Environmental Specialist for Offshore Wind Projects in Seoul

Are you our new local Environmental Specialist? Please keep reading. We have an interesting and ambitious role for you! Do you have a technical educational background in environmental science with project planning experience, and do you want to be part of the global transition to renewable energy? Become LAUTEC’s new Environmental Specialist based in Seoul. 

The Role 

Joining our international project team, you will work full-time on offshore wind farm projects with one of our clients. As our new Environmental Specialist, your key task is to create and maintain strategic environmental reporting, including ecological matters and consultations. Furthermore, you will ensure that all key stakeholders are informed about the project’s progress and any significant deviations within these matters.   

What You’ll Do 

  • Manage the scope of environmental and ecological requirements. Provide environmental and ecological support and advice throughout the organization. 
  • Deliver technical and environmental assistance on offshore wind projects in South Korea. 
  • Preparation or review of documentation needed for compliance with consent conditions such as a scoping report, environmental impact assessments (EIA), and environmental statement (or specific chapters) according to applicable law and guidelines. Focus on fauna and flora data request expertise. 
  • Secure that any surveys, background reports, and consultations for the EIA are conducted on time and in compliance with applicable laws and guidelines 
  • Ensure that the EIA allows for a suitable design envelope considering EPC and O&M requirements  
  • Ensure project interfaces understand obligations under the EIA process; communicate the scope and timing of information to be delivered to achieve the project program  
  • Secure tender, procurement, and management of consultancy services for EIA 
  • Responsible for securing all contracts complying with internal HSE requirements 
  • Responsible for keeping updated on all environmental policy, guidance, and key stakeholder initiatives and representing the project’s interest within those initiatives. 
  • Engage in & provide input for consent variation negotiations with authorities 
  • Preparation or review of documentation needed for compliance with consent conditions  
  • Communicate what information project interfaces must deliver and when to meet consent conditions 
  • Prepare input to the handover to O&M outlining all consents, specific conditions, obligations, records of the authority 
  • Champion a safety and quality culture, led by example, and ensure this remains a top priority, within the team. 

What We’re Looking For 

Bringing the below skills and qualities will make it easier to succeed in this role: 

  • Relevant degree or study program with a technical background in BSc or MSc in Environmental Science, Engineering or Management. 
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role in the wind, construction, or related industry. 
  • Recommended Chartered Environmentalist, naturalist profile, IEMA Fellow or similar professional qualification 
  • Understanding of international standards for social and environmental studies appreciated 
  • People management skills particularly coordinating multi-disciplinary teams. 
  • Fluency in English and Korean and excellent communication skills, enabling you to present complex matters in a professional and straightforward way. 

Working at LAUTEC  

At LAUTEC, we value collaboration, curiosity, and innovation. Our culture is based on trust, flexibility, and self-motivation. We are true to our Danish roots with a flat hierarchy and development opportunities for all employees.  

About LAUTEC  

LAUTEC is a specialist provider of consultancy and SaaS services for renewable energy projects worldwide. Passionate about technology and motivated by accelerating the global energy transition, LAUTEC’s vision is to transition all power generation into renewables. With offices in Copenhagen, Taipei, Boston, Melbourne, and Seoul, the company enables the public and private sectors to realize wind power and other renewable energy projects smarter, faster, and cheaper.  

How to Apply  

If you believe this opportunity is right for you, send your CV and a motivational letter to describe why you are the perfect candidate for this position to career@lautec.com. Don’t hesitate to contact our Recruitment Manager, Peter, at pba@lautec.com if you have any questions. 


For more information, visit www.lautec.com or follow LAUTEC Group on LinkedIn. 

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