Power Engineers Senior Environmental Project Manager in Ft Lauderdale, Florida
Senior Environmental Project Manager
Department:Central Env Svc PM Group
Senior Environmental Project Manager
POWER Engineers’ Environmental Division provides planning, permitting, engineering, site assessment and corrective action services to clients worldwide. Across multiple industries, our diverse staff specialize in the areas of air, water, waste, ecological and cultural resources throughout our 45 offices located across the country and internationally.
We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Environmental Project Manager for full-time employment in support of our Central Environmental Services Project Management and Planning Group. The selected candidate would join a team of more than 230 environmental professionals across the U.S. This position may be based in our Orlando or Fort Lauderdale, FL office.
Roles and Responsibilities
The primary focus for this Senior Environmental Project Manager will be on electric transmission line and substation routing and siting, along with renewable energy development projects, in Florida and Southeastern states. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative and responsive professional, with strong communication and organizational skills. Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:
Managing multiple projects at various stages and locations
Leading project teams for key clients
Leading business development efforts - develop/maintain client relationships and lead proposal preparation
Developing strategy for public involvement programs; attend and participate in open-houses and public meetings
Working collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams which could include engineers, attorneys, planners, permitting and environmental specialists, and real estate experts
Managing and directing routing/siting studies, analyses and associated reports
Preparing and monitoring project scope, schedule, and budget
Providing advice and direction on state filing requirements
Preparing PUC, SCC, and/or TSLA applications
Up to 30% travel is expected
B.S. or B.A. in Landscape Architecture, Environmental Planning, Geography, Environmental Science, or related degree
Twenty (20) + years of successful experience managing routing and siting studies, along with managing environmental permitting and planning for a variety of energy related projects
Florida expertise in siting/routing, environmental planning and analysis, state applications, public involvement
Experience preparing applications for submittal to the Florida Siting Board
Extensive knowledge and demonstrated expertise in federal and state environmental policy and regulation is required
Strong written and verbal communication skills, defining and understanding client requirements, managing expectations, communicating with clients and project staff
Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Environmental Planning, Geography, Environmental Science, or related degree
Project Management Professional certification; other professional certifications as applicable to technical expertise
Experience preparing and providing expert witness testimony
Expertise and understanding of permitting requirements in GA, AL, and SC
At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.
You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.
Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:
Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
Voluntary Life Insurance
POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!