React Jobs - Siting & Permitting – Energy / Senior Project Manager, 1250

at Eastman Group LLC
Location Minneapolis, MN
Date Posted September 17, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


The Senior Project Manager will support the growing energy practice from our Minneapolis, MN office location or potentially Wisconsin. This is a very strategic role that will be part of the company’s energy practice, by establishing and growing a client base and acquiring staff to support growth initiatives.


The Senior Project Manager will provide guidance for renewable and other energy infrastructure development, and support the growth and diversity of services as well as the expansion of the company’s footprint in the Midwest.


The group’s energy practice includes fossil fuel, onshore and offshore wind, solar and electric power generation, transmission lines and substations, natural gas transmission pipelines (FERC and non-FERC regulated), compressor stations, and other energy related facilities.


The Senior Project Manager will have primary responsibility for project management with execution and management of permitting and regulatory compliance associated with renewable and other energy infrastructure projects in the Midwest.



·         The ideal candidate will have deep understanding of and experience with federal, state, and local land use regulations, including NEPA and state renewable energy and environmental permitting processes


·         Daily interaction with project teams, clients, subcontractors and regulatory agency staff is expected


·         This Senior Project Manager will lead regulatory and permitting activities for a variety of energy infrastructure development projects 


·         This Senior Project Manager will lead the preparation of county, state and federal land use permit applications, lead the development of environmental studies and resource analysis, and consult with county, state, and federal governmental bodies and agencies 


·         This candidate will lead a team consisting of energy facility siting, routing, permitting, field surveys, GIS, public outreach as well as budget and project schedule tracking 


·         Permitting and resource studies associated with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Public Service Commissions (PSC) and/or Public Utility Commissions (PUC)


·         A key role will be leading a team at compiling resource impact and mitigation plans in support of federal, state, and local permitting and agency requirements (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Bureau of Land Management, State Historic Preservation Office)


·         A key function of this role also involves direct interaction with agencies, clients, and other Program Managers, Project Managers and technical disciplines 


·         The candidate will lead proposal development, development of scopes of work and costing efforts related to energy infrastructure siting and permitting