Environmental Specialist

  • Vectren Corporation
  • Evansville, IN, USA
  • Jun 12, 2019
Full time Air Quality EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description

At CenterPoint Energy, our vision is to lead the nation in delivering energy, service and value. To us this means more than just doing business, it means being guided by a set of core values that define who we are and what we believe. We're committed to doing business every day with: safety, integrity, accountability, initiative, and respect. 

CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 140 years. We’ve created an energy delivery company with electric and natural gas utility businesses and competitive energy businesses that benefit our shareholders, customers, employees and communities. 

The strength is in our numbers:

  • Operate electric and natural gas utility businesses in eight states
  • Competitive energy businesses’ footprint in nearly 40 states
  • Assets totaling nearly $29 billion
  • $27 billion enterprise value
  • Approximately 14,000 employees 

As the Environmental Specialist, you will develop and update environmental regulatory compliance protocols and procedures for the company that are consistent with local, state and federal environmental laws and regulations and applicable permits. Coordinate, prepare, and review regulatory submissions and act as a liaison with environmental regulators and inspectors.

In February of 2019 CenterPoint Energy completed an acquisition which added nearly 7,000 employees. Now you’ll have the opportunity to work with a dynamic regulatory compliance team to support our $27 billion-dollar company which has a footprint in 40 states.  

Specifically, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Assist in environmental due diligence, regulatory reporting compliance, licensing and permitting, and new permitting activities for the development of new and or additions to existing facilities.
  • Supports analyses of the environmental risks, benefits, and potential compliance costs of new project development.
  • Monitors, maintains, and applies a working knowledge of federal, state and local environmental regulations.
  • Compiles and submits monthly, quarterly and annual compliance and certification reports.
  • Develops and implements internal environmental protocols to ensure compliance during project planning, construction and ongoing operation at various facilities. 
  • Develops environmental regulatory training programs and executes periodic training for appropriate operating groups.
  • Prepares various technical material and reports required by various federal, state and local regulatory agencies, public interest groups and consultants.
  • Serves as a liaison with environmental regulators and inspectors during inspections and permitting discussions at company facilities. 
  • Works effectively with other Company departments to understand facility processes, and to communicate impact of permits and pending regulations at company facilities.  

 Basic Qualifications  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical or Life Sciences, or Geology or related field required.
    • Will consider relevant job-related CenterPoint Energy experience for non-degree candidates
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience and/or training in an environmental or regulatory compliance related field

Preferred

  • NPDES Permitting
  • Construction Stormwater Permitting
  • Stack Testing


This position located in the Evansville, IN area.

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