Sign in

Project Manager Customer Service

Phoenix, Arizona, 85050, United States
March 22, 2011

Contact this candidate
Sponsored by:
Post Jobs to
Multiple Job Boards &
Get more Candidates
Try it Free!
Start your 30-day
Free Trial


Environmental Planner/Permitting Manager/ Realty Specialist

Dynamic project manager with a 15-year track record of permitting large

scale projects in transmission, pipelines, land acquisitions, and solar

development. Independent worker, proficient and able to define

requirements needed to complete a project. Core professional competencies


? Environmental Planning ?National

Environmental Policy Act

? Federal/State/Local Regulations ?Permitting and

Project Management

? Environmental Documents and Report Writing ?Cross-Functional


? Team-Builder ?Project Siting and



* Champion Events To Remember, LLC

Phoenix, AZ

Owner/Operator 2010-


. International Event and Wedding Planning Professional responsible for

full service planning of various events.

. Planned and directed all functions of the company; enforced strong

leadership skills to ensure efficiency.

. Responsible for, marketing, on-site coordination, accounting, and

customer service

. Excellent organizational, presentation and negotiation skills.

. Learned how to handle several tasks effectively as the owner of an

event planning service.

. Gained strong accounting skills; developed an aptitude for


* Stirling Energy Systems/Tessera Solar Inc.

Phoenix, AZ

Project Manager/Permitting Manager; April

2008-April 2010

. Management responsibilities during various stages of the permitting

and certification processes of the solar energy projects, and

licensing of high-voltage electric transmission lines and substations

to accommodate renewable based energy projects.

. Technical report writer, working with environmental consulting and

business development to ensure a timely and appropriate standard of

development applications for solar projects.

. Assist Senior Director Project Development to develop and manage

internal and external environmental resource teams to ensure cost

effective and timely project authorization.

. Regulatory leader working closely with public affairs teams such as

the California Energy Commission, the Bureau of Land Management, and

other Federal and State agencies.

. Provided expertise with writing and reviewing solar projects Plan of

Development (POD) and Application for Certification (AFC).

. Negotiate relevant site development agreements and contracts including

land use permits, land leases and power purchase agreements.

. Independently estimated project schedules, costs and resources for

project permitting and final approval.

. Worked closely with permitting agencies to advice engineers in the

construction of solar plants would be constructed within healthful

standards established by law.


2 of 2

* United States Department of Interior; Bureau of Land Management

Phoenix, AZ

Project Manager;

October 2007-April 2008

. Permitted projects for major rights-of-ways to include power lines and

natural gas pipelines for major utility companies such as Salt River

Project, El Paso Natural Gas, and Arizona Public Service.

. Developed strategy papers to better process large scale (7000 acres)

solar farm projects; to include cost estimates, schedules, regulatory

requirements and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

. Licensed projects and ensured conformity to planning decisions to meet

federal, state and local policies

. Worked at building relationships and partnerships with local

communities & public land users

. Reviewed technical environmental documents for adequacy at various

levels such as Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments and

Environmental Impact Statements, provided by contractors.

* United States Department of Interior; Bureau of Land Management

Phoenix, AZ

Reality Specialist;

January 2004 - October 2007

. Analyzed and processed rights-of-way, recreation and public purpose

actions (R&PP's), temporary use permits, permits, leases, public

sales, withdrawals and revocations.

. Prepared reports and assessed various environmental resources such as

minerals, topography, socioeconomics, environmental justice and

pattern of land use.

. Conducted onsite compliance examinations on rights-of-ways and permit

and other land use authorizations.

. Interdisciplinary team member for the Sonoran Desert National Monument

and Lower Sonoran Resource Management Plan Environmental Impact


. Read and interpreted maps, aerial photographs, and master title plats.

. Communicated verbally and with written documents to various audiences

to achieve project outputs.

* United States Department of Interior; Bureau of Land Management

Phoenix, AZ


July 1996- January 2004

. Thorough and working knowledge of professional mining and geology

principles, concepts and techniques applicable to mineral material,

sand and gravel development and management

. Responsible for the execution of mineral material sales contracts,

free-use permits, mineral material

. Working knowledge of the concepts and techniques of mineral deposit

and its economic evaluation

. Responsible for geologic mapping techniques for surface mining

. Performed field inspections, interpreting and compiling data for

mineral reports


Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA

Masters of Sciences: December 1995; Earth & Environmental

Sciences Merit Scholarship 1994 -1995

Rutgers University, Newark NJ

Bachelor of Arts: May 1993; Geological Sciences


George Washington University- School of Business and Public Management

Project Management for Planners; April 2001

US Bureau of Land Management - National Training Center

Managing Major Rights-of-Way Projects; September 2001

May 1993; Geological Sciences


pq 1 pa'QD4h\) h+J

CJOJQJ]?^J[?]h%` CJOJQJ]?^J[?]h\) h CJOJQJ]?^J[?]h:8-

6?CJOJQJ]?^J h\) h+J

6?CJOJQJ]?^J h\) h 6?CJOJQJ]?^J hf7 h 5?CJ$OJQJ]?^J[?]aJ$

h%` 5?CJ$OJQJ]?^J[?]aJ$h%` hw4V>*[pic]CJaJhw4V>*[pic]CJaJh pic]CJaJh pic]

CJaJ-jhf7 U[pic]aJmHnHu[pic]-jhw4VU[pic]Camille E. Champion

3229 East Wahalla Lane ?Phoenix, AZ 85050

602-***-**** ?

Contact this candidate