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PSEG Associate Environmental Science and Planning Analyst in Bethpage, New York

Requisition ID: 67962

Job Function/Category: Operations

Employment Type: Exempt Full Time

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey. PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

Job Summary

PSEG Long Island is seeking an Environmental Science and Planning Analyst to join their Licensing and Permitting (L&P) team. The Environmental Science and Planning Analyst will support licensing and permitting activities for utility projects located throughout Long Island and the Rockaway Peninsula. This role will involve reviewing project scope documents and design drawings to evaluate the need for, and to identify, the necessary environmental permits and approvals. The Environmental Science and Planning Analyst will be directly involved in licensing and permitting activities, with a particular focus on State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) in accordance with 6 NYCRR Part 617 and Federal and State wetland permitting. The analyst will serve as an advocate and subject matter expert for environmental permitting, and will consult with appropriate regulatory agencies to identify compliance requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Review project scope documents and designs (including engineering drawings, contract documents, specifications) to identify permits and approvals required for construction/operation.

  • Preparation of permit applications and environmental documentation including but not limited to State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) analyses, U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) wetland permits

  • Visit project sites to oversee work activities and monitor environmental compliance, as needed

  • Oversee consultants and contractors during field activities (wetland delineations, geophysical surveys, soil/groundwater sampling, etc.) as needed

  • Serve as permitting lead and subject matter expert for assigned projects

  • Manage consultants/subcontractors supporting licensing and permitting activities

  • Complete or participate in wetland delineation activities

  • Work in consultation with representatives of regulatory agencies to ensure regulatory compliance and develop compliance strategies. Participate in meetings/conferences with regulatory agency representatives.

  • Administrative support, including budget review and tracking, invoice review and approval, project tracking, maintaining SharePoint site documentation, data entry, etc.

Job Specific Qualifications

Required

• Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific discipline: Environmental Science, Ecology, Environmental Planning, Environmental Engineering, or other related natural science

• Familiarity with environmental regulations

• Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with both internal and external key stakeholders

• Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple simultaneous complex project tasks under tight schedules and deadlines

• Highly motivated self-starter who is able to work independently and part of a team

• Ability to read maps and engineering drawings

• Excellent time management and organizational skills

• Must have excellent verbal, quantitative and written communication skills

• Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel functionality

• Must have and maintain a valid U.S. drivers’ license and a safe driving history

Desired

• Wetland identification and delineation skills

• Understanding of/familiarity with New York State and Long Island ecologic resources

• Experience with ArcGIS

• Knowledge and experience in environmental and construction permitting, licensing, site assessments and environmental due diligence

• Knowledge of New York, Long Island and federal permitting statutes, ordinances and regulations related to environmental, land use, and construction

• Experience in managing multiple contracts, purchase orders and associated deliverables from outside consultants

• Experience working in the utility field

This position has a career path which provides for promotional opportunities within and across grades as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. The title and grade level assigned to the successful candidate will be determined by assessing skills and related experience, learned through the interview process.

If an internal candidate is selected they will move laterally at their current grade level and will not be eligible for a promotion at the time of accepting this position. This applies to candidates moving within the same career path (e.g., analyst, supervisor, engineer), or to a different career path (e.g., analyst to engineer, supervisor to analyst). The selected candidate will have an opportunity to be promoted within the career path during an annual review.

Education

Bachelors

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Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information. Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information. Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made. If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

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PSEG is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. PSEG's policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations.

Need to request an accommodation?

If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call 973-430-3845. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.

PSEG is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

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