Scientist/Engineer Environmental Compliance Senior

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Date: Mar 29, 2023

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Company: SRP

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.

Job Brief

SRP is seeking an Environmental Compliance Engineer/Scientist in the Corporate Air Quality Services Department. Responsibilities include utilizing advanced air quality knowledge for preparing air quality permit application(s) and compliance related documentation. Candidate will help to ensure compliance with applicable air quality rules and regulations and stay abreast of environmental issues that may impact SRP operations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare and submit air quality permit applications (e.g., Non-Title V, Title V, etc.), review draft permit and technical support documents and provide comments as necessary.
  • Review and/or prepare and submit air quality compliance related reports, notifications, filings to regulatory authorities as appropriate.
  • Review and/or prepare air emission inventories, excess emissions reports, deviation reports and other agency reports.
  • Assist with review and/or preparation of site quarterly, semi-annual, annual reports as necessary.
  • Prepare air permitting applicability determinations (e.g., Clean Air Act New Source Review program).
  • Monitor, track, evaluate, and interpret new and existing environmental regulations and legislation. Prepare and issue regulatory interpretations and comments on legislation as necessary.
  • Provide regulatory assistance to power system environmental staff.
  • Interface directly with regulatory agencies as appropriate.
  • Communicate and interact with multiple internal SRP departments as needed to support project development, permitting and operation.
  • Provides technical guidance in interpreting and monitoring compliance with air quality regulatory requirements and industry guidelines.
  • Ability to interface with Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (CEMS) Data Acquisition Handling System (DAHS) software.  Experience with ESC StackVision software preferred.


Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


Promotion to Level 2 requires a minimum of two years experience at Level 1; demonstrated capability to perform advanced and more difficult work as determined by the supervisor. Promotion to Senior Level requires a minimum of three years experience at Level 2; is fully competent in all aspects of functional area of assignment and as such would be recognized as a specialist in area of assignment and may have periodic or occasional lead responsibilities.

Additional Information

Work performed by this position is critical to maintain SRP compliance with environmental permits and other environmental compliance obligations. Failure to acquire necessary permits and/or licenses, and failure to maintain compliance with permits and/or licenses can result in large fines or the shutdown of a facility.



Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 14706



Hybrid Workplace


SRP currently offers a hybrid workplace, which allows employees whose jobs can be performed remotely, and who have sufficient technical capability, to telework up to three days per week. Although teleworking is available, all employees must live and work in Arizona. We are taking steps to protect the health and well-being of all team members, and by following a number of health and safety protocols, to reduce the risk of the coronavirus (COVID-19).


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement


Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.


Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement


In order to promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.


All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.



Why Work at SRP


SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:


• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• Retirement pension
• Paid vacation
• Parental leave
• Holiday pay
• Sick leave
• Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
• Wellness programs
• Pre-tax benefits
• Short and long-term disability plans
• Tuition assistance


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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