Permitting Manager

Renewables Developer with $25B+ in Renewable Asset

Intelletec is partnering with a utility company that provides wind and solar generation services to find a Permitting Manager to join the team!

As Environmental Permitting Manager, you will be part of an organization responsibly developing utility-scale wind, solar and battery energy storage facilities in California, New York, and Texas. This role has an emphasis on environmental-related planning and permitting large-scale solar and battery energy storage projects located in the County of Kern and Kings County in the Development phase.

The ideal candidate is dependable, self-motivated, organized, with a keen attention to detail and able to collaborate and communicate effectively in a team environment, take direction and complete tasks in a thorough and efficient manner. This individual must be able to handle multiple priorities and projects at various stages of development.


  • Manage multiple projects, tasks, and deadlines for projects in the Development phase.
  • Ability and desire to maintain organized project records and paperwork.
  • Coordinate with consultants providing environmental survey support, which includes reviewing proposals, scheduling survey timelines, and ensuring that survey methodologies follow resource agency requirements and satisfy permit conditions/project needs.
  • Review technical reports provided by consultants. Reports typically include but are not limited to: desktop environmental screenings/habitat evaluations, biological surveys, wetland delineations, and other analyses prepared for environmental review purposes such as cultural, air quality, traffic, etc., and post-construction monitoring studies.
  • Work collaboratively and efficiently with internal teams and external parties (e.g., consultants, legal counsel) to execute project work on schedule, and develop strategies to address environmental-related issues.
  • Coordinate if asked with local, state and federal agencies on the project’s behalf.
  • Knowledge of environmental policy, regulation and compliance that affect permitting and impacts on project siting and compliance.
  • Follow safe work practices and commit to a culture of compliance consistent with company polices including Code of Ethics and Employee Handbook.


  • 3+ years in renewable energy permitting or 6-8+ years in a similar industry with experience managing responsibilities like those listed above.
  • Familiar with key environmental impact assessment issues under CEQA and within the California energy sector (New York and Texas is a plus).
  • Strong attention to detail, assuring documents and written communications are concise and accurate.
  • Familiarity with federal and state environmental laws (ESA, NEPA/CEQA, FEMA, CWA, etc.), guidelines, and policies, and developing utility scale renewable project strategies for compliance with the same.
  • Ability to navigate web-based mapping platforms (i.e., Google Earth) to interpret environmental spatial data and identify potential project risks for facilities.
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