Permitting & Compliance Associate

Redding, California


Department: Development

Position Title: Permitting and Compliance Associate

Supervisor: Permit Management Supervisor

Compensation: Hourly, Commensurate to Skills and Experience

Hours: Full-time: Monday -Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Benefits: Two weeks paid vacation. Eight paid holidays. Health Insurance Reimbursement plan. Other benefits accrue over first 3-24 months, including additional paid vacation, no-cost primary medical care membership, 401k, 401k matching, and quarterly profit sharing.

Place of Work: Corporate Headquarters, 3711 Meadow View Drive, Redding, CA 96002

Maas Energy Works is the leading developer and operator of on-farm, waste-to-energy

systems on the west coast. The Company designs, develops, constructs, and operates biogas powered renewable energy generation systems on dairy farms. Our projects include anaerobic digesters, biogas-powered electric generation, and renewable compressed natural gas upgrading.

Position Description:

Maas Energy Works (MEW) is seeking a self-motivated, organized person to join the permitting team. A Permitting Associate would be responsible for managing the execution of all applicable permits on projects. Working closely with the Project Management Dept., the permit team tracks project schedules, application statuses, compliance and mitigation measures, environmental consultations, and more. The Permit Associate would work with state and local agencies including, CA Waterboard, air districts, planning and zoning departments, building departments, CDFW, public utilities, etc. Job tasks include organizing and procuring application documents, managing engineering revisions, communicating compliance measures and status to other areas of the company such as construction and operations departments. MEW is a fast-growing company looking for someone who can learn quickly, and problem solve as the industry grows.


  • Email and phone correspondence with agencies and team members

  • Communicate statuses through project management software

  • Properly record information in company databases

  • Occasional travel to CA Central Valley and/or out-of-state projects

  • Prepare permit application packages

  • Manage/collect/summarize environmental consultations

  • Stay up to date with policy changes

Qualifications & Skills

  • Experience in NEPA, CEQA, CDFW, Transportation Agencies, Groundwater Management, Air Quality requirements – (Preferred)

  • Experience in construction management (Preferred)

  • Proficient in written and verbal communication

  • Highly organized

  • Attention to detail

  • Problem-solving, positive attitude

  • Willingness to learn an evolving industry

  • Experience in MS Outlook, MS Word, Google Applications, Dropbox

Please email résumé and references to Maas Energy Works at