The candidate will direct the activities of Environmental Scientists, consultants, and other professionals and technicians assigned to certain projects. Reviews and analyzes proposed/existing legislation/regulations and provides input to management. Provides reports on environmental impacts of facilities and obtains licenses and permits. Provides technical direction for new and standard methods of testing used in gathering environmental information. Develops, conducts or evaluates studies and experiments to assess the impact of operating construction activities on the environment. Reviews and recommends operating and administrative procedures, records, and information required to support regulatory requirements. Assesses reports and data compiled by Company personnel, contractors, consultants, governmental agencies, and others in order to determine environmental impact of Company facilities. Demonstrated understanding of issues associated with air, water and waste permits in general and specifically KPDES and Solid Waste as related to the combustion of coal to produce electricity. Provides interface between various regulatory agencies' staff and the Company. Contacts consultants, governmental agency personnel, and others to gather and provide information relating to design and operations of facilities, compliance, and licensing. Develops and provides technical training, as necessary, in support of environmental regulations and related Company procedures.
Technical degree preferred in environmental science or related disciplines plus 7 years related experience and/or training, and 5 years related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to perform professional environmental assessments and develop pollution control programs for Company facilities and operations. Experience in the planning and execution of complex assignments with considerable latitude for independent action or decision.
Internal Number: IRC6273
About Big Rivers Electric Corporation
Big Rivers Electric Corporation is a member-owned, not-for-profit, generation and transmission cooperative (G&T) headquartered in Henderson, Kentucky. We provide wholesale electric power and services to three distribution cooperative members across 22 counties in western Kentucky.
The member cooperatives are Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation, Kenergy Corporation, and Meade County Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation. The three member-owners of Big Rivers serve more than 116,000 members.