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Power Engineers Senior Environmental Project Manager in Ft Lauderdale, Florida

Senior Environmental Project Manager

Location:Ft Lauderdale


Department:Central Env Svc PM Dept


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

    Required Education/Experience

  • 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

    Preferred Education/Experience

  • 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. Have Fun. Build Success.

    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:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

    POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us! EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

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