Renewable Energy Practice Leader


Irvine, CA, US, 92612 Oakland, CA, US, 94612 San Francisco, CA, US, 94105 Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Langan provides expert land development engineering and environmental consulting services for major developers, renewable energy producers, energy companies, corporations, healthcare systems, colleges/universities, and large infrastructure programs throughout the U.S. and around the world. Our employees collaborate seamlessly among 30+ offices and gain valuable hands-on experience that fosters career growth. Langan culture is entrepreneurial from advancing innovative technical solutions, to participating in robust training and knowledge sharing, to making progressive change within the communities we live and work.


Consistently ranked among the top ten “Best Firms to Work For” and Engineering News-Record’s top 50 firms worldwide, Langan attracts and retains the best talent in the industry. Employees thrive at Langan, a firm that embraces and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion; prioritizes wellbeing, health and safety; encourages volunteerism and philanthropy; offers workplace flexibility, along with carbon neutral office spaces; and empowers individuals to contribute their skills and knowledge to make impactful contributions.


Langan is seeking a Renewable Energy Practice Leader to serve a key function in continuing Langan’s strategic growth in the renewable energy market on a national level. In this role, you will have the opportunity to partner cross-functionally with leadership firm-wide, fueling a developing Renewable Energy practice on a diverse array of premier renewable energy projects. While the ideal candidate will possess an entrepreneurial demeanor, this individual will be provided robust resources for a successful integration and career with Langan, including support from and collaboration with multi-disciplinary leadership throughout the firm.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead multi-disciplinary efforts on a variety of project sites, with a focus on renewable energy projects, including the development, permitting, and construction oversight of renewable energy land development work;
  • Drive business development activities by developing new renewable energy clients for the firm and further strengthening relationships with existing clients;
  • Perform and manage multiple projects and tasks within specific budgets, schedules, and deadlines;
  • Write and review draft proposals and reports, including feasibility studies, stormwater management reports, technical specifications, and utility reports; and
  • Supervise and mentor a team of technical staff working on a variety of renewable energy-related assessment, design, and permitting tasks.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred;
  • 12+ years of experience developing, permitting, and overseeing the construction of renewable energy and/or linear infrastructure assignments;
  • 7+ years of multidisciplinary Project Management experience;
  • Knowledge of land use processes and regulations; and,
  • Ability to perform limited travel to project sites.


Skills and Experience Preferred:

  • Valid Professional Engineer, Professional Geologist, Professional Wetland Scientist, or AICP license a plus;
  • Strong client development, client communication, client management abilities, and ability to develop new work;
  • Self-starter with the ability to manage, motivate, partner, mentor and lead others;
  • Demonstrated ability effectively managing projects from concept through construction documents;
  • Active participation in professional organizations;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including technical and proposal writing;
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and judgment capabilities; and
  • Possessing a valid driver’s license in good standing is preferred.


Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.


Langan offers employee resource groups; flexible work schedules; extensive training; wellness programs; buddy and mentoring programs; and much more!


Langan is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents and values diverse backgrounds. Langan promotes a positive work environment of inclusion, where we respect each other’s differences and recognize that a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment is a key to our success.


Base Salary Range: $125,000 - $250,000. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as related work experience, market conditions, education/training, certifications and other credentials, as well as applicable knowledge and skills. This position is also eligible to participate in the firm's annual bonus and performance review program. Bonuses are discretionary and based on individual job performance and the profitability of the firm.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles