Environmental Permitting Project Manager - Midwest

  • CH2M
  • Mendota Heights, MN, United States
  • 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 a Permitting Project Manager, you will provide environmental permitting expertise and client service development for our Site Planning & Permitting practice for midstream projects. As one of the leading environmental consulting firms, we draw upon a global network of skills and resources to deliver some of the largest and most challenging projects out there. You will experience the pride and prestige that comes from working for a successful, global, industry-leading organization with inspirational, high-calibre colleagues. We are a supportive team that appreciates the need for work / life balance.

As a Permitting Project Manager, you will build relationships and networks across the business and with key pipeline and energy clients. You will build upon your previous experience with environmental permitting, including FERC, NEPA, CEQA, Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 404 wetland permitting, the US Fish & Wildlife Service or the US National Marine Fisheries Sections 7 and 10 consultations, and US Forest Service Resource Management and Productivity (RMP) plans. You will be responsible for:

  • Working directly with energy clients to understand and meet their expectations, and leverage work to develop additional business opportunities for CH2M 
  • Leading project teams in all phases of the execution and delivery of planning and permitting projects
  • Interpreting environmental regulations affecting the energy infrastructure and translating applicable requirements into strategic, cost-effective compliance approaches
  • Leading various aspects of business development process including preparing proposals and strategic marketing initiatives, acting as the client account manager, and quickly integrating with the senior management team in developing marketing strategies 
  • Networking within industry organizations, technical seminars, and trade shows, including the delivery of technical presentations. 

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Planning, Science, or Engineering 
  • 10+ years of experience in the environmental planning and permitting licensing field in the United States
  • Demonstrated Project Management skills and technical background as applied to planning and permitting projects 
  • Understanding of FERC certification process and experience with permitting projects under FERC lead agency

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Client development skills and strong written/verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to integrate commercial, technical and execution aspects of project delivery into a full package for client satisfaction and CH2M's success

 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.

CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa (H1B, etc.) to fill this position.  

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Job Level

Senior-level

Sector

Consulting