Las Vegas, NV, United States
Architecture, Environmental, Planning
Sep 19, 2021
Jan 02, 2022
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is recruiting a Senior Environmental Planner to serve as key member of Environmental Planning Team in California, with focus on project delivery, business development, technical proposal preparation, and staff management / growth. Core qualifications include proven management and preparation of documentation compliant with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the full range of levels of analyses. Further, successful candidates should show experience proven experience with the Endangered Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, Clean Water Act, and related environmental regulations \u2013 through preparation of effects determinations, permit support, and related agency coordination and consultation. Specific experience with the Department of Homeland Security (FEMA, Coast Guard), Department of Interior bureaus, and Department of Defense.
Specific tasks would include preparing and adhering to scopes, schedules, budgets, completing or overseeing all components of environmental documentation, and managing and mentoring junior and mid-level staff. Will work collaboratively with Environmental Planning leadership and technical staff throughout California, the West US, and nationwide.
Ability to successfully manage all aspects of medium-to-large sized projects, encompassing development of proposals, including development of scope of work/technical approach, budget, and schedule
Liaison with client, agencies, and consultant team members
Mentoring junior staff
The ability to work effectively and independently in a NEPA and / or CEQA project manager role
Solid understanding of NEPA and / or CEQA requirements and processes
Attention and commitment to timely completion of high-quality work
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Skills / Qualifications
Demonstrated experience with NEPA and CEQA
Excellent technical writing and communication skills
Experience with marketing, proposals, and business development
10 years increasingly responsible experience in technical field
BS/BA in environmental studies, planning, natural resources, or related field (MA in related field may substitute for some experience
Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world\u2019s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.