NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.
Position Specific Description
- *The position is based in the western US, preferably in the Pacific Northwest; however other locations in the western US will be considered.**
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. 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 WA, OR, MT and WY, 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.
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.
Job OverviewEmployees in this job provide specialized environmental expertise and environmental technical support to ensure compliance with environmental laws, regulations and permits.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
- Leads environmental programs that provide specialized expertise to ensure cost effective environmental solutions
- Maximizes operational flexibility and environmental benefits for costs incurred
- Contributes to improved system reliability and customer satisfaction
- Translates regulations and permits into actionable tasks
- Provides guidance on alternatives to minimize environmental impacts
- Identifies, tracks, and analyzes environmental performance metrics
- Reviews, monitors, and comments on emerging environmental legislation and regulations
- Assists with development of strategy and communicate environmental requirements to management
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Experience: 7+ years
Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Environmental/Chemistry/Rad Protection
Organization:NextEra Project Mgmt
Location: Juno Beach, Florida
Other Work Locations: Florida
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable
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