Qualifications: The EH&S Engineering & Construction Department is seeking to hire a highly qualified and motivated professional to join the Sustainable Infrastructure Section. The successful candidate must have a broad understanding of various EH&S concerns. They must be able to work independently and must be well organized, detail oriented, able to render sound business decisions, flexible to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines. Candidate must have a high regard for personal accountability and understand the critical importance of Commitment to Excellence. Must possess strong oral and written communication skills and have the ability to interact effectively with all levels of company personnel, regulatory agencies, government officials, and community and environmental group representatives. To be considered for this position, you must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Chemistry, or a related field. Experience with successfully working on natural resource related projects or issues. The successful candidate must be able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks with minimal oversight and must understand regulatory processes and have the ability to monitor and analyze the impacts of regulatory changes on company operations. The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Education – Essential – (2L) Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline such as safety, engineering, physical science, or biological science, must have a minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in the EH&S field. -or- Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in a non-technical discipline (e.g., business, social sciences, etc.) must have a minimum of four (4) years’ experience in the EH&S field. -or- Candidates with an Associate’s Degree in a related discipline must have a minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in the EH&S field. Education – Essential – (1H) Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline such as safety, engineering, physical science, or biological science, must have a minimum of two years relevant experience in the EH&S field. -or- Candidates with an Associate’s Degree in a related discipline must have a minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in the EH&S field. Responsibilities: The individual will act as a company subject matter expert by coordinating, monitoring, and providing technical and regulatory oversight and guidance on a wide range of natural resource related issues such as stormwater management, wildlife, wetlands, soil erosion and sediment control, land use, tree preservation, and threatened and endangered species. The successful candidate must have understand current and be able to evaluate and communicate proposed regulatory changes to natural resources management. They must be able to provide expertise on environmental issues and, in particular, coordinate, oversee, lead, and monitor all technical and regulatory efforts, concerns, issues, questions, and activities associated with Con Edison's natural resource programs. Develop, maintain, and communicate corporate policies, procedures, and guidance documents, taking into consideration regulatory requirements and operating concerns. Will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and teaching training programs for all levels of the company. Assist operating groups with developing low cost, sustainable project and program solutions. Provide guidance to EH&S staff and operating organizations concerning the various Natural Resource issues. Act as liaison between EH&S and operating groups and interface with regulatory agencies. Prepare and secure various agency authorizations and clearly communicated project requirements to the project team. Provide clear guidance to engineering, operating groups and construction organizations concerning compliance with Natural Resource management regulations prior to, during and post construction. When appropriate, correspond with regulatory agencies regarding environmental incidents. Participate in EHS Emergency Resource Mobilization during emergencies. Perform other duties as assigned. The Associate Scientist/Scientist must have prior experience successfully managing projects or consultants or be able to demonstrate the ability to do so. Must have the skills to represent the company in regard to any relevant rulemaking procedures or proposed legislation, including working with internal and external stakeholders. Represent Con Edison on external committees. Will evaluate proposed regulations and coordinate the preparation of Con Edison comments. Coordinate as necessary with industry groups, such as EEl, USWAG, EEANY, and the NYS Business Council, to ensure that Con Edison's positions are represented. The Associate Scientist /Scientist will assist in providing technical and regulatory oversight of concerns, issues, questions, and activities associated with compliance on these subject areas to achieve environmental compliance, to minimize environmental risks and to maintain environmental excellence and continued improvement. Will provide hands-on assistance to EH&S staff and operating organizations. Experience with ArcGIS software is preferred. A strong background and understanding of SPCC rules and regulations is preferred. Scientist and Associate Scientist candidates with Master’s degree preferred. Project management / project lead experience is preferred.
Physical Requirements: Valid driver’s license required to travel to various locations
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