About the opportunity
SWCA Environmental Consultants has an exciting opportunity for a NEPA Project Manager/Environmental Planner with experience assisting applicants and federal agencies in managing the preparation of environmental documents across the company. This is a regular, salaried position based in our Baton Rouge office, for a self-motivated NEPA practitioner with attention to detail and strong communication skills. Individuals need to be willing and able to work with peers across various offices and accomplish tasks associated with a variety of projects in any given week. The ability to work directly with clients is imperative. The interest in pursuing new business is also desirable.
What you will accomplish
Coordinate and/or assist in the preparation of NEPA documents for a variety of federal agencies.
Lead and/or support marketing efforts throughout the U.S., including business development, client outreach, preparing proposals, and conducting interviews and presentations.
Write various sections of environmental documents and review and edit other sections prepared by technical specialists.
Provide advice and guidance on complex federal regulatory issues for projects.
Ensure project quality, scheduling, and budget objectives are clear and met.
Take initiative, resolve problems, and identify improved procedures to assure client needs are met effectively
Work closely with project managers, directors, and principals throughout the company to promote SWCA’s business interests in adherences to its mission, vision, and values.
Willingness to learn, have fun, and grow into increased management and leadership responsibilities.
Experience and qualifications for success
Bachelor’s degree in environmental planning, environmental science, or a related field. Master’s degree a plus.
At least five (5) years of progressively responsible and applicable experience preparing NEPA documents.
Working knowledge of NEPA, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act, and other state and federal environmental laws and regulations.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to take a logical approach to tasks.
Demonstrated organizational, analytical, and document management skills with the ability to work in a team environment with strong multi-tasking skills able to work on more than one project at a time, meeting tight deadlines.
Clean driving record required.
Ability to travel as needed for projects.
SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.
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