Environmental Coordinator II/Sr.
Lower Colorado River Authority - Austin, TX

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General Overview:

Environmental Coordinator II

At an intermediate level, analyzes environmental data and administers environmental programs. Participates in assessment of programs, incident investigations and in research, development and implementation of environmental policies and procedures. Gathers and analyzes environmental data. Maintains records and prepares reports. This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills. Utilizes discretion and independent judgment to determine an appropriate approach within general parameters and some guidance from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.
  • Provides environmental consultation and serves as an environmental resource for LCRA staff. Interprets regulatory requirements and develops and implements procedures to ensure compliance and to manage impacts to environmental and operational activities. Prepares and presents environmental training topics to internal staff.
  • Gathers, analyzes, documents and tracks environmental data. Analyzes trends and develops solutions.
  • Prepares moderately complex reports and participates in group reporting activities. Evaluates facilities’ environmental recordkeeping activities and practices and develops solutions to ensure compliance. Prepares and participates in developing communication materials.
  • Performs moderately complex site assessments, including environmental impact and risk assessments of current and proposed facility operations and activities. Performs moderately complex environmental inspections, audits and incident investigations. Develops cost proposals for environmental site assessment, sampling and remediation. Reviews plans, issues permits, inspects construction sites and responds to complaints.
  • Participates in the research, development and implementation of environmental policies and procedures.
  • Provides expertise in project planning related to environmental issues. Prepares environmental plans for LCRA projects.
  • Responds to environmental emergencies by participating in clean up events and providing assistance to other departments as needed.
  • Communicates with regulatory agencies as necessary. Attends public meetings to provide information to interested parties. Performs public outreach by giving presentations at schools, various civic events and for other interested groups.
  • Performs work by traveling independently or with other staff to various, sometimes remote locations (substations, transmission line rights-of-way, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled.
Enrironment Coordinator Sr

At a senior level, analyzes environmental data and administers environmental programs. Assesses programs and performs complex incident investigations. Researches, develops and implements environmental policies and procedures. Gathers and analyzes complex environmental data. This position utilizes in-depth knowledge of best practices and experience in own discipline to provide and improve services. Takes a new perspective to solve complex problems. Works independently and receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May direct the work of other staff members.
  • Provides environmental consultation and serves as an environmental resource for LCRA staff. Participates on various internal working groups and committees as necessary. Interprets regulatory requirements and develops and implements procedures to ensure compliance and manage impacts to environmental and operational activities. Prepares and presents environmental training topics to internal staff.
  • Gathers, analyzes, documents and tracks environmental data. Analyzes trends and develops solutions.
  • Prepares complex reports and participates in group reporting activities. Evaluates facilities’ environmental recordkeeping activities and practices and develops solutions to ensure compliance. Prepares and participates in developing communication materials.
  • Performs complex site assessments, including environmental impact and risk assessments of current and proposed facility operations and activities. Performs complex environmental inspections, audits and incident investigations. Develops cost proposals for environmental site assessment, sampling and remediation. Reviews plans, issues permits, inspects construction sites and responds to complaints.
  • Participates in the research, development and implementation of environmental policies and procedures.
  • Provides expertise in project planning related to environmental issues. Prepares environmental plans for LCRA projects.
  • Responds to environmental emergencies by participating in clean up events and providing assistance to other departments as needed.
  • Communicates with regulatory agencies as necessary. May represent the LCRA in external professional associations; before regulatory bodies; local governments; and/or civic organizations as required. Performs public outreach by giving presentations at schools, various civic events and for other interested groups.
Performs work by traveling independently or with other staff to various, sometimes remote locations (substations, transmission line rights-of-way, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled.

This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

Minimum Qualifications:

Environmental Coordinator II

Six or more years of experience in assessment, interpretation, implementation or administration of environmental regulations, programs or policies, including experience with preparing technical reports and communicating with regulatory agencies. A degree(s) in environmental science, chemistry, wildlife biology, geology, ecological management, conservation science, business, engineering, risk management or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.

Driver’s license

Salary range: $4636.67 to $6723.60 per month

Environmental Coordinator Sr

Nine or more years of experience in assessment, interpretation, implementation or administration of environmental regulations, programs or policies, including experience with preparing technical reports and communicating with regulatory agencies. A degree(s) in environmental science, chemistry, wildlife biology, geology, ecological management, conservation science, business, engineering, risk management or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.

Driver’s license

Salary range: $5610.80 to $8136.26 per month

Specific Posting Information:

LCRA seeks an Environmental Coordinator II / Sr. Environmental Coordinator to manage air quality permitting and regulatory compliance for electrical generating power plants and other LCRA facilities. The successful candidate will take the lead on air permitting and compliance tasks and provide technical support for the electric utility.

The individual must have experience with the state and federal air regulations and interacting with TCEQ. The position requires strong interpersonal skills for regular contact with power plant staff, regulatory agencies and LCRA management.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Lead and manage projects relating to air permitting, compliance and reporting.
  • Prepare NSR and Title V air permit applications, amendments, and renewals.
  • Perform regulatory analyses and interact with regulatory agencies.
  • Prepare technical data assessments, emission calculations and interpretations.
  • Lead development of emission inventories.
  • Act in an advisory capacity to senior management and capital improvement project managers on technical matters.
  • Prepare written technical reports.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental or Chemical Engineering or related field and 5-10 years related work experience. PE registration preferred.
  • Knowledge of Texas air regulations and permitting process.
  • Experience with TCEQ and EPA.
  • Knowledge of Federal Clean Air Act regulations, including NSR, Title V, NSPS, utility MACT, NAAQS, and GHG rules.
  • Experience with emissions inventories, air pollution control technologies, facility compliance, greenhouse gas reporting, continuous emission monitoring systems, stack testing methods, Acid Rain and CAIR allowance allocation and reporting processes and air dispersion modeling.

Qualifications:
  • Ability to work independently and communicate effectively.
  • Strong communication (written and oral) skills.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and data interpretation skills.

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