Project Manager - Environmental Studies
9300 Ward Pkwy Kansas City, MO 64114 US
The Project Manager will work within an integrated team within our Environmental Studies group in the Environmental Services Division to perform the following duties:
- Performing project management responsibilities for environmental studies and permitting projects.
- Act as a technical resource for routing and siting practices and procedures for the routing and siting technical service area
- Client and business development and networking
- Assisting with and leading proposal and cost estimating efforts for environmental studies and permitting projects.
- Regularly interface with various agencies, clients and team members
- Mentoring and generally working closely with junior level environmental staff
- Assist with recruiting, development, and training of staff.
- Other duties, as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree in a natural resources or environmental permitting discipline from accredited program.
- Minimum 7 years related professional experience in natural resources and/or environmental permitting project execution including leading teams in the field or office, coordinating staff, and/or project management.
- Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.
- Candidates must possess strong project execution and interpersonal skills as well as a strategic perspective.
- Minimum of 7 years of experience with routing or siting studies, environmental permitting, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents, CPCN documentation, or Energy Facility Siting and Licensing and associated testimony support.
- Experience with project management, environmental regulation and agency coordination (USFWS, state agencies, etc) is preferred.
- Working understanding of GIS.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to clearly communicate both verbal and written technical information and work effectively with various audiences (including public officials, agency representatives, property owners, businesses, clients, construction contractors, etc).
- Demonstrated knowledge of routing and siting requirements, environmental site assessment methods, permitting process, compliance and compliance audits.
- Must be proficient in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
- Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.
- Ability to travel up to 25%, as required