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Environmental Consultant - Air Quality

WEC Business Services, a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, is seeking an Environment Consultant - Air Quality at our Milwaukee, WI location. This position offers a hybrid (office/remote) work arrangement, requiring some time in our Milwaukee Office. This position will also support our Weston Power Plant and will require some travel to that plant on an as needed basis.


This position is part of the Environmental Consultant job family. Experience will be the determining factor.

Job Summary

The Environment Consultant is the Subject Matter Expert for all compliance activities related to generating facilities and other combined reporting for the generating fleet. Tracks Federal and State air quality regulations.

The Environment Consultant must be able to interface with all levels of management and represented personnel and be able to communicate effectively with internal and external customers, consultants and regulators. This position requires a sound overall knowledge of local, state and federal environmental regulations, and the utility industry.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage activities and company’s position to support local, state and federal legislative and regulatory initiatives
  • Provide environmental support on medium to large projects. Develop scope, overall technical design and project estimates, issue resolution and resource management
  • Identify, implement, and maintain key performance and process metrics to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the environmental processes, procedures, and contractors
  • Lead the design, decision making and recommendation in environmental program design discussions
  • Semiannual and annual compliance reporting
  • Annual compliance certification
  • Annual emission inventory reporting
  • Quarterly excess emission reporting
  • Compliance testing
  • Operating permit and revisions
  • Construction permits
  • DNR audits
  • Annual NSR reporting for major projects
  • Monthly records verification for all permit related records
  • Maintain and update the various compliance plans, including the Malfunction Prevention and Abatement Plan, Fugitive Dust Control Plan, Compliance Assurance Monitoring Plan
  • Analyze and, if required, permit new projects as needed
  • Support to facility day-to-day compliance and guidance
  • SME for the new Weston RICE units
  • Member of Emergency Incident Response Team

Minimum Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Engineering or related field is required. 
  • 2-4 years experience as an Associate Environmental Consultant or equivalent with demonstrated ability to perform the requirements of that position or some combination of an advanced degree in physical sciences, environmental sciences, engineering or related field and years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A strong technical understanding of government regulations, environmental science, or related field is preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, are essential.

End Date: 01/30/2022 


We reserve the right to modify the application deadline or discontinue accepting applications for any position if deemed necessary.

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WEC Energy Group and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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Milwaukee, WI, US, 53203

Company:  WEC Energy Group (WEC)
Req ID:  789

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee