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Environmental Regulatory Manager

Charleston, SC 29406

Posted: 01/23/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Environmental Job Number: 537733 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


During Travel - Typically will need to drive personal vehicle, but will be allowed to expense mileage. Target may be as much as 25% travel depending on business need.

Top must have skill sets:
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience with environmental permitting.
  • Permitting of construction projects with land and water impact
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects from multiple project managers
  • Familiarity with stormwater permitting
  • Experience with permits related to wetlands (including threatened and endangered species and cultural resource coordination), erosion and sediment control, and stormwater management.
  • Regulatory agency experience or experience representing an organization with regulatory agencies is required.

Top Nice to Have Skill:
  • Experience with environmental permitting of linear utilities (gas, electric, water or sewer) is a plus.
  • Experience overseeing consultants is a plus.
  • Knowledge of environmental justice issues is a plus.
  • Familiarity with wetlands, endangered species, cultural resource permitting for construction projects.
  • Ability to communicate with wide variety of staff, including designers, constructors, regulators, management

Soft Skills Required:
  • Ability to make rapid decisions on permit requirements for projects
  • Ability to communicate permitting requirements, barriers and schedules to project team
  • Must be confident representing environmental concerns with non-environmental staff

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Our Client has a need to engage a full-time augmented staff for work related to electric transmission permitting in Virginia and North Carolina. This person will be located in Richmond Office with some travel day travel in Virginia or North Carolina. . Day travel to exterior job sites and meetings may be required.

Work Description

Position has responsibility for conducting reviews of proposed gas pipeline projects to determine environmental permitting requirements and obtaining environmental permits in South Carolina. In general, the individual will be working with business project managers to understand the scope of a project, then engaging with external consultants and directing the work of these consultants to create the permit applications and other deliverables, while managing the quality and timeliness of the vendors work.

Job Duties
  • Coordinate with business project managers to understand the scope of new and replacement pipeline installations and apply knowledge of environmental regulations to determine what, if any, environmental permits are required.
  • Determine environmental permit applicability with specific knowledge of CWA Section 404/401, ESA Section 7, NHPA Section 106, Erosion and Sediment Control, and Stormwater Management Programs;
  • With support from other vendors, prepare applications and secure environmental permits or clearances required for construction.
  • Communicate environmental compliance requirements to project teams and field personnel. Depending on the project, communications may be held during project site meetings.
  • Technical assistance to sites/projects for environmental compliance.
  • Interpret environmental permits and regulations to ensure that compliance dates and requirements are met.
  • Communicate with regulatory agency representatives, negotiate permit conditions, represent company during regulatory inspections, and other regulatory meetings.
  • Oversight and technical direction of contractors and consultants including preparation of scopes of work, purchase requisitions, permit applications, permit support materials, and invoice approval.
  • Adherence to company environmental policy, guidance, and work practices.
  • Adherence to company safety rules and safety performance expectations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience with environmental permitting.
  • Experience with permits related to wetlands (including threatened and endangered species and cultural resource coordination), erosion and sediment control, and stormwater management.
  • Regulatory agency experience or experience representing an organization with regulatory agencies is required.
  • Experience with environmental permitting of linear utilities (gas, electric, water or sewer) is a plus.
  • Experience overseeing consultants is a plus.
  • Knowledge of environmental justice issues is a plus.
  • Well organized, independent/self-directed, and able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and coordination skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and collaborative.
  • License or ability to obtain a license to operate a motor vehicle is required.
  • Ability to work in both office setting and at project sites is required.
  • Ability to work outdoors in potential weather extremes (heat, cold) is required.
  • Must be willing to undergo background check.
  • Ability to travel to support projects in company footprint in South Carolina is expected.
  • Target may be as much as 25% depending on business need.
  • License to operate a motor vehicle is required.
  • Some overnight travel may be required.
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