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Under general supervision, leads and coordinates assigned projects; leads and coordinates assigned projects, consults with other departments and organizations on environmental risk; and works with agencies and contractors.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leads and coordinates environmental planning, permitting and compliance activities for company operations
Works directly with entry-level scientists to guide and direct work
Informs and advises Senior Scientists and department management on project status, direction and environmental risk
Directs an appraises the work of environmental consultants and contractors
Works on many projects concurrently and at all levels within project organization
Assists in the review of legislation, legal, and regulatory issues
Consults with other departments and organizations on environmental issues and constraints
Interacts with regulatory agency personnel on a regular basis
Participates in due diligence assessments for multiple types of transactions associated with real property and operational assets
Stays abreast of emerging environmental issues and their potential impact on company operations
Scopes and determines needed work product for specific issues
Interprets laboratory/field analytical results and compares to regulatory requirements
Participates in environmental audit programs
Coordinates and responds to spills and wildlife emergencies
Ability to work on several complex projects or issues at same time
Understanding of project management techniques
Ability to organize and run productive meetings
Knowledge and experience teaching and supervisory skills and techniques
Must have ability to provide and accept constructive criticism
Ability to resolve conflicts
Working knowledge and understanding of the environmental laws and regulations governing the utility industry
Knowledge of corporate policies, environmental management systems, and regulations and how they affect their work and others
Ability to review and comment on proposed regulations, laws, and stipulations
Familiarity with engineering principles and engineering requirements of projects/operations
Basic understanding of electric utility industry
Knowledge of GPS, mapping and sampling/field collection protocols
COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
Ability to perform unit conversions
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry and statistics
Working knowledge of database, spreadsheet, word processing, and presentation software
Understanding of GIS software
ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:
Ability to solve multi-faceted problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to collect and analyze multiple data sources.
Ability to stand and/or walk up to 2/3 of the time and sit up to 1/3 of the time. Manual dexterity required and the ability to talk, see and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Occasional bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting and climbing. Some travel required. Exposed to outside weather conditions during fieldwork and in power plan environments. Exposure to wildlife.
Preferred Experience related to Facility Compliance focus area:
Experience in planning, developing, and negotiating air permitting (NSR and Title V) for new and existing sources and associated compliance tracking, analysis and reporting. In particular for electric generating units.
Experience in planning, preparing, and conducting multi-media environmental compliance audits.
Experience in multi-media regulatory tracking, analysis and compliance reporting for multi-state electric utility.
Experience in identifying, communicating and vetting environmental compliance requirements with facility managers, project managers, engineers, construction crews, and regulators.
Understanding of the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Toxic Substances Control Act, , and other associated regulations and programs.
Understanding of New Mexico and Texas-specific state environmental compliance requirements.
Experience with using GIS field tools and back-office software to collect field data, populate data models, conduct data analysis and use the data in project planning.
A background of education and experience in one of the following fields: Engineering, Sciences, or other related discipline.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must possess a current, legally valid driver¿s license and meet the company¿s driving record requirements.
Internal Number: 6086692
About PNM Resources
PNM Resources Inc. is an energy holding company based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It serves electricity to more than 773,000 homes and businesses in New Mexico and Texas through its regulated utilities, PNM and TNMP. In 2017 consolidated operating revenues totaled $1.4 billion. The company’s generation capacity of more than 2,580 megawatts reflects a balanced mix of coal, natural gas, nuclear, wind, solar and geothermal generation. PNM Resources’ common stock trades on the NYSE under the ticker PNM.