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Principal Consultant, Environmental Assessment and Permitting (Principal Level)

Company: Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Principal Consultant, Environmental Assessment and Permitting (Principal Level) page is loaded Principal Consultant, Environmental Assessment and Permitting (Principal Level) Apply locations Walnut Creek, California time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago job requisition id R00022228 ERM is seeking an experienced Principal Consultant, Environmental Assessment and Permitting in the Northern California , to manage environmental permitting and CEQA/NEPA for large-scale capital development projects for power and technology sector clients. As a senior manager, you will contribute your leadership, client relationships, and technical consulting skills to support the growth of ERM's business and client base in California while networking with ERM's Capital Project Delivery technical team to share multi-disciplinary resources and best practices across the industry. This is an excellent opportunity for a senior professional looking to advance their career level with a global environmental leader.ERM'S CAPITAL PROJECT DELIVERY SERVICE:ERM's Capital Project Delivery (CPD) team focuses on supporting development of projects in the power, technology, telecommunications, mining, chemical, transport, and infrastructure sectors. Our goal is always the same: assisting our clients in achieving project success, from planning through construction and operation, while meeting expectations for assessment and management of impacts on environmental, social, health, and cultural resources. By helping clients bring these issues into the project planning process early, we seek to help our clients meet environmental/social performance objectives, enable savings in capital and operating costs, and avoid significant approval and other delays.ERM's CPD service offering has been ERM's highest growth area globally, growing over 20% per year for the past 5 years. You will become part of a vibrant technical community with more than 1,000 CPD professionals globally, representing the full range of technical disciplines, with sector experience across the board. What ERM's team is perhaps best known for is supporting some of the most challenging development projects in the world. It is this reputation that attracts and retains the highly skilled consultants who comprise ERM's Capital Project Delivery team. RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and provide environmental technical expertise on projects and related activities in support of ERM clients' capital development projects (i.e., diversified energy, power generation, electrical transmission, and renewable energy projects).
  • Lead preparation of EIRs/EAs/EISs and associated management plans in compliance with CEQA and NEPA. Contribute to preparing impact assessment deliverables, serving in roles ranging from lead technical expert to quality review. -
  • Manage state and federal permitting and compliance associated with capital and maintenance projects.
  • Oversee multiple projects within client's scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.
  • Prepare technical proposals, including development of technical scopes and cost estimates, and participate in business development with existing clients and identified leads. Maintain client relationships to support repeat business.
  • Collaborate with other ERM IAP practitioners to execute impact assessment projects (services within our IAP service area include environmental impact assessment, land planning, facility siting & permitting, risk assessment and water resources management).
  • Mentor junior- and mid-level consulting staff.
  • Build strong collaborative relationships with other ERM employees. REQUIREMENTS:
    • BA/BS/MS in environmental studies, planning, geography, civil or environmental engineering or related field.
    • 12+ of impact assessment and permitting experience, including consulting for private-sector clients.
    • High degree of technical competence and broad knowledge of impact assessment best practices, with a solid grasp of the key impact assessment and management issues within the power sector.
    • Well-developed teambuilding and influencing skills; unquestioned integrity; and the experience, confidence, and stature to effectively address client and business needs and challenges.
    • Project Management experience including scope, schedule and budgeting.
    • Solid experience building sustaining relationships with major clients.
    • Excellent writing, communication, presentation, strategic thinking, and "people" skills.For the Principal Consultant, Environmental Assessment and Permitting (Principal Level) -position, we anticipate the annual base pay of $117,633 - $132,850 USD . An employee's pay position within this range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, and business or organizational needs. We also may have instances where compensation may be outside of the range, based on the factors noted above. This job is also eligible for an annual discretionary based performance bonus.We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, paid parental leave, medical, dental, vision, life, disability and AD&D insurance, 401(k) or RRSP/DPSP, and any other benefits to eligible employees as applicable.You can apply for this role through https://www.erm.com/careers/apply/ or through the internal careers portal if you are a current employee.Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.Who We Are: As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world's leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations. At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our "boots to boardroom" approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level. Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. -ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. - Thank you for your interest in ERM! Similar Jobs (5) Principal Consultant, Site Investigation and Remediation (Principal Level) locations 4 Locations time type Full time posted on Posted Yesterday Principal Consultant, Environmental Health and Safety (Principal Level) locations Walnut Creek, California time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago Managing Consultant, Environmental Remediation (Senior-Level) locations 2 Locations time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago We are the world's largest advisory firm focused solely on sustainability, offering unparalleled expertise across business and finance. ERM partners with clients to operationalize sustainability at pace and scale, through our unique combination of strategic transformation and technical delivery capabilities. Our diverse global team of experts works with the world's leading organizations to help them set clear sustainability targets, measure progress and operationalize strategy through deep implementation and business transformation. With more than 50 years of experience, our ability to integrate sustainability solutions and our depth and breadth of technical knowledge are why organizations choose to partner with us as their trusted advisor. Every one of us firmly believes in the potential to create value for our clients through an integrated approach to sustainability (because we have personally seen it and professionally achieved it). Our team members are passionate about client service. We work closely with our clients to help them operationalize their sustainability goals and meet their environmental, health and safety objectives while advancing ERM's purpose through delivering tangible progress in what the United Nations coined The Decade of Action. Organizing our people across globally integrated communities of technical and strategic talent positions ERM to be a "boots to boardroom" leader in bringing that value creation to our clients, partners, and the world. We recruit exceptional professionals with a personal and professional passion for sustainability and nurture them to even greater success as specialists. We prepare our consultants to bring integrated, innovative and sustainable solutions to our clients and provide opportunities for ongoing development across a variety of subject areas related to technical, business, and personal growth. At ERM, effort pays off and becomes career defining work that leaves a positive imprint on our planet.

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