The position of NEPA/Natural Resources Senior Project Manager (SPM) requires a formal educational background in the Environmental Sciences, Biology or related discipline and familiarity with ecological studies, endangered species, Clean Water Act compliance, and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The position requires a minimum of 10 years of applicable experience and/or recognizable technical expertise, in addition to a willingness and ability to quickly establish proficiency with internal Raba Kistner procedures and protocols.
In this capacity, the SPM’s will serve in a seller/doer role with primary responsibility to work with Houston Region Marketplace business development staff and the Director, Environmental Planning and Permitting (EPP) to grow the backlog of profitable NEPA/Natural Resources projects within the Houston Marketplace and profitably manage execution of NEPA/Natural Resources projects.
From a technical perspective, the SPM will lead and/or participate in biological (flora/fauna) studies, waters of the United States evaluations and permit applications, environmental impact assessments (Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements, etc.).
The position will also involve proactive client-building and opportunity identification through networking, being active in local environmental associations, public speaking opportunities, and providing excellent customer service to internal/external clients and agencies. The SPM will communicate and actively engage with internal staff, clients, agencies, and other stakeholders during project pursuit and execution phases.
Five to ten years of experience selling, conducting, and/or managing:
-Clean Water Act Section 404 (surface water and wetland)
investigations in support of transportation, energy,
water, and other infrastructure projects. Requires
successful completion of a formal wetland delineation
-Rare/protected species habitat evaluations and making
-Ecological and water resource technical studies
-Environmental impact assessments pursuant to the
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for various
infrastructure types, project sponsors, and lead agencies
-Ecological studies and preparing environmental documents
in support of NEPA compliance in the transportation,
energy, water, and other sectors
Must pass a drug test prior to employment and will be subject to post-accident, random, and reasonable cause testing during employment.
Raba Kistner supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law. Drug Free Workplace. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Mary Clark 210-694-3625