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LS Power Development, LLC Environmental Engineer/Specialist in Chesterfield, Missouri

LS Power is a development, investment and operating company focused on the North American power and energy infrastructure sector. Since its inception in 1990, LS Power has developed, constructed, managed or acquired more than 42,000 MW of power generation, including utility-scale solar, wind, hydro, natural gas-fired and battery energy storage projects, and over 660 miles of high voltage transmission. Additionally, LS Power actively invests in businesses and platforms focused on distributed energy resources, such as CPower Energy Management and EVgo. Across its efforts, LS Power has raised in excess of $45 billion in debt and equity financing to support North American infrastructure. For more information, please visit

What you will do ...

  • Support the objective of developing renewable energy and energy storage assets

  • Perform due diligence and fatal flaw analyses related to environmental, regulatory, and constructability issues for new project opportunities

  • Develop feasible solutions to permitting challenges

  • Develop and manage permitting budgets and timelines for multiple projects concurrently

  • Manage environmental consultants performing environmental studies, including wetlands, threatened and endangered species, and/or cultural and historical resources

  • Develop and coordinate review of environmental/regulatory permit applications

  • Build and maintain relationships with permitting agencies and negotiate permit language

  • Coordinate with team members regarding involvement in public relations, land acquisition, and other project development activities

  • Manage permit compliance and monitor changes in environmental regulations

  • Ability to travel to project locations and permitting agencies within the United States

We want you on our team because you have ...

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in engineering or environmental discipline

  • 2-5 years’ experience in permitting large energy infrastructure projects (electric generation facilities, electric transmission lines, energy storage, natural gas pipelines)

  • Demonstrated analytical and negotiating skills

  • Independent work ethic/self-motivation and demonstrated ability to manage permitting on multiple projects/transactions simultaneously

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills. Ability to build relationships with internal and external customers

  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, Google Earth, Adobe, GIS, etc.)

  • Work in an entrepreneurial organization

  • Relevant experience in siting and alternative analyses for utility facilities is preferred

  • Preference for experience with power siting board approvals

Offers of employment to work in person at any of our Company offices are contingent upon a candidate submitting proof that he or she is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Per CDC Guidance, people are considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 ≥2 weeks after they have received the second dose in a 2-dose series (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna), or ≥2 weeks after they have received a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson [J&J]/Janssen). Candidates may request a medical or religious exemption to this requirement. To do so, please request, complete and return to Human Resources the applicable exemption request form(s).

ID: 2022-1391

External Company Name: LS Power Development, LLC

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Street: 16150 Main Circle Drive, Suite 310