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Environmental Regulatory Manager

Construction  Richmond, VA  Posted: 5/31/2022
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Up to 1 year

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Job Summary

BHI Energy is looking for an Environmental Regulatory Manager to conduct reviews of proposed electric transmission projects to determine environmental permitting requirements and obtaining environmental permits in Virginia and North Carolina. In general, the individual will be working with project managers to understand the scope of a project, then engaging with external consultants and directing the work of these consultants to create the permit applications and other deliverables, while managing the quality and timeliness of the vendor's work.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate Virginia project managers to understand the scope of new and replacement electric transmission projects and apply knowledge of environmental regulations to determine what, if any, environmental permits are required.
  • Determine environmental permit applicability with specific knowledge of CWA Section 404/401, ESA Section 7, NHPA
  • Section 106, Erosion and Sediment Control, and Virginia and North Carolina Stormwater Management Programs.
  • With support from other vendors, prepare applications and secure environmental permits or clearances required for construction.
  • Communicate environmental compliance requirements to project teams and field personnel. Depending on the project, communications may be held during project site meetings.
  • Technical assistance to sites/projects for environmental compliance.
  • Interpret environmental permits and regulations to ensure that compliance dates and requirements are met.
  • Communicate with regulatory agency representatives, negotiate permit conditions, represent the client during regulatory inspections, and other regulatory meetings.
  • Oversight and technical direction of contractors and consultants including preparation of scopes of work, purchase requisitions, permit applications, permit support materials, and invoice approval.


Job Requirements



Qualifications / Education / Experience

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years work experience with environmental permitting.
  • Experience with permits related to wetlands (including threatened and endangered species and cultural resource coordination), erosion and sediment control, and stormwater management.
  • Regulatory agency experience or experience representing an organization with regulatory agencies is required.
  • Experience with environmental permitting of linear utilities (gas, electric, water or sewer) is a plus.
  • Experience overseeing consultants is a plus.
  • Knowledge of environmental justice issues is a plus.
  • Well organized, independent/self-directed, and able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and coordination skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and collaborative.
  • License or ability to obtain a license to operate a motor vehicle is required.
  • Ability to work in both office setting and at project sites is required.
  • Ability to work outdoors in potential weather extremes (heat, cold) is required.
  • Must be willing to undergo background check.
  • Ability to travel to support projects in electric transmission footprint in Virginia and North CarolinaTarget may be as much as 25% depending on business need.


Apply now! BHI Energy’s Talent and Placement Specialists are waiting for your application.

BHI Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. BHI Energy is a federal contractor that requests priority referrals of protected veterans. BHI will provide reasonable accommodations for the application process and during employment necessary for eligible applicants/employees to perform essential functions. If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with BHI Energy, please email providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you.


Doey Aucoin
(339) 229-3341


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