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Stantec Regulatory Specialist in WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia

Regulatory Specialist - ( 240002P6 )


As 3,000 Environmental Services staff covering 20 technical specialties, we know what to look for and we know how to get the job done—the right way. A national team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions to often complex environmental issues. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

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Your Opportunity

Stantec is currently seeking a Regulatory Specialist to provide technical support on electric utility projects. This position will be part of Stantec’s Environmental Services team that provides the full range of expertise needed to address a variety of permitting and approval requirements. Our staff members have established excellent working relationships with regulatory agencies throughout the mid-Atlantic, and our regulatory knowledge and scientific expertise allow us to help our clients develop the most effective approach to securing regulatory approvals.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare permit applications, including gathering supporting documentation, conducting environmental assessments and coordinating comment response with agencies.

  • Provide technical and regulatory support for energy projects in both the pre-project permitting stage and post-approval stage

  • Perform and summarize searches related to Threatened and Endangered Species, Natural Heritage and Section 106 Cultural Resources.

  • Create technical documents that support regulatory submissions

  • Support and ensure implementation of Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work and coordinate with HSSE professionals during the execution of all phases of project planning and implementation

  • Communicate and collaborate with other Environmental and Regulatory Specialists to ensure consistency in project execution

  • Participate in team and independent based work


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • This is an entry level position; however, the ideal candidate will have experience in the workflow processes in relation to Section 404/401 permitting.

  • Ability to use Excel proficiently and creatively to problem-solve and communicate

  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite

  • The ideal candidate has the ability to work with initiative, professionalism and confidentiality, and is able to work independently, multi-task and adapt to change in a very dynamic environment

Has demonstrated the following: + Attention to detail + Initiative in problem detection and resolution + Strong verbal and written communication skills + Ability to prioritize and multi-task between multiple project managers + Works well in a teaming environment

Education and Experience

The position requires a B.A./B.S. degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Ecology, Environmental Studies, or comparable degree.

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. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

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.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Virginia-Williamsburg

Organization : BC-2034 EnvSvcs-US East Mid Atlantic

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 9, 2024, 12:49:24 PM

Req ID: 240002P6

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