NextEra Energy Environmental Services Project Manager in Houston, Texas
Environmental Services Project Manager
- Date:Apr 9, 2021
Primary Location: Houston, TX, US, 77002
Company: NextEra Energy
is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.
Position Specific Description
Come join our Corporate Environmental Services Team in expansion! We are seeking a Project Manager who has a passion for clean energy development. This position is in the Environmental Licensing & Permitting Section of the Corporate Environmental Services Department supporting new development opportunities for NextEra Energy Resources and other NextEra Energy affiliates. The work location for this position is either in our Houston, Texas or Juno Beach, FL office. Routine out of state travel will be required. The ideal applicant must have relevant Project Management experience with ability to lead, with limited direction, new corporate development opportunities and acquisitions in power generation, energy storage and transmission projects, including renewable energy facilities, transmission lines, fossil generating plants, and battery projects.
Primary responsibilities include:
Obtain all required federal, state and local environmental licenses, permits and approvals for development projects in the Mid Continent and Midwestern Region, as well as providing other project support such as siting, community outreach, and voluntary tribal outreach.
Manage licensing and permitting for new solar, wind, energy storage and transmission facilities in some of our most active development states.
Support multiple projects with multifaceted environmental and regulatory issues and assist in comprehensive environmental due diligence reviews for potential acquisitions.
Maintain current knowledge of pertinent national and state level environmental policies and regulations, interface with internal and external customers, subject matter experts, and other stakeholders, and be able to assist in resolving complex environmental matters.
Ensure compliance with federal, state and local environmental regulations, as well as company policies.
Doing Well by Doing Good - NextEra Energy is focused on building long-term value for our shareholders by investing in energy technologies that are designed to provide affordable, clean, and reliable power for our customers. We truly have the best team in the business. Apply today to be a part of it!!
Employees in this job provide specialized environmental expertise and environmental technical support to ensure compliance with environmental laws, regulations and permits.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
Leads environmental programs that provide specialized expertise to ensure cost effective environmental solutions
Maximizes operational flexibility and environmental benefits for costs incurred
Contributes to improved system reliability and customer satisfaction
Translates regulations and permits into actionable tasks
Provides guidance on alternatives to minimize environmental impacts
Identifies, tracks, and analyzes environmental performance metrics
Reviews, monitors, and comments on emerging environmental legislation and regulations
Assists with development of strategy and communicate environmental requirements to management
Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Experience: 7+ years
Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Environmental/Chemistry/Rad Protection
Organization: NextEra Project Mgmt
Location: Houston, Texas
Other Work Locations: Florida
Relocation Provided: No
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.
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