleagues who know the true value of teamwork and who will provide the support you need to succeed. While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to define your day, the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects ranging from large to small in scale. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined. Every employee contributes to the safe and reliable production of products that help Feed the World .

Commitment to Safety

Agrium’s mission is to help Feed the World and we take our role in this responsibility very seriously. In addition to this, we also believe very strongly that any responsible organization must hold as its highest priority: to do what we do safely.

Your safety is important to us. At Agrium, we are committed to safety first and foremost, nothing is more important than safety. We have a Commitment to Zero policy which outlines Agrium’s vision, values and systems for EHS&S. We align to three key principles: Do it safely or not at all. There is always time to do it safely. Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

The Facts

The charming town of Borger prides itself on being a family friendly community. Home to just over 15,000 people the town has plenty to offer! With opportunities to fish, hike, scuba dive or head out to the beautiful Lake Meredith, not to mention being only 40 minutes away from Amarillo! Our Borger plant produces both ammonia and urea and as of 2015 is currently undergoing an expansion. With 90 employee positions and more being brought in for the expansion our Borger facility has great opportunities!

Reporting to the Manager, EHS&S, the Environmental Engineer is responsible for procuring and maintaining all environmental and similar regulatory permits, as well as submitting timely reports and renewal applications as required.

This position supports air, waste, water and chemical regulations and works closely with Operations and Management to advise on requirements.

Key Tasks:

  • Manage and/or technically support base business permitting, reporting and compliance assurance

  • Collect samples as required and arrange for consultant/contractor support

  • Support the Wholesale EHS&S audit program with environmental systems and compliance assurance auditing

  • Identify environmental risk, emerging issues and regulatory change, and develop / support mitigation measures

  • Lead and/or support environmental incident investigations and associated corrective actions as required.

The Ideal Candidate

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Agrium is the core of everything we do and our candidate must be respectful of diverse opinions and views.


  • Highly detail oriented

  • Self-Motivated

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong integrity and business ethics

  • Ability to lead by example and work well with others


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science, Physical Science, Environmental Engineering, Geology or Equivalent.

  • Professional certification, i.e. PE, RG, CHMM, REM, REP or equivalent preferred.

  • A minimum 3 years experience in an industrial/manufacturing setting

  • Must possess Federal, and State regulatory knowledge including CEPA, CAA, RCRA, CWA and EPCRA / CERCLA.

  • Experience with incident investigation, environmental management systems and environmental compliance assurance auditing

  • Possess project management skills including environmental consultant management and Federal and State regulatory agency interface and negotiation

  • Possess strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, PowerPoint, Project Management, and SAP

Why Agrium?

We want to grow with you. Offering a fast-paced environment coupled with great people is what sets Agrium’s culture apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to growing our employees and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S. We’re looking for people to help us feed the world and require a workforce grown from diverse backgrounds and experience.

Agrium is an organizational culture that promotes corporate social responsibility, with a vision to help ‘feed the world’ in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.

Agrium is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and veterans.

Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly at . While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.