Power Engineers Environmental - Senior Project Manager in Kansas City, Kansas
Environmental - Senior Project Manager
Location: Kansas City
Department: ENV South Central PM/Planning III Dept
Environmental - Senior 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 specialize in the areas of air, water, waste, environmental planning, ecological and cultural resources throughout our 45+ offices located across North America.
POWER is a rapidly growing company with a clear vision of how we want to grow.We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Project Manager with 10+ years of experience managing energy infrastructure siting, routing, permitting, and construction compliance projects in support of our CentralEnvironmental Project Manager Department. This position will be based in Kansas City, MO location with an option to work remotely.
Roles and Responsibilities
The primary focus for this Senior Project Manager is to provide environmental services and strategies to clients involving siting, routing, permitting, and construction of electric transmission lines and substations, renewable energy projects, and midstream pipelines. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative and responsive professional, with strong communication and organizational skills. A proven history in business development, leadership, and supervisory experience is required.
Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:
Market new and existing clients with internal members of the organization and establish initial engagements. Help to expand engagements to develop clientele and win work.Lead proposal preparation for larger projects.
Participate in and contribute to annual strategic business planning and department plan efforts
Manage multiple projects in various phases of development and geographic location ranging from the routing/siting phase to construction compliance phase
Manage and direct resource teams on environmental studies and associated permit application; coordinate with federal, state, and local agencies for project permitting
Work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams which could include engineers, attorneys, planners, GIS analysts, permitting and environmental resource specialists, land agents, and construction compliance monitors
Communicate with the public and community stakeholders at hearings and public meetings.
Client coordination including preparing and monitoring project scope, budget, schedule, and forecasting
Participate in field reviews, project compliance inspections, and site meetings.
Travel up to 25% of the time for client and internal meetings
B.S. or B.A. in Environmental Planning, Landscape Architecture, Urban & Regional Planning, Geography, Environmental Science, or related degree
Minimum ten (10) years of professional experiencemanaging environmental licensing and permitting in Midwestern states, preferably related to utility operations.
Extensive knowledge and demonstrated expertise in federal and state environmental policy and regulation is required
Strong written and verbal communication skills, defining and understanding client requirements, managing expectations, communicating with clients and project staff
Professional certifications as applicable to technical expertise
Knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental licensing & permