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Renewable Energy, Associate Environmental Permitting Specialist -CA - (Remote from Western Region)

Company: NextEra Energy Resources
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Share this Job Renewable Energy, Associate Environmental Permitting Specialist -CA - (Remote from Western Region)Date: Apr 12, 2023Company: NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 72092 -NextEra Energy Resources is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today. Position Specific Description This position is in the Environmental Permitting Section of the Corporate Environmental Services Department supporting new development opportunities for NextEra Energy Resources and other NextEra Energy affiliates. This position requires working from a home office located within or near California, other neighboring states, or at one of the NextEra offices. -Primary responsibilities include obtaining all required federal, state and local environmental licenses, permits and approvals for development projects in California, as well as providing other project support such as siting. The primary focus will be on licensing and permitting new solar, wind, energy storage, and transmission facilities. Applicant will work closely with developers, engineers and subject matter experts to develop and execute permit acquisition strategies.Applicant must have ability to support multiple projects with multifaceted environmental and regulatory issues, ability to assist in comprehensive environmental due diligence reviews for potential acquisitions and be willing to travel 10-20% of the time, when needed.The successful candidate must maintain current knowledge of pertinent national and state level environmental policies and regulations, have the ability to effectively interface with internal and regulators, subject matter experts, and other stakeholders, and be able to assist in resolving complex environmental matters. He or she will help identify compliance with federal, state and local environmental regulations, as well as company policies. -The applicant should have project management as well as leadership skills while being prepared to work on teams in a collaborative manner. The successful candidate will have demonstrated communications skills with a diversity of people including regulators, developers, engineers and subject matter experts. -Compensation includes a Base Salary with elgibility for Annual Incentive BonusJob OverviewEmployees in this job support environmental staff in obtaining environmental approvals, licenses and permits for construction and operation of new and existing NextEra, Inc. facilities from Federal, State and Regional agencies.Job Duties & Responsibilities
--- Supports the company's compliance with environmental requirements
--- Supports environmental aspects of company operations, such as, compliance, reporting, monitoring, remediation, and environmental permitting functions
--- Monitors and analyzes environmental policies and regulations that affect the company and its customers
--- Provides the necessary support to staff to resolve environmental matters
--- Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required QualificationsPreferred QualificationsEmployee Group: Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Environmental/Chemistry/Rad Protection
Organization: NextEra Project Mgmt -
Relocation Provided: NoWhere permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment. NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to , providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status. NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.
Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland
Job Segment: Wind Energy, Energy

Keywords: NextEra Energy Resources, San Francisco , Renewable Energy, Associate Environmental Permitting Specialist -CA - (Remote from Western Region), Other , San Francisco, California

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