Environmental Analyst I or II

City Utilities of Springfield - Springfield, MO (30+ days ago)4.0


DEPARTMENT and SUPERVISOR
Department: Environmental Affairs

Supervisor: Manager-Environmental Compliance
SALARY
Environmental Analyst I
Salary Grade 56
Minimum: $1,034.59 / per week
Midpoint: $1,293.25

Environmental Analyst II
Salary Grade 57
Minimum: $1,183.00 / per week
Midpoint: $1,478.74
WORK SCHEDULE
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Environmental Analyst I
Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering, chemistry, or other environmental discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Two years or more of environmental experience is required. Graduate coursework or applicable certification may be considered in lieu of one year of the experience requirement.

Environmental Analyst II
Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering, chemistry, or other environmental discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four years of recent electric utility and/or relevant environmental compliance experience is required. Graduate coursework or applicable certification may be considered in lieu of one year of experience.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION:
Environmental Analyst I
Must have a valid Missouri driver's license (minimum Class F). Professional certification as an environmental professional desirable but not required.

Environmental Analyst II
Must have a valid Missouri driver's license (minimum Class F). Must be a Certified Visual Emissions Observer or be able to obtain certification within six months.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Environmental Analyst I
Under the direction of the Manager-Environmental Compliance, responsible for general oversight/review of environmental data collection, assimilation, and reporting to regulatory agencies. Monitors routine and non-routine quality assurance of air and water data. Compiles and tracks air emissions on an hourly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. Compiles and tracks water quality data on an hourly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. Provides periodic compliance testing oversight for emission monitoring systems. Prepares and reviews detailed accurate air and water reports for submission to regulatory agencies. Shares the duty as Utility Spill Response Coordinator for oil and hazardous material emergencies. Performs other related duties as required or assigned by management.

Environmental Analyst II
Under the direction of the Manager-Environmental Compliance within Environmental Affairs, responsible for enhanced oversight of environmental testing, sampling, and waste disposal programs. Coordinates stack emissions testing program and other moderate to advanced CEMS data collection and analysis for internal and external reporting. Coordinates quality assurance and reporting water quality sampling and analyses data. Prepares and updates emissions monitoring plans and quality assurance/quality control programs. Responsible for coordinating and collecting monitoring data for annual report requirements. Interfaces with federal/state regulators on environmental regulations, monitoring, and quality assurance. Assists with company-wide hazardous waste management program. Assists with permit applications for Operating Permit programs. Shares the departmental duty as Utility Spill Response Coordinator for oil and hazardous material emergencies. Coordinates various company-wide voluntary recycling programs. Proficient in all essential job functions listed under Environmental Analyst. Performs other related duties as required or assigned by management.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
Environmental Analyst I
Superior academic performance and strong mathematical, computation, and computer skills are required. Must be able to evaluate volumes of data with strict attention to detail. Must be familiar with industrial or laboratory services quality assurance and quality control procedures in relation to analytical instrumentation and equipment. Must be able to work effectively and efficiently with power plant and water treatment staff and management. Must effectively communicate orally and in writing with utility management and regulatory agency personnel. A test is required for this position. Superior references/job evaluations required.

Environmental Analyst II
Superior academic and professional work performance with strong mathematical, computation, and computer skills are required. Must be familiar with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) regulations under the Clean Water Act (CWA). Must have a strong knowledge of water quality analytical methods. Must be familiar with regulations under the Clean Air Act (CAA). Must have a strong knowledge of solid and hazardous waste disposal requirements and understanding of Risk-Based Corrective Action methods and processes. Must be familiar with industrial or laboratory services quality assurance and quality control procedures in relation to analytical instrumentation and equipment. Must be able to work effectively and efficiently with power plant staff and management. Must effectively communicate orally and in writing with utility management and regulatory agency personnel.

MISCELLANEOUS REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to provide reliable transportation for local out-of-office assignments. Must be able to work successfully with diverse groups of people.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to climb stairs, work in a temperature sensitive environment (heat and cold), and work in confined spaces and elevations over 300 feet.
WORKING CONDITIONS
Environmental Analyst I
Normal office environment; however, will be required to work in a power generating station environment with inherent noise and heat of large machinery and fugitive dust and fumes. Visits to outlying CU facilities on a regular basis will be required. Will also be assessing monitoring equipment that is mounted on elevator-equipped stacks on platforms 150-250 feet above ground. Also, other equipment is mounted on platforms that are accessed by stairway 60 feet above ground.

Environmental Analyst II
Normal office environment; however, will be required to work in a power generating plant environment with inherent noise and heat of large machinery and fugitive dust and fumes. Visits to outlying CU facilities on a regular basis will be required.
TESTING
Must be able to take and pass any applicable tests for the position.
DEADLINE TO APPLY
Any candidate who meets the qualifications as posted may submit an on-line application to the Employment Office. Applications will be accepted until a position is filled.