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Permitting & Regulatory Manager

San Jose, CA 95131

Posted: 05/23/2024 Job Number: 22225926

Job Description


Permitting & Regulatory Manager
Position Summary

We are seeking a self-driven and passionate individual to join our engineering and project as the Permitting & Regulatory Manager, you will ensure that projects comply with all relevant local, state, and federal regulations and facilitate obtaining the necessary permits to proceed. This position interacts with regulatory agencies, project teams, our customers, and external stakeholders to ensure smooth execution of projects. To excel in this role, the applicant must know required documentation, anticipated permitting lead times, and compliance/monitoring requirements.

 Roles & Responsibilities
  • Research and identify all applicable regulatory requirements for each project, including environmental, safety, zoning, and building codes.
  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure that projects comply with all relevant regulations and standards throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Compile and submit permit applications to the appropriate regulatory bodies. This includes interfacing with the project manager and crossfunctional engineering team to gather necessary documentation, drawings, and technical specifications.
  • Monitor the progress of permit applications and maintain a detailed log of their status. Follow up with regulatory agencies to expedite approvals.
  • Oversee environmental impact assessments (EIAs) and ensure that projects adhere to environmental regulations.
  • Offer expert guidance to project teams on regulatory issues, helping to interpret regulations and assess their impact on project plans.
  • Keep detailed records of all permits, correspondence with regulatory agencies, and compliance documentation.
  • Foster a positive relationship with the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) in the areas is developing projects within.
  • Travel, up to 25%, to US project locations to drive projects to completion.

Key Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, environmental science, law, or a related field. Advanced degrees or certifications in regulatory affairs are beneficial.
  • Extensive experience in regulatory compliance, permitting processes, and project management within the engineering, procurement, and construction industry.
  • Deep understanding of local, state, and federal regulations affecting EPC projects, including environmental laws, safety standards, and building codes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with regulatory agencies, project teams, and stakeholders.

Additional Qualifications Desired
  • Experience working in dynamic startup environments.
  • Advanced degree (e.G. MRA, MSRS, JD) or certification (e.G. RAC, CRCM, CHC, CPEA, CHMM).
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