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Environmental Specialist SME

Raleigh, NC 27601

Posted: 03/20/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Environmental Job Number: 547348 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Job Description

Responsible for evaluating federal, state, and local environmental permitting requirements, and gaining required permits, specifically sediment and erosion control/stormwater preparation plans (SWPPP) and stormwater permitting for transmission capital project work concerning regulated electric transmission substations and lines.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Responsible for providing functional direction in preparing and obtaining environmental, erosion control / stormwater, and construction permits for federal, state, and local regulatory agencies
  • Provide compliance assurance support to the Transmission Construction team that ongoing projects are in compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Serve on project teams, attend meetings and site visits, and develop permitting scope and schedule for variety of projects.
  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of permitting regulations and compliance requirements and their impact to Transmission projects.
  • Work with minimal supervision to determine and develop approaches to design and permitting issues.
  • Serves as environmental permitting expert for capital
  • Transmission projects and collaborate with multiple work groups to provide 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 tasks.
  • Closeout of permits, including coordination with agencies, once construction is complete.
  • Develop processes, find efficiencies / improvements, and maintain appropriate permit records.
  • Develop processes and maintain appropriate permit records as needed.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in engineering, science or other related field of study
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience
  • Proficient in obtaining local, state, and federal environmental permits including erosion and sediment & erosion control plans and Army Corps of Engineers US 404/401
  • permits.
  • Knowledge AutoCAD Civil 3D and ArcGIS

Preferred Qualifications
  • Excellent negotiating skills with regulators and the public regarding the environmental permitting of land development projects
  • Ten years of experience supporting site civil and/or land development environmental permitting within multiple regulatory jurisdictions.
  • Professional certification/ license (i.e. CPESC, QEP, PWS.)
  • Demonstrate ability to successfully influence outcome with a high level of collaboration.
  • Substantial experience gaining environmental land development permits in North and South Carolina
  • Experience working for an electric utility
  • Professional certification/ license (i.e. CPESC, QEP, PWS, Professional Engineer, Professional Landscape Architect.)
  • Demonstrate ability to successfully influence outcome with a high level of collaboration.
  • Experience supporting and managing land-development projects and/or linear construction projects.
  • Experience obtaining regulatory approvals from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and NC DEQ/ SC DHEC, with working knowledge of U.S Fish and Wildlife Service and State Historic Preservation Officer permitting requirements.
  • Experience preparing erosion control plan drawings, stormwater permits, and obtaining plan approval from NC DEQ/ SC DHEC.
  • Experience obtaining floodplain /floodway permits
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