Xcel Energy Environmental Analyst III Job in Burnsville, Minnesota
Location(s): MN - Burnsville; MN - St Paul
Do you want to have an essential role supporting the energy infrastructure that provides power to millions of homes and businesses? Do you want to work for a company that is committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship? Consider a job at one of Xcel Energy’s power plants, and help us keep the lights on.
Xcel Energy is seeking to fill an Environmental Analyst III position to be located at combined cycle combustion turbine plant sites that are located in Burnsville, MN and St. Paul, MN. The successful candidate will have experience with various multimedia regulatory initiatives such as: Air, Storm Water, and Water Quality Permits and Regulations, Hazardous Waste regulations and licensing, Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure requirements, Spill Reporting, Tank management, etc. This position requires the use of several computer programs, have a technical agility and being able to communicate regulatory requirements to plant staff and be responsible for the development, maintenance and enhancement of compliance programs.
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.
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.
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
As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.
Posting Notes: MN - Burnsville || MN - Burnsville; MN - St Paul || United States (US) || Generation || 42450:Env MN WI Admin/Waste/PEA || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $54,800 to $77,800 per year
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Requisition Number: 34386
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