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Avangrid Manager - Environmental Programs/Project in Binghamton, New York

Manager - Environmental Programs/Project

Company: NY STATE ELECTRIC & GAS C

Location:

Binghamton, NY, US Rochester, NY, US Rochester, NY, US

Company Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com (https://www.avangrid.com/wps/portal/avangrid/home)

Job Summary

Manages various environmental programs and projects on behalf of NYSEG and RG&E with objectives of timely and cost-effective completion. Special emphasis on environmental licensing and permitting.

Responsibilities

  1. Provides direction and leadership on various aspects of environmental licensing and permitting for capital and O & M projects for gas and electric operations in NY.

  2. Coordinates and oversees environmental regulatory requirements on behalf of Capital Delivery Project Managers as well as Maintenance Engineers.

  3. Develops / delegates preparation of required environmental permits, design, execution and close out.

  4. Prepares plans and budgets for environmental licensing and permitting.

  5. Manages contractors for on-time, on-budget delivery of products and services.

a) Verifies contractor’s deliverables.

b) Ensures contractor’s resources within the project

6. 6. Manages projects to approved scope, schedule and budget. Managers progress against plans and take corrective action to offset variances. Reports to management on progress status.

  1. Coordinating environmental licensing and permits for NY capital project ties directly to meeting the corporate objective for capital investment.

  2. Verify project adherence to federal, state and local environmental regulatory requirements.

  3. Leads cross-functional project teams. Holds and participates in regular program/project status meetings.

  4. Represents the company at public or regulatory meetings.

  5. Reviews and comments on proposed laws and regulations as they apply to company operations.

  6. Manages or oversees implementation and inspection of stormwater management plans, wildlife management plans, and other regulatory requirements of permits which extend beyond construction phase of project.

  7. Escalate issues when necessary.

Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

  1. Associates Degree required in Environmental or related field.

  2. Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

  3. P.E. (Professional Engineer) or CPESC (Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control) a plus

  4. A minimum of 3 years of program/project management experience in a directly related field.

  5. A minimum of 3 years of experience with related federal and state environmental regulatory policies and business practices and procedures.

  6. Knowledge of system design, construction and maintenance practices for both gas and electric operations.

  7. Experience in leading teams.

  8. Microsoft Suite.

Skills/Abilities:

  1. Interfaces with the appropriate regulatory agencies, including NYS DEC, NYS PSC, US EPA, local municipalities. Minimizes Corporate risks and public liabilities.

  2. Provide overall environmental licensing and permitting oversight and work with IUSA experts and contractors to keep projects on track.

  3. Ability to minimize adverse permit conditions for each project and beyond.

  4. Ability to negotiate on problem resolution, vendor management, conditions in permits.

  5. Superior communication skills; proven ability to interact and present solutions to all levels within an organization

  6. Interpersonal Skills: able to get cooperation and commitment of others without direct reporting relationship to be able to accomplish strategic objectives

  7. Vendor management

    1. Strong ability to lead initiatives/projects/teams meet project budgets and schedules
  8. Ability to multi task.

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Competencies

  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link (https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com

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