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Stantec Environmental Permitting Consultant in Burlington, Massachusetts

Environmental Permitting Consultant - ( 220002OM )


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

An opportunity exists for highly motivated, personable, and organized Senior Environmental Consultant looking to advance their career and help grow our Environmental Permitting Services in Massachusetts. The successful candidate will provide strategic leadership to our clients and collaborate with our staff on a variety of projects and actively pursue new opportunities while maintaining existing client relationships. In addition to regularly interacting with clients and participating in business development activities, daily work will also include developing proposals, mentoring staff, driving our quality and health and safety program, and lending your regulatory expertise to deliver to our clients.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership on projects and thought leadership on solutions to environmental challenges for energy projects

  • Lead our teams that collect and report on tasks that will include, wetland delineations, threatened and endangered species habitat characterizations, land use mapping and vegetation cover classification, and other natural resource-focused surveys.

  • Coordinate, oversee, and prepare permit applications for the US Army Corps of Engineers, Massachusetts DEP Division of Wetlands and Waterways, Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act, and Massachusetts, Public Waterfront Act

  • Develop proposal strategies and lead/collaborate with a broader proposal team

  • Partner with our engineer and design teams to deliver successful energy projects

  • Lead business development initiatives with new and existing clients

  • Lead the delivery of high-quality service on client projects

  • Effectively communicate data collection methods and results to varied audiences that include clients, regulators, and the public

  • Recruit, mentor, and support the professional development of staff


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead diverse project teams and manage large complex projects, particularly energy projects

  • Experience with local, state, and federal environmental permitting in Massachusetts including experience with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, MESA, MEPA, CEPA, Chapter 91, Sections 401, 404, and 408 of the Clean Water Act (and associated Massachusetts Quality Certification requirements).

  • Demonstrated experience in managing permitting applications and projects from start to finish

  • Ability to work in a team environment and build a program

  • Ability to review project work, quantities, costs, accuracy of specifications, completeness, and constructability

  • Ability to meet project deadlines

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; including advanced technical writing abilities

  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously

  • Ability to perform work accurately in a detail-oriented environment

  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports, procedures, correspondence, and other written materials

  • Demonstrated ability to build and lead teams, and successfully interact with clients, counsel, and stakeholders

  • Ability to work well independently and with multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced environment

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelors degree in Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Geology, or a related field is required. Graduate degree is preferred

  • Certification as Professional Wetland Scientist is preferred

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-Massachusetts-Quincy

Other Locations : United States-Massachusetts-Northampton, United States-Massachusetts-Burlington, United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Job : Environmental Scientist Management

Organization : BC-1956 Environmental Services-US Northeast

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Aug 4, 2022, 8:54:15 AM

Req ID: 220002OM

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