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Power Engineers Project Manager, Siting & Routing Specialist in Orlando, Florida

Project Manager, Siting & Routing Specialist

Location: Orlando

State/Territory: Florida

Department: ENV South Central PM/Planning III Dept


Project Manager, Siting & Routing Specialist

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 Project Manager, Siting & Routing Specialist 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 will report to the Fort Lauderdale or Orlando, Florida office with the ability of a hybrid schedule of work from home and office.

Roles and Responsibilities

The primary focus for this Project Manager, Siting & Routing Specialist 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 and directing routing/siting studies, analyses and associated reports

  • Working collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams which could include engineers, attorneys, planners, permitting and environmental specialists, and real estate experts

  • Preparing and monitoring project scope, schedule, and budget

  • Attending and participating in open-houses and public meetings

  • Providing advice and direction on state filing requirements

  • Preparing PUC, SCC, and/or TSLA applications

  • Leading and supporting business development efforts

  • Developing and maintaining client relationships

  • Up to 25% travel is expected

Required Education/Experience

  • B.S. or B.A. in Landscape Architecture, Environmental Planning, Geography, Environmental Science, or related degree

  • Eight (8)+ years of successful experience performing routing and siting studies and state applications for 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, including disability/vets

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