Project Manager Environmental Sr

  • HDR
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Jun 20, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Cultural Resources Environmental Planning - NEPA Management

Job Description

HDR is looking for a Senior Environmental Project Manager with transportation environmental experience to join our Southeast Environmental Science and Planning practice in Atlanta, GA. The candidate must have a strong background in NEPA and state-level environmental reviews and direct experience managing the regulatory approval and permitting process for transportation related infrastructure projects, including highway, airport, maritime and local roadway projects. Ideal candidate has direct experience managing multidiscipline teams in the environmental review of federal, state and locally sponsored transportation projects pursuant to NEPA and other regulatory procedures governing transportation project approvals, including the preparation and review of environmental impact statements (EIS), environmental assessments (EA), natural and cultural resource reports, and other environmental documents. 

Position involves supporting market needs and client-focused solutions, including support of client management efforts, and strategic thinking to expand our South Atlantic environmental transportation practices in Georgia. Responsibilities will include managing major environmental projects in the state, identifying client opportunities, supporting major proposal efforts and mentoring and training staff. 

Candidates should demonstrate experience in managing technical staff, proficiency in developing and managing project related NEPA, permitting and regulatory compliance strategies for all stages of project development from initial critical issues analysis, through permitting, construction compliance, and post construction monitoring and close-out. This includes experience in directing the technical and administrative aspects of environmental studies and the preparation of environmental permit applications; coordinating schedules; providing technical QA; implementing program policy; and problem resolution to assure project completion on time and within budget. 

Excellent communication and presentation skills are a must.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Senior Environmental Project Manager for NEPA, permitting, and related environmental services in the [NC] [SC]transportation market
  • Provide technical expertise at project level and support with growing HDR’s environmental program 
  • Establish sequencing of environmental tasks/projects, from financial management through successful completion of the project, utilizing our technology, standards and project delivery practices
  • Manage and deliver several projects concurrently. Responsible for project management, including developing and managing budgets, schedules, and quality of product.
  • Support client relations and be involved with marketing, contractual, design and production meetings  


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Biology, Environmental Sciences, Engineering or related field.
  • 10+ years’ experience working with NEPA and/or permitting including developing plans, writing proposals, developing scopes of work, budgets, and schedules for complex environmental projects with multi-disciplinary teams and multi-agency efforts; marketing clients, preferably within the transportation market sector.
  • Proven success managing and mentoring multidiscipline environmental staff.
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite, strong people skills, excellent written and verbal communications skills. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of FHWA/FTA/FRA NEPA and state environmental processes
  • Experience managing EA/EIS projects 
  • Experience managing and mentoring biologists/ environmental scientists


At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

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