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Environmental/Safety Analyst - Chehalis, WA - #105573

Date: Jul 14, 2021

Location: CHEHALIS, WA, US, 98532

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

This position is for the Chehalis Combined Cycle Power Plant located in Chehalis, WA.  The Environmental/Safety Analyst provides plant support regarding safety and environmental programs, plans, and regulatory requirements.  The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing and submitting safety and environmental reports as required by State and/or Federal regulatory agencies, as well as ensuring adherence to all applicable local, State and Federal regulatory policies and guidelines.

This position is for the Chehalis Combined Cycle Power Plant in Chehalis, WA.



  • Monitor environmental data collection and ensure that reporting is carried out in accordance with company policy and state regulations.
  • Analyze financial analyses of environmental impacts on business operations.
  • Perform a daily check of the Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (CEMS) and Data Acquisition and Handling System (DAHS), including documenting and reporting exceedances, calibration check failures, out of control periods, and reviewing calibration trends, analyzer availability, and correcting errors.
  • Complete monthly internal tracking and reporting tasks to Safety and Environmental Services groups.
  • Analyze budget forecasts and actual performance of budgeted activities for assigned environmental services.  
  • Participate in daily safety tailboard meetings.
  • Develop and present monthly site safety and environmental training programs.
  • Participate in weekly Generation Safety Administrator conference calls and bi-weekly Generation Environmental Services conference calls. 
  • Manage site hazardous waste storage, accumulation quantities, disposal, and tracking. 
  • Oversee Safety and Environmental Committee program to ensure meetings are held regularly and resulting in positive progress.
  • Verify safety permits are being filled out, utilized, and closed out properly, including Tagouts, Hot Work Permits, Confined Space Permits, and Energized Electrical Work Permits.
  • Managing safety and environmental concerns for outages, projects, and plant emergencies.
  • Managing proper medical treatment reporting and ongoing care for all employees. 
  • Work with the Operations and Maintenance Managers to coordinate Continuous Emissions Monitor Linearity Calibrations and Calibration Gas Audits. 
  • Prepare and submit the Air Emissions Report and Greenhouse Gas Reports (GHG) to SWCAA and EPA.
  • Ensure quarterly storm water samples are collected for monitoring, observation, and submitted for analysis.
  • Prepare Storm Water Discharge Management Report (SWDMR) for management signature.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences or Engineering; or the equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • A minimum of three years experience in environmental or regulatory matters.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of environmental issues and the company’s business processes.
  • Data gathering, analysis, interpretation, trending, forecasting, and modeling skills.
  • Knowledge of applicable Company policies and procedures; applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet, database, word processing, and presentation applications to gather, analyze, and model information.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills including ability to consult with internal and external customers regarding matters/issues which may be sensitive in nature.
  • Ability to work with all levels of an organization including people with different styles and backgrounds; ability to work as a member of a team. Ability to present alternatives and recommendations.
  • Ability to prioritize workload under pressure.


  • Training of plant technicians in plant chemistry operations.
  • Experience with environmental management monitoring and reporting.
  • Specialized knowledge of air or water issues. 
  • Experience in a Combined Cycle Power Plant.

Additional Information

Req Id: 105573
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location:  Chehalis, WA
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule:  Full-time
Personnel Subarea:  Exempt
Hiring Range: 81,800 - 96,200 

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12.00% of salary.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening

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