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Environmental Analyst (Mid/Sr.) Grace, ID #109923

Date: Mar 3, 2023

Location: Grace, ID, US, 97232

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

Position responsible for acquisition and compliance with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) licenses for Company hydroelectric projects located in the state of Idaho. Manges team of resource experts conducting analysis and environmental management through research, gathering and interpretation of data, development of alternatives and recommendations for new FERC license conditions, and to promote program goals and compliance with regulatory requirements. Leads regulatory processes, presents research, analysis and recommendations to management and external parties.  Analyses include, but are not limited to, impact studies, feasibility studies, cost/benefit analysis,  financial analysis, budget analysis and reporting.  Specifically, this position provides professional level services for ensuring the company complies with regulatory requirements of FERC, state and federal laws and regulations relating to hydropower, generation, or transmission operations. 


•    Work with internal team, consultants and contractors to ensure that obligations, requirements, and compliance are met.
•    Monitor environmental data collection and ensure that reporting is carried out in accordance with company policy and state regulations.
•    Work as a liaison between regulatory agencies, tribes, public and other company departments.
•    Coordinate the construction of needed documents supporting the attainment of and/or compliance with FERC licenses.
•    Provide environmental support to support to operations and project management staff.
•    Analyze financial analyses of environmental impacts on business operations.
•    Analyze budget forecasts and actual performance of budgeted activities for assigned environmental services.   
•    Provide accurate input into the budget process and contribute to meeting the actual targets.

Responsibilities of the Sr level position include the following:
•    Supervise consultants and contractors to ensure that obligations, requirements, and compliance are met. 
•    Provide technical leadership and support to operations and engineering staff. 
•    Perform complex resource work requiring the considerable exercise of independent analysis and judgment.
•    Develop and improve methods and procedures to ensure appropriate regulatory and company compliance.
•    Develop company policies and procedures on environmental and cultural resource matters.
•    Manage procurement of contracts and activities of consulting firms.  
•    Prepare budget forecasts and actual performance of budgeted activities for assigned environmental services.   
•    Provide technical input to assist in development of project planning.   
•    Deliver training and education to operations staff and management.
•    Ensure that data collection and reporting is carried out in accordance with company policy and state regulations.


•    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.

Requirements for the Sr Level position include the following: 
•    A minimum of five years experience  in FERC Licensing and Compliance.
•    Experience in project management and reporting, including auditing and training. 
•    Ability to develop and present training to appropriate field personnel.
•    Ability to prioritize workload under pressure.
•    Project management skills including project leadership, task identification, scheduling, and cost/expenditure identification.


•    Advanced degree.
•    3+ years of project management experience
•    Cultural resource, land resource and recreation site management.  

Additional Information

Req Id: 109923
Company Code: Pacificorp
Primary Location: Grace    
Department: Pacific Power
Schedule: Days
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $85,500-$115,500 

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


Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit:


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


At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.


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


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