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LS Power Development, LLC Manager, Environmental Permitting 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 www.LSPower.com.

We are currently seeking a Manager of Environmental Permitting to join our growing team based in our St. Louis, MO office.

  • Support the development of large energy infrastructure projects including high-voltage electric transmission lines, substations, energy storage projects, and energy generating facilities

  • 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 (typical travel requirement: <10% on average)

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

  • 7-10 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

ID: 2022-1364

External Company Name: LS Power Development, LLC

External Company URL: https://www.lspower.com

Street: 16150 Main Circle Drive, Suite 310

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