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Our Environmental Services group is dedicated to managing environmental issues professionally and proactively. Our staff of professionals includes specialists in marine biology, wetland science, wildlife biology, air quality, soil science, fisheries biology, botany, hydrogeology, hydrology, forestry, habitat and ecosystem restoration, permitting, environmental impact analysis, GIS, and Information Management. We help our clients to identify and respond to opportunities and threats within constantly changing regulatory and corporate environments, through active engagement with the public, stakeholder groups, and governmental regulators. Our team members have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of projects that may include endangered species assessments, cultural resource assessments, habitat restoration, wetland characterizations, water resources management, greenhouse gas management, and broad environmental impact analysis,. We are seeking exceptionally talented and enthusiastic individuals with a keen interest in the environmental and natural sciences to join our team and advance their career. Responsibilities:
- Environmental planning and permitting for oil and gas, linear transmission, renewable energy, infrastructure, and other land use development projects.
- Preparation of permit application packages for the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), US Forest Service (USFS), US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), California Energy Commission CEC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG), California Coastal Commission (CCC), Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWCQB), and counties/cities.
- Task leader supporting preparation of environmental impact analysis documentation for projects subject to compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act/National Environmental Policy Act (CEQA/NEPA).
- Project management
- Supervise and mentor junior staff
- Capitalize on existing client relationships to expand Stantec’s profile and market share in the regional market (through a combination of excellence in technical delivery and business development).
- 5-7 years of experience successfully coordinating and managing environmental permitting, assessment and/or compliance work related to CEQA/NEPA, Clean Water Act, Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, USFWS, USACE, particularly as they relate to oil and gas, linear transmission, renewable energy, infrastructure, and other land use development projects.
- A Bachelors degree in planning, natural resources, biological science, ecology, environmental science or related field with a Masters degree preferred.
- Experience working with a variety of federal, state, and local agencies with regulatory approval processes.
- Demonstrated experience with oil and gas development, liquids petroleum pipelines, terminal facilities, renewable energy, infrastructure, and/or land use development and related environmental issues.
- Demonstrated experience with CEQA/NEPA and a broad understanding of discretionary permitting processes of various regulatory jurisdictions and agencies.
- Must have strong oral and written communication skills, and be customer focused to understand and appropriately respond to clients business needs.
- Experience with energy projects on public lands preferred.
- Must demonstrate effective resource planning, results delivery, and staying current with relevant technology and innovation.
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Team player with demonstrated ability to work well with others.
- A strong commitment to safety
- Valid driver's license and good driving record required.
- Prior to employment this position will require the successful completion of a pre-employment physical and drug screen.