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Mgr Environmental Services

Date:  Aug 28, 2021
Job ID:  1877

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.


PSE's Legal and Environmental & Prog Svcs Mgt team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Mgr Environmental Services position!

Job Description

Develops and maintains PSE’s Environmental Management Systems, including coordination, measurement, and ongoing performance evaluations.  Oversees PSE environmental compliance efforts.  Provides project management and technical guidance for environmental issues associated with ongoing or historic PSE operations and projects.  Supervises Environmental Services Department staff, manages department goals and objectives, develops and maintains budget.


Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Job Responsibilities

  • Employee Safety, Development & Team Building - Providing employees with coaching, feedback, and developmental opportunities and building effective teams.
  • Demonstrates a passion for safety. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety including eliminating at-risk behaviors by conducting safety audits and inspections, eliminating hazards and near misses, and attending safety meetings.
  • Sets clear expectations and holds employees accountable for performance as well as safety goals/targets where applicable.
  • Oversees training and development of employees directly and indirectly managed and makes effective staffing decisions. Ensures required training is successfully completed.
  • Challenges and inspires employees to achieve business results.
  • Accountable to ensure employees adhere to legal and operational compliance requirements, as well as safety standards.
  • Conducts and ensures the completion of performance reviews.
  • Provides coaching, direction and leadership support to team members in order to achieve employee, business, and customer and safety results.
  • Advises company management concerning environmental issues.
  • Oversees the activities of outside consultants retained to assist PSE in environmental matters.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Prepares budgets and reports to track costs and progress associated with environmental issues assigned to the Environmental Services Department.
  • Responsible for task and project management in support of projects involving site investigations and remediation, environmental due diligence and environmental compliance.

  • Manage complex site investigation and/or remediation projects as a project manager or manager of large tasks in compliance with Washington Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA) as well as the Federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). Participates in and influences the decision-making process with appropriate clients and stakeholders.

  • Independently handles, or supervises others who handle, complex environmental matters or projects.

  • Monitors legal and related business trends on environmental issues, educates appropriate parties, and advocates adjustments in PSE’s policies and procedures.

  • Assesses risks and opportunities, establishes and advocates plans to minimize risks and capitalize on opportunities in connection with environmental issues.

  • Coordinates efforts with internal and/or external legal and business experts when appropriate.

  • Advocates PSE’s interests to internal and external audiences in a variety of environmental matters.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS in environmental studies or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ year’s experience in environmental consulting or similar corporate or agency position.
  • Proven background in environmental project management and exposure to broad array of environmental issues.
  • Strong management, communication, teamwork, delegation, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Demonstrated capacity to build relationships internally and externally; ability to establish rapport with business clients across the organization.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced degree and/or BA/BS focused on environmental engineering or a related science (e.g., geology, hydrogeology).
  • Knowledge of contaminant nature, fate, transport and environmental clean-up.
  • Knowledge of the electric and gas industry.

Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.


At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.


Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue