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FEU Environmental Coordinator

Location: 

Morristown, NJ, US, 07962-1911

Job Function:  Environmental
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  68445

FirstEnergy at a Glance


We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers’ lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.
 

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to integrity, safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 3,500 megawatts.


About the Opportunity

This is an open position with Jersey Central Power and Light, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [JCPL]

 

This position, residing at any JCPL location, is responsible for implementing environmental programs within Jersey Central Power & Light and for providing guidance and support to company personnel in complying with environmental regulatory requirements and corporate environmental policy.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Serving as the principal interface with environmental agency regulators for the operating company; and is the representative for the corporate environmental department with the operating company.
  • Providing leadership and environmental training to other operating company employees engaged in spill planning and response, waste management and other environmental activities.
  • Ensuring all environmental training of operating company personnel be conducted in a timely and effective manner.
  • Ensuring that environmental programs applicable to the operating company are implemented in a manner that complies with federal, state, and local environmental regulations and corporate policy. These programs include but are not limited to waste reduction/management, storage tanks, spill prevention planning and response, water quality, hazardous materials, PCB management, air quality, asbestos and drinking water.
  • Advancing environmental compliance targets and providing environmental messages.
  • Acting as the primary point of contact within the operating company to address questions and to clarify practices related to environmental activities.
  • Disseminating information on environmental incidents, regulatory agency inspections, and developing local environmental issues in a timely manner.
  • Developing and updating local procedures to reflect current environmental requirements.
  • Acting as a liaison for environmental compliance reviews and regulatory inspections; and coordinate the implementation of all corrective actions.
  • Performing site inspections and assessments to monitor environmental compliance activities. Establishing compliance remedies when/where needed.
  • Coordination of hazardous/non-hazardous waste identification, handling, labeling, storage and pick-up activities. 
  • Respond and coordinate of spill clean-up and restoration activities.
  • Reviewing and updating site-specific spill prevention and emergency response plans.
  • Serving as a member of and regularly attends FirstEnergy's Environmental Coordinator meetings.
  • Maintaining environmental records and files.
  • Demonstrating a solid commitment to all aspects of safety.
  • Provide environmental leadership and oversight during emergencies and storm-response.
  • Travel to various off-site locations as well as FirstEnergy office locations, training facilities, and customer sites.
  • Acting in the lead role in engaging with the operating company for corporate environmental projects and initiatives.
 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental sciences or related discipline
  • or Associate degree in Engineering Technology or related discipline and related work experience
  • or High School Diploma (or GED) and related work experience is required. Related work experience includes working in a position responsible for enforcing environmental regulations and practices.
  • A broad diversity of environmental work experience in private industry, governmental and / or consulting is a plus.
  • Strong communication, organizational, problem-solving and teamwork skills.
  • Strong commitment to working safely and positively contributing to a strong safety culture.

 


Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at www.firstenergycorp.com to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.

Safety

Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification

Exempt 

 

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