Environmental Permitting Project Manager (USA)

Lead decarbonization and renewable energy advancement in Medford, MA as an Environmental Permitting Project Manager (USA). Join DNV in a full-time hybrid role.

Medford, MA, United States  UTC-05:00   Hybrid   Full Time   10000+   USD 85k–130k   12 days ago

About DNV

Company Overview

DNV Group AS

Hovik, Oslo, Norway


Business Model

Quality Assurance and Risk Management

Advisory, Testing, Certification, Cyber Security, Classification, Data and Analytics, Inspection, Energy Management, Training, Verification

Providing services across maritime, power, renewables, automotive, aerospace, food and beverage, digital services, healthcare industries.

Locations & Geography

Over 100 countries with major websites in China, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, UK, and USA.

Company Culture

To safeguard life, property, and the environment and enhance the safety and sustainability of business operations.

Focus on diversity and inclusion, with employees from 115 nationalities.

Provides significant learning and career development opportunities.

Activities & Projects

Energy systems, digital solutions, and maritime operations.

Recent advancements in AI, cyber security, and sustainability practices.

Engaged in numerous sustainability and ESG initiatives across all sectors.

Career Opportunities

Varied roles across business assurance, energy systems, maritime, and digital solutions sectors.

Comprehensive benefits including health insurance, flexible working hours, and an inclusive work environment.

Contact Information

LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook

DNV Careers

We are the independent expert in assurance and risk management. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence.

As a trusted voice for many of the world s most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.

About Energy Systems

We help customers navigate the complex transition to a decarbonized and more sustainable energy future. We do this by assuring that energy systems work safely and effectively, using solutions that are increasingly digital. We also help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry.

About the role

Do you want to come help lead decarbonization and the advancement of Renewable Energy?

Are you excited about working with a diverse, collaborative team at the world s largest renewable energy consultancy? Do you have a passion for permitting renewable energy projects, and furthering your professional development in a company that truly puts people first?

At DNV our organizational culture and how we collectively influence the world for future generations matters deeply to us. Our team works every day to increase the widespread deployment and operation of renewables to address climate change and positively impact society; endeavors to achieve our purpose through the success of our customers; and strives to be high-performing and innovative. Our approach reflects the equity, respect, and diversity we wish to see in the world.

DNV s Environmental and Permitting Services (EPS) team is growing rapidly, and we are seeking an Environmental Permitting Project Manager to help us provide comprehensive permitting services in the Midwest and the rest of the United States (US). You will be responsible for leading project development and environmental and permitting activities, including the preparation of local, state, and federal renewable energy permit applications, associated environmental and social impact studies, stakeholder engagement sessions, and land use and zoning permit applications for renewable energy projects located in the Midwest. You will also be engaged in leading proposal efforts, business development for wind, solar, battery storage, and hydrogen facilities across the US, as well as assisting with project due diligence activities.

What we do

In our EPS team we strive to develop long-term partnerships with our Customers, acting as their trusted advisor from the early site selection stage through to operations. As our Customers are at the forefront of the energy transition, our team focuses on being nimble, highly experienced, and driven by our mission to ensure renewable energy projects are safely and sustainably sited, permitted, and operated.

Our team

The EPS team is comprised of siting, environmental, and permitting specialists who work directly with our Customers to help identify and address project risks. Our mission is to guide the sustainable, responsible growth of the renewables industry by providing innovative environmental and permitting expertise to support the greater good.

To facilitate this work, excellent written and oral communication skills are paramount. Broadly, our work falls into three categories:

  • Biological services, including field surveys, habitat conservation plans, corporate avian and bat protection plans, review of mitigation strategies, and associated permitting
  • Permitting services, providing support for permitting at the federal, state/provincial, and local level for wind, solar, battery storage and hydrogen projects; including stakeholder engagement
  • Siting services, including layout optimization, constraints reviews, acoustical measurements, noise impact assessments, shadow flicker studies, blade/ice throw assessments, glint and glare studies, and visual impact studies

What You ll Do

  • Support renewable energy project site selection and characterization studies
  • Lead the preparation and submission of permit applications, coordination of environmental fieldwork, authoring of environmental reporting documentation including critical issues analyses, technical permitting studies and management plans, Phase I ESAs, environmental impact assessments, mitigation and monitoring plans, technical project proposals, agency consultation and stakeholder engagement programs
  • Provide support for technical due diligence reviews of environmental permits for project financing activities
  • Organize consulting activities with different stakeholder groups, including federal and state regulatory agencies such as the BLM or USFWS, local communities, and Tribes or First Nations
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Midwest regulatory agencies (and/or other US regions)
  • Maintain sustainable relationships and good communication with clients, vendors, subcontractors, and other project stakeholders
  • Assist in business development activities including preparing proposals for each client/project, maintaining strong client relationships, and attending client meetings to support further service offering expansion
  • Participate in DNV s thought leadership activities in coordination with the EPS Head of Section and Team Leads to organize publications, presentations, white papers, and other general scientific and regulatory knowledge-sharing activities related to special analysis for the renewable industry

What we offer

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
  • Spending accounts FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
  • Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
  • Charitable Matched Giving and Volunteer Rewards through our Impact Program
  • Volunteer time off (VTO) paid by the company
  • Career advancement opportunities

**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**

How We Do It

We Care, We Dare, We Share

DNV is a proud equal-opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, or business need, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

DNV is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. US applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the North America Recruitment Department ( Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially.

DNV is proud to announce being named one of Houston s best places to work in the 2022 Houston Business Journal Best Places to Work competition.

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About the role

Jun 07, 2024

Full Time


Nov 28, 2024


USD 85k–130k

Medford, MA, United States

Mid-Senior level


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