Managing Associate CEQA/NEPA

  • Environmental Science Associates (ESA)
  • Northern California, California, USA
  • Apr 23, 2019
Full time Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

Description

The ESA Northern California Community Development Group is seeking an experienced CEQA Managing Associate (Project Manager) to work out of our Sacramento, San Francisco, Oakland, Petaluma, and/or San Jose office. This position primarily involves managing the preparation of CEQA and NEPA documents for development projects, transportation and airport projects, and/or planning projects (e.g., general plans and specific plans) for local, State and federal lead agencies. This position will manage medium to large/complex EIRs with minimal direction and participate in new business development. The position involves direct client interaction, managing in-house technical teams and sub-consultants to prepare environmental documents, and supporting proposal efforts. 

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of CEQA project management experience in the Bay Area, Silicon Valley, or the Sacramento/Central Valley, and established relationships with local and/or State agencies in the Northern California region. This position requires a natural leader and someone with

the initiative, confidence and tenacity to uphold ESA’s strong work ethic and to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment. This role especially requires exceptional writing and editing capabilities, as well as an understanding of project financial management. Successful candidates will have a broad-based planning-related background, with hands-on CEQA experience managing multi-disciplinary teams to produce high quality documents. Technical expertise in one or more CEQA resource areas is a plus although not required. The ideal candidate will have  previous experience working for a private consulting firm, and experience working for a variety of clients including public agencies and private clients. Qualified candidates should have at least a BA/BS in a related discipline, a minimum of 8 years’ experience; or Masters and a minimum of 5 years’ experience.

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Sector

Consulting