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Project Manager - Environmental Studies

Kansas City, MO 64114

Posted: 06/28/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Environmental Job Number: 573753 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

The Project Manager will work within an integrated team within our Environmental Studies group in the Environmental Services Division to perform the following duties:
  • Performing project management responsibilities for environmental studies and permitting projects.
  • Act as a technical resource for routing and siting practices and procedures for the routing and siting technical service area
  • Client and business development and networking
  • Assisting with and leading proposal and cost estimating efforts for environmental studies and permitting projects.
  • Regularly interface with various agencies, clients and team members
  • Mentoring and generally working closely with junior level environmental staff
  • Assist with recruiting, development, and training of staff.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in a natural resources or environmental permitting discipline from accredited program.
  • Minimum 7 years related professional experience in natural resources and/or environmental permitting project execution including leading teams in the field or office, coordinating staff, and/or project management.
  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.
  • Candidates must possess strong project execution and interpersonal skills as well as a strategic perspective.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience with routing or siting studies, environmental permitting, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents, CPCN documentation, or Energy Facility Siting and Licensing and associated testimony support.
  • Experience with project management, environmental regulation and agency coordination (USFWS, state agencies, etc) is preferred.
  • Working understanding of GIS.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to clearly communicate both verbal and written technical information and work effectively with various audiences (including public officials, agency representatives, property owners, businesses, clients, construction contractors, etc).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of routing and siting requirements, environmental site assessment methods, permitting process, compliance and compliance audits.
  • Must be proficient in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%, as required

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