Project Manager - FERC / NEPA Pipeline Permitting

  • Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, USA
  • May 03, 2019
Full time Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains

Job Description

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a Project Manager specializing in the assessment and permitting of pipeline and midstream facilities, with a focus on FERC-regulated pipelines for immediate employment. The primary work location is Conshohocken, PA, but this position could be based in other AECOM offices.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Biology, Environmental Planning, Natural/Biological Resource Management or other related field

6+ years of full time work experience in the energy field focused on Impact Assessment and Permitting (IAP), FERC NEPA process, natural resources surveys, USACE jurisdictional determinations, water resources management, and/or cultural resources management and tribal engagement.

Knowledge of FERC requirements and related experience with preparing FERC Section 7(c) resource reports and pre-filing process, environmental permitting, NEPA, relevant environmental regulations and processes, and related environmental considerations

Strong, current and recent experience with major pipeline/midstream and integrated O&G companies providing capital project development and O&M project management services

Demonstrated leadership in proposal development and successful pursuit of competitive bids

Experience with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Section 404/401 permitting processes and State NPDES requirements and permitting processes, including wetland/waters of the US permitting, mitigation, and restoration

Experience working in a fast-paced consulting environment, managing and mentoring staff

High degree of self-motivation and the ability to work independently with limited supervision, as well as in a collaborative team environment

Demonstrated ability to manage projects to scope, schedule, and budget

Organizational management skills and ability to delegate, multi-task and perform detail-oriented work

Position requires that the candidate must be able to travel for agency/client meetings as well as field work kick-off and auditing as required

Due to the nature of the client contract, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in relevant field is preferred

  • Prefer candidates with 12+ years full time work experience in related field, focused on environmental permitting, NEPA process, natural resources management, water resources management, and/or cultural resources management consulting industry

  • Strong experience with client relationship building, , leading, and delivering environmental/cultural resource permitting services, including ability to manage projects, interdisciplinary teams, and workload, as well as interface with clients

  • Established client relationships with ability to market and win work successfully and effectively for the team, office and region as related to the O&G pipeline and midstream sector

  • MS Project experience

  • Pipeline and facility impact assessment and permitting experience

  • Possession of any of the following certification(s): PMP, PWS, PE, etc. is highly desirable

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