Manager, Environmental Compliance and Strategy

  • Invenergy
  • USA
  • Jun 12, 2019
Full time Energy Energy - Solar Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

  • Chicago, IL
  • Denver, CO
  • Ithaca, NY
  • Portland, OR

Invenergy drives innovation in energy. Powered by decades of entrepreneurial experience and unparalleled execution, we solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities. We provide power generation and storage solutions at scale around the world to create a cleaner energy future. We develop. We build. We own. We operate. We are Invenergy.

Job Description

Invenergy believes inclusion drives innovation

Diverse teams are better teams. The perspectives and experiences that people from different backgrounds bring to an organization drive better decisions and improved business results. Invenergy employees are inclusive and welcoming of all colleagues of all backgrounds, genders, races, sexual orientations, religions and abilities.

Position Overview

As a Manager, Environmental Compliance & Strategy, you will be responsible for assisting Invenergy’s in-house environmental team in support of responsible development, construction and operation of wind, solar and transmission facilities across the US.

Responsibilities

  • Develop environmental survey and permitting strategies for wind and solar projects across the U.S.  
  • Manage complex environmental processes within the Company and with outside consultants; oversee the development of necessary documents for compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory requirements and federal and state policies and guidance.
  • Conduct environmental due diligence for development and acquisition opportunities.
  • Lead federal and state land and wildlife agency communication and coordination and eNGO outreach.
  • Review technical reports. Reports typically include, but are not limited to: habitat evaluations, desktop environmental screenings, threatened/endangered/sensitive species surveys, avian and bat use surveys, and post-construction monitoring studies.
  • Participate in regional and national initiatives, symposia, conferences, and industry groups as needed to achieve Company objectives.

Requirements

  • Experience and expertise interpreting federal and state environmental laws (ESA, NEPA, CWA), guidelines, and policies.
  • 3+ years in the renewable energy industry
  • Must be self-directed and detail oriented, with the ability and desire to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Able to act and adapt to a fast-paced business environment with competing deadlines.
  • Ability manage multiple projects and work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Approximately 30% travel.

Preferred

  •   Advanced degree in biological science/natural resources/environmental policy or environmental law degree preferred.

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