CCR Groundwater and/or Corrective Action Specialist

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Georgia Power Company
Atlanta, Georgia, US
Jun 04, 2021
Jun 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
CCR Groundwater and/or Corrective Action Specialist


Reports to: Groundwater Supervisor

Location: 241 Ralph McGill, Atlanta, GA - GPC Corporate Office.


Primary responsibilities include working with a team of geologists, engineers, and scientists to implement Georgia Power's groundwater strategy for compliance with the federal and state Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) Rule. Position will ensure compliance requirements for groundwater and corrective action are met or exceeded and decisions are made with broad understanding of impacts to the company. This position will be responsible for developing, communicating, implementing, and leading groundwater compliance strategies and meeting groundwater compliance obligations for company business units and facilities.

This person will work closely with Southern Company Technical & Project Solutions and third-party environmental consultants to meet CCR Compliance obligations and objectives related to groundwater monitoring and reporting, permitting, site assessment, and corrective action. In addition to CCR compliance, this person is expected to provide input and review on groundwater and remediation issues associated with other regulatory programs (Georgia Hazardous Site's Response Act (HSRA), Brownfields, etc.). This position will be expected to interface with internal customers, regulatory agencies, consultants, and related industry groups.

This position will be filled as a geologist or similar depending on educational background, experience, and qualifications. This position is located in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Coordinate internal and external, multi-stakeholder reviews and submit compliance documents.
  • Develop external and internal relationships to ensure groundwater and corrective action programs are implemented successfully, well documented, and well communicated.
  • Develop and implement cost-effective, proactive compliance strategies and programs for continued compliance with CCR-related regulations and permits.
  • Monitor environmental regulatory activities that impact company operations.
  • Work with regulatory agencies and external groups to promote informed, balanced and science-based regulations and permit requirements.
  • Develop partnerships with all levels of business units and facilities management to implement efficient and effective environmental programs.
  • Support the Company's environmental policies in all areas, including environmental stewardship initiatives.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable environmental laws and regulations. Knowledge and experience to implement federal and state CCR regulations, Georgia Solid Waste regulations (specific to landfill groundwater compliance). Additional experience with Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), HSRA, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Recovery Act (CERCLA) is a plus.
  • Experience in interpreting and implementing groundwater compliance programs consistent with environmental regulations including routine groundwater reporting, permitting, site assessment/conceptual model development, and corrective action.
  • Familiar with groundwater flow modeling, geochemical modeling, and statistical methods.
  • Ability to synthesize technical information and communicate in a manner suitable for technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively with multidisciplinary teams and individually with limited supervision in a high demand environment
  • Ability to work and maintain a flexible schedule, which may include non-traditional hours and travel.
  • Judgment skills necessary to make decisions, solve problems, implement solutions, and inform multiple stakeholders.
  • Project and contract management.

  • BS or BA degree in geology, engineering, or related field.
  • Professional registration (PG or PE) preferred or readily attainable.

  • Excellent writing, speaking, and presentation skills with ability to effectively communicate with internal and external audiences.
  • Working knowledge of both federal and state regulations for land and water, and their application to site monitoring, permitting, site assessments, and corrective action. Knowledge of federal and/or state CCR rules is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience leading cross-functional teams, resolving conflict, and working with others to achieve common goals.
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple assignments.
  • Project management skills including planning, scheduling, budgeting, communicating, and contract administration.
  • Proficiency in computing, field data acquisition systems, use and application of environmental software.

  • Demonstrated focus on safety. Candidate must be committed to safe work practices and recognize personal safety as well as coworkers' safety as primary importance. Demonstrated leadership on projects involving multiple work groups and departments
  • Exhibit strong initiative and ability to make difficult decisions.
  • Must demonstrate behaviors consistent with company culture - Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment.
  • Self-directed with strong initiative.
  • Attention to detail when following processes and procedures.
  • Desire and ability for continued career growth and upward potential.
  • Relating and networking.

Subject to the Georgia Power Company Smoke Free Workplace Policy: You must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least six months prior to applying for this position.

Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company's promise to 2.6 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit and connect with the Company on Facebook ( ), Twitter ( ) and Instagram ( ).

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.


Job Field: Environmental & Forestry

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: GPC2007843

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