Employment Opportunities

LG&E & KUTraining Consultant-Associate or Intermediate

LG&E & KU

5845BR
This position can be based in Louisville or Lexington Kentucky.
This position is responsible for developing and delivering technical, compliance and safety training to increase the capabilities, effectiveness and adaptability of the Distribution and Transmission Operations organizations through the development of individuals and work groups. This includes the researching of regulatory and technical procedures and processes and conducting needs analysis to determine specific training requirements. Consults with management in the identification of technical skill deficiencies and provides relevant training remedies. Provides consultative support to management and safety committees with the goal of creating and maintaining an accident free workplace. Serves as a subject matter expert and consultant on OSHA, KOSHA, PSC, DOT, PHMSA, and NESC regulatory matters throughout the company.

Address
10300 Ballardsville Road

City
Louisville

State
Kentucky

Company Paid Relocation – External
Not Provided

Job Function
Technical Training (Operations)

Required Education & Experience
An associate degree in engineering, education, or a technical field, plus a minimum of 3 years’ related technical experience or an alternate combination of education and technical experience on a year-for-year basis, is required.

Requires overhead and underground knowledge of the electric distribution systems. Ability to read and comprehend technical journals and regulations and the ability to interpret information for an audience of broad knowledge and possesses a comprehensive understanding of the operating line of business and the company’s operation and safety procedures. Ability to develop technical training manuals.

Preferred Qualifications
Comprehensive knowledge of communication, education and training techniques. Excellent interpersonal skills needed with the ability to interact with all levels within the company and the ability to lead and direct large numbers of employees within classroom settings. Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects.

Job Description
Designs, delivers and coordinates specialized technical training, qualification and required safety/compliance and technical training programs for both the Retail and Electric lines of business that meet business objectives, organizational values, operating principles, cultural change imperatives and required regulatory and compliance requirements.

Serves as a technical consultant supplying expertise on technical procedures, compliance issues and safety practices to all levels of management, employees in the field and company contractors.

Assists line management with implementation of regular compliance plans and programs.

Conducts public liaisons and training for emergency agencies throughout the LG&E and KU service territory and develops and delivers safety programs for schools, civic and governmental organizations and commercial customers.

Develops a comprehensive understanding of lines of business strategic plans and operations.

Partners with lines of business and conducts training needs analysis to identify and diagnose technical skill deficiencies to determine and develop specialized and required technical, compliance and safety training.

Implements training evaluation procedures; monitors and evaluates effectiveness of training programs and administers written examinations and skill performance testing. Continually strives to maximize training efficiencies through innovative training methods and application of new technologies for leading edge and cost effective training.

Investigates serious injuries and near misses and counsels with employees involved in incidents.

Investigate and take appropriate actions concerning employee requests, complaints and concerns involving unsafe conditions/practices.

Maintain a positive rapport with various state and federal regulatory agencies.

Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Work Conditions

Normal office environments and regular visits to field work sites that may be damp, dirty, hot, cold, inclement weather, noise, fumes, etc.

Physical Effort
Frequent travel to both in and out of state locations is required. Frequent standing and walking required at field work sites.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.localjobnetwork.com/job/detail/40721768/Training-Consultant?frame=0

Customer Renewable Solutions Manager

Austin Energy

The Manager of Customer Renewable Solutions is responsible for the municipal electric utility’s distributed solar and green power offerings, including residential and commercial solar incentives, solar permitting, solar rates, community solar, and the GreenChoice voluntary green power program. The position manages a team of 9 staff, and reports to the Vice President of Customer Energy Solutions & Corporate Communications.

Austin, Texas is a vibrant and dynamic city that tops many lists for business, entertainment, and quality of life. One of the country’s most popular, high-profile “green” and culturally rich cities, Austin was recently selected the number one Best Place to Live in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report).

This position requires that two (2) years of the related experience be in a supervisory /managerial capacity. This includes being responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal.

Managerial experience is defined as managing at least two supervisors, or two or more major program areas, or one supervisor and one major program area. Managerial responsibilities involve activities ranging from program development to execution, in an effort to improve organizational effectiveness and efficiencies.

Supervisory experience is defined as managing a minimum of five (5) full-time regular budgeted full-time or part-time employees as classified. The span of control is the relationship between the supervisor and the total number of direct reports. For this position, contractors and/or temporary workers does not count towards full time budgeted positions.

To find out more details and apply, visit https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/80279

Environmental Scientist/ Project Scientist – Energy Renewal Partners

Description: Energy Renewal Partners, a leading Austin, TX based full service environmental consultancy seeks to hire an Environmental Scientist or Project Scientist to assist with our expanding portfolio of energy sector projects. The position will be based in Austin, TX. 

Responsibilities: The Environmental Scientist/Project Scientist will primarily support permitting, planning, siting, regulatory, and other needs associated with development and implementation of renewable energy projects. Responsibilities may include any of the following: 

  • Coordinating efficient environmental and regulatory review and permitting of projects
  • Assisting in development of environmental review and permitting strategy
  • Preparation of applications to agencies and regulatory entities
  • Regular coordination with regulators to determine project permitting requirements and ensure all permitting requirements are met
  • Preparation of milestone schedules and budgets and coordination with Project Managers to ensure permitting schedule and budget are met
  • Assisting in ensuring permit compliance during construction and operation phase of projects
  • Providing permitting constraints for prospect wind farms
  • Conduct environmental fatal flaws/constraints analyses for proposed wind energy projects 
  • Designing and implementing field surveys/studies for biological, avian, wetland, cultural, and other key environmental requirements for renewable energy projects 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in environmental science or related field; Master’s degree in related field preferred
  • 4-6 years of environmental consulting experience, experience with renewable energy permitting a plus
  • Experience with NEPA, ESA, and other relevant state and federal environmental regulations
  • Experience with Phase I ESAs, wetland delineation and permitting, protected species habitat assessments, SPCC Plans, and stormwater inspections
  • Experience conducting environmental fatal flaws/constraints analyses a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrated project planning and implementation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel and conduct field investigations under potentially challenging environmental conditions
  • Ability to anticipate and resolve problems
  • Effective communication with coworkers, clients, and regulators. Excellent verbal and written skills are necessary

When you join ERP, you’ll enjoy all the benefits of being part of a close team working in an approachable, collaborative, and supportive environment. You’ll be surrounded by highly motivated, high-achieving professionals who strive to have a transformational impact every day. We’ll take care of you with industry leading medical, dental and vision plans and many more benefits that allow us – and you – to continue to be amazing! 

Contact: Please send resume and cover letter to: Jobs@energyrenewalpartners.com

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