Scientist, EH&S Environmental Management

Job Info

Oct 9, 2019

102521

Posting Expiration Date: Oct 18, 2019

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Organization: Environmental Health & Safety

Department: Environment & Steam Ops

Section: EHS Environmental Management

Location: NY-New York-4 Irving Pl Headquarters

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • Ensure implementation of Company safety, health and environmental programs for employees whose work is directed. Ensure that safe work practices are followed and the environment is fully protected in accordance with Company policy and governmental regulations.
  • Manage, review and implement revisions for all company Risk Management Plans, Spill Prevention Reports and Hazardous Waste Contingency Plans.
  • Evaluate proposed changes to regulations and law governing bulk storage and coordinate company involvement and advocacy strategies. Interpret and provide guidance on the applicability of any local ordinances pertaining to these subject matters.
  • Correspond with regulatory agencies as required.
  • Respond to agency inquiries and provide clarification or verification to data that has been submitted to the agencies.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive inspection programs for all bulk storage locations.
  • Participate in agency inspections.
  • Assist operating departments in developing cost-effective and compliant strategies for managing bulk storage related practices.
  • Act as liaison between EH&S and operating organizations in interfacing with government agencies on bulk storage issues.
  • Develop, review and update company bulk storage and waste procedures, instructions and specifications.
  • Provide technical support to Supply Chain during bid reviews.
  • Participate in EH&S Emergency Resource Mobilization during emergencies. As necessary, be available to work overtime and shift work.
  • Assess company locations to confirm regulatory compliance.
  • Lead company initiatives to identify environmental risks, and work with operational organizations to develop and implement mitigation plans.
  • Work with company locations which are subject to Department of Homeland Security oversight.
  • Utilize Con Edison's internal environmental management applications including EMIS (Environmental Management Information System) which provides manifest information, Provisional EPA D System that provides specific EPA ID request information, and Microsoft Excel to search mapping information.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree And 5 years realated work experience Or
  • Master's Degree And 3 years related work experience

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree Environmental Science, Biology, Environmental Management, Engineering or related field
  • Master's Degree Environmental Science, Biology, Environmental Management, Engineering or related field

Required Work Experience

  • 2 years Professional experience working on issues requiring oversight of federal and state petroleum and/or chemical bulk storage programs. Pref
  • 5-7 years Professional experience working on issues requiring oversight of federal and state waste programs. Pref

Skills & Ability

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
  • Must be able and willing to travel within Company service territory, as needed.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.

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