Environmental Managers, offshore wind energy projects

Ørsted Published: August 18, 2019
Providence, RI
Job Type
Energy / Project Management /
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~ Headquartered in Denmark, Ørsted’s 6,000 employees develop, construct, and operate offshore and onshore wind farms, bioenergy plants, and innovative waste-to-energy solutions and provide smart energy products to its customers. ~

Ørsted Offshore’s 2,300 employees have developed and constructed the largest portfolio of offshore wind farms in Northern Europe, and we’re expanding with international activities in the US and Asia-Pacific. For more information on Ørsted, visit our website

Do you want to be part of the permitting team for an offshore wind energy project on the east coast of the United States?

Position Overview

Joins us and become Environmental Manager in the US Permitting team in the Providence, RI or Annapolis, MD office. As an Environmental Manager, you’ll have a key role in the development of our offshore wind projects on the east coast of the United States. You’ll be involved in a range of environmental, permitting, and scientific topics to support both permitting and construction. You’ll work with colleagues in the United States and Europe, with specialist consultants, and in consultation with regulatory authorities and stakeholders.


Your key tasks will be to:

    • plan for and coordinate efficient environmental and regulatory review and permitting of projects, including preparing applications to agencies and regulator entities and managing projects by preparing and managing schedules and budgets
    • obtain necessary approvals for site investigation surveys and planning for surveys to comply with regulatory requirements
    • coordinate development of permit drawings and environmental compliance plans with engineering, construction, and execution teams internally
    • establish and maintain positive relationships with agency personnel and other key internal and external stakeholders
    • manage or support management of external consultants undertaking surveys and studies to support the permitting processes.


The ideal candidate will have experience with offshore and/or coastal permitting on the east coast of the US and existing relationships with federal and state regulatory authorities. Experience with offshore wind energy and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is preferred.

Your competences include that you:

    • have, as a minimum, a bachelor’s degree within a relevant field, e.g. environmental policy, marine biology, marine affairs, law, or other related discipline
    • have in-depth knowledge of US regulations and policies, as well as relationships with decision-makers, policy-makers, and state/federal authorities
    • have excellent technical writing skills and stakeholder management abilities
    • are a trustworthy and impactful communicator with the ability to maintain detailed dialogue, as well as the ability to address large groups and disseminate the bigger picture when required
    • have demonstrated project planning and implementation skills.


You’re expected to be willing and capable of working as part of a team with a diverse background, you thrive in an international environment, can create good relationships with stakeholders, and are of high integrity. You’ll deliver excellent results in a rapidly changing environment. Finally, you’ve mastered the Microsoft Office suite.

Working at Ørsted

To be the frontrunner in the green energy transformation, we invest significantly in innovation and empower our employees to help shape the renewable energy technologies of the future. We cultivate a collaborative, dynamic, and diverse work environment and encourage career-long learning and development so our people can realize their full potential.

Would you like to help shape the renewable technologies of the future?

  • Send your application to us as soon as possible and no later than September 2, 2019, as we’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis.
  • Please don’t hesitate to contact the Recruitment Specialist by email on us_recruitment@orsted.com if you’d like to know more about the position.
  • Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages.
  • You should expect frequent traveling in relation to your work.
  • You must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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