NEPA Project Manager - Environmental Studies
9300 Ward Pkwy Kansas City, MO 64114 US
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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