A Regulatory Consultant has strong project management; technical analysis/writing; and compliance/regulatory analysis experience (2-4 years or more) working with a clean fuels program such as the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) or the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). They will apply their project management, analytical and writing skills to the low-carbon fuels sector and help a Senior Consultant manage a book of clients. Skills/Specialties include: Project Management, Effective Communications, Customer Relations, Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Technical Writing, Quantitative Analysis, Compliance Review.
Regulatory Consultant Core Abilities:
- Project management: Work directly with client on maintaining project scope and budget and schedules. Responsible for project budgeting, allocation of resources, and managing the project to a successful completion, according to quality and timeliness standards set by the applicable Team Lead or Senior Regulatory... Consultant.
- Technical analysis and writing: feasibility studies, market assessments, offtake agreements, deal structure analysis, implementation and construction of clean fuel projects.
- Compliance and regulatory review: Train/communicate with clients on compliance obligations under various regulatory programs including the RFS and LCFS; Assist with writing/review of compliance monitoring plans under various regulatory programs including the RFS and LCFS.
- Develop a focus area and conduct research, provide scientific, technical or regulatory guidance and support for a focus area
- Review environmental technical standards and guidelines in federal and state regulations (LCFS, RFS, etc.) for clients and internal staff.
- Communicate scientific, technical or regulatory information through oral briefings, written reports, workshops, conferences, training sessions, or public hearings – as assigned.
- Recommend proper application of standards and regulations on projects, policies, strategies, or codes of practice as needed.
- Be the point person for client facing communications when needed – lead conference calls, prepare internal and external meeting agendas, prepare and distribute meeting notes, coordinate communications among all team members.
- Independent consultant for key clients:
- The next step for this role is independently managing client accounts, which may include travel, project management, liaison with regulators, problem solving, development of technical reports, and development of products and services to meet client needs.
Regulatory Consultant Required Qualifications: Minimum BA/BS degree plus work experience.
- Experience and knowledge of anaerobic digestion and biogas upgrading systems, and other components of biogas to RNG projects for biogas to RNG projects including deal structure analysis, market analysis, feasibility studies, etc.
- Experience with biogas and renewable natural gas (RNG) from landfills, wastewater treatment plants, and agricultural digesters
- Experience with the compliance obligations of the RFS and LCFS programs
- Exposure or experience with Lifecycle analysis (LCA) and GREET modeling