CEQA Project Manager Biologist

Location
San Francisco, California
Posted
Dec 17, 2018
Closes
Feb 15, 2019
Discipline
Biology
Job Level
Senior level
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary Type
Salary

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking a senior CEQA Project Manager / Biologist for our San Francisco, CA office.  This position will be responsible for leading the preparation of all levels of CEQA/NEPA documentation from inception to completion. Our successful candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of the CEQA/NEPA process and experience with linear, renewable, and conventional energy projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages and oversees scopes of work, budgets and schedules for a range of projects including utility, energy transmission, and renewable energy projects
  • Prepares, directs, and reviews the preparation of EISs, EIRs, EAs, IS/MNDs and other CEQA/NEPA permitting documents
  • Understands and accounts for applicable project contract requirements, assuring that commitments are met in accordance with deliverables, schedules, and with the appropriate level of quality
  • Identifies project challenges and provides project/contract status reports, feedback and solution recommendations to local and regional management
  • Ensures that project teams work together to achieve results by providing inspiring leadership and direction, staff mentoring and development, and actively identifying and resolving issues
  • Understands the client’s requirements and executes the project balancing client and professional standards to ensure client satisfaction
  • Writes proposals, generates leads, assesses new markets, and develops new business opportunities

    Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s  Degree in Biological Sciences,  Environmental Studies or a related discipline; Master’s Degree preferred
  • 10+ years of experience preparing and/or leading the preparation of biological surveys/studies; PWS or CWB certification preferred
  • Relevant experience preparing and reviewing CEQA and NEPA documents, EISs, EIRs, EAs, IS/MNDs, and federal, state, and county-level permitting
  • Experience working in an environmental consulting firm
  • Experience conducting biological studies including wetland delineations, vegetation surveys, habitat assessments, and special-status plant and wildlife surveys; experience with avian surveys for nesting birds and raptors preferred
  • Familiarity with the permitting process under Sections 404 and 401 of Clean Water Act and Sections 7 and 10 of the Endangered Species Act
  • Strong track record managing projects from approximately $250,000 to $2,000,000 in size with excellent leadership and project management skills
  • Excellent presentation, written/verbal communication, and interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel to support business needs

    We are a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time.  E & E offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.; Visa sponsorship will not be provided.  Please view our website at www.ene.com to apply on-line. 

    Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories.