At Woodard & Curran, there’s nothing we love more than a tough engineering challenge. We handle a wide range of water and environmental issues—solving complex problems with creativity and tenacity. That’s how we make a difference to our clients, people, and planet. Our company was founded on a simple concept: provide a safe and enjoyable place to work with opportunity, integrity, and commitment, and we will attract talented people. Those people are at the heart of our firm, solving some of the most pressing water and environmental challenges for our clients.
Woodard & Curran is recruiting a senior scientist and/or project manager with over 15 years of environmental consulting experience to work in our Atlanta, Georgia office in the Environment & Remediation Strategic Business Unit (SBU). This candidate must possess strong leadership and project management skills, and will be able to mentor and develop less experienced project managers. This individual will serve as the main point of contact with multiple clients and will be responsible for monitoring all phases of project progress and technical delivery to ensure client satisfaction. Thorough knowledge of environmental regulations relevant to infrastructure and land development projects is critical. This candidate must be able to interface well with multiple engineering disciplines.
Successful candidates will work with other senior SBU members to formulate business development strategies, prepare winning proposals, network with existing and potential clients, along with effectively managing projects. This position would report directly to SBU leadership and would interact with other senior technical staff around the company. The majority of work would be related to linear utility, oil and gas, and other environmental engineering projects. The right candidate will be genuinely interested in natural resources and environmental policy, and will be ready to lead a team of junior and mid-level scientists.
Key Areas of Focus:
Work directly with clients to understand business needs, environmental risks, and deliver solutions
Develop small to large environmental assessment and wetland permitting projects from beginning to end
Help lead Woodard & Curran strategic direction in southeastern U.S. market for environmental services
Serve as an internal expert for significant environmental area/discipline (i.e. habitat restoration, FERC, phytoremediation, threatened/endangered species collection permit holder, etc.)
Provide senior technical review and QA/QC to ensure high-quality client deliverables
Manage projects and clients in the planning, execution, and delivery of environmental field studies and permitting for infrastructure and land development projects
Supervise a diverse team of environmental professionals
Support the work of others and mentor junior and mid-level technical staff
Woodard & Curran is an equal opportunity employer.
Woodard & Curran is a Drug Free Work Place.
Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
10+ years’ experience in linear utility and oil and gas projects (preferred)
BS degree in natural resources, ecology, biology, wildlife, fisheries, or related discipline
Thorough understanding of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act
Working knowledge of NEPA and related laws and policies
Must have project management experience on infrastructure or land development projects
Professional certification including but not limited to: PE, PG, PWS, CE, AICP, GISP, PLA, CPESC (preferred)
Client relationship and management skills with successful track record of project delivery
Excellent technical writing skills
Strong and concise written and verbal communication skills
Experience preparing, reviewing, and approving wetland permit drawings and maps
Experience developing environmental permit schedules and cost estimates