Sr Environmental Specialist

  • Exelon Corporation
  • Warrenville, IL, United States
  • May 17, 2017
Full time Energy Environmental Science/Engineering EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Hazardous Waste / RCRA Waste Management/Recycling Water Quality

Job Description

Exelon Nuclear is looking for a Sr. Environmental Specialist at our Illinois Nuclear Headquarters in Warrenville, IL. 

Reponsible for day-to-day, plant level environmental compliance as Site Functional Area Manager. Assures that the highest level of compliance is maintained with all applicable environmental rules and regulations and that station personnel are aware of all relevent environmental requirements. Responsible for daily environmental activities including regulatory inspections, reporting, filing reports, permit compliance and testing in all environmental programs including air pollution control, water pollution control, waste handling and disposal, spill planning and prevention, storage tank management and emergency planning and release reporting. Responsible for promoting environmental awareness and aiding plant management with assessing environmental risks. Works with Environmental Programs to review and implement permit and regulatory changes.


- Manage and be responsible for day-to-day environmental compliance for plant level environmental programs including waste management, water pollution control, spill plans and response, emergency planning and release reporting, tank management, and other applicable environmental requirements

- Environmental record keeping and reporting including data review and analysis, report preparation, report filing, agency notification, permit application review and input to regulatory comments

- Perform self-assesments, participate in corporate audits and lead regulatory site inspections.

- Manage contractors and environmental budgets

- Participate in EMS ISO 14001 certification, review and improvement activities.

- Report environmental metrics and corrective action implementation

- Make site employee's and management alert to environmental issues; promote environmental awareness.

- Review and update the Management Model related to environmental compliance.

- Participate in Environmental Peer Group and implement best practices.


- BS in engineering or environmental science with 6+ years professional experience OR

- Associates Degree with 8+ years professional experience and 3+ years exempt level experience

- H. S. Diploma with 10+ years professional experience and 5+ years exempt level experience

- Demonstrated understanding of Federal, state and local environmental rules and regulations and their implementation requirements

- Ability to manage multiple tasks/priorities with conflicting priorities, and pay attention to detail


- FLS experience

- Knowledge of power plant operations

- Water treatment plant operator license or similar certification

- Project Management experience


 - Position reports to Manager, Environmental Operations

- Position has a direct impact on plant operations

- Position requires communication and interaction with plant management, Power environmental, legal, supply and external affairs.

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Job Level

Mid-level, Senior-level