Dominion Energy

Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700 megawatts of generation, 12,200 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 933 billion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 5 million utility and retail energy customers in 14 states.

Our company is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to our core energy production, transportation and storage businesses, we invest in communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever we operate.

Dominion Energy Glen Allen, VA 23060, U.S.
Apr 16, 2018
Full time
Job Summary Dominion Energy is seeking an Environmental Consultant.  This position is located in Glen Allen, VA.  The successful candidate should have expertise in reviewing and analyzing complex environmental regulatory requirements that pertain to Clean Air Act (CAA) affecting all Dominion businesses. Responsibilities to include: Influence regulatory changes to meet company business needs. Provide regulatory analysis of proposed and final federal and state regulations and lead or coordinate compliance teams to meet new regulatory requirements. Represent the company and advocate for its positions with regulators, technical advisory committees, and various industry groups on air quality and climate change issues. Prepare position papers and/or comments with a technical review on the scientific and regulatory aspects of proposed rules to achieve favorable outcomes.  Effectively communicate complex issues to non-experts by developing executive presentations, guidance documents, alerts, workshops and work practices. Develop uniform company environmental guidance on how to implement programs for compliance with multifaceted environmental regulations.   Develop and maintain positive and good working relationship with Federal and State agencies. Provide advice to business groups on best practices for reducing impacts on air quality resources from Dominion Energy projects and operations. Advocate for and assist with developing guidance and training materials on air and climate change issues. Provide expert advice on environmental issues pertaining to air and climate change topics to company personnel. Perform other duties as assigned. We offer excellent plans and programs for employees.  Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include:  Health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more. You can experience the excitement of Dominion Energy - it's the difference between taking a job and starting a career! Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience 10+ years experience in environmental regulatory policy, including direct experience with air and climate change regulatory programs including but not limited to New Source Review, New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), Risk Management Plan, Title V and state operating permits, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs), ambient air quality standards, regional air quality regulations. Working knowledge of control technologies for reducing air emissions at power generation and natural gas infrastructure facilities. Working knowledge of air quality permitting and compliance processes. Experience with air and climate change regulations affecting electric power generation and/or natural gas transmission and distribution industry is preferred. Ability to independently prioritize work activities and meet deadlines. Working/expert knowledge of environmental regulations and regulatory development processes at the state and federal levels. Working knowledge of electric and natural gas business unit operations and how changing regulations may impact the business groups. Ability to manage multiple regulatory actions and other work activities simultaneously. Cognitive ability to quickly read, process and summarize large volumes of written material. Ability to write detailed, technically correct, persuasive comments on proposed environmental regulations and guidance. Excellent public speaking and communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interface with stakeholders within and outside company in regulatory processes. Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Respectful assertiveness to proactively ensure environmental compliance requirements are met or exceeded by others. Embraces collaborative problem solving. Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making. Adaptive to adjusting own actions in relation to others' actions. Ability to remain professional while delivering high quality reliable environmental services to internal and external customers. Education Requirements Education Level:  Minimum of a Bachelors Degree is required and demonstrated work experience in the environmental field. Working Conditions Office Work Environment 76 -100% Travel Up to 25% Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Dominion Energy Glen Allen, VA 23060, U.S.
Apr 16, 2018
Full time
Job Summary Position has responsibility for compliance, guidance and oversight of corporate-wide Clean Air Act emissions monitoring, testing, and Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) programs under direction of Supervisor, Environmental.  The Specialist III provides technical direction and oversight to junior staff and contractors/ consultants.  Technical complexity of work is medium to high.  Job duties include:  High level understanding of state/federal Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems (CEMS), Continuous Opacity Monitoring Systems (COMS), emissions testing/monitoring, and all associated recordkeeping and reporting requirements to support corporate-wide compliance.  High level understanding of state/federal leak detection and repair (LDAR) requirements to support corporate-wide compliance.  Independently provide guidance on state/federal regulatory requirements related to emissions testing, monitoring, CEMS, COMS, and LDAR requirements to ensure compliance with air quality regulations at company facilities. Responsible for working with business units on review and submittal of emissions test protocols, emissions test reports, LDAR plans/reports, and CEMS/COMS plans/reports. Communicate within Environmental Services and business groups to ensure consistent interpretation and implementation of state/ federal environmental requirements related to emissions testing, LDAR, CEMS, and COMS. Develop and provide environmental training to Dominion Energy staff on state/federal requirements for emissions testing, LDAR, CEMS, and COMS. Oversight and technical direction of contractors and consultants, including preparation of scopes of work, purchase requisitions and invoice approval for contractors and consultants. Adherence to Dominion Energy environmental policy, guidance and work practices. Support to business units on environmental inspections and environmental audits as necessary. Complete analysis of and comment on proposed and new state/federal environmental regulations for impact on Dominion Energy related to emissions testing, LDAR, CEMS, and COMS requirements.    Adherence to Dominion Energy safety rules and safety performance expectations. Use of electronic databases to analyze and monitor company compliance with regulatory requirements. Agency interface on LDAR issues. Other duties as assigned. Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience  5+ years of experience with implementing, interpreting and providing guidance on emissions testing/monitoring and or LDAR regulations Extremely knowledgeable or expert level understanding of the Clean Air Act’s emissions testing, LDAR, CEMS, and COMS requirements. Proven ability to diplomatically and assertively handle challenging situations with regulatory agencies, the public, or company personnel. Respectful assertiveness to proactively ensure environmental compliance requirements are met by others while considering the spirit and letter of the law. Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate.  Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Proven team building skills, communication skills, writing skills and facilitation skills. Ability to work effectively with a variety of people internal and external to the organization in a collaborative fashion. Proven ability to work in a geographically diverse team environment. Education Requirements Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor , Other Education: Engineering, science BS or MS in physical science, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, environmental science or equivalent education.   Working Conditions Office Work Environment 76 -100% Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com