Environmental Scientist, NEPA Specialist- Bismarck, ND
Position Title: Environmental Scientist, NEPA Specialist
Location: Bismarck, ND
Hours and Compensation:
Seeking environmental review and permitting lead for work to comply with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other environmental laws and regulations. Position involves working with multidisciplinary teams to assist public and private sector clients seeking regulatory approvals and permits or working as a third party consultant for Responsible Governmental Units leading the environmental review and permitting process. Typical projects for the private sector involve upstream and midstream oil and gas, power distribution, and freight rail. Typical projects for the public sector involve transit and highway transportation.
Successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and communicating with clients and agency staff; gathering and analyzing project and site information; managing and preparing permit applications; and preparing associated documentation to comply with federal and state regulations.Responsibilities include team coordination and technical writing, for environmental process documents and participation in agency and public involvement processes. Candidate should have experience in preparing permit applications and conducting consultation with agency staff as required under Sections 404 and 401 of the Clean Water Act, the Minnesota Wetland Conservation Act (WCA), Sections 7 and 10 of the Endangered Species Act, preparing or overseeing wetland delineations and biological inventories; conducting impact analysis for MEPA and NEPA documents.
Depending on years of relevant experience and demonstrated track record, the selected candidate will bring a strong orientation toward business development, with strong experience leading and supporting project pursuits, strong client relationships, and a reputation for outstanding, cutting-edge environmental work.
Candidates should have expertise and training in regulatory/permitting and a BA or BS in relevant environmental science or biological disciplines. Candidate should have a minimum of seven years of experience.Preferred Qualifications Prior experience working on oil & gas, energy, and transportation projects is desired.
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