NEPA Project Manager/Environmental Planner

  • SWCA Environmental Consultants
  • Baton Rouge, LA, USA
  • Sep 11, 2018
Full time Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering Management

Job Description

About the opportunity

SWCA Environmental Consultants has an exciting opportunity for a NEPA Project Manager/Environmental Planner with experience assisting applicants and federal agencies in managing the preparation of environmental documents across the company. This is a regular, salaried position based in our Baton Rouge office, fora self-motivated NEPA practitioner with attention to detail and strong communication skills.  Individuals need to be willing and able to work with peers across various offices and accomplish tasks associated with a variety of projects in any given week.  The ability to work directly with clients is imperative.  The interest in pursuing new business is also desirable. 

What you will accomplish

  • Coordinate and/or assist in the preparation of NEPA documents for a variety of federal agencies.
  • Lead and/or support marketing efforts throughout the U.S., including business development, client outreach, preparing proposals, and conducting interviews and presentations.
  • Write various sections of environmental documents and review and edit other sections prepared by technical specialists.
  • Provide advice and guidance on complex federal regulatory issues for projects.
  • Ensure project quality, scheduling, and budget objectives are clear and met.
  • Take initiative, resolve problems, and identify improved procedures to assure client needs are met effectively
  • Work closely with project managers, directors, and principals throughout the company to promote SWCA’s business interests in adherences to its mission, vision, and values.
  • Willingness to learn, have fun, and grow into increased management and leadership responsibilities.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental planning, environmental science, or a related field. Master’s degree a plus.
  • At least five (5) years of progressively responsible and applicable experience preparing NEPA documents.
  • Working knowledge of NEPA, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act, and other state and federal environmental laws and regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to take a logical approach to tasks.
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical, and document management skills with the ability to work in a team environment with strong multi-tasking skills able to work on more than one project at a time, meeting tight deadlines.
  • Clean driving record required.
  • Ability to travel as needed for projects.

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