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5/15/2022
$66,383 - $81,135

Job Description:

Wilson & Company, Inc. , Engineers & Architects, a national multi-disciplined engineering, and architecture consulting firm, is currently seeking a full-time Environmental and NEPA Program Managerto join our team in our Albuquerque, NM office. This individual will lead an interdisciplinary team of full-time and part-time environmental professionals in New Mexico to deliver a robust program of environmental projects, analysis and documents supporting our federal, state, local and tribal clients under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other applicable federal and state regulations for environmental resource management. This individual will collaborate with our larger, national team of environmental professionals across the country in the execution of work firmwide.

Program Managers are responsible for leading, supervising, and mentoring staff, developing and maintaining a leadership pipeline within the environmental program, and delegating/allocating staff resources to ensure that all project milestones are met by the team. Management, supervisory, and leadership experience are required along with strong communication skills. All Wilson & Company environmental staff work collaboratively with engineering professionals in a variety of disciplines across the firm (including transportation, railroad, municipal services) to build relationships both locally and in all states where Wilson & Company is conducting environmental project work.

This position is also responsible for managing environmental and NEPA projects through all phases, from initial marketing and scope of work/fee development through approval of final deliverables. Specific tasks include marketing and business development, client coordination, management of schedules and budgets, coordination, and oversight of project teams (task leads, resource specialists, subconsultants, etc.), and collaboration with engineering staff in a variety of industry disciplines. Project managers will also be responsible as principal author of NEPA documentation including Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), Environmental Assessments (EA), Categorical Exclusions (CE), and Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) to support project approvals for a variety of federal, state, local and tribal clients. Strong writing skills are required.

Essential Job Functions

  • Lead, supervise and mentor staff, develop and maintain a leadership pipeline, and delegate/allocate staff resources.
  • Provide oversight for the execution of environmental work, including project management, NEPA document preparation, and technical resource tasks.
  • Serve as project manager for environmental/NEPA projects in NM and firmwide; coordinate with and support task leads for overall project performance and delivery of projects on schedule and on budget.
  • Communicate directly with federal, state, local and tribal clients.
  • Collaborate on the preparation of environmental documentation, including resource-specific technical reports, CEs, EAs, and EISs.
  • Provide technical environmental resource expertise in one or more of the following disciplines: biological resources (ecology, wildlife, threatened and endangered species), wetlands and waters of the U.S.; hazardous materials; air quality; noise; water quality; historic and/or cultural resources; Section 4(f) assessments.
  • Support the local and national environmental program through marketing, proposal preparation, and environmental analysis and documentation.
  • Work collaboratively with engineering professionals in a variety of disciplines across the firm (including transportation, railroad, municipal services) to build relationships both locally and in all states where Wilson & Company is conducting environmental project work.
Required Skills
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Environmental Sciences, Transportation Planning, Environmental Planning, or similar discipline. Advanced degrees are preferred and will be given due attention.
  • 5+ years experience leading a team of professionals, including supervising/mentoring staff and being responsible for allocating staff resources.
  • 8+ years experience managing environmental projects for federal, state, local and tribal clients under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other applicable federal and state regulations for environmental resource management.
  • 10+ years experience providing technical environmental resource expertise in one or more of the following disciplines: biological resources (ecology, wildlife, threatened and endangered species), wetlands and waters of the U.S.; hazardous materials; air quality; noise; water quality; historic and/or cultural resources; Section 4(f) assessments.
  • Project and task management skills with proven ability to complete work on schedule and within budget.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in software systems, including the Microsoft suite of programs.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Technical writing skills with experience authoring NEPA documents (PELs, CEs, EAs, and EISs) and technical resource documents.
  • Collaboration and communication with environmental resource and regulatory agencies, including but not limited to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Technical environmental resource expertise in one or more of the following disciplines: biological resources (ecology, wildlife, threatened and endangered species), wetlands and waters of the U.S.; hazardous materials; air quality; noise; water quality; historic and/or cultural resources; Section 4(f) assessments.
  • Experience in environmental permitting, such as Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act.
  • Professional certifications.

Please note that Wilson & Company is not currently sponsoring applicants for work visas.

Wilson & Company has a rich history in planning and design, and the right candidate will become part of our bright future. We provide multidisciplinary engineering, architecture, surveying, mapping, environmental, and planning services, and employ staff throughout 15 offices in 9 states. The firm was founded in 1932 and provides services to a diverse client base including railroads; municipal, state, and federal agencies; energy, industrial, and commercial companies; and private developers.

The cornerstone of our success is Higher Relationships, standards in Discipline, Intensity, Collaboration, Shared Ownership, and Solutions. Discipline is doing it right, with attention to details without exception. Intensity is doing what it takes to meet and exceed expectations. Collaboration is working together and bringing out the best in each other. Shared Ownership means we adopt the goals of others as our own. Finally, Solutions are achieved in a win-win environment. We value this commitment to Higher Relationships with our employees, clients, and the communities where we live and work. And for you, our culture intends to help you achieve personal and professional success. Come grow with us!

Wilson & Company provides a comprehensive benefits package that encourages employee health and well-being. We have several options to choose from for health insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, paid time off, and retirement savings plan benefits. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks.

The Company requires full COVID-19 vaccination as a pre-requisite to performing the position you are applying for, unless a legally recognized medical or religious exemption applies (in which case there are COVID testing and masking requirements for the exempted employees). The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated where it is not an undue hardship to the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

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