Environmental Section Head

Expiring today

Employer
Johnson, Mirmiran, and Thompson Inc.
Location
Chesterfield County, Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 06, 2021
Ref
2058775325
Discipline
Permitting
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,600 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT, currently ranked #51 on Engineering News-Record's list of the Top 500 Design Firms.

JMT's Richmond Environmental Team is seeking a Section Head to be responsible for managing various environmental investigations, environmental permitting, NEPA documentation, ecological restoration, cultural resources, and impact analyses projects, applying knowledge of environmental practices and regulations. The Section Head manages, directs, and oversees work of a staff of 10 Environmental Scientists in Virginia and North Carolina. Current clients are primarily local governments, state agencies, and federal agencies.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Manage environmental scientists' work in wetland delineations, joint permit application preparation, NEPA analyses and documents, endangered species assessments, hazmat and environmental compliance, stream assessment and restoration, compliance monitoring during construction, and mitigation monitoring reports
  • Develop and monitor project schedules, budgets, and staff projections/commitments
  • Hire, train, develop, mentor, and conduct performance reviews for environmental scientist staff of ten people in Richmond and Herndon Virginia and Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Lead preparation of scopes of work, letter proposals, and responses to RFP's, including teaming arrangements and attending and presenting at project interviews, public, and owner meetings
  • Participate in and assist the Virginia and North Carolina region with strategic planning and business development efforts, including leading business development initiatives both regionally and in concert with JMT's larger environmental practice throughout the company's footprint
  • Manage the financial performance of the section


Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


Required Skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Powerpoint and familiarity with AutoCADD and/or Microstation, ArcMap, and/or other GIS programs
  • Exceptional communication, organizational, and technical writing skills
  • Strong personnel management & mentoring skills


Required Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in natural resource management, environmental or natural science, biology, planning, ecology, or a related field or related field
  • 15+ years of experience with essential functions and responsibilities as outlined above
  • Extensive experience with environmental laws including the Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, and National Environmental Policy Act
  • Extensive experience with preparing technical and qualifications-based proposals
  • Experience managing environmental staff


Preferred Experience
  • Master's degree in natural resource management, environmental or natural science, biology, planning, ecology, or a related field
  • Public speaking and demonstrated interest in making technical presentations
  • PWS, AICP, CEP or equivalent certification


Working Conditions

Work is performed within an office environment approximately 75% of the time. Business meetings requiring professional attire should be expected. Field work is required approximately less than 2% of the time and is conducted outdoors in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Field work will require walking. Some lifting (up to 25 lbs) may be required as needed. Business activities may require travel throughout the U.S. and require up to a week away from the office at a time.

Job Competencies
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Business Acumen
  • Decision Making
  • Job-Focused Learning
  • Collaboration
  • Delegation
  • Managing Performance
  • Building Relationships & Teamwork
  • Integrity & Ethics
  • Quality Service
  • Safety


JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Powerpoint and familiarity with AutoCADD and/or Microstation, ArcMap, and/or other GIS programs
  • Exceptional communication, organizational, and technical writing skills
  • Strong personnel management & mentoring skills


  • Bachelor's degree in natural resource management, environmental or natural science, biology, planning, ecology, or a related field or related field
  • 15+ years of experience with essential functions and responsibilities as outlined above
  • Extensive experience with environmental laws including the Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, and National Environmental Policy Act
  • Extensive experience with preparing technical and qualifications-based proposals
  • Experience managing environmental staff


Preferred Experience
  • Master's degree in natural resource management, environmental or natural science, biology, planning, ecology, or a related field
  • Public speaking and demonstrated interest in making technical presentations
  • PWS, AICP, CEP or equivalent certification


Working Conditions

Work is performed within an office environment approximately 75% of the time. Business meetings requiring professional attire should be expected. Field work is required approximately less than 2% of the time and is conducted outdoors in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Field work will require walking. Some lifting (up to 25 lbs) may be required as needed. Business activities may require travel throughout the U.S. and require up to a week away from the office at a time.

Job Competencies
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Business Acumen
  • Decision Making
  • Job-Focused Learning
  • Collaboration
  • Delegation
  • Managing Performance
  • Building Relationships & Teamwork
  • Integrity & Ethics
  • Quality Service
  • Safety


JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

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