Specialist, Environmental

Job Locations US-KY-Owensboro
ID
2021-1640
Category
Land/Environmental
Type
Full-Time

Overview

This position ensures compliance with local, state, and federal environmental regulations in support of Company operations, maintenance, and construction activities.

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include (but not limited to):

 

  • Provides technical guidance and assistance to various company departments concerning compliance with environmental regulations
  • Provides support to other environmental staff members to enhance their professional development and productivity
  • Prepares and submits documents related to gaining federal or state authorization for company activities or demonstrating compliance with applicable regulations to the respective agencies
  • Monitors regulatory initiatives, estimates potential impacts to company and participates in the process involved in the rulemaking
  • May serve as a liaison to regulatory agencies in support of company functions
  • Performs various duties associated with the position as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Other requirements:

 

  • Travel 10% average, automobile and plane
  • Valid driver’s license and insurability
  • Reliable attendance, scheduling flexibility when job demands require
  • Ability to work positively and effectively prioritize in a high-stress, demanding environment

Qualifications

Minimum

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science related field preferred
  • Entry-level to 3 years of environmental work experience
  • Knowledge of environmental rules and regulations
  • Ability to comprehend and analyze regulatory initiatives and estimate the impact to the company
  • Competence in written and oral communications
  • Ability to oversee environmental projects
  • Analytical and problem resolution abilities
  • Knowledge of gas pipeline operations
  • Ability to manage and oversee environmental projects
  • Organizational skills necessary for compiling and manipulating data into appropriate records and reports in addition to maintaining compliance documentation
  • Competence in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Works independently with minimal supervision

 

Preferred

 

  • Experience writing various NEPA documents preferred
  • Experience drafting and procuring permits for wetlands and waterbody, endangered species, cultural resource, and other state and federal permits and/or clearances
  • Experience with USACE, USFWS, SHPO, and FERC regulated natural gas pipelines preferred

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