Environmental Permitting Project Manager - Cincinnati

  • CH2M
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Mar 07, 2017
Full time Biology/Ecology Energy Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Science/Engineering Natural Resources Wetlands/Coastlines/Floodplains Wildlife/Endangered Species

Job Description

As an Environmental Permitting Project Manager, you will provide environmental permitting expertise and client service development for our Site Planning & Permitting practice. 

As an Environmental Project Manager based out of our Cincinnati office you will manage environmental planning and permitting projects and manage/conduct wetland delineations and prepare subsequent federal and state permitting. You will provide support and expertise in field biology, regulatory strategy, NEPA analysis, and permitting. Specific background and expertise should consist of strong wetland, wildlife, botanical technical expertise, and/or familiarity and experience with regulatory permitting. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and organizational skills are essential. This role is expected to include project management of teams on dynamic energy (pipeline and/or transmission line) projects. Experience with large utility projects is desirable. If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress

The minimum qualifications for this position are:
• BS or MS degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Ecology or a related field
• 6-10 year experience leading field teams, developing permitting strategies, and leading teams to obtain State and Federal construction/environmental permits for linear project (electricity transmission, gas/oil pipelines, or highways).
• Experience managing medium to large scale linear energy projects (transmission or pipeline)
• Experience preparing environmental impact evaluation, siting reports, and environmental permit applications, including field surveys and reporting, resource and impact evaluations, preparation of NEPA analysis and documentation, and Section 7 ESA Consultation.
• Experience with environmental permitting of utility facilities including: USACE 404 wetland permitting, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, West Virginia, Kentucky and Pennsylvania permitting, and other environmental permitting.
• Experience performing various biological field surveys for planning and construction.
• Ability to work independently and see project to completion.
• Ability to direct staff technicians regarding data collection, preparation of figures and maps, and report production.
• Ability to travel and work in the field.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
• 8-12 years of project management and wetland delineation experience – PWS Certification a plus
• Experience conducting endangered and threatened species surveys
• Experience negotiating with regulatory agencies including USACE, USFWS, State SHPOs, and Soil Conservation Districts.
 At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Ready? Let’s get to work. Developing People through Challenging Projects CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Information:
• CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa, etc) to fill this position
 CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

Job Level

Mid-level, Senior-level



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