NextEra Energy Environmental Specialist I in Juno Beach, Florida
Environmental Specialist I
- Date:Apr 18, 2021
Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408
Company: NextEra Energy
Requisition ID: 48639
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Position Specific Description
This position is within the corporate Environmental Services Department of NextEra Energy (NEE), supporting new development opportunities in energy generation projects for Florida Power and Light Company (FPL) and other affiliates of NEE.
Applicant must have ability to provide environmental permitting support for new development opportunities in power generation and storage projects. Primary responsibilities include supporting permitting strategy and obtaining all required federal, state, and local environmental licenses, permits, and approvals for development projects. Other project support such as siting, field assessments, and community outreach will also be required. This job will have a primary focus on renewable generation in Florida.
Applicant must have ability to support multiple projects with multifaceted environmental and regulatory issues and ability to lead comprehensive environmental due diligence reviews for projects.
Must maintain current knowledge of pertinent national and state level environmental policies and regulations, have the ability to effectively interface with internal and external customers, subject matter experts, and other stakeholders, and be able to assist in resolving complex environmental matters. Must help ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental regulations, as well as company policies.
The job location is in Juno Beach, Florida. Frequent in-state travel, with the potential for overnight stays, will be required.
Employees in this position provide environmental compliance and permitting technical support for the company Power Delivery business unit which includes transmission and distribution operations in Florida, and transmission operations in 24 states and Canada.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
Provides environmental permitting and compliance technical support to business unit to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations
Coordinates environmental consultants’ and contractors’ scopes of work
Identifies and mitigates environmental risks
Supports root cause analysis of environmental events
Coordinates environmental due diligence for business unit construction and maintenance jobs
Coordinates oversight of environmental compliance during construction
Supports environmental permitting on business unit construction and maintenance jobs
Translates regulations and permit conditions into meaningful instructions for business unit employees
Provides project management support
Communicates effectively about environmental permitting and issues
Provides recommended solutions to environmental challenges to minimize environmental impact
Develops environmental processes, procedures and environmental awareness training
Performs other job-related duties as assigned
High School Grad / GED
Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
Experience: 3+ years
- Master's Degree
Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Environmental/Chemistry/Rad Protection
Organization: Florida Power & Light Company
Location: Juno Beach, Florida
Other Work Locations: Florida
Relocation Provided: No
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