Position Specific Description
This position is in the Environmental Licensing & Permitting Section of the Corporate Environmental Services Department supporting new development opportunities for NextEra Energy Resources and other NextEra Energy affiliates. The position is based in the western US, preferably in the company’s San Francisco corporate office; however other locations in the western US will be considered.
Applicant must have relevant Project Management experience with ability to lead, with limited direction, new corporate development opportunities and acquisitions in power generation, storage and transmission projects, including renewable energy facilities, transmission lines, and battery storage.
Primary responsibilities include obtaining all required federal, state and local environmental licenses, permits and approvals for development projects in US states west of the Rocky Mountains with a focus on CA, NM, ID and MT, as well as providing other project support such as siting and community outreach. The primary focus will be on licensing and permitting new solar, wind and transmission facilities, however experience permitting natural gas power plants is helpful.
Applicant must have ability to support multiple projects with multifaceted environmental and regulatory issues, ability to assist in comprehensive environmental due diligence reviews for potential acquisitions, and be willing to travel up to 50% of the time when needed.
The successful candidate must maintain current knowledge of pertinent national and state level environmental policies and regulations, have the ability to effectively interface with internal and external customers, subject matter experts, and other stakeholders, and be able to assist in resolving complex environmental matters. He or she must help ensure compliance with federal, state and local environmental regulations, as well as company policies. Routine out of state travel will be required.
Primary (Essential) Job Functions: (List is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary)
Employees in this job provide specialized environmental expertise and environmental technical support to ensure compliance with environmental laws, regulations and permits.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
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