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Environmental Specialist

Clinton, TN

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World


Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with other curious, creative 3Mers.


This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military experience to a 3M career.


The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As an Environmental Specialist you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Interpreting, implementing, coordinating, and maintaining the regulatory compliance rhythm to assure completion of reporting and recording for applicable Federal, State and Local Environmental Permits, regulations and programs
  • Analyzing environmental data, self-assessments, reports, trends and communicating findings and recommendations for correction of gaps to operational leadership
  • Developing a broad knowledge and understanding of external environmental activities and technologies and how they relate to the businesses of the division/staff organization 
  • Establishing and cultivating a network of intra-divisional support to facilitate completion of environmental assignments 
  • Communicating environmental projects and/or program status and results to operational leadership


Your Skills and Expertise 

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree or higher in a science or engineering discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
  • Two (2) years of combined experience with environmental compliance and/or environmental reporting in a private, public, government or military environment


Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Engineering or related discipline from an accredited institution
  • Experience in environmental program administration [e.g. Title V, National Pollutant, Waste water, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), incident investigation, and/or risk management]
  • Experience interacting with Federal, State and Local regulatory agencies
  • Proficiency with various corporate reporting/compliance and other software tools


Travel: May include up to 10% domestic travel


Relocation Assistance: May be authorized


Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).


Supporting Your Well-being 

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope. 


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Applicable to US Applicants Only: The expected compensation range for this position is $119,076 - $145,537, which includes base pay plus variable incentive pay, if eligible.


This range represents a good faith estimate for this position.


The specific compensation offered to a candidate may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, the candidate’s relevant knowledge, training, skills, work location, and/or experience.


In addition, this position may be eligible for a range of benefits (e.g., Medical, Dental & Vision, Health Savings Accounts, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Life Insurance, Voluntary Benefits, Paid Absences and Retirement Benefits, etc.).


Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M’s business and performance goals.


You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work.


Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/3M is an equal opportunity employer.  3M  will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.


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