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Permitting Manager

  • Location:

    West Coast

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  • Salary:

    $80,000 - $120,000

  • Contact:

    Oliver Buck

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    713 609 9066

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Ensure environmental studies/assessments and permitting strategies are robust and achievable in consultation with internal and external development team, technical team, construction and operations staff.

  • Manage, coordinate and lead permitting activities as directed.

  • Maintain a schedule of key project milestones, monitor progress and identify where Avangrid Renewables should become actively involved in terms of input, review and approval.

  • Identify key permitting risks and monitor progress in terms of how those risks are being mitigated or otherwise.

  • Ensure permitting activities remain on schedule and within budget

  • Negotiate with wildlife, land use, and other regulatory agencies to achieve acceptable permit conditions consistent with project and Company goals, schedules, costs, and environmental protection.

  • Work closely with and lead the development team and external consultants in the preparation of applications to agencies; represent Company's position at hearings and workshops.

  • Meet regularly with Avangrid Renewables’ Sr. Director, Offshore Business Development to provide and discuss project updates and strategy.

  • Specifically lead and manage specialized consultants to ensure execution of desired strategy on Coastal Zone Management Act, National Historic Preservation Act Section 106, Endangered

  • Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, and other related regulatory processes

  • Lead and support others within the permitting team as required for other subject permitting and the general federal and state reviews.

  • Review and contribute to the organizational planning and permitting strategy.

  • Specifically oversee the preparation of applications and ongoing filings with federal and state agencies.

  • Maintain regular communication with appropriate government agencies such as BOEM and others.

  • Lead, manage and resolve a range of complex issues, possibly working across several projects and tasks with dynamic priorities at the same time.

  • Lead and manage contractor and consultant activity in-line with project schedule and budget.

  • Lead and manage activities associated with a broad range of stakeholders.

  • Managing project costs for permitting activities.

  • Ability to review complex documents within short timescales and recommend responses/courses of action.