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NEPA Project Manager - Environmental Studies

Kansas City, MO 64114

Posted: 08/18/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Environmental Job Number: 573767 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

The Project Manager will work within our Environmental Services Global Practice to perform the following duties:
  • Project management, team leadership, management & mentoring of junior staff.
  • Preparing routing and siting studies and evaluations, NEPA documentation, and Federal and state documentation for all types and sizes of environmental projects.
  • Business development and networking.
  • Assisting with and leading proposal and cost estimating efforts for environmental and siting projects.
  • Regularly interface with various agencies, clients, and team members.
  • Executing project tasks, managing project budgets and forecasts, and delivering client satisfaction.
  • Demonstrating creativity, foresight and mature judgment in anticipating and solving problems.
  • Developing, cultivating, and strengthening relationships with clients.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualified candidates will have experience in the following areas and with the regulatory requirements and processes of the following agencies:
  • National Environmental Policy Act
  • State and Local Environmental and Land Use Permitting
  • Energy Facility Siting and Licensing
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • National Marine Fisheries Service
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • State Wildlife Agencies
  • Federal and state historic preservation agencies
  • Specific experience in electricity transmission, oil & gas, renewables, transportation, and other similar markets is preferred.
  • Experience with the resources and regulatory agencies in the central U.S is a requirement. Local, regional, and national knowledge and relationships with own existing clients is preferred.

  • B.S. or M.S. in environmental sciences, natural sciences, planning or related degree from accredited program.
  • Applicable years of experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
  • Minimum 7 years of related consulting experience in a wide variety of areas ranging from leading and managing technical teams, project management and business development (including 7 or more years managing engineering or environmental projects) and must also be able to effectively balance their direct and indirect utilization rates. 10 years of related experience preferred.
  • Local, regional, and national knowledge and relationships with own existing clients are strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated technical competence and project experience in natural, cultural, or socioeconomic resource fields applicable to industrial (primarily conventional or renewable energy generation/transmission) siting and licensing and environmental permitting projects.
  • Must have the ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of industry, government, and public contracts on project-related matters.
  • Candidate must demonstrate the ability to attract and retain clients and build a backlog, revenue, profit, direct labor, and return on investment (ROI) over time.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are required to develop and maintain relationships.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Working understanding of GIS.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong experience working with both private and public-sector clients.
  • Client relationship development experience is a plus.

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