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Stantec Senior Environmental Project Manager in ALPHARETTA, Georgia

Senior Environmental Project Manager - ( 230000DP )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking an Environmental Project Manager in our Atlanta Georgia office. The ideal candidate will have prior experience providing permitting (including agency coordination) with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Georgia state agencies, wetland delineation and/or mitigation, due diligence, project management and technical service in water/water quality, impact assessments, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), listed species etc. Types of projects may include but are not limited to: Residential and commercial permitting, mitigation/conservation banking, water resources, roadway, natural gas pipelines, Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) facilities, solar facilities, and other energy related projects. In addition, this candidate will be responsible for managing tasks and projects, making successful handoffs to project teams, and sponsoring individual projects. This position may also have supervisory responsibilities of 1-4 staff.

The successful candidate would ideally have connections and experience in the energy, residential, commercial industries within the Southeastern U.S., preferably Georgia with a focus on the Atlanta Metropolitan Area. In addition, an understanding of the informational requirements of key permits at the local, state, national, and federal level (e.g. NEPA, Endangered Species Act (ESA), Clean Water Act (CWA), etc.) is essential. Specific understanding of USACE Savannah District mitigation standard operating procedures, Georgia Stream Buffer Variance processes, and Georgia Department of Transportation data collection and reporting procedures preferred.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Manage key client relationships

  • Responsible for project setup, project delivery, project controls, business development, client satisfaction and contract management.

  • Initiates, prepares and reviews proposals

  • Serves as a representative of Stantec at project meetings

  • Prepares project deliverables and project related correspondence

  • Manages client contracts, including fee estimation, project set-up and execution of work under senior management supervision

  • Establishes and maintains quality assurance plans and safety plans for assigned projects

  • Prepares work plans, assembles project team, delegates tasks and ensures compliance with scope and timely completion of tasks

  • Mentorship of entry and mid-level staff

  • Potential supervision of staff.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in environmental science, biological resources or closely related field required

  • Experience in managing and providing environmental consulting services to project developers in support of project siting, design, and permit applications is essential

  • Local, state, and Federal compliance and environmental permitting experience required

  • Minimum of 10-12 years’ experience providing or managing technical services in a professional services setting, preferable in the Southeastern US. (Experience in Georgia is required)

  • 5-10 years’ experience in a client facing role (including business development and/or client management)

  • Strong written and oral communication

  • Ability to work independently

  • Positive, flexible, & team-oriented approach

  • Self-motivated and strong initiative

  • Detail oriented, resourceful

  • At least two years of supervisory experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Professional certifications (Professional Wetland Scientist, Project Manager Professional, Professional Wildlife Biologist, Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission-Georgia Environmental Protection Division Erosion and Sediment, etc.) preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with Wetland and listed species permitting in Georgia including but not limited to understanding of the Section 404 CWA/Section 10 Rivers and Harbors Act (RHA) process as implemented by the USACE Savannah District; Stream Buffer Exemption Verification and Variance Procedures, Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GDNR) Erosion and Sediment Rules and Regulations, United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and GDNR Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) Species evaluations and coordination.

  • Previous experience performing wetland delineations and habitat evaluations for protected species

  • Prior experience managing a project team

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Georgia-Alpharetta

Organization : BC-1726 EnvSvcs-US-Gulf East

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Manager

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 27, 2023, 8:42:39 AM

Req ID: 230000DP

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans