Brief Posting Description
Responsible for ensuring compliance with environmental laws and regulations, focusing on air quality, in the operation of Tri-State facilities and its subsidiaries and in planning, directing and coordinating projects. Interpret environmental laws and rules as they apply to Tri-State. Obtain necessary permits and approvals for Tri-State facilities and its subsidiaries, prepare applications, revisions, modifications, and negotiate favorable permit conditions. Provide pro-active technical environmental compliance support as well as appropriate awareness training for Tri-State and its subsidiaries' employees. Coordinate the planning, developing and finalizing of environmental studies/reports and coordinate environmental testing as required. Monitor, interpret, and apply state and federal environmental regulations and requirements related to the Clean Air Act (CAA). Provide pro-active environmental compliance support to generation and transmission operations. This position summary is for an Environmental Engineer position. Responsibilities for an Environmental Planner are similar but may vary in overall responsibility.
NOTE: There is one position available and this position will be filled as an Environmental Engineer I (NB18), Environmental Engineer II (NB20), Environmental Engineer III (NB22), Senior Environmental Engineer (NB23) OR Environmental Planner I (NB17), Environmental Planner II (NB19), Environmental Planner III (NB21), Senior Environmental Planner (NB23). This decision will be based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate and Tri-State business needs at the time of hire.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Requirements for Environmental Engineer:
Requirements for Environmental Planner:
DESIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to sit for long periods of time and occasionally stand, walk, stoop, bend, reach above and below shoulder level up to 10 lbs. Incumbent is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, talk and hear. Incumbent must have finger dexterity, good vision, good color vision, good hearing, and ability to speak clearly, and handle intricate work.
Mental demands: While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is required to read, write, perform basic math, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans, procedures and goals, and present information to others and work under pressure.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is exposed to an office environment and office equipment indoors, will occasionally travel to multiple locations dependent upon work, and may be exposed to dust and electrical risks, and may occasionally work around large industrial operating equipment.
All employees interested in this position may apply online at the Tri-State Intranet site.
Click on Job Postings, then click on the iRecruitment link, Log In, then click on the iRecruitment Employee Candidate link and then click on Search for jobs.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., nearly 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.
Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.
Interested? Here is how to Apply:
Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance.
Please visit our careers site at: www.tristategt.org/careers/ for more details.
Equal Opportunity Employer