DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Manage, review, and continuously improve the AIEC and our member cooperatives’ respective compliance programs to ensure compliance with all applicable standards, laws, and regulations.
- Provide advice and training to employees of the AIEC and our member cooperatives regarding applicable standards, laws, and regulations.
- Participate in and provide advice to the AIEC and our member cooperatives regarding issues, concerns, and projects and their interrelationship with applicable standards, laws, and regulations in any number of ways including, but not limited to:
- Develop and update SPCC plans, drug and alcohol testing, and federal and state truck and safety programs, draft and advise on environmental permitting;
- Develop policies and plans for emergency action, ADA, hearing protection, workplace violence, return to work, hazard communications, and PCB spills.
- Perform safety and regulatory audits.
- Stay up to date on applicable law, regulation, and practice and keeps the AIEC and our member cooperatives apprised of current developments.
- Reports to General Counsel and operates with autonomy and limited supervision.
- Works cooperatively and collaboratively across virtually all functions of government, the AIEC, and our member cooperatives.
- Engages with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association on evolving regulatory issues and participates in various national working groups, as appropriate.
- Bachelor’s Degree required, advanced degree preferred. Experience in environmental issues, industrial hygiene, and/or environmental engineering a plus.
- Five or more years of experience working in the electrical transmission, electrical distribution, consulting, or relevant state and/or federal agencies in compliance, legal, or regulatory affairs.
- Must have strong people skills – including an ability to work effectively with people at all levels and functions of the AIEC and our member cooperatives. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be willing to engage with parties within and outside the AIEC and our member cooperatives on full range of compliance matters.
The AIEC is headquartered in Springfield, Illinois - the state capital. The successful applicant would join a safety, training, and regulatory team comprised of six full-time employees who provide safety, training, regulatory, and/or legal support to the AIEC and its member cooperatives.
Interested applicants should send their resume, three references, and their salary history for the last ten years to Bradley Rightnowar, Box 3878, Springfield, IL 62708 by October 13, 2017 in order to receive full consideration.
Salary commensurate with experience. If you are selected for an interview, you will be asked to complete a job application and consent to a background check. The AIEC is an equal opportunity employer.
PO Box 3787, 6460 S 6th Str.Frontage Rd E
United States 62708