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Power Engineers Environmental Project Manager in Columbus, Ohio

Environmental Project Manager



Department:Central Env Svc PM Dept


Environmental Project Manager

POWER Engineers’ Environmental Division provides planning, permitting, engineering, site assessment, and corrective action services to clients worldwide. Across multiple industries, our diverse staff specializes in the areas of air, water, waste, ecological and cultural resources throughout our 45 offices located across the country and internationally.

We are seeking a highly motivated Environmental Project Manager for full-time employment in support of our Central Environmental Services Project Management and Planning Group. This position reports to our Columbus, Ohio office with the ability to work remotely from a mutually acceptable location.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The primary focus for this Environmental Project Manager will be natural resource permitting for transmission lines and substations in the Midwest states. Other responsibilities would include transmission line and substation routing and siting. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative and responsive professional, with strong communication and organizational skills.

Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • Working collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams which could include engineers, siting and routing specialists, planners, and permitting and environmental specialists

  • Client coordination and quality control of natural and cultural resource deliverables

  • Preparing and monitoring project scope, schedule, and budget

  • Providing advice on natural resource state and local permitting

  • Performing routing/siting studies and analyses and preparing associated reports

  • Participating in preparation of OPSB applications

  • Up to 10% travel is expected

    Required Education/Experience:

  • B.S. or B.A. in Environmental Science, Engineering, or related degree

  • Eight (8) + years managing natural and cultural resource permitting

  • Expertise and understanding of permitting requirements in IN, MI, OH, WV, VA, MO, IL, and KY

  • Extensive knowledge and demonstrated expertise in federal and state environmental policy and regulation is required

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, organizational and multi-tasking ability, defining and understanding client requirements, managing expectations, communicating with clients and project staff

    Desired Education/Experience:

  • Midwest and Mid-Atlantic expertise in siting/routing, environmental planning, and analysis, state siting applications, technical writing in electric transmission lines and substations

  • Experience preparing applications for submittal to the Virginia State Corporate Commission (SCC), Kentucky Public Utilities Commission (PUC), and Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) is highly desirable

    At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.