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Xcel Energy Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Oct 08, 2018
Full time
Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.  The successful candidate must have experience with air quality permitting processes, preferably in Minnesota. Additional experience in the following areas is required for consideration for this position: New Source Performance Standards, New Source Review regulations, air quality dispersion modeling and electric power generation processes. The successful candidate must have project management experience and demonstrated ability to apply for and obtain air emission permits. A working knowledge of air quality regulations and computer applications is necessary for this position.  The successful candidate may also possess knowledge and experience with regulatory compliance in other environmental media areas such as ash management, groundwater monitoring and reporting, and solid waste regulation. The position is based out of the 414 Nicollet Mall office in Minneapolis, MN.  Summary Designs, implements, and administers broad environmental studies and compliance programs and is responsible for securing and renewing permits and licenses. Practices originality and ingenuity on relatively difficult and complex issues. Works under minimal supervision conferring primarily on unusual matters and has appreciable latitude for unreviewed actions and/or decisions. Occasionally participates on special work teams, and may act as a coordinator or technical consultant on small projects. May occasionally be assisted by Environmental Analyst I and II personnel. Possesses and applies broad knowledge of environmental theories, principles, techniques and related work disciplines and applies it along with related work experience in completing difficult job assignments. Essential Responsibilities Designs and develops environmental procedures and programs designed to minimize deficiencies and ensure compliance with existing federal, state, and local regulations, licenses, and permits pertaining to environmental control at the corporation's facilities. (Major areas may include air, water quality, and land quality; liquid and solid waste disposal, above ground and underground storage tanks, radiation, emergency plans, DOT compliance with pipeline and transportation and FAA safety regulations.) Designs and administers studies and monitoring programs. Conducts research, and prepares and/or reviews data required to support permit applications, regulatory reports, management plans and performance indicators. Prepares technical reports and permit applications based on the interpretation of data, observations, and current regulations. Performs in-depth environmental reviews and inspections to facilitate compliance with applicable regulations. Conducts environmental assessment of sites and facilities to minimize corporate risk and liability. Provides technical guidance and formal regulatory required and requested environmental training and guidance to facility personnel and outside contractors to promote environmental compliance. As requested, reviews and comments on proposed new regulations and legislation as to its potential impact on each business unit. Once adopted, assist facilities in any modifications to procedures, processes or operation to come into compliance. Assists with budget preparation and works to implement programs within budget, time and regulatory constraints. Upon request, provides technical assistance to emergency incidents at facilities. Required   Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Applied Science or related field (Associate's degree in areas of environmental or applied science and three years of progressive responsibilities in environmental related work experience may be substituted for the education) 4 years professional environmental related work experience Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com