Senior Environmental Planning Project Manager

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Vanasse Hangen Brustlin
Hauppauge, New York, US
Jun 05, 2021
Jun 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
VHB is seeking a Senior Environmental Planning Project Manager to join our growing Hauppauge, NY office. This person will be involved with a variety of projects as a member of the Environmental Planning Team and will be responsible for the leadership, coordination, and development of SEQRA and NEPA documents for a diverse number of markets including real estate, energy, institutional, transportation and state and local government.

Demonstrated experience with the development of Draft and Final Environmental Impact Statements, and a strong understanding of the entitlement process is a must. Complementary experience with municipal master plans, land use and zoning, urban design, grant writing, community engagement and expert reports and affidavits is desired. The successful candidate should have experience as a Project Manager, Deputy Project Manager, Discipline Lead, or another comparable position with a similar skill set and level of responsibility. The position requires excellent organizational and management skills and the ability to lead a diverse team of planners, engineers and environmental scientists as well as communicate with clients, municipal reviewing agencies, and the public.

About Us

WE ARE VHB-a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries-serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.
  • We are creative problem-solvers
  • We work hard, and we give back
  • We like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really)
  • We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun!

It's not surprising that VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We're growing, and we hope you'll join us!

About the Position

Senior Environmental Planning Project Manager | Hauppauge, NY

  • Serve as a Project Executive, Project Manager, and/or Discipline Lead on SEQRA/NEPA compliance projects for a variety of sectors (e.g., real estate, transportation, energy, institutional, and state and local government) on Long Island and in Westchester
  • Prepare and/or review environmental analyses and documentation pursuant to SEQRA/NEPA
  • Coordinate with technical staff and project management teams across disciplines to advance projects
  • Prepare and manage scope, fee and project schedules
  • Serve as technical lead on project pursuits
  • Develop and maintain client relationships to grow business
  • Participate in regional visibility events and help raise VHB's prominence in the region
  • Mentor and manage junior staff
  • Provide oversight, direction, management, QA/QC, and ongoing open communication to staff and subconsultants
  • Attend and participate in public meetings and hearings

Skills & Abilities
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Team-oriented with strong capability to motivate others
  • Must be a motivated self-starter
  • Must demonstrate superior ability in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammates
  • Extensive experience with developing and delivering presentations before reviewing agencies
  • Excellent organizational skills

  • BS/BA in Environmental Science, Urban Planning or related field, masters & AICP preferable
  • 10+ years of professional environmental/planning experience
  • Expert in SEQRA/NEPA; experience with municipal master plans a plus
  • Experience in managing other staff and team members
  • Experience with public presentations and public hearings
  • Project or task management experience

New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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