Environmental Specialist- Natural Resources #50-54244

$50,000 - $60,000 yearly
  • SDG&E
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Jul 31, 2020
Full time Other

Job Description

Job Description

At SDG&E, we are committed to the community we call home, delivering clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people we serve in San Diego and southern Orange counties. Our commitment means we are creating a sustainable future by providing almost 45 percent of its electricity from renewable sources; modernizing natural gas pipelines; accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles; supporting numerous non-profit partners; and, investing in innovative technologies to ensure safe and reliable operation of the region's infrastructure for generations to come.

Our highly trained and responsive employees with their diverse skills, talents and ideas are the reason we can deliver on our commitment and are building America's best energy company. They are also the reason why we have been recognized with the industry's most coveted awards. Our employees undertake challenging work, and receive highly competitive compensation and benefits. As one of the region's largest employers, we're always searching for talented and bright people to join our team. After all, it takes the best to build the best.

Provides mid-level environmental guidance and support to internal clients, peers, management, and project teams. Routinely analyzes and interprets regulatory requirements typically identified by supervisors that affect company operations to develop strategies to mitigate the impact to company operations, advocacy packages for use in lobbying company positions, compliance programs/procedures/tools to ensure compliant operations, and strategic plans to support business objectives.

  • Prepares compliance related documentation, standard practices, guidance documents and related technical training materials. - Conducts technical environmental specific training developed within the group and provides presentations to employees, contractors and agency representatives.
  • Participates in, and provides technical input to, proposed changes in regulatory requirements affecting company operations. Recommends modifications to company policies and procedures that reflect regulatory changes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


-Bachelors of Arts or Science in an environmental-related field, or equivalent training, certifications, and/or experience.

-Minimum of 2 years work experience in an environmental-related discipline, preferably in a biologist role

 -A thorough understanding of federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations.


  • Previous experience as a Biologist is highly desirable
  • Utility experience is very desirable
  • Equally adept at working independently/autonomously (with little oversight and/or support) or as part of a team or group.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and multi-tasking skills to manage and/or participate in multiple projects, often simultaneously.
  • Strong interpersonal/relational skills to interact with clients, consultants, subject matter experts, legal, and regulatory inspectors/agencies.
  • Excellent oral and written communications, including briefing/presentation skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office and other standard software programs.
  • Proficient in (or able to quickly learn and use) different compliance software, emissions databases, and/or reporting tools. . 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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Posting End Date
Jul 31, 2020
Jason Bailey


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