NAES Corporation Compliance Coordinator - Millennium in Charlton, Massachusetts
NAES Corporation has an immediate need for a Compliance Coordinator in Charlton, MA at Millennium Power, a 360 MW natural gas fired combined cycle power plant.
About NAES: We are an independent services company dedicated to delivering value to facilities across the power generation, oil & gas, petrochemical, pulp & paper, and manufacturing industries. For more than 35 years, we have drawn on our deep experience in financial advisory, operations, maintenance, fabrication, construction, engineering, compliance and technical support to assess, build, operate and maintain sites that run safely, reliably and cost-effectively.
We operate more than 120 power plants throughout the U.S. and in five other countries, spanning all technologies and providing over 33GW of capacity. With the strength of 4000 people, our growing family of companies now addresses the entire life cycle of power and industrial processing plants.
NAES offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package (including retirement) and promotional opportunities.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about maintaining environmental and NERC compliance excellence in a power plant/regulatory environment.
The key responsibilities of this position are focused on implementing and maintaining environmental and NERC activities for the facility and providing support in these areas for plant management. The ideal candidate will have multi-media environmental compliance and NERC experience.
Coordinate, oversee and implement daily environmental programs including air, water and waste management policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal, state, local and site permit and regulatory requirements.
Continuous emissions monitoring system (CEMS) reporting – in accordance with Title V permit requirements enforceable by MassDEP and U.S. EPA, you will be responsible for compiling monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports. This involves monitoring, record-keeping, interpreting data and submitting reports on-time.
Spill prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan – maintain facility procedure to address the following:
Operating procedures to prevent substance spills onto the ground (oil, chemicals);
Control measures to prevent a spill from reaching navigable waters;
Countermeasures to contain, clean up, and mitigate the effects of an oil spill
Discharge prevention measures including procedures for routine handling of products
Interface with Operations and Maintenance teams with their respective regulatory emphasis to insure that appropriate and adequate documentation is acquired, maintained and reported as required.
Provide support to the Production & Compliance Manager for interface with local environmental regulators to include preparing for and coordinating inspections, responding to information requests, supporting strategies for and negotiations of permit modifications and renewals, and preparing routing compliance reports and communications.
Responsible for the oversight, administration and coordination of all plant Operator and Owner NERC accountabilities. Must be familiar with all NERC standards and requirements in order to:
Understand and interpret regulatory requirements (know where to obtain information and interpret requirements to be applied at the plant level);
Monitor NERC websites for new regulations and requirements that are applicable to the plant;
Ability to analyze large amounts of technical data and structure such information for the purposes of clearly documenting and demonstrating compliance with all applicable NERC Reliability Compliance standards.
Complete Reliability Standard Audit Worksheets (RSAWs) for the plant
Provide responses that are accurate, technically competent, and given with consideration to represent the stakeholders in a proper manner during compliance visits
Ensure that plant NERC Reliability procedures and policies are kept up to date with requirements
Provide training to plant personnel on updated or new NERC procedures and requirements
Perform miscellaneous tasks and duties related to the plant’s operation to support both operational and management requirements.
The Compliance Coordinator reports to the Production & Compliance Manager and maintains a close working relationship with NAES corporate NERC Compliance and Environmental Services groups as well as Owner NERC and Environmental contacts.
The Compliance Coordinator must effectively communicate information to the Production & Compliance Manager, Plant Manager, O&M; supervisors, and operation and maintenance personnel, relative to the NERC and Environmental Programs.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Power plant environment. Physical requirements include: standing on feet for extended periods, requiring stair and ladder climbing. Protective equipment must be worn in the performance of some duties (e.g. hard hats, safety glasses, air masks, ear protection, chemical suits, etc.). Work with hazardous materials may be required.
Position will require extended working hours and varied shifts at times with the possibility of weekend and holiday work, as required by schedules, work load and plant conditions. "On call" status will periodically be required.
Associate degree or equivalent technical training, knowledge and experience desired.
Experience in NERC and environmental compliance for operating facilities is desired, preferably in a power plant or power-related industry.
A general knowledge of power plant operations is desired, including the interrelationship of environmental impacts and compliance with operation and maintenance functions.
General knowledge of major environmental legislation involving air, water, hazardous materials and waste management with at least one specialized area of knowledge at the regulatory requirement level.
Experience using continuous emissions monitoring (CEMS) software desired; plant uses CeDAR.
Strong oral and written communication skills as well as good planning and organizational skills are necessary.
Excellent interpersonal skills and a record of building consensus among internal and external parties.
Ability to perform and manage multiple varied tasks in an industrial environment and to identify and analyze potentially complex compliance risks promptly.
It is the practice of NAES to seek employees of the highest quality and to select the individuals on the basis of merit and competence, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, military status or affiliation protected under USERRA, or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by applicable local, state and federal law.
Requisition Number: 17-0232
Post Date: 7/17/2017
Title: Compliance Coordinator - Millennium