Incorporated in 1948, Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) provides reliable, cost-effective, environmentally balanced, wholesale electric services to our 11-member distribution cooperatives in Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. Our core business is generating, purchasing and delivering electricity to our members. ODEC is a not-for-profit generation and transmission cooperative that operates for the benefit of our members, who are our owners. Our home office is located in Glen Allen, Virginia.
Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist
Glen Allen, Virginia
Purpose of Job:
The Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) Specialist will work out of the Glen Allen, Virginia office and is responsible for obtaining EH&S permits/certificates/licenses and ensure the conditions of the EH&S permits/certificates/licenses and all other pertinent regulatory requirements are met through working with regulators, reviewing and interpreting regulations, providing guidance to operations staff and conducting audits. This individual will review and respond to proposed and new local, state and federal environmental, health and safety regulations and keep the Cooperative updated on the implications of the regulations. The EH&S Specialist will locate and investigate sites that can be permitted and that support electric generation and transmission facilities.
Essential responsibilities include:
Critical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Preferred Knowledge and Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering, Safety or other related technical Degree. Other degrees may be acceptable with adequate work experience.
Occasional planned travel via automobile and commercial airline required
Working Conditions and Physical Demands:
Licenses: Must possess and be able to maintain a valid driver’s license
We offer a competitive salary, defined benefit retirement security (pension) plan, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) company match, vacation based on relevant years of experience, generous sick time accrual and holiday pay in addition to many other benefits offerings. Please apply via this link www.odec.com/careers for consideration.
Every day, the diverse family of ODEC professionals meets the increasing demand for energy and high service expectations of its members. That’s why joining ODEC is an opportunity for a career, not just a job. Since ODEC’s success depends on the skills and collective strengths of all of our employees, our culture has developed into celebrating and rewarding commitment to excellence at all levels and in all departments.
Career opportunities await for energetic individuals seeking an interesting, challenging and rewarding work environment. We seek to recruit individuals who will carry out ODEC’s commitment to excellence and fully embrace our values which include communication, respect and teamwork.
ODEC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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