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Pacificorp Assoc Environmental Analyst, Salt Lake City, UT #112370 in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Assoc Environmental Analyst, Salt Lake City, UT #112370

Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp

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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Conducts environmental compliance reviews of electric utility transmission, distribution, and substation construction and maintenance projects. Provides environmental support, training, and guidance related to utility operations and federal, state, and local environmental regulations. Specifically, this position will provide professional level services for ensuring the company complies with regulatory requirements related to NEPA, public lands, cultural resources, visual resources, biological resources, access roads, wetlands, TES species, sage-grouse, migratory birds, soil sampling, reclamation, mitigation, etc. Job duties include coordinating with internal departments on environmental permitting of projects, procuring consultants, ensuring regulatory compliance, creating and/or reviewing environmental documents, employee training, reporting, and other job related duties.

Responsibilities

• Monitor environmental performance of internal operations and coordinate environmental aspects with external agencies.

• Oversee work of external environmental consultants, ensuring contract requirements are completed timely and accurately.

• Collect and analyze data as needed for environmental aspects of projects.

• Identify and apply for necessary environmental permits for transmission, distribution, and substation projects.

• Adhere to local, state and federal guidelines, permits, and regulations.

• Develop or update policy and processes to ensure environmental compliance.

• Analyze and make recommendations to management.

• Work as a liaison between regulatory agencies and other company departments.

• Deliver training and provide guidance to operations staff and management.

• Prepare budget forecasts and track budgets for assigned environmental work.

• Support company safety initiatives.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences or Environmental Sciences; or the equivalent combination of related education and experience.

  • Knowledge and understanding of environmental issues and the company’s business processes.

  • Data gathering, analysis and interpretation skills.

  • Writing skills.

  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local governmental environmental laws and regulations, including NEPA, ESA, wetlands, and cultural resources.

  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet, database, word processing, and presentation applications to gather, analyze, and present information.

  • Communication and interpersonal skills including ability to consult with internal and external customers regarding matters/issues which may be sensitive in nature.

  • Ability to work with all levels of an organization including people with different styles and backgrounds and ability to work as a member of a team.

  • Ability to prioritize workload under pressure.

  • Ability to travel as needed for project site visits, internal trainings, audits, and meetings.

Preferences

  • Three years experience in environmental or regulatory matters.

  • Experience with environmental monitoring and reporting.

  • Knowledge of natural resource issues related to the energy industry.

GIS skills.

Additional Information

Req Id: 112370

Company Code: PacifiCorp

Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY

Department: Power Supply

Schedule: Full-Time

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: $76,200-$89,600

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12.00% of salary.

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: https://careers.pacificorp.com/content/New-Benefits-Page/?locale=en_US

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.

Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.

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