Biological Practice Area Leader, FERC/NEPA Project Manager

Enercon Services, Inc. - Tampa, FL

Full-timeEstimated: $88,000 - $120,000 a year
ENERCON Services is a premier employee-owned engineering, design and environmental services firm with an outstanding reputation for innovation, responsiveness, cost-effective solutions, and technical excellence. Our growth is fueled by the quality of work we perform as an EOC (Engineer of Choice) to 80% of all power facilities in the US, as well as to an expanding global customer base.

ENERCON is seeking a Biological Practice Lead, FERC/NEPA Project Manager for a position reporting to the Tampa, FL or Atlanta (Kennesaw), GA office, to lead the preparation of third-party NEPA documents (EAs or EISs) and/or FERC Resource Reports for natural gas, crude oil, refined product or natural gas liquid (NGL) pipelines and pipeline conversions.

This position will also prepare local, state, and federal permit applications and environmental documents for Waters of the U.S., listed species, floodplains, hydrostatic testing, and other permit needs. Typical tasks managed include Clean Water Act Section 404 delineations and reconnaissance level assessments of wetlands and Waters of the US; Threatened and Endangered species surveys and habitat assessments; preparation of reports and permit applications; and collection and management of GIS data.

Office work typically consists of writing reports for projects that have been evaluated in the field. Travel is generally within Texas and surrounding states but may extend beyond this range. Overnight travel on short notice is possible.

The key responsibilities of the position include:
Ensure that the team maintain schedules, budgets, and quality of deliverables.
Assist with development and execution of business plan and implementation, market assessment and planning, contract negotiation, and product and service development.
Develop and maintain key client relationships
Demonstrated experience developing business
Attract and retain professional staff
Experience managing, and mentoring technical staff
Interact with colleagues in your service line across the nation
As a qualified candidate, you will have the above experience and meet the below requirements:

At least 10 years of progressively responsible environmental consulting experience
B.S. in Engineering or Sciences required
Master’s degree or PhD in environmental or physical sciences a plus;
A demonstrated record of successful, high quality FERC, NEPA, waters of the U.S., and listed species permitting projects for oil and gas mid-stream clients;
Project management skills with proven financial, schedule, and scope compliance for projects exceeding $1M in fees;
The ability to lead a diverse project team that includes client representatives, regulators, scientists, and contractors; and
The ability to communicate highly technical environmental data to a range of audiences from agency regulators to elected officials and landowners.
Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Existing relationships with relevant agencies (FERC, USACE, USFWS, DEQ)
Good driving record
Ability to travel 20%-25%; duration of travel may vary depending on project and client needs, ranging from a few days to a few weeks.
Ability to pass a pre-employment and random drug and alcohol screenings; ENERCON and client specific background checks; and an annual motor vehicle record (MVR) according to company and client policies
ENERCON Services, Inc. (ENERCON) is a 34-year old, employee-owned, consulting company, providing premier engineering and technical services to companies in the energy, utility, and industrial verticals, as well as to governmental agencies across the US and Internationally. ENERCON is an employee owned company with excellent benefits and career opportunities. To learn more about ENERCON and career opportunities at our other locations, visit us at

ENERCON Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer (EEO/AA)