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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
$73,907 - $115,841 
Location:
Moore or Anadarko, Oklahoma
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
Environmental Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Environmental Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Environmental Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Environmental Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Agriculture & Fishing, Biotechnology, Chemicals, Electrical & Electronic Products, Energy, Engineering, Environmental Services, Forestry, Utilities
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number:
290795

Environmental Coordinator

ABOUT WFEC:
WFEC is a generation and transmission (G&T) cooperative that provides essential electric service to 21 member cooperatives, Altus Air Force Base, and other power users. These members are located primarily in Oklahoma and New Mexico, with some service territories extending into portions of Texas and Kansas. Now in its 75th year of operation, WFEC has six generating facilities, located at Mooreland, Anadarko and Hugo, OK, and Lovington, NM, with a total power capacity of more than 1,850 MW, including hydropower allocation and other contract power purchases. WFEC owns and maintains more than 3,700 miles of transmission line to some 280 substations and 59 switch stations. For more information, visit www.wfec.com.

This position could be located at our Headquarters office in Anadarko or at our satellite office in Moore, Oklahoma.

SUMMARY:
Under the general supervision of the EHS Supervisor, the Environmental Coordinator assists with the implementation of WFEC’s environmental compliance program, processes and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Other duties may be assigned. 
  • Assists in the implementation of WFEC’s environmental compliance processes and procedures.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of applicable governmental rules, standards, regulations or requirements related to environmental compliance including but not limited to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Rural Utility Service (RUS), U.S.Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and other state and federal agencies as needed.
  • Assists with the development, implementation, documentation, and modification of operating procedures and processes to ensure that WFEC is compliant with all EPA, DEQ, RUS and FWS rules and regulations.
  • Assists with development environmental studies and permitting specific to Transmission and Distribution construction projects.
  • Assists with environmental audits, data gathering, analysis and reporting. Reviews and implements new environmental regulations as assigned.
  • Evaluates and implements environmental equipment changes primarily related to monitoring.
  • Facilitates execution of vendor work scopes and contractual requirements.
  • Provides support both orally and in writing to operations personnel regarding the implementation of environmental compliance requirements.
  • Identifies compliance issues requiring mitigation and assists with the development of mitigating procedures.
  • Identifies and reports any actual or potential compliance violations. 
  • Uses computer software to gather, analyze, and present environmental data. 
  • Attends user group meetings and training as assigned.
  • Obtain basic knowledge of applicable governmental rules, standards, regulations or requirements related to health and safety matters including but not limited to the Occupational Safety and Health Act or Administration (OSHA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC), and other federal and state agencies.
  • Supports Safety & Security Coordinator with the preparation of reports for management review and government agencies as required.
  • Supports Safety & Security Coordinator with on-site training and reporting.
  • Supports other Environmental Health & Safety staff as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors required.

Education and Experience:
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in environmental science or a related field and five (5) years of experience related to environmental compliance.  Directly related experience may be substituted for education at the rate of two (2) years of experience for one (1) year of education.

Language Skills:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical documents and procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of employees, managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Math Skills:
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry, trigonometry, calculus and differential equations.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. 

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:
Ability to use a personal computer and Microsoft Office software including Excel.  Experience with an enterprise wide financial information system and querying processes including Excel.  Experience with an enterprise wide financial information system and querying processes.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Current driver’s license required.

WORK SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:
This job may require a work schedule in excess of a 40 hour week and travel on short notice.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.  Periodically, the incumbent will be exposed to higher noise levels and outside environments.
 

This position will remain open until filled – Apply on-line by clicking the "Apply for this job" link above.

MUST MEET ALL PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS. WFEC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER MINORITIES, FEMALES, DISABILITY, AND VETS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

EOE/AA/M/F/DISABILITY/VETS