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Eversource Energy Licensing & Permitting Co-op/Intern in Westwood, Massachusetts

Check out this video and find out why our team loves to work here! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHmr45H8xZE)Licensing & Permitting provides project support for all maintenance and new construction projects conducted by Eversource, which include development of a permitting strategy, outreach and consultation with local, state, and federal agencies, contracting and supervision of outside consultant services, ensuring regulatory compliance, observing the company's BMPs and overseeing mitigation requirements. All responsibilities are performed with an attention to cost and schedule.

Eversource is committed to the highest standards of environmental performance. In all aspects of our business – we strive to manage the impact of our operations as stewards of our environment. Licensing & Permitting provides project support for all maintenance and new construction projects conducted by Eversource, which include development of a permitting strategy, outreach and consultation with local, state, and federal agencies, contracting and supervision of outside consultant services, ensuring regulatory compliance, observing the company's BMPs and overseeing mitigation requirements. All responsibilities are performed with an attention to cost and schedule.

The Environmental Affairs Department uses co-ops to support the Licensing & Permitting staff. Students will conduct environmental reviews using GIS mapping on incoming maintenance work and new projects for both electric and gas operations. These maps will determine permits necessary for construction projects and protection needed for wetland resource areas, endangered species, flood zones, and hazardous sites and materials. Students will also prepare maintenance notification letters to ensure clear communication between the company and regulators on project scope. In addition, students will obtain samples (soil or water) for site pre-characterization and perform construction compliance inspections.

The co-op student will work primarily at the Westwood, MA facility. However, the co-op will be required to visit area stations, new construction sites, and company Right-of-Ways to inspect and maintain the surrounding environment’s resource areas as well as supervise consultant groups. The bulk of the work will require the co-op to work with Environmental Affairs Department Personnel, Engineering and Operations.

The co-op should be at-least a second year student majoring in Environmental Science, Studies or Engineering. The student should possess a valid driver’s license and have a personally owned vehicle. The co-op should also possess functional skills with computer software including: MS Word; MS EXCEL; MS Power Point, Adobe; GIS

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Vaccination Information:

Eversource requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment.If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversource’s HR department after a decision has been made about whether or not to make you a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.

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