Permitting Specialist in Binghamton

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Binghamton, New York View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Permitting Specialist in Binghamton New York. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Binghamton.


Position : Permitting Specialist

Work location : Binghamton, New York

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a full-time Permitting Specialist for our Binghamton, New York office. The following locations will also be considered: Pittsford, New York. 
Be involved in projects with our Power & Energy team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 

Your Impact

Review Project scope and determine applicable permits. This is inclusive of municipal building permits, variances, special use permits, agency stream, wetlands, PSC Article VII or Part 102, CT 
 Siting Counsel, Army Corps, Natural Heritage or SHPO consultation, coastal zone development, DOT, FAA, etc. 
 Develops or coordinates the development of the required environmental permits 
 Manages progress against plans, performs risk assessment and take action to mitigate risks. 
 Verifies project adherence to federal, state and local environmental regulatory requirements. 
 Participates in project teams and participating in regular program/project planning, execution and delivery team 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 wildlife, agriculture or wetland mitigation/management plans, and other regulatory requirements of permits which extend beyond construction phase of project.
 Develops or oversees the development of SWPPPs 
 Escalates issues when necessary. 
 Conducts SWPPP inspections, oversees contracted SWPPP inspectors or environmental monitors, and conducts environmental inspections at construction projects.
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Environment Engineering or related field
5-7 years of experience obtaining Regulatory Permits with state, federal and municipal agencies to achieve permits to meet project goals and execution schedules. 
 Some positions may also require 5-7 year experience in: 

Conducting SWPPP inspections and environmental monitoring for electric projects.
Experienced in FERC or PSC construction project monitoring.
Experience as agricultural monitor. 

Experienced in the preparing, editing and interpreting studies for the development, submission and acquisition of certificates to build or other regulatory filings.
Experience working in team environment to site facilities in the energy sector minimizing environmental, visual and customer impacts considering the companies and projects business requirements.
This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States, or be able to obtain work authorized status in the United States prior to the start of employment. This role is eligible for employment visa sponsorship for eligible and qualified candidates.

Preferred Qualifications 

PE, CPESC preferred

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: N/A – No travel required
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
All locations: US-NY-Binghamton, US-NY-Pittsford

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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