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Environmental Specialist I

Charlotte, NC 28202

Posted: 05/25/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Environmental Job Number: 567598 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Job Description: The successful candidate will be responsible for tasks ranging from high level - more complex technical and regulatory support, to simple administrative task support, to generating plants in the Carolinas service area (North Carolina, South Carolina). The primary subject areas for this support will be groundwater and landfill/waste management.

General responsibilities include:
  • Provide regulatory compliance support for generating facilities.
  • Provide technical support to Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and Groundwater Correct Action Program, Including, compiling data for regulatory-required and internal environmental reports.
  • Provide limited administrative and financial system support to SMEs and Management.
  • Managing multiple priorities and successfully completing task within specified timeframes.

Specific responsibilities may include performing or overseeing work in the following areas:
  • Landfills: permitting, siting support, compliance reporting, and closure plan development.
  • Groundwater: hydrogeologic investigation, monitoring well siting, modeling, and remediation.
  • Preparation/review of environmental reports/calculations related to groundwater compliance and industrial waste landfills.
  • Communicating with designers, operators, and maintenance consultants.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree or higher in Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, or other related field of study
  • Coursework and/or experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Hydrogeology/geology
  • Groundwater investigation and remediation
  • Landfill permitting and operations
  • Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) management (disposal, reuse, etc.)
  • Valid drivers license.

Desired Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in Engineering (Civil, Environmental), Geology, Environmental Science, or equivalent engineering/sciences discipline
  • EIT certification
  • Professional Engineer or Professional Geologist certification
  • Understands systems and processes that comply with environmental laws and regulations, permit conditions, corporate policies, goals, and targets

Working Conditions
  • Office environment including extensive computer use
  • Occasional work in a power plant or field environment with exposure to all types of weather
  • Occasional mildly strenuous physical activity (extensive walking on uneven surfaces, climbing stairs/ladders, etc.)
  • Occasional overtime work
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