Entergy Environmental Analyst - Power Generation in Greenville, Mississippi
Environmental Analyst - Power Generation
Date: Jan 4, 2021
Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC
At Entergy, we’ve been planning for the future for more than 100 years. We’ve experienced a lot of change, generating power first from sawdust to now splitting atoms, harnessing sunlight and using abundant, clean and efficient natural gas.
We are on the verge of a monumental technology convergence, where reality swiftly catches up to possibility. The utility of the future does much more than keep the lights on and the gas flowing. It’s knowledgeable and skillful workforce will solve challenges and fuel a brighter, smarter, more prosperous future for everyone.
Having the lowest retail electricity rates of any utility in the United States drives economic growth within Entergy’s region, a key ingredient to sustained growth for any utility. We also believe a diverse workforce committed to personal and professional growth is critical to our success. We place a high priority on developing talent to meet current and future needs, giving employees opportunities to grow their careers their way.
Entergy’s Power Generation group operates a fleet of more than 30 owned, leased, or operated natural gas, coal, oil hydro and petroleum coke plants, with total engineering capacity of over 18,500 megawatts and is building or acquiring more than 3,000 megawatts of new natural gas generation to join its 30,000 megawatts of nuclear, natural gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric and solar facilities.
This position can be filled as an Environmental Analyst I, II, III, or Sr depending on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate
Responsible for development and implementation of processes required to ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations.
Tasks include monitoring legislative and regulatory rulemaking processes, monitoring UO and ED work practices and ensuring work processes and procedures incorporate the appropriate environmental regulatory compliance strategies. Support implementation of the avian protection plan, including conducting of bird interaction risks surveys on electrical infrastructure and bird mortality forensic investigations
Support implementation of storm water pollution prevention plans associated with T&D construction projects and conducts field inspections of siltation/erosion control measures. Provide general environmental regulatory compliance (TSCA, RCRA, CERCLA, EPCRA and CWA) support of UO facilities, including participation in conducting of regulatory compliance audits and delivery of compliance training to target audiences
Provide 24-hour availability for management of environmental response contractors in emergency response actions to releases of hazardous chemicals. Manage records and documentation pertaining to compliance programs in accordance with the records retention policy
Participate as a team member of the Environmental Management system outage emergency operations and restoration organization for major storm events. Provide management and oversight of site contamination remediation projects
Conduct Phase I and II due diligence investigations associated with real estate transactions. Conduct ecological impact evaluations of Entergy electrical transmission and distribution construction projects
Monitor environmental laws and regulations for changes that may impact Entergy Utility Operations work practices and assist in developing regulatory compliance strategies. Provide guidance to less experienced Analysts
Provide Supervision, administration, direction, and planning of all aspects of plant Environmental Programs for the Gerald Andrus Plant, Sunflower Solar Site, DeSoto Solar Site and Delta Site
Lead for Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) and selected special projects for all MS plants
Work closely with the Mississippi Environmental support offices
Submit complete and timely reports to the MES, MDEQ, EPA, Coast Guard, and other regulatory agencies as required by plant permitting
Maintain Plant Environmental files for both sites
Assume responsibility for budget, budget control and PE management of Environmental for both sites
Supervise all discharge, and discharge treatment processes
Serve as project manager for Environmental Capital and O&M projects within the areas assigned for both sites
Assume lead role for MS Plant Demolition Projects
Minimum education required of the position:
- Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience
Minimum experience required of the position:
Environmental Analyst I-II: 0- 2 years’ experience handling environmental compliance activities
Environmental Analyst III: 3 - 5 years’ experience handling environmental compliance activities
Environmental Analyst, Sr: 5- 6 years’ experience handling environmental compliance activities
Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position:
Applicant must be physically able to conduct field environmental investigations of sites where access may be restricted due to debris accumulations
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple work tasks simultaneously
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team setting
Strong attention to details; Strong analytical skills; Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
Self-starter and requires little or no supervision
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of products
Excellent organizational skills, ability to organize and prioritize work
Ability to work effectively on multiple assignments
Flexible and able to adjust to changing priorities
Willing and able to perform other
unrelated duties as required and learn new processes and technologies
Applicant must be able to respond to after hour situations as required
Knowledge of power generation fundamentals a plus
Experience with Project management is desirable
Experience with OSHA Process Safety Measures is desirable
This position requires the ability, skills, and willingness to apply broad based knowledge of Environmental laws and regulations to all 3 sites
Any certifications, licenses, etc.:
Primary Location: Mississippi-Greenville
Job Function : Professional
FLSA Status : Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings : 1
Req ID: 101114
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.
As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.
Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.
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