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Environmental Consultant –Generation System Water Quality

WEC Business Services, a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, is seeking an Environmental Consultant for the Generation System Water Quality Team in our Milwaukee, WI location.

The Environmental Consultant is responsible for developing creative and cost effective solutions for a wide range of environmental issues. The position involves leading projects to implement the company’s environmental strategy, advocacy, policy development, compliance programs and underlying regulatory requirements (enterprise wide or client specific), either independently or as a member of a team.

Must be able to interface with all levels of management and represented personnel and be able to communicate effectively with internal and external customers, consultants and regulators. This position requires a sound overall knowledge of local, state and federal environmental regulations, and the utility industry.

Work assignments will include periodic coverage, including emergency response or planned off-hours work. Some travel is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring compliance with storage tank requirements and spill prevention, control, and countermeasure plan requirements across the corporation.
  • Conducting permitting and licensing activities necessary to gain governmental agency approvals to construct and operate electric and gas distribution systems, electric generating facilities, and gas storage facilities.
  • Implementing NPDES permit requirements and submitting discharge monitoring reports for facilities.
  • Responding to spills.

This position is part of the Environmental Consultant job family (Associate Environmental Consultant/Environmental Consultant/Sr Environmental Consulta). Experience will be the determining factor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical sciences, environmental sciences, engineering or related field is required.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills, organizational skills, leadership qualities and overall knowledge of state and federal regulations affecting the utility industry is required.
  • Excellent computer skills, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, are essential.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A strong technical understanding of government regulations, environmental science, or related field is preferred.
  • Minor in Biology or a related natural science.
  • Experience supporting water quality-related compliance, permitting and licensing activities to gain governmental agency approvals.
  • Experience with waterway & wetland permitting (e.g., DNR Chapter 30, Army Corps permitting, including Water Quality Certifications).
  • 2+ years’ experience as an Associate Environmental Consultant with demonstrated ability to perform the requirements of that position or some combination of an advanced degree in physical sciences, environmental sciences, engineering or related field and years of experience.

Interested candidates must apply online no later than the job posting expiration date.

We reserve the right to modify the application deadline or discontinue accepting applications for any position if deemed necessary.

Visit https://www.wecenergygroup.com/careers/ to apply.

WEC Energy Group and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Expires 11-16-2020

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Updated 11/05/2020