Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of NEECE 2021: Energy of the Moment
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ISO New England ISO New England (Company) seeks experienced regulatory counsel to provide legal and strategic advice on regulatory matters related to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), other agencies and courts, in support of Company initiatives to adapt its planning, markets and operations to an evolving energy landscape.
Energy Market Data Analyst
ISO New England Market Support Services analysts work across ISO New England to analyze changes to the New England energy markets, develop requirements for software systems to administer the markets, provide feedback on technical software designs, and perform software testing.
R&D Analyst – Grid Resilience and Optimization
ISO New England This analyst will develop risk assessment methods and tools for system and electricity market operations within ISO New England. This role is part of our Advanced Technology Solution team, known internally as our ‘think tank.”
Lead Rate Specialist
Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) is looking for an experienced professional to help lead the implementation of key portions of Connecticut Public Act 20-5, which directs PURA to introduce a new framework for regulating the state’s investor-owned electric utilities referred to as performance-based regulation (PBR). To-date, few states have implemented PBR-related measures in full, providing a unique opportunity for the Lead Rate Specialist to lead a first-of-its-kind effort.
The Lead Rate Specialist will also support the implementation of PURA's Equitable Modern Grid initiative and help lead the agency’s proceedings related to Connecticut’s clean energy and energy affordability programs administered by the state's investor-owned electric utilities.
Senior Consultant – Air Quality Group
Epsilon Associates As a Senior Consultant, the successful candidate will win and execute diverse projects, establishing and maintaining long-term relationships with key clients. Projects may include new and existing power plants and industrial facilities, new onshore and offshore wind facilities, and commercial real estate developments. The Senior Consultant will manage the Project team, working directly with Principals of the firm and integrating into our highly qualified team. Supervision of projects will include air permit applications; MEPA & EFSB filings (including GHG and EJ); air pollution and odor control assessments; pollution control problem-solving working directly with engineering firms; compliance support working directly with law firms; compliance audits; public presentations and expert testimony; and agency negotiations at all levels of government. Epsilon’s client base is primarily in the northeast U.S., and occasional overnight travel is expected. The Senior Consultant will be expected to manage client interaction, task management, project management, and business development roles, with support from Principals where appropriate.
Epsilon uses the seller-doer model for winning and completing work. Epsilon uses a collaborative, team-building approach and does not assign commissions based on bookings. Working with and supported by the Epsilon team, the Senior Consultant will identify, win, and book projects worth at least $200,000 per annum.
Staff-Level Scientist - Air Quality Group
Epsilon Associates As a Staff Scientist, the successful candidate will support Epsilon’s air quality dispersion modeling practice, working on various environmental consulting tasks, including:
Dispersion modeling, using AERMOD and other models as appropriate, to support permitting of new and modified commercial, industrial, and energy projects; Specialty atmospheric modeling, including accidental release, fogging and icing, air intake re-entrainment, transportation source, and deposition modeling; Analyzing baseline public health data, comparing public health conditions to baseline, identifying metrics and factors that could suggest a disproportionate burden on Environmental Justice communities, and working with Epsilon senior staff to identify mitigation measures; and Working with Epsilon’s team to provide seamless air quality regulatory permitting and compliance consulting. Projects may include new and existing power plants and industrial facilities, new onshore and offshore wind facilities, and commercial real estate developments. Tasks will include: technical report drafting and revisions (e.g. air permit applications, MEPA & EFSB filings including GHG and EJ); calculations (e.g. air emissions); data processing (e.g. noise, meteorological, and demographic data sets); preparation of standard reports and forms (e.g. permit-by-rule applications, emission statements, TRI/RPPR reporting); compliance support (e.g. auditing and updating oil & chemical spill plans); and occasional field work including overnight travel (e.g. site inspections, noise monitoring). The Staff Scientist will be expected to grow into client interaction, task management, project management, public outreach, and business development roles. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS 0-5 years of experience in a consulting environment;
Senior Scientist/Project Manager Position
Epsilon Associates Epsilon is seeking a full-time Senior Scientist or Project Manager to support our growing ecological sciences practice. The Senior Scientist will plan for and coordinate efficient environmental and regulatory review and permitting of projects, including Notice of Intent, Water Quality Certificate and Massachusetts General Permit Applications and MEPA/NEPA submittals, as well as other applications to federal, state, and local agencies, boards and commissions. Ideally, the Senior Scientist will also be knowledgeable of the transportation markets including demonstrated environmental permitting, project management and general environmental consulting experience in the aviation, roadway, bridge, and rail sectors. The position demands a proven ability to manage medium to large scale projects, understand and apply environmental regulations, develop schedules and budgets, mentor staff and communicate clearly and effectively to the public and client. The Senior Scientist represents the company as the technical expert on environmental, siting, and permitting matters at public meetings, workshops, and meetings with federal, state, and local agencies, as well as other stakeholders. The candidate must demonstrate excellent writing skills.
