Senior Environmental Specialist, Remediation

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  • United States, Berlin, CT View on Map
  • Post Date: June 18, 2020
  • Apply Before : July 18, 2020
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Job Description

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Eversource Energy is the largest Energy delivery company in New England. We support 3.6 million Gas and Electric customers across CT, MA and NH. Be a part of our mission to deliver reliable energy and superior customer service. ENERGY- BRINGS US TOGETHER!!

This position is responsible for environmental compliance related to the management of environmental reserve sites where Eversource has liability. Specifically, this position will oversee field work and manage contractors across three states involved in property due diligence evaluations, preparation of remedial action and implementation plans; and management of remediation activities to achieve site closure under cleanup laws and regulations.

This position will include the interpretation of rules, regulations, laws and policies related to environmental assessment and remediation, and monitor new and pending rules related to site cleanup (including soil, soil vapor, groundwater, surface water and building materials). This position analyzes and interprets data; write and review reports and prepare presentations; and manage project budgets and corporate reserve accounts. This position will interface with a variety of Eversource personnel, legal counsel, and regulatory agency staff; and require a working knowledge of environmental regulations in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
  • Serve as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) subject matter expert for Environmental Remediation
  • Oversee site assessment and remediation activities ensuring strict compliance with applicable state and federal rules.
  • Project manage contracts, including specifications and bid documents, Request for Proposals (RFP) coordination, and environmental consultants and vendors.
  • Ensure real estate pre-acquisition and sale environmental due diligence activities are in accordance with ASTM and standard industry practices.
  • Accountable for budgets associated with site assessments, remediation and property due diligence
  • Attend public hearings, public meetings and other forums as needed.
  • Manage third party reserve sites where Eversource has liability
  • Track and monitor sites with land use restrictions to ensure compliance
  • Track and monitor subordination agreements to ensure compliance
  • Lead environmental reserve reporting process
  • Work with Accounting, Real Estate, Legal, procurement and other groups
  • Ensure policies and procedures are up to date and reflective of current rules

Qualifications:


Technical Knowledge/Skill
:

Strong working knowledge of the state and federal environmental rules, including PCB management, investigation, remediation, and real estate due diligence. Strong project management, organizational and analytical skills are required.


Education
:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Environmental Science or related field; Master’s degree in Engineering, Environmental Science or related field preferred.


Experience
:

Minimum of 5 years of utility environmental experience (in either industry or consulting) preferred. Experience with state environmental regulations in Massachusetts, Connecticut and/or New Hampshire preferred. Expertise and working knowledge in PCB management, environmental assessment and remediation, and hazardous waste management preferred.


Licenses & Certifications
:

Possession of certification as CT Licensed Environmental Professional, MA Licensed Site Professional (LSP) and/or NH Professional Geologist a plus.


Working Conditions
:

Fast paced working environment with multiple projects and stakeholders. The job requires travel throughout the Eversource service territory of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire to support projects objectives and actively coordinate with a decentralized staff. Attendance at some night meetings may be required.

Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and a personal vehicle.

Primary reporting location: Berlin, CT or Westwood, MA.


Problem Solving & Complexity
:

Many issues are complex and will require assessment against regulatory requirements with Environmental Affairs leadership and legal counsel.


Worker Type:

Regular


Number of Openings:

2


EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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