Apply now »

Program Manager II, Environment

Louisa, KY, US, 41230

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

The Program Manager II of Environmental Compliance will provide oversight and leadership of Liberty’s environmental programs in support of our operations in Kentucky.  These responsibilities include organizing and overseeing strategies to maintain compliance with state and federal environmental regulations, including air, water/wastewater, solid waste, and endangered species, assisting project teams and power plant management to develop utility permits, and supporting environmental compliance to include areas of project construction, operation and decommissioning such as NPDES, SPCC, SWPPP, CAA, GHG, USACE, USFWS, and other various permits and regulations. This position will work to ensure Liberty employees have knowledge of the proper environmental requirements and procedures and are properly trained in order to safely comply with these requirements and will manage and maintain both internal and external reporting mechanisms as required by federal, state and local regulations, as well as Liberty policies and procedures. Additionally, this position will strengthen Liberty’s commitment to environmental stewardship and contribute to sustainability initiatives by protecting air, water and threatened/endangered species.

Accountabilities

  • Assist in maintaining Liberty’s compliance with federal, state and local environmental regulations by acquiring competency in existing and new regulations and monitoring internal environmental activities.
  • Develop a good working relationship with federal, state, and local governmental officials to assist in effective and timely regulatory compliance and permitting.
  • Contribute to Liberty’s environmental compliance in providing required monitoring, reporting, and permitting documentation in support of our operations.
  • Provide environmental support to construction projects from concept to operating permits. 
  • Advise Senior Leadership on changes to regulation and emerging environmental trends and impact to Liberty.
  • Contribute to Liberty’s reporting compliance and strategic planning by providing information for regulatory filings, corporate environmental management requirements, and statistical analysis.
  • Promote leadership, continuous improvement and implementation of corporate environmental programs, practices and procedures. Lead by demonstrating required behaviors and attitudes to establish a strong positive culture of environmental compliance and stewardship.
  • Support Liberty emergency preparedness through development and coordination of mandated environmental response and emergency storm response.
  • Contribute to environmental compliance awareness through the development and presentation of training internally and through community outreach.
     

Education and Experience

BS degree or equivalent experience with industry and operational background in environmental and/or safety areas.
Possess and maintain a working knowledge of all environmental rules applicable to the Company.
Minimum of 5 – 10 years’ experience in the Environmental Health and Safety field in North America
Thorough understanding of environmental laws and regulations as applicable to the utility and energy industries in United States
Experience in remote management and supervision - demonstrated leadership qualities
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Superior team building and coaching abilities, both as a leader and a team member
Some travel required  #LI-MC1
#LI-MC1

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.


Nearest Major Market: Huntington

Apply now »