Senior Regulatory & Permitting Specialist (Carbon Capture)

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Our client is a leader in the Carbon Capture industry with a track record of developing successful projects in the US and overseas. This client develops, builds, and operates direct air capture (DAC) machines which capture CO2 directly from the air to be sequestered underground permanently.

Job description

  • Support project development in the United States by managing the regulatory and permitting aspects of new projects and for the expansion of existing facilities.
  • Develop and execute project-specific regulatory and permitting plans, including meeting relevant environmental assessment process requirements.
  • Support the project team by identifying relevant regulatory requirements and permits to enable construction and start of operation of new projects and expansion of existing facilities.
  • Identify the regulatory and permitting risks and trade-offs related to project decisions.
  • Coordinate communication between external consultants, external stakeholders (including regulators), and company to prepare for and participate in any environmental assessment process (federal or state level), and public review for new projects.
  • Prepare the handover package of permits and approvals identifying compliance requirements, and commitments to external stakeholders, all of which must be managed by company's operations.
  • Work closely with the Community Engagement Specialist to identify environmental assessment and regulatory requirements for external engagement and to manage the QA/QC of reporting on engagement to regulators.
  • Work closely with the Community Engagement Specialist at external events as the subject-matter expert on regulatory matters.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in social science, engineering, or sciences.
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in a relevant sector managing the regulatory and permitting aspects of projects.
  • Experience managing the federal and/or state environmental assessment processes for medium and large-scale projects as well as experience working with regulators to understand regulatory requirements and translating regulators' needs to the Project Team.
  • Experience working with multi-disciplinary project teams to identify regulatory requirements and permits to enable compliant construction and operations activities.
  • Adept at identifying, assessing, and managing risks related to regulatory, permitting and environmental assessment matters.
  • Comfortable communicating with external stakeholders to understand their interests and identify and implement mitigation measures, as needed.
  • Communicate complex, technical information to regulators and the public.

Disclaimer: Hybrid role requiring candidates to be present in Austin, TX office around 60% of the time and the remaining 40% remote.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

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