Provide leadership and guidance to employees and managers on regulatory and environmental matters associated with operations of a utility.
Managing a staff of 48 professionals including biologists and engineers to keep the utilities practices in compliance with environmental laws and regulations. Develop training programs for all employees to comply with regulatory requirements. Develop procedures and practices within the Company to assist with compliance.
Company portfolio includes Gas, Coal, hydro, Wind and Solar generations as well as Transmission and distribution systems.
Interact with stakeholders and help in developing a solution that would address environmental issues in the best interest of the communities we serve, our customers, shareholders and employees.
Maintain a well-trained core of environmental professionals; promote standards and practices within the Company that are consistent with being a good steward of the environment.
Provide credible advice and leadership and stay informed on environmental issues and legislation and identify how these trends could influence our business.
Civil Engineer IV/Project manager
Project Manager for the permitting process of a new 650 MW gas fired generation plant (Port Westward). Coordination of different aspects of the development by interacting with local and state regulatory and evaluating the budget impact on the proposed facility. Negotiating requirements with County and state officials and acquiring an enterprise zone classification for the generating facility.
Permitting and due diligence of a 400MW wind farm (Biglow Canyon) located in Morrow County over 25000 acres of agricultural land.
Project engineer for Hydro and Thermal generating facilities, providing civil and structural designs, engineering, engineering inspections and project administration associated with construction, modification, and maintenance of the Companies hydroelectric, gas turbine, and coal fired generation plants.