Senior Regulatory Specialist

Employer
HNTB
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
May 06, 2021
Ref
2148849439
Discipline
Ecology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
What We're Looking For
Now is the right time to join HNTB Boston! The Senior Regulatory Specialist applies diversified knowledge and advanced scientific principles, theories, concepts and techniques of geology, hydrology, chemistry, biology or other related sciences to lead all phases of a project including planning, investigation, and recommendations.
Primary Focus Will Include:
- Managing regulatory compliance for complex transportation improvement projects
- Applying expert level guidance to the applicability of the Massachusetts "Bridge Exemption
- Managing interagency coordination for projects requiring multi-agency review
- Monitoring construction activities for compliance under USACE Section 404, MassDEP Section 401 WQC and MA WPA
- Providing expert level consultation to MA clients
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
- 15 years experience with MA WPA Variance process
- 15 years experience in construction compliance
- Demonstrated knowledge of linear construction means and methods
- Advanced understanding of Clean Water Act and MA WPA
- Nuanced understanding of the Massachusetts "Bridge Exemption" and application of the "Limited Project" designation
What You'll Need
Essential Responsibilities:
- Supervises staff in the collection and analyzing of data obtained at the proposed project site.
- Examines and evaluates present and potential scientific conditions as they relate to the planning, design, and construction of projects.
- Supervises the preparation of reports, graphs, and diagrams on scientific aspects relating to specific projects.
- Provides technical support to project managers as situations arise during the construction of project that require scientific assistance.
- Performs on the job review of work being accomplished to ensure the details of construction are in compliance with design criteria and scientific specifications and determines the necessity for additional investigations, studies, or alternate plans or designs.
- Prioritizes, participates in marketing aspects and schedules new and on-going projects.
- Prepares permits for public and private clients with respect to acquisition and compliance for wetland impacts, bridge construction, threatened/endangered species.
- Assists in organizing, preparation of public meetings.
- Attends various meetings with clients, other engineering firms and staff.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Geology, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Archeology, Anthropology or related field
- 10 years related experience
- 8 years related experience (with Master's degree in Natural Sciences)
Additional Information
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About Us
At HNTB, we are harnessing the power of collaboration and innovation to establish a new vision for the future of mobility across our country. You don't have to look far to see our impact. For more than a century, HNTB's spark has connected people and places, expanded opportunity, and left a lasting impact on our communities. Our culture of integrity and inclusion, combined with groundbreaking solutions, has affirmed our reputation and positioned our firm as the industry leader in delivering extraordinary value.
When you join HNTB, you are joining an employee-owned firm founded on the values of integrity, collaboration, personal accountability, respect for others, and the development of all employees. We are committed to the continual improvement of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage our employees to bring their whole and authentic selves to work, provide them a meaningful welcoming environment where they are valued, celebrated and respected. Diversity of thought and unique perspectives drives innovation, engagement and retention, which makes HNTB better and brings value to our clients and our communities.
HNTB is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer **.
HNTB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. We will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability where appropriate.
Work Authorization
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).
Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.*
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