In addition to the above, the Senior Scientist will participate in complex wetland resource area delineations and overview staff completing large scale delineation efforts, and other ecological field work, wetland mitigation site design, construction period erosion and sediment control inspections and reporting. Additionally, the Senior Scientist will support the scoping, preparation, and execution of biological, geological and other scientific studies; and review reports and documentation prepared by subject matter experts. The Senior Scientist will conduct environmental monitoring and mitigation techniques to ensure consistent documentation and compliance with environmental requirements of permits/licenses.
Acoustical Group Project Engineer/Scientist
Epsilon Associates Epsilon is seeking a full-time project engineer or scientist to work as part of the Epsilon team on a wide range of environmental licensing, permitting and compliance projects. This position will encompass work primarily in the Acoustics Group.
In the Acoustics Group, the successful candidate will assist with community sound level measurement programs, meteorological data collection, data analysis, shadow flicker analyses from wind turbines, sound level modeling, and report preparation. This position requires periodic fieldwork as well as overnight, out-of-state travel for renewable energy projects.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
The ideal candidate will have:
3-7 years of experience in a consulting environment, B.S. in Acoustics, Engineering, Environmental Science, or Physics, Experience in using sound level measurement equipment, Experience with the Cadna/A model, Superior written and verbal communication skills, and Ability to work cooperatively as part of a multidisciplinary project team.
Senior Consultant - Coastal Sciences Group
Epsilon Associates Epsilon is seeking a full-time Senior Consultant to support our growing coastal sciences practice. The Senior Consultant will plan for and coordinate efficient environmental and regulatory review and permitting of projects, including Site Assessment Plan (SAP) and Construction and Operations Plan (COP) submittals to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), as well as other applications to federal, state, and local agencies, boards and commissions. More specifically, the Senior Consultant will be knowledgeable of the Northeast energy market including demonstrated environmental permitting, project management and general environmental consulting experience in the offshore wind, electric transmission and renewable energy sectors. The position demands a proven ability to manage projects, understand and apply environmental regulations, develop schedules and budgets, mentor staff and communicate clearly and effectively to the public and client. The Senior Consultant represents the company as the technical expert on environmental, siting, and permitting matters at public meetings, workshops, and meetings with federal, state, and local agencies, as well as other stakeholders. The candidate must demonstrate excellent writing skills.
In addition to the above, the Senior Consultant will support the scoping, preparation, and execution of biological, geological and other scientific studies; and review reports and documentation prepared by subject matter experts. The candidate will also be responsible for managing external consultants undertaking surveys and studies to support the permitting and data collection processes. The Senior Consultant will coordinate environmental monitoring and mitigation techniques to ensure consistent documentation and compliance with environmental requirements of permits/licenses.
Senior Scientist - Coastal Sciences Group
Epsilon Associates Epsilon is seeking a full-time Senior Scientist to support our growing coastal sciences practice. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable of the northeast energy market including demonstrated environmental permitting, task management and general environmental consulting experience in the offshore wind, electric transmission and renewable energy sectors. This is a career opportunity to join Epsilon’s experienced technical and project management team to support our continued growth and focus on the offshore wind market, including participating in studies, field surveys and permitting in support of Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Site Assessment Plan(s) (SAP) and Construction and Operations Plan (COP) filings. The position demands a proven ability to manage tasks, understand and apply environmental regulations, adhere to schedules and budgets and communicate clearly and effectively to the public and client. The Senior Scientist must demonstrate excellent writing skills and have experience presenting to regulatory agencies and stakeholder groups in public settings.
Bachelor’s degree in environmental/marine science, biology, engineering, planning, or a related physical sciences discipline; Master’s degree is preferred. 10 to 15+ years of relevant professional experience in the energy market, with a focus on providing environmental permitting and consulting services to energy clients in the Northeast or Mid Atlantic United States. Strong understanding of the routing, siting, licensing and permitting processes as it pertains to offshore wind or other energy facilities and related transmission line interconnection work. Strong technical and regulatory policy background consistent with understanding the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process, BOEM SAP and COP submittals, and state regulatory policies.
Levitan & Associates, Inc. Levitan & Associates, Inc. (LAI) is a Boston-based management consulting firm that specializes in the energy industry. Since our founding in 1989, we have provided our clients with solutions to complex economic optimization, forecasting, planning, and market restructuring design and adaptation challenges.
LAI is seeking an energy industry professional with demonstrated expertise in wholesale market design and RTO tariffs. The candidate should have at least 5 years of industry experience related to electricity markets, generation, transmission, energy efficiency, engineering economics, and/or utility regulation. A graduate degree in economics, is required, with a preference for a PhD. Proven expertise with advanced statistical and econometric techniques and/or electric system simulation modeling is highly desirable. Candidates should possess a high level of initiative, superior quantitative skills, and the ability to write clearly for non-technical audiences. A willingness to work from a Boston location is desired but not required.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to talented, quantitatively-inclined professionals. Our firm will provide you with ample opportunity for professional development in a collegial environment where you will play critically important roles on client projects relating to clean energy, grid reliability, resource planning, and resource procurement. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. For more information about LAI, please visit www.levitan.com.
Levitan & Associates, Inc. does not discriminate or permit discrimination against any person or group of persons on the grounds of race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, intellectual disability, mental disability or physical disability.
Levitan & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.