Duke Energy Senior Environmental Specialist - Remediation Environmental Services in Raleigh, North Carolina

Title: Senior Environmental Specialist - Remediation Environmental Services Location: North Carolina-Raleigh-DE Busn Svcs-Raleigh,NC (3168) Other Locations: North Carolina-Charlotte-DE Busn Svcs-Headquarters (093) Job Number: 135986

The Remediation Group’s primary responsibility is the management of legacy environmental liabilities at company-related properties. The successful candidate will serve as a project manager for Duke Energy’s Remediation Dept. for multiple sites in the Carolinas. Projects will include management of legacy soil, sediment, surface water and groundwater impacts at operating and retired generating plants, operating centers, and properties owned by third parties where historical company operations occurred.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Scope, schedule and budget management of multiple remediation projects in the Carolinas

Technical experience preferred includes:

Assessing and remediating multi-media impacts (soil, groundwater, surface water, and sediments)

Managing former Manufactured Gas Plant sites

Experience with dissolved-phase petroleum hydrocarbons and associated non-aqueous phase liquids,

Asbestos and Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) management

Strong focus on safety during project planning and implementation required

Working knowledge of North Carolina and South Carolina environmental/remediation regulatory requirements

Collaborate with multiple areas of the company including the Environmental Health and Safety Department, Governmental Affairs, Community Affairs, Finance, Legal, Real Estate, and Supply Chain

Procurement and oversight of environmental consultants and remediation contractors. Work collaboratively to reach outcomes that are protective of human health and the environment, meet all applicable regulatory standards, manage the company’s short term and long term risk, in a cost-effective manner

Environmental reserve forecasting

Review and approve of technical documents for regulatory agency submittal

Communicate plans and expectations with internal and external customers, including third parties, other Potentially Responsible Parties, and Federal and State Regulators

Assist with Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments to support company real estate activities

Utilize and manage Geographical Information System (GIS) data to facilitate property management strategies and new site permitting activities

Evaluate and review proposed and existing codes, standards, regulations and guidelines to determine the impact current and future projects

Support department program initiatives as needed

Travel expected up to 30-40% within the Carolinas

Occasional travel for training, group meetings, and/or trade association meetings (EPRI, USWAG)

Strive to regularly develop and improve job-related, technical knowledge and skill to ensure that department expectations are met Qualifications:

Basic/Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, geology or other related field of study AND a minimum of six (6) years work-related experience or ten (10) years of directly related work experience in lieu of the degree Desired Qualifications:

Seven to 10 years of assessment and remediation field and project management experience

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, geology, or environmental sciences. Registered as a Professional Engineer or Professional Geologist, or working towards registration

Experience in applying technical skills in the areas of soil, sediment, groundwater and surface water assessment and remediation

Experience in negotiating with regulators and third parties

Experience working with multiple potentially responsible parties

Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects, while successfully completing each of them within specified timeframes.

Experience with engaging, managing, and working with multiple consultants

Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

Able to read, comment on, and interpret geologic cross-sections, well logs, and technical reports

Experience in managing personnel from diverse groups and organizations, working toward a common goal or objective

Experience with assessment and remediation project financial planning, tracking, budget management and environmental reserve forecasting

Knowledge of major Federal environmental cleanup programs under CERCLA, TSCA, and RCRA

Knowledge of major waste management and environmental cleanup programs in the above-referenced states

Experience with preparing and delivering testimony and/or depositions

Successfully completed HAZWOPER OSHA 1920.120 40 hour with 8-hour refreshers in good standing #LIPOST Job: Environmental Health & Safety