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Environmental Analyst II or III - Air Quality Job

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis


Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.



The successful candidate must have experience with air quality permitting processes, preferably in Minnesota. Additional experience in the following areas is required for consideration for this position: New Source Performance Standards, New Source Review regulations, air quality dispersion modeling and electric power generation processes. The successful candidate must have project management experience and demonstrated ability to apply for and obtain air emission permits. A working knowledge of air quality regulations and computer applications is necessary for this position.


The successful candidate may also possess knowledge and experience with regulatory compliance in other environmental media areas such as ash management, groundwater monitoring and reporting, and solid waste regulation. The position is based out of the 414 Nicollet Mall office in Minneapolis, MN. Please note: this position may be filled at either the Environmental Analyst II or the Environmental Analyst III grade.


Implements and administers environmental monitoring and compliance programs, assists in securing and renewing permits and licenses, and works on matters that may be somewhat difficult in nature, moderately complex, and varied. Under general supervision, provides technical support, assessment, and execution of the corporate environmental protection programs and policies. Possesses knowledge and exercises judgment related to application of fundamental environmental program theories, techniques, concepts, procedures, and practices.




  • Implements environmental procedures and programs designed to maintain compliance with existing federal, state, and local regulations, licenses, and permits pertaining to environmental control at the plant. Ensures programs and compliance work is completed within budgetary and regulatory timeframes.
  • Facilitates on-going data and sample collection to ensure facility compliance with all permits, regulations, licenses, codes, rules, and policies. Ensures data validation and quality prior to analysis.
  • Implements monitoring programs. Performs in-depth environmental reviews and assessments to facilitate compliance with applicable regulations and to minimize risk and liability to the corporation.
  • Maintains records as required to comply with environmental requirements and policies.
  • Provides onsite audit and regulatory inspection support. Researches non-compliant conditions, and assists others in preparing responses to regulatory agency inspection concerns and internal audit findings and recommendations.
  • Provides assistance to emergency environmental incidents as requested.
  • Remains current on new regulations and legislation as they are promulgated and assists facilities in securing new permits as well as making necessary modifications to procedures, processes or operations to comply.

Environmental Analyst II Requirements


  • BS/BA in environmental science, engineering, applied science, or related fields and two years of professional experience in areas of environmental or applied science. (Note: An Associate college degree in areas of environmental or applied sciences and three (3) years of progressively more responsible environmental related work experience may be substituted for the education portion of the requirement.)


Environmental Analyst III Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Applied Science or related field (Associate's degree in areas of environmental or applied science and three years of progressive responsibilities in environmental related work experience may be substituted for the education)
  • 4 years professional environmental related work experience






As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Operations || 42420:Air Quality || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 16708

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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