National Practice Leader / Permitting / Transmission Lines

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Denver, CO
Job Type
Direct Hire
Sep 20, 2017
Job ID

National Practice Leader wanted to grow and lead the Permitting / siting side of Transmission Line and renewables group. This will be a very high level, high visibility position with a company that provides consulting, engineering, program management, construction management, and technical services worldwide. 

Strategically plan and build teams nationally.

Position can be based anywhere in the United States that the company has an office.

Coordinate practice leaders throughout the country who will pursue transmission clients and projects, manage significant transmission projects and oversee the execution of such projects in multiple offices.


  • Consult with energy clients and work projects with a strong emphasis on electric transmission
  • Manage projects, deal with regulators, provide technical oversight and provide expert testimony
  • Work on a regional and/or national basis with multiple offices in pursuing and executing transmission siting and permitting and other energy projects
  • Project management for significant electric transmission siting and permitting projects and clients
  • Develop and maintain relationships with transmission clients; business development including marketing of consulting services, and proposal preparation.
  • Lead in pursuit and booking of new work, develop client relationships and account plans, determine optimal personnel within client organization to cultivate relationships to win new business and maintain existing relationships
  • The National Lead, who will direct and participate in professional conferences and professional association committees, should be well known in the siting and permitting market place
  • Communicate effectively with clients, regulatory agencies, and staff professionals in multiple locations


  • Candidates should have bachelor’s degree and preferably a master’s degree in environmental sciences, planning or engineering
  • 20 years of successful consulting experience with energy clients and projects with a strong emphasis on electric transmission; ideally currently employed in a senior leadership position providing transmission siting and permitting services on a regional, but preferably a national basis; working with multiple office locations, setting direction for nationwide marketing and sales in conjunction with other key transmission managers
  • Strong project management qualifications and experience with transmission lines including managing projects, dealing with state and federal regulators, providing technical oversight and providing expert testimony
  • Proven Client development skills and relationships with clients in several regions of the US and having relationships with significant utilities and developers especially AEP, First Energy, Exelon, Duke and similar
  • Able to develop and implement a program realizing $10 million in annual sales
  • National recognition in the transmission market place including ability to identify and recruit key staff and managers
  • National expertise and experience with transmission line siting and permitting


Mailing Address:

The Eastman Group, LLC
P.O. Box 86705
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

(225) 751-8283 | phone