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Manager - Environmental Programs/Project (UIL 71429) Orange, CT, US in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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    Orange, CT
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Job Description

Publication date: 11.02.2019
REFERENCE: 5109697101


Company: UIL
Business Area: Projects – Technical Services – Permitting
Job Title: Manager – Environmental Programs/Project
Location: Orange, CT
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department
UIL - 180 Orange
New Haven,CT


Job Summary:

Scope of Work – Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, and other relationships:

Manages various environmental programs and projects on behalf of NYSEG and RG&E with objectives of timely
and cost effective completion.

Special emphasis on environmental licensing and permitting.


•Provides direction and leadership on various aspects of environmental licensing and permitting for capital and O &
M projects for gas and electric operations in NY.

•Coordinates and oversees environmental regulatory requirements on behalf of Capital Delivery Project Managers
as well as Maintenance Engineers.

•Develops / delegates preparation of required environmental permits, design, execution and close out.

•Prepares plans and budgets for environmental licensing and permitting.

•Manages contractors for on-time, on-budget delivery of products and services.
a)Verifies contractors’ deliverables.
b)Ensures contractors’ resources within the project

•Manages projects to approved scope, schedule and budget

•Manages progress against plans, and take corrective action to offset variances.

•Reports to management on progress status.

•Coordinating environmental licensing and permits for NY capital project ties directly to meeting the corporate
objective for capital investment.

•Verify project adherence to federal, state and local environmental regulatory requirements.

•Leads cross-functional project teams. Holds and participates in regular program/project status meetings.

•Represents the company at public or regulatory meetings.

•Reviews and comments on proposed laws and regulations as they apply to company operations.

•Manages or oversees implementation and inspection of storm water management plans, wildlife management
plans, and other regulatory requirements of permits which extend beyond construction phase of project.

•Escalate issues when necessary.


Education and Experience/Training:

•Associate’s Degree required in Environmental or related field.

•Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

•P.E. (Professional Engineer) or CPESC (Certified Professional in

•Erosion and Sediment Control) a plus.

•A minimum of 3 years of program/project management experience in a directly related field.

•A minimum of 3 years of experience with related federal and state environmental regulatory policies and business
practices and procedures.

•Knowledge of system design, construction and maintenance practices for both gas and electric operations.

•Experience in leading teams.

•Microsoft Suite.


•Interfaces with the appropriate regulatory agencies, including NYS DEC, NYS PSC, US EPA, local municipalities.

•Minimizes Corporate risks and public liabilities.

•Provide overall environmental licensing and permitting oversight and work with IUSA experts and contractors to
keep projects on track.

•Ability to minimize adverse permit conditions for each project and beyond.

•Ability to negotiate on problem resolution, vendor management, conditions in permits.

•Superior communication skills; proven ability to interact and present solutions to all levels within an organization.

•Interpersonal Skills: able to get cooperation and commitment of others without direct reporting relationship to be

able to accomplish strategic objectives

•Vendor management.

•Strong ability to lead initiatives/projects/teams meet project budgets and schedules.

•Ability to multi task.

This opportunity will offer

AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of
41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified
individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination
against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
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employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
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