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Environmental Specialist (Remediation)

03/01/2023 Locations Westwood-MA
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We have an exciting opportunity to join the Environmental Remediation Team in Westwood, MA.

The Environmental Specialist is responsible for providing environmental services throughout the Eversource System that ensure effective business practices that comply with all laws and regulations and promote environmental stewardship and sustainability. 

The Specialist will be responsible for environmental compliance related to the management of environmental reserve and non-reserve sites where Eversource has liability. Specifically, this position will oversee field work and manage contractors across three states involved in property due diligence evaluations, preparation of remedial action and implementation plans; and management of remediation activities to achieve site closure under cleanup laws and regulations.

This position will include the interpretation of rules, regulations, laws and policies related to environmental assessment and remediation, and monitor new and pending rules related to site cleanup (including soil, soil vapor, groundwater, surface water and building materials). 

This position analyzes and interprets data; writes and reviews reports; prepares presentations; and manages project budgets and corporate reserve accounts. This position will interface with a variety of Eversource personnel, legal counsel, and regulatory agency staff; and require a working knowledge of environmental regulations in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee site assessment and remediation activities ensuring strict compliance with applicable state and federal rules.

  • Manage contracts, including bid specifications and documents, request for proposals (RFP) coordination, and environmental consultants and vendors.

  • Ensure real estate pre-acquisition and sale environmental due diligence activities are in accordance with ASTM and standard industry practices.

  • Accountable for budgets associated with site assessments,  remediation and property due diligence.

  • Attend public hearings, public meetings and other forums as needed.

  • Manage third party reserve sites where Eversource has liability.

  • Track and monitor sites with land use restrictions to ensure compliance.

  • Adhere to environmental reserve reporting process.

  • Work with Accounting, Real Estate, Legal, procurement, and other groups.

  • Ensure policies and procedures are up to date and reflective of current rules.

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • Strong working knowledge of the state and federal environmental rules, including PCB management, remediation, and real estate due diligence. 

  • Strong project management, organizational and analytical skills are required.

Preferred Knowledge:

  • Experience with the investigation and remediation of former Manufactured Gas Plant sites.

  • Federal environmental laws administered by EPA and OSHA

  • State environmental regulations of CT –RSR; MA – MCP; and NH – COAR



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Environmental Science or related field; Master’s degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, or related field is a plus.


  • 3 – 5+ years utility experience (in either industry or consulting)

Licenses & Certifications:  

  • Must hold a valid motor vehicle driver’s license

  • MA Licensed Site Professional: and/or NH Professional Geologist is a plus

Working Conditions:

  • Fast paced working environment with multiple projects and stakeholders. 

  • The job requires travel throughout the Eversource service territory of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire to support projects objectives as necessary

  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required

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EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Vaccination Information:

Eversource requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversource’s HR department after you have been made a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws.

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment.  This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location. 

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