Regional ElectricTransmission Practice Leader- Environmental

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Orlando, FL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Dec 18, 2017
Job ID
High visibility role for a Regional Energy Transmission Practice Leader in support of Environmental Siting and Permitting, with a focus on electric transmission.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
  • Multidisciplinary position involving active business development, project technical execution, project management and leading project teams involving multidisciplinary disciplines
  • Providing NEPA, FERC, and other regulating agency expertise
  • This role includes work focused on environmental siting, permit application, report preparation and leadership, additional technical report preparation and direction of operations staff on project assignments

Minimum Requirements 
  • Bachelor's degree in an environmental sciences or ecological sciences
  • 10+ years of applied environmental consulting experience (siting, permitting, project management and business development) with a market focus on electric transmission
  • Excellent technical writing and interpersonal communication skills, public speaking/expert testimony and have demonstrated project management
  • Outward facing business development including proposal development and client stewardship roles.
  • Practical experience with various state DEP/DEC Environmental Permitting Programs, NEPA, FERC, and federal environmental permitting programs and policies
  • Technical expertise in environmental/energy regulatory programs, wetlands, wildlife, air/water quality and land use policy required
  • Established business development credentials and client focus in the environmental siting and permitting in support of energy transmission projects (electric)
  • Established track record of successfully preparing/directing the preparation of environmental siting and permitting submittals for energy generation and transmission projects including Electric Transmission Facilities
  • Environmental permitting program regulatory expertise and FERC, NEPA expertise
  • Ability to execute projects of all sizes and build project teams collaboratively around multidisciplinary projects required
  • Some regional travel required
  • Specific applied experience with an environmental consulting firm and/or regulated energy utility company in an environmental programs capacity

Preferred Qualifications 
  • Master's degree
  • 14+ years of Environmental Consulting experience and/or energy industry experience focused on environmental permitting/siting
  • Professional Certifications

Mailing Address:

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

(225) 751-8283 | phone