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Environmental Specialist IV

Plainfield, IN 46168

Posted: 05/16/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Environmental Job Number: 616997 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Job Description:

Responsible for evaluating, preparing, and submitting federal, state, and local site permits for the site development of Transmission capital project work concerning regulated electric transmission substations and lines.

Responsible for providing functional direction in preparing site development permit submittals for all federal, state, and local regulatory agencies, and compliance assurance support related to Transmission capital project work. Serve on project teams to provide expertise on permitting, site design and overall permitting requirements. Maintain comprehensive knowledge of environmental regulations and compliance requirements and working knowledge of their impact to Transmission projects. Provide support to the Transmission Construction team so ongoing Transmission capital projects remain in compliance with federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations. Works independently to determines and develop approaches to solutions. Serves as a transmission site developemnt permitting expert for capital transmission projects and provides specialized technical design expertise and judgment to resolve complex permitting issues. Maintain project schedules and accountability for meeting specified schedules for permitting tasks. Track project schedules and task in Team Member. Develop processes and maintain appropriate permit records as needed. Overnight travel (25%) occasionally required. Fieldwork requires ability to navigate and work in all weather conditions and uneven terrain.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in engineering, sciences or other related field of study
  • Minimum of 10 years of applicable experience.
  • Proficient in obtaining and federal, state and local site development permits within the state of Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience obtaining regulatory approvals from within multiple regulatory jurisdictions or agencies in the state of Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky (i.e. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, State Historic Preservation Office, Indiana DEM, Ohio EPA and Kentucky E&EC).
  • Ten years of experience supporting and managing electric utility, land-development projects and/or linear construction projects.
  • Excellent negotiating skills with regulators and the public regarding the environmental permitting of land development projects
  • Demonstrate ability to successfully influence outcome with a high level of collaboration within a project team setting.
  • Professional certification/ license (i.e. CPESC, QEP, PWS, PE)
  • Bachelors degree in biology, wildlife biology, ecology, or natural sciences.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft products, ArcGIS, Ability to read engineering plan sheets.
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