Environmental Planner / Project Manager, Texas

Pape-Dawson Engineers
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Full time Positions
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Overview An environmental project manager handles the entire proceedings of environmental clearance for the development and construction of a project for an organization, and strikes the perfect balance between the organizational profitability and environmental health. This position will be responsible for managing preparation of/preparing a variety of environmental National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents (CEs, EAs, EISs) on existing TxDOT and municipal environmental services contracts; assist with biological assessments and preparation of Section 401 and 404 permits and/or due diligence investigations for the private and public sector. This position does require some fieldwork as appropriate. Responsibilities Direct/Conduct literature research for environmental constraints of proposed projects Prepare the environmental scope and fee for environmental clearance and permitting efforts Coordinate with internal and external scientists, engineers, and regulators for planning the project, providing technical assistance to environmental engineers and program managers for project designing, and maintaining the project standards as per the guidelines by regulatory authorities Manage the preparation of environmental documentation, including NEPA documentation (CE, EA, and EIS) for FHWA and FTA, HUD, Section 401 and 404 permits and Threatened and Endangered Species Survey Reports and/or Section 106 cultural resources federal regulatory compliance Manage federal and non-federal environmental compliance scoping, project budgets and schedules; perform QA/QC of technical documents prepared internally and by subconsultants Assist in the preparation for and attend meetings with federal, state and local agency representatives Assist with responses to Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) Qualifications Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in environmental sciences, transportation planning, environmental planning or similar discipline. Advanced degree a plus 5 years' experience with preparing transportation NEPA documentation and environmental permitting Practical knowledge and experience with environmental regulations such as Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and Environmental Justice requirements of Executive Order 12898, Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act, Clear Air Act, among others Experience authoring environmental documents and permit applications Independent research and problem-solving skills within a work environment Exceptional technical writing skills** Exceptional oral and written communications skills TxDOT environmental pre-certifications preferred Must be proficient in MS Word and MS Excel; proficiency in ArcGIS preferred Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with all level of employees in an organization as well as ability to maintain relationships with clients as an environmental consultant Must be flexible to work within the office hours of 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday; occasional overtime as need to meet project deadlines Preferred Qualifications Advanced degree Professional certification - AICP/GISP, PMP Statewide search; candidate may work from any Pape-Dawson office location selected. *Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide a technical writing sample.* Pape-Dawson is an AA/EEO employer
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Andrew Perez
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