Senior Environmental Specialist - Licensing & Permitting

  • NextEra Energy
  • Jupiter, FL 33478, U.S.
  • Apr 16, 2018
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Job Description

Our reliability is one of the best in the nation, and we’re working to make it even better. We live here too. That’s why we’re committed to making Florida a better place. Join our team today Learn more 

Position Specific Description

Come join our Environmental Services team in expansion!  As part of the Environmental Permitting Team that supports the Power Delivery business unit, working under the direction and guidance of the Environmental Permitting Manager, this position handles a challenging assigned workload obtaining federal, state and local environmental permits for numerous Power Delivery projects each year including, but not limited to, maintenance and new construction of distribution and transmission lines, and expansion and construction of substations.   Accountabilities include, project management of assigned projects, management updates, supporting root cause analyses and data analytics assignments,  maintaining collaborative relationships with internal and external customers (engineers, construction, agencies, etc.), supporting efforts to streamline permitting processes (including leveraging technology), timely and accurate input to various databases, timely review and approval of invoices, supporting environmental due diligence, supporting environmental compliance during construction, and providing subject matter expert technical support for assigned environmental programs.  Your future is at your fingertips - click Apply now!

Job Overview

Employees in this job are responsible for providing expert environmental support for new and existing facilities including due diligence, permitting, regulatory compliance, regulatory interpretation and development, and interface with Federal, State, and Regional agencies.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Supports the company's compliance with environmental requirements
•   Performs comprehensive environmental due diligence reviews
•   Assists with facility compliance audits
•   Conducts environmental licensing and permitting activities
•   Supports environmental aspects of company operations, such as, compliance, reporting, monitoring, remediation, and environmental permitting functions
•   Monitors and analyzes environmental policies and regulations that affect the company and its customers
•   Provides the necessary support to staff to resolve environmental matters
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's Degree
•  Experience: 5+ years

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Environmental/Chemistry/Rad Protection
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company (0001)
Location:  Jupiter, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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