Decarbonizing the energy sector is an urgent challenge and geothermal energy is poised to play a central role. We are expanding our team to help make this vision a reality. Fervo Energy has developed technology to make geothermal power scalable and cost-effective. Join us and work alongside world-class engineers, researchers, investors, and developers in making geothermal a key pillar of our climate-friendly energy future.
The Well Permitting Specialist is part of Fervo’s Land team and will be responsible for overseeing the acquisition, maintenance, and compliance of all necessary permits for drilling at Fervo Energy’s geothermal power development projects throughout the western US. This role involves working closely with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies, as well as coordinating with internal stakeholders to ensure Fervo projects comply with all relevant laws and regulations. The Well Permitting Specialist will develop a well permitting plan, compile lists of necessary permits, create and maintain a permitting schedule, ensure permits are up to date, and coordinate with project management and other cross-functional teams to ensure all necessary permits for geothermal well drilling are acquired and complied with.
Strong communication and project management skills are required, as this position will be expected to present permitting initiatives to Fervo leadership. The Well Permitting Specialist will report to the Director of Land.