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Manager, Environmental Compliance

Londonderry, NH, US, 03053

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 Manager, Environment will have the mandate for day-to-day project and support of Liberty's Environmental programs. This position will provide environmental leadership to management and employees.  Responsibilities include supporting operating teams in all environmental compliance matters, ranging from developing and implementing environmental policies and procedures, training, management of external consultants, permitting, regulatory reporting, and interaction with regulatory agencies, as necessary. The position will also assist and support the Environmental Compliance Team's efforts in providing environmental compliance support across the business and maintenance of Liberty's Environmental Management System (EMS). This role will communicate regularly with local operations teams, management, consultants (as appropriate), review and submit regulatory reports, and communicate regularly on performance and budget.  Employees in this role are expected to bring experience in providing environmental support to our growing company. 

Accountabilities

  • Provide environmental leadership to all employees on matters of environmental compliance and environmental sustainability. Proactively engage with all employees across APUC's business lines to grow their personal ownership of environmental stewardship both inside and outside the workplace. Create a long-term vision to develop a culture reflective of a commitment toward environmental stewardship.
  • Work collaboratively to develop and implement company-wide environmental policies and procedures. Assist in maintaining APUC's environmental management system and support it's continuous improvement. Provide technical and administrative assistance on environmental policies and programs which bear critical importance to overall corporate objectives. Manage external consultants, as necessary, in support of operational objectives.
  • Participate in incident investigations to identify root causes and prevent recurrence of incidents. Participate in and/or coordinate environmental inspections/audits of operating assets. Stay abreast of current and emerging technical and professional aspects of this position. Ensure staff are aware of current environmental rules and regulations for compliance. Work in collaboration with Learning and Development to coordinate the development and delivery of appropriate environmental training for employees. Participate in operating and capital budget preparations, as appropriate, to ensure environmental programs and concerns are adequately funded.
  • Develop proficiency in Gensuite. Maintain project websites, as appropriate. Track performance against budget, provide routine KPI/data reporting. Prepare Public Utilities Commission filings, support regulatory, permitting and environmental reviews. Review, interpret, summarize and understand regulations, program rules, reports. Consult with government agencies and regulators. Including, but not limited to: email, letters, report submissions, report review, report summaries, conference calls and in person meetings.
  • Manage environmental consultants (document management, archive information, report submissions and review). Support submission/renewal of local, provincial/state and federal permits.

Education and Experience

 

  • University degree in a technical field or equivalent education/industry experience
  • Minimum of 5 – 10 years management experience in the Environmental Health and Safety field in North America
  • Relevant experience in environmental compliance and sustainability
  • Thorough understanding of environmental laws and regulations applicable to utility and energy industries in North America
  • 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
  • Periodic travel required due to assets across North America

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: Boston

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