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Eversource Energy Environmental Specialist in Westwood, Massachusetts

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Provide environmental services and support throughout Eversource that ensure sound business practices and environmental compliance. Responsible for performing site visits to facilities belonging to Eversource’s Massachusetts gas business to ensure full compliance with air, water and waste rules. Develop policies, training and operational controls for facility operations. Accurately interpret applicable rules, regulations, laws and policies.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains facility compliance manuals, permits, SPCC plans and regulatory filings associated with facility compliance matters.
  • Works with Gas Operations to advise on environmental issues and policies.
  • Assists operations and facilities with compliance matters such as waste storage and disposal, record keeping, etc.
  • Communicates requirements, delivers guidance and environmental training.
  • Tracks environmental obligations for assigned facilities and prepares documentation for submittal to regulatory agencies as required (reporting, permitting, correspondence, etc.).
  • Conducts quarterly compliance inspections to evaluate and if needed correct performance.
  • Works with internal and external environmental auditors during formal audit processes to ensure prompt follow-through and appropriate protocol changes based on audit findings.
  • Monitors governmental organizations for new rules, regulations, laws and policies applicable to the specific area.
  • Defines and assesses procedural, compliance and financial impacts of applicable new rules, regulations, laws and policies.

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of related technical environmental experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strong knowledge of state and federal rules associated with waste, water and air regulations
  • Strong knowledge in hazardous waste management, waste water management, spill prevention, air pollution control, PCB management.
  • Understanding of environmental aspects of building facilities' operations as well as the transmission and distribution of electricity and the distribution of gas a plus
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced working environment with multiple projects and stakeholders.
  • Periodic travel may be required across the Eversource service territory (NH, MA, CT)
  • Must be available to travel to gas facilities in Massachusetts on a regular basis
  • Specific environmental experience in the Northeast region (CT, MA and/or NH) preferred.
  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Environmental Science or equivalent

Working Conditions:

  • Fast paced working environment with multiple projects and stakeholders.
  • Must be available to travel to facilities throughout Massachusetts on a regular basis
  • Periodic travel may be required across the Eversource service territory (NH, MA, CT)
  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.

Mental Aspects :

Due to the fast-paced environment of field response, issues arise that require immediate attention and resolution. Many issues are complex and will require assessment against regulatory requirements with Environmental Affairs leadership and legal counsel. Sound judgment, strong regulatory experience and quick decision making required.

Leadership Behaviors/Competencies:

Set and Communicate Direction and Priorities

  • Know the business plan and how your role connects to it
  • Identify problems, issues; take responsibility for resolution
  • Set high standards for self; deliver quality performance
  • Raise ideas for improvement
  • Communicate, communicate, communicate

Build Trusting Relationships

  • Follow through on commitments made to manager, colleagues, and customers.
  • Address difficult or controversial issues and encourage others to do the same.
  • Have honest dialogue with others

Manage and Develop People

  • Set performance goals that align with department and company goals
  • Meet regularly with your supervisor/manager to discuss your performance
  • Seek opportunities to develop skills and gain knowledge through on the job opportunities, i.e. working on projects, attending meetings, etc.

Foster Teamwork and Cross-functional Collaboration

  • Work collaboratively within and across the organization to achieve “One Company” and other goals
  • Recognize and address cross functional implications of your work

Create a Diverse, Inclusive Workforce

  • Incorporate the diverse ideas and perspectives of team, colleagues, and customers in your work

Lead Change

  • Proactively seek out opportunities to improve business performance and customer service.
  • Respond positively to new demands or circumstances
  • Exhibit a “can-do” attitude to support changes in priorities and work processes

Focus on the Customer

  • Deliver superior service to our customers, both internal and external, in a reliable, attentive, courteous, quality, proactive and timely manner

Approved By: ________________________________ Date:June 202_______________________________

(Compensation)

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

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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