Environmental Project Manager

Walnut Creek, California, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Mid to Senior Level Environmental Project Manager

The primary duties of the Mid- to Senior level Environmental Project Manager are to lead and/or be a significant contributor/reviewer of CEQA/NEPA projects as part of Company's Northern California environmental planning program.
The individual would plan and direct medium to large size environmental planning and compliance monitoring projects for cross-sector projects including water resources management, transportation, water/wastewater, government facilities, land development, renewable energy and other programs as identified.
This role will include oversight and direction for preparation, planning, and analysis/review of technical studies, permit applications, CEQA and/or NEPA documents, and similar reports/documents. Work will be accomplished independently and through coordinating or supervising small to large technical and professional teams from local and regional offices. Position may also support regional or national projects in specific areas of technical expertise. PM will be closely involved in public participation and multiple agency coordination.
This candidate must be highly collaborative in all functions and proficient in scope development, budget and schedule tracking. An understanding of the CA regulatory environment and ability to negotiate regulatory strategy is preferred. Strong staff management experience, including staff development, as well as business development proficiency also a plus. Proficient with MS Office. Self-starter with excellent writing and communication skills. Strong conceptual, organizational, problem solving and research abilities. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
PM will be responsible for project management, including developing and managing budgets, schedules, and quality of products. Although may serve as project manager on larger projects, project management is not sole focus of position. Ideal candidate will also have proven experience supervising staff and/or aspirations to manage and develop team members.
PM will work closely with broader environmental team members including biologists, cultural specialists, technical specialists, and recreation planners, as well as other non-environmental team members. This position can be based in the Walnut Creek, SaCompanymento, or Folsom office.
Keyword(s) 100573B, Environmental Planner, Project Manager BS, MS, environmental, Science, planning, compliance, EIS, EIR, NEPA, CEQA, regulatory.

Required Qualifications

Bachelors' degree in environmental science/planning/engineering or related field. Masters degree preferred.
Minimum 10 years of experience in complex environmental planning/compliance projects preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of NEPA and CEQA process.
Experience managing large, complex EIR and/or EIS documents for water resources management, transportation, water/wastewater, government facilities, land development, and renewable energy projects.
Technical expertise in the design, implementation, interpretation and presentation of data for environmental studies and investigations in specialized discipline.

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