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Are you what we would consider a conqueror of the regulatory landscape for renewable energy projects? Do you want to join a team of innovative professionals who have intelligently identified a promising opportunity in the realm of land leasing for renewable energy projects? Do you have a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from a reputable university?
Are you a champ at ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal regulations? Do you possess a deep understanding of the SEPA’s rules of Land Use Planning and Environmental Impact Assessments? Are you experienced in developing and implementing permitting strategies that streamline processes and minimize delays?
Our client, a provider of battery storage (BESS) with substantial funding and a passion for renewable energy, is looking for a Permitting Manager to join their team. As our ideal candidate, you have more than 5 years of experience in Environmental Permit applications, consents, and or EIA’s. You have sound knowledge of current Environmental Regulations and have previously been responsible for understanding and managing the permitting process for hazardous materials and fire-related activities.
Your responsibilities include but are not limited to environmental permit compliance, technical report writing, project management, EPR / IED Permitting, preparation and delivery of proposals, advising clients, and interpretation of regulatory requirements regarding sector and horizontal guidance.
If you are ready to start on a clean slate and help improve the environment whilst adhering to all regulatory requirements, then apply now!
- Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from a reputable university?
- At least 5+ years’ appropriate experience in environmental management and/or
renewable energy development
- Deep understanding of federal, state, and local regulations related to renewable energy projects, including zoning, environmental, and permitting requirements
- Experience working collaboratively with engineers, legal teams, project managers, and other professionals involved in renewable energy projects
- Proficient in maintaining detailed records, preparing permit applications, and generating reports for internal and regulatory purposes
- Manage the entire permitting process for solar and wind projects, from the initial application through approval and post-permit compliance. This includes coordinating with various regulatory agencies, such as environmental agencies, local planning departments, and utility companies
- Prepare and submit all required documentation and permit applications. This may involve environmental impact assessments, land use plans, and engineering plans to demonstrate project viability and compliance
- Communicate with various stakeholders, including local communities, environmental organizations, and government officials, to address concerns, gather feedback, and build support for renewable energy projects
- Identify potential permitting risks and challenges early in the project development process and work to mitigate them. This may involve conducting risk assessments related to environmental impact, land use conflicts, or public opposition
- Oversee ongoing compliance with permits and regulations once a project is operational. This may involve conducting site inspections and reporting any non-compliance issues to regulatory agencies
- Strong understanding of both the technical aspects of solar and wind energy systems and the legal and regulatory frameworks governing renewable energy projects
- Effective communication and negotiation skills are also essential to navigate the complex permitting process and build positive relationships with stakeholders
- Ability to multitask and work well under pressure to meet deadlines across multiple projects simultaneously
Who Is AltGen?
We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and sustainability jobs across the globe. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency with offices in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Mauritius, and the United Kingdom, which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.
With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the world and are rapidly expanding.
Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech | Green Hydrogen | Wheeling | Energy Trading | ESG | Sustainability | Carbon Management.
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