Public affairs, regulatory and legal

Environmental & Permitting Specialist

Imagine a future where you’re part of the Permitting team, helping to secure the permits for our Revolution Wind energy project on the east coast of the US

Join us in this role where you’ll play a key role in the development of our offshore wind projects on the east coast of the United States. Our team of environmental managers work within the US Permitting team, securing permits for federal and state agencies. In this role, you’ll support our Revolution Wind project located off the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coasts.

Welcome to US Permitting

You’ll be part of US Permitting where you, together with your colleagues, will be involved in a range of environmental, permitting, and scientific topics to support securing federal and state permits for the offshore wind farm, exporting cables and onshore links to the existing transmission grid. You’ll work with colleagues in the US and Europe, incl. specialist consultants, regulatory authorities, and other key stakeholders.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • planning and coordinating efficient environmental and regulatory reviews and permitting of projects, incl. preparing applications to regulatory entities
  • supporting management of external consultants undertaking surveys and studies to support the permitting processes
  • obtaining necessary approvals for offshore and onshore site investigation surveys and planning for surveys to comply with regulatory requirements
  • coordinating the development of permit drawings and environmental compliance plans with engineering, construction, and execution teams internally
  • creating and maintaining positive relationships with internal stakeholders, agency personnel, and other key external stakeholders and interest groups.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • hold a bachelor’s degree within a relevant field, e.g., permitting, environmental policy, marine biology, marine affairs, or other related disciplines
  • have demonstrated interest through higher education in green energy or related experience, e.g., from the wind industry, large scale infrastructure projects, electric utilities, or power generation industries via working in consultancies, agencies, etc
  • possess knowledge of US regulations and policies, as well as an understanding of the concerns of key decision-makers, policymakers, and state or federal authorities
  • possess knowledge of working with projects under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) or Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Environmental Assessments
  • have excellent technical writing skills and stakeholder management abilities.

Join a world leader in green energy

Ørsted is a global leader in offshore wind energy and ranked the world’s most sustainable energy company. To be a frontrunner, we invest significantly in employee development, and from the moment you join us, we’ll support your personal and professional growth. Here, you’ll get the opportunities that will unleash your full potential, and you’ll experience a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic work environment.

Shape the future with us

Send your application to us no later than December 16, 2021. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Talent Acquisition Operations US, , on talentacquisitionUS@orsted.com if you’d like to know more about the position.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages.

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