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Stantec Project Manager Environmental Services in HOUSTON, Texas

Project Manager Environmental Services - ( 220002BD )


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.

Stantec is one of the most respected environmental consulting firms in North America, with an outstanding record and an extensive nationwide portfolio of wind, solar, and battery energy storage projects that we have helped to bring online. Our team specializes in environmental services and engineering with staff located throughout the country. With the acquisitions of legacy Cardno and Cox | McLain, Stantec has a team of over 2,800 environmental professionals located in over 130 offices throughout the US. We have a team of recognized experts who have dedicated their careers to renewable energy project development, and we are known and trusted as credible experts. We leverage this diverse team of experienced staff to successfully support renewable energy projects that include diverse ecosystems, stakeholders and design requirements.

Stantec has the capacity and experience to execute utility-scale renewable energy projects throughout their lifecycle. With a corporate history dating more than 60 years, and over 25 years providing environmental and engineering services for developing and operating renewable energy projects, we use this knowledge of planning, construction, and operation of projects to advance yours. Stantec has amassed tens of thousands of megawatts of renewable energy experience that spans the North American and international renewable energy markets.

We have provided services to our clients on over 2,800 renewable energy projects throughout the US since 2010. Our staff includes Certified Wildlife Biologists, Professional Wetland Scientists, Professional Engineers and subject matter experts with extensive prior experience working with state, local, and federal agencies. Effective environmental analysis, assessment, and design also requires multiple capabilities such as project management, technical writing skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with agencies and interested stakeholders. The Stantec team brings these skills together to guide our clients’ projects to market.

Your Opportunity

Stantec’s Environmental Services practice seeks a Project Manager to provide project management related to environmental surveying, reporting, and permitting services with a focus on renewable energy clients in the Gulf Coast region.

This position can be based out of any Stantec location in Texas or Louisiana – other locations and remote work may be considered.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in growing our renewables environmental services program in the Gulf Coast Region, including both onshore (wind, solar, battery storage) and offshore projects.

  • Provide technical leadership and project management on environmental planning and permitting projects for renewable and other power sector clients.

  • Identify project-specific environmental design and regulatory requirements for renewables projects.

  • Manage permit applications and agency coordination related to Endangered Species Act, Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

  • Coordinate technical documents and provide review of technical documents that support regulatory submissions.

  • Task and project management responsibilities include developing proposals; managing projects and budgets; coordinating with clients, stakeholders, and internal project staff; and performing and overseeing project technical work.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience managing environmental permitting projects in the renewable energy sector. Experience with other power sector projects (e.g., transmission and distribution) would be beneficial.

  • Experience with local, state and federal environmental regulations and permitting in the Gulf Coast Region. Experience in Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi strongly desired. Additional experience in New Mexico would be viewed as an asset.

  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and to prioritize and balance sometimes heavy workloads to achieve goals while keeping up with a highly mobile and changing environment.

  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills, and be customer focused to understand and appropriately respond to client’s business needs.

  • Must have ability and desire to travel for project work activities (up to 25% travel).

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in the natural sciences, environmental science, or related field.

Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience with technical specialization and expertise in the environmental compliance, natural resource assessments and studies, and permitting. Project and task management experience is required.

This position will be in a typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

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-Texas-Houston

Other Locations : United States-Louisiana, United States-Texas

Job : Project Manager

Organization : BC-2256 Environmental Services-US Gulf

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 23, 2022, 11:28:57 AM

Req ID: 220002BD

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