WGL Environmental Specialist

Job Description

WGL Environmental Specialist

At the direction of the Supervisor Environmental Compliance, the Environmental Specialist will work collaboratively with Sr. Environmental specialists to develop, evaluate, implement, and continuously improve cost-effective programs and procedures to ensure company operations comply with regulatory and corporate environmental requirements. This role also includes participating in the Department's on-call duty 24 hours/day, 7 days/week on a rotating basis to respond to environmental incidents and to implement appropriate responses as needed.

You Will

  • Determines environmental compliance requirements and best management practices in assigned program responsibility areas (may include participation in waste, water, construction, hazardous materials, and/or air programs), obtains and maintains permits, performs regulatory analysis, develops technical documentation, files government reports and maintains compliance records.
  • Performs support to multiple projects of small to medium scope of various durations with simple to moderate technical complexity in the range of $500,000 to $1,000,000.
  • Interacts with and supports business units with development of efficient compliance programs to ensure environmental requirements are met and implemented correctly.
  • Reviews and provides environmental support to construction projects, including erosion and sediment control plans, wetland delineations, permitting, and technical solutions to proactively manage environmental matters.
  • Provides support, guidance and direction to managers, supervisors, and other professionals to ensure corporate compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Supports the management and optimization of the Ravensworth Cavern Safeguard Program.
  • Supports the management of environmental investigations, sampling, remediation, monitoring requirements at our facilities, and leads compliance audits.
  • Supports development of company documents related to environmental compliance procedures and creates written compliance summary for each program area including corporate strategy, regulatory drivers, and ongoing requirements, etc.
  • Supports the development and maintenance of project metrics for project tracking/analysis and prepares/ delivers reports to all levels of management and stakeholders to measure and explain environmental performance results.
  • Determines and maintains computer system/program requirements to optimize data collection and reporting.
  • Writes RFPs, evaluates bids, and manages work of contractors as needed.
  • Assists with maintaining Environmental Dept. records, performing research tasks, data mining, and statistical analysis. Develops and maintains databases using MS Excel or SharePoint. Assists in manual and electronic filing, and in the development of our internal Environmental Management Information System (EMIS) and transformation to Sharepoint.
  • Prepares briefings, reports, memos, data tables, permit applications, maps, etc.


You Have

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science or relative technical/scientific discipline
  • 2+ Years of related environmental compliance work experience
  • Prior professional-level experience
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations, remediation technologies, EPA analytical methods, relevant Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, and industry standards.
  • General knowledge of natural gas industry operations and OSHA regulations preferred.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license, 40 hour Hazpower trained.


For U.S. hires: U.S. affiliates of AltaGas are committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical or mental disabilities, political affiliation, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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