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AES Environmental Compliance Analyst in Hawaii

Are you ready to be part of a company that's not just talking about the future, but actively shaping it? Join The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), a Fortune 500 company that's leading the charge in the global energy revolution. With operations spanning 14 countries , AES is committed to shaping a future through innovation and collaboration. Our dedication to innovation has earned us recognition as one of the Top Ten Best Workplaces for Innovators by Fast Company in 2022. And with our certification as a Great Place to Work , you can be confident that you're joining a company that values its people just as much as its groundbreaking ideas.

AES is proudly ranked #1 globally in renewable energy sales to corporations, and with $12.7B in revenues in 2023 , we have the resources and expertise to make a significant impact as we provide electricity to 25 million customers worldwide. As the world moves towards a net-zero future, AES is committed to meeting the Paris Agreement's goals by 2050. Our innovative solutions, such as 24/7 carbon-free energy for data centers, are setting the pace for rapid, global decarbonization.

If you're ready to be part of a company that's not just adapting to change, but driving it, AES is the place for you. We're not just building a cleaner, more sustainable future - we're powering it. Apply now and energize your career with a true leader in the global energy transformation.

The candidate for this position will be based out of Hawaii and will assist with on-site permitting compliance on construction and operational renewable assets in the State of Hawaii. The candidate should be able to collaborate and communicate effectively in a team environment, take direction and complete tasks in a thorough and efficient manner. The candidate must be able to work independently and be self-driven to accomplish goals and objectives, while maintaining oversight of potentially several construction and operational projects at a time.


This individual will be responsible for overseeing the onsite compliance of construction during the construction phase of solar projects. Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in developing and implementing compliance programs related to each project’s acquired permits encompassing all local, state and federal requirements.

  • Assist with managing and implementing all site plans, specifications, technical reports, tests and deliverables related to construction on projects.

  • Working closely with onsite construction managers, compliance managers and execution team to provide technical assistance and find solutions for in-field concerns.

  • Reviewing costs, invoicing, work plans, and execution strategies with compliance manager and execution teams.

  • Assist with recordkeeping of meetings, data management, filings and document management, quality, and assurance.

  • Representing AES in regulatory meetings, inspections, and coordination.

  • Assist with presentations to teams and develop training materials and documents.

  • Provide support to broader local development, execution and O&M teams.

  • Provide support to the health and safety teams.


  • At least 1 year of construction experience including multidisciplinary aspects such as geotechnical, structural, mechanical, and rehabilitation.

  • Understand and comply with federal, state, and local environmental regulatory agency laws, regulations, and permitting requirements pertaining to civil/engineering requirements.

  • Knowledge of Erosion and Sediment Control and Stormwater regulations and HI law, NEPA, USACE, CWA, DOT, SPCC and Waste management, water quality, construction / industrial / municipal stormwater, air quality, T&E species, USFW, and Historical Resources.

  • Demonstrated field experience and/or bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in Construction Management, Engineering, Environmental Science, or other related field;

  • Experience in working collaboratively with diverse project teams on high-pressure, fast pace, high-visibility projects.

  • Competency in MS Office software, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as geospatial mapping software.


• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Strong ability to work in a collaborative environment.

• Highly organized with the ability to take direction and multi-task.

• Ability to work under pressure and meet timelines.

• Conscientious and detail-oriented with demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail.

• Good judgment and sound decision-making skills.

• Competent in new technology and adaptable to learning new systems


• This position is performed in a primarily field environment.

• Ability to lift up to 25lbs.

• 50% of time may be dedicated to field activities in varying environmental conditions including inclement weather and steep grades.

• Some night and weekend work may be required for this position.

• Involves travel within the State of Hawaii

• Adherence to AES safety rules and safety performance expectations

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

The expected salary for this position, at commencement of employment, is between $65.000 and $80.750/Annual; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements such as annual bonus, in addition to a full range of medical, dental, vision, life, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Accelerating the future of energy, together

Our people are our energy and have transformed AES into the type of energy company that the world needs today and in the future. Coming from all walks of life, our people share a passion for improving lives by advancing the energy sector through innovation, collaboration and action.

We are working in an industry that requires new thinking and ways of working together to create solutions that are both economically and environmentally viable, not just one or the other.

We are looking for passionate people to join us in our mission to accelerate the future of energy.

Are you ready to join us?