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Parsons Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Jun 04, 2018
Full time
OPPORTUNITY:    Works independently or in a group to conduct research for and develop all levels of environmental documentation (including Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments, and Environmental Impact Statements), Waters of the U.S./State Reports, Wetland and Stream Mitigation Design/Oversight, and permit applications for transportation projects in Indiana, in accordance with National Environmental Policy Act   (NEPA)   and federal, state and local environmental regulations and requirements.  Plans, schedules, conducts, and/or coordinates detailed phases of planning work for a number of large and important projects.  Some assignments involve the use of computer software applications. This role will be heavily involved with   wetland delineation   studies.   RESPONSIBILITIES :     This position is responsible for researching and writing components, or sections of environmental documents; conducting waters investigation, including wetland delineations; preparing Waters of the U.S./State Reports; researching and screening alternative project approaches with respect to environmental impacts; and coordinating with clients, agencies and other stakeholders with respect to potential environmental impacts of proposed projects.  Prepares and obtains permits from state, local, and federal regulatory agencies.   Provides advice and counsel regarding regulatory compliance issues.  Prepares, coordinates, and facilitates public involvement and consensus-building meetings and workshops that are of high interest to the general public.  Performs other responsibilities associated with this position, which may include, but are not limited to, conducting ecological site evaluations, noise analyses, and preparing the associated reports. REQUIREMENTS:    4-year degree in Biology, Ecology, Urban/Environmental Planning or related field and 3-5 years of related work experience . Experience working with   wetland delineations   is essential. Proven experience in conducting waters investigations (including wetland delineations), including plant identification. Understanding of NEPA and all relevant federal, state and local environmental regulations and requirements. Experience in preparing all levels and types of environmental documents and permits. Some travel may be required. Experience with wetland and/or stream mitigation design/oversight a plus.  USACE Certified Wetland Delineator or Professional Wetland Scientist certification a plus.        SKILLS/COMPETENCIES :   Basic knowledge of NEPA and environmental planning, practices and procedures is required.   Proficiency in utilizing PC and various software packages typically used in urban/environmental planning assignments is required.  Also requires excellent written and oral communication skills, and a thorough understanding of local statutes and environmental rules and regulations.     Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Parsons San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 04, 2018
Full time
Parsons is actively looking for an Environmental Compliance Manager to support infrastructure projects in northern California. Do you like working as part of a team? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop leadership skills?  If so, this is a great career opportunity for you!   POSITION DESCRIPTION: The   Environmental Compliance Manager   will provide environmental compliance oversight and management, inspections, and specialty monitoring services for a variety of infrastructure projects to ensure that the project construction management (CM) teams are enforcing the implementation of all environmental requirements in the specifications pursuant to the projects’ Mitigation and Monitoring Reporting Plans (MMRPs), standard construction measures, best practices, and/or regulatory permits. Home office will be Parsons’ San Francisco office and work will be performed on-site – may be required to travel to other Parsons offices and project locations within the Bay Area. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: The Environmental Compliance Manager will perform any or all of the following types of assignments: Coordinate with project CM teams regarding project schedules, budgets, compliance issue resolution, staffing, and other issues. Maintain quality and consistency of implementation of environmental procedures and inspections and monitoring and associated reporting across projects. Schedule environmental inspectors and specialty monitors. Review contractor submittals and Requests for Information (RFIs). Review and obtain any requisite approvals related to change orders, including coordinating any supplemental environmental review that may be required. Prepare environmental section of program-level CM reports. Develop and coordinate environmental trainings. Conduct regular environmental inspections to document compliance with requirements and/or identify issues and facilitate their resolution. Conduct as-needed specialty monitoring (i.e., for biological and archaeological resources). Draft regulatory reports, as needed, for the local agency. REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS / COMPETENCIES Possess a minimum of 8-10 years of experience as a biologist or environmental   scientist including at least six years of experience in construction compliance monitoring of which at least three of those years were spent managing environmental inspectors and specialty environmental monitors on large infrastructure projects.Possess a   Baccalaureate Degree in biology, environmental sciences, or environmental engineering from an accredited institution .Possess strong analytical, verbal, organization, and written skills; be self-directed and comfortable working directly with clients.Proficiency in using a PC and various software packages typically used in urban/environmental planning assignments is required. DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE / CREDENTIALS / SKILLS / COMPETENCIES Possession of a   Master’s Degree in biology or environmental sciences highly desirable. Direct and recent experience and knowledge of   California Environmental Quality Act   (CEQA) and of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Familiarity with State and federal environmental laws, policies, practices, and procedures related to environmental analysis of infrastructure projects.Experience conducting environmental evaluations and planning analyses for transportation projects.Experience working with Caltrans Standard Environmental Reference (SER) Guidelines.American Institute of Certified Planners Certification.Working knowledge of urban/environmental planning practices and procedures. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com