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Oct 18 / BARD CEP

Associate Natural Resource Specialist- Providence, RI

Organization: Natural Resource Group, LLC

Position Title: Associate Natural Resource Specialist

Location:  Providence, RI

Application Deadline: not given


Organization Overview

Natural Resource Group, LLC (NRG), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a consulting firm focused solely on serving clients in the energy industry throughout North America. Founded in 1992, NRG has employees in nine office locations including Charlotte, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Portland, Providence, and Syracuse. NRG provides an array of services to clients in the oil and gas, electric transmission and generation, and renewables and climate change industries including feasibility and routing, public affairs, GIS and data management, operational compliance, permitting and field surveys, and environmental inspection. Natural Resource Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Our benefits package, available to both full-time and part-time staff, is designed to recognize and reward employee contributions to our success.  We offer employee incentive pay programs, flexible work schedules, modern offices, company-paid parking or transportation passes, health care, dental, vision, life and disability plans, paid time off, 401k and social outings for staff and their families. Employees are recognized for what they bring to the company and deliver to our clients every day.

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Natural Resource Group, LLC (NRG) is seeking an entry-level Natural Resource Specialist with a background in soils and/or geology to join our Providence, Rhode Island office.  This individual will assist primarily with energy-related capital development and compliance initiatives, including Federal Energy Regulatory Commission-regulated pipelines, midstream oil and gas projects, and electric transmission lines.  These projects are often fast-paced, multi-faceted, and geographically diverse, allowing a talented person to gain valuable task management skills and broad exposure to regulatory, public outreach, engineering, and right-of-way issues.


The primary role of this position includes project technical support which may include, but is not limited to: assisting with field reconnaissance and survey efforts and site visits to collect data; preparing permit applications where required by federal, state or local environmental regulatory authorities for energy facility development, expansion, maintenance or decommissioning; evaluating regulatory requirements; maintaining records of compliance with permit conditions; assisting with research and compilation of data in support of technical project documents obtained through web-based research, aerial photos, and survey reports; assisting with the preparation of technical project documents (e.g. Resource Reports, Environmental Impact Statements, Biological Assessments, etc.), including writing, word processing, building tables and spreadsheets, tabulating and manipulating data; maintaining mailing lists; assisting with the development of project plans and schedules; participating in agency consultations, client contacts and site visits; and assisting with the development of project management reporting, such as monthly progress reports.

Project work will involve travel (up to 25 percent of the time) for agency meetings, project team meetings, and/or to conduct site visits, environmental training, or field work.


Suitable candidates will possess at least a BS/BA degree and preferably a MS degree in a natural science field of study and up to 5 years of relevant work experience, including familiarity with soil and geologic resources, processes, and mapping (e.g., SSURGO data).  Other assets will include a working knowledge of wetland delineations, environmental compliance and permitting, natural resources management agencies, and GPS technology.  A thorough working knowledge of MS Office Suite software programs is necessary.  Ideal candidates will possess strong oral and written communication skills, keen detail orientation, and recognized organizational abilities.  Self-motivated, quick learning, flexible individuals who have a common-sense approach to conducting business and workload management will be most successful.

Natural Resource Group, LLC will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa, etc.) to fill this position.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and résumé electronically via the link below. Upload and attach cover as one document.

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