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Environmental Consultant- Air

Date: Feb 2, 2019

Location: GLEN ALLEN, VA, US, 23060

Company: Dominion Energy

Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable, and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution, and import/export services.

As one of the nation's leading solar operators, the company intends to reduce its carbon intensity 60 percent by 2030. Through its Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed more than $30 million in 2018 to community causes throughout its footprint and beyond. Please visit, to learn more.

Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.


At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

Dominion Energy is seeking an Environmental Consultant.  This position is located in Glen Allen, VA.  The successful candidate should have expertise in reviewing and analyzing complex environmental regulatory requirements that pertain to Clean Air Act (CAA) affecting all Dominion businesses.


Responsibilities to include:

•Influence regulatory changes to meet company business needs.

•Provide regulatory analysis of proposed and final federal and state regulations and lead or coordinate compliance teams to meet new regulatory requirements.

•Represent the company and advocate for its positions with regulators, technical advisory committees, and various industry groups on air quality and climate change issues.

•Prepare position papers and/or comments with a technical review on the scientific and regulatory aspects of proposed rules to achieve favorable outcomes.

•Effectively communicate complex issues to non-experts by developing executive presentations, guidance documents, alerts, workshops and work practices. Develop uniform company environmental guidance on how to implement programs for compliance with multifaceted environmental regulations. 

•Develop and maintain positive and good working relationship with Federal and State agencies.

•Provide advice to business groups on best practices for reducing impacts on air quality resources from Dominion Energy projects and operations.

•Advocate for and assist with developing guidance and training materials on air and climate change issues.

•Provide expert advice on environmental issues pertaining to air and climate change topics to company personnel.

•Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

•10+ years experience in environmental regulatory policy, including direct experience with air and climate change regulatory programs including but not limited to New Source Review, New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), Risk Management Plan, Title V and state operating permits, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs), ambient air quality standards, regional air quality regulations.

•Working knowledge of air quality permitting and compliance processes.

•Experience with air and climate change regulations affecting electric power generation and/or natural gas transmission and distribution industry is preferred.

•Ability to independently prioritize work activities and meet deadlines.

•Working/expert knowledge of environmental regulations and regulatory development processes at the state and federal levels.

•Working knowledge of electric and natural gas business unit operations and how changing regulations may impact the business groups.

•Ability to manage multiple regulatory actions and other work activities simultaneously.

•Cognitive ability to quickly read, process and summarize large volumes of written material.

•Ability to write detailed, technically correct, persuasive comments on proposed environmental regulations and guidance.

•Excellent public speaking and communication skills.

•Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interface with stakeholders within and outside company in regulatory processes.

•Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

•Respectful assertiveness to proactively ensure environmental compliance requirements are met or exceeded by others.

•Embraces collaborative problem solving.

•Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

•Adaptive to adjusting own actions in relation to others' actions.

•Ability to remain professional while delivering high quality reliable environmental services to internal and external customers.

Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor , Other Education: Engineering, Science

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Test Description

No Testing Required


Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here


Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  


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