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Environmental Specialist

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Location: BYRON, IL, United States
Organization: Exelon Generation Co. LLC
Job ID: 233913
Date Posted: Jan 5, 2022
Job: Environmental

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Job Description


At Exelon, we've got a place for you!

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!

Works with the Principal/Senior Environmental Specialist to provide technical, regulatory, program support, and expertise on Exelon Nuclear Environmental compliance issues and projects in all relevant areas.  Serve as the program administrator working with functional areas for assigned programs that directly affect the compliance status of the facility (e.g., Air Permits, DOT shipment of hazardous wastes, NPDES permits, hazardous waste and non-hazardous waste regulations, storage tanks, drinking water, SPCC, SARA/EPRA, ISO 14001/EMS, OSHA chemical safety, hazmat). Supports the Reg Assurance Manager and Principal/Senior Environmental Specialist, participates in stewardship committee and advocates for environmental programs. Attends and presents at station meetings when requested.
 Interacts with industry trade groups and regulatory agencies to increase knowledge base and provide new insights to his/her respective station. Develops relationships with stakeholders and works to develop subject matter expertise. Works with Principal and/or Senior Environmental Specialist to develops and provide environmental training to station personnel as needed.
 With the assistance of others, interacts with regulatory officials providing tours and obtains approvals, permits, certifications, and licenses relating to Environmental projects, pollution control systems, or waste management activities.


  1. Responsible for providing technical guidance in assigned programs. Provides regulatory support for all environmental program areas as necessary.  Responsible to represent the Stations during environmental audits conducted by both internal and external organizations.
  2. React to and assist the station and fleet in responding to emergent environmental issues.
  3. Manage environmental projects including development of scope, solicitation of proposals, proposal evaluation, soliciting funding, project timeline, budget and deliverables.
  4. Serve as technical expert to support and participate in representing Exelon Nuclear in meetings with regulatory agencies, engineering consultants, Legal Counsel (internal and external) and serve on technical committees as assigned.
  5. Participate in ERO and duty rotations
  6. Support and perform the evaluation of new technology, processes, and programs and recommend specific actions for Exelon Nuclear operations.



  • Must have a BS in Environmental Eng, Chemical Eng, Biology, Env. Science, Env Studies or equivalent degree
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with environmental programs (i.e., Clean Air Act; Clean Water Act; Safe Drinking Water Act; SARA; RCRA; and/or other environmental program areas)
  • Base level knowledge of Federal and State Environmental statutes and regulations.
  • Experience presenting issues and advocating positions.



  • Graduate degree or graduate work in engineering; hard sciences; Law or business is preferred.
  • Experience in the nuclear utility industry.
  • Professional certification or other recognition.



  • Interacts with industry trade groups and regulatory agencies to increase knowledge base.
  • Supports Principal/Senior Environmental in working with outside regulatory agencies, environmental interest groups, and industry groups.
  • Review and internally communicates proposed/pending environmental regulations and guidance policies.
  • Ability to develop in-depth knowledge of Environmental Laws and Regulations.
  • Be knowledge of environmental principles and techniques.

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