Siting & Permitting Specialist

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Job ID 11725

Siting and Permitting Manager requried with a leading renewable energy developer based in Virginia. Your responsibilities will be to oversee and provide technical expertise to lead the permitting strategy towards relevant construction milestones for electric generating solar facilities. The secondary responsibilities will include support for existing project management and ongoing project development.

Job Role:

  • Facilitates the development of relevant local, state, and federal permits to support contract schedules
  • Reviews relevant project permitting, applications, and reports for missing information or plan deviations
  • Manage resources to ensure prompt information transfer and contract adherence
  • Provide detailed oversight and support of contractors and coordinate technical review of contractor-supplied deliverables
  • Support coordination between project teams, including construction, engineering, real estate, environmental, and project management, etc
  • Contributes to project completion related research, including state and local permitting and regulatory processes
  • Establishes, maintains, and updates project specific files, databases, records, and other documents
  • Guides, advises and trains less experienced Siting and Permitting Specialists
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned
  • Works closely with real estate to establish easements/right-of-way agreements
  • Works closely with Dominion Electric Transmission to establish easements
  • Works closely with contractors and Dominion Treasury supporting Decommissioning Plans
  • Works as Single Point Contact between Dominion Environmental and contractors
  • Coordinate submittal of Permits, including managing routing for signature.


  • 5-7 years related experience in land use, real estate and/or environmental (erosion and sediment control, stormwater management, wetlands protection)
  • Experienced with Adobe Professional, Word, Powerpoint and Excel
  • Full knowledge of local, state, and federal laws concerning permitting transmission and substation facilities
  • Strong organisational skills are a must, with the ability to prioritise a large task load in a fast-paced environment
  • Must demonstrate strong attention to detail and the ability to solve complex problems with full transparency and adequate documentation
  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills

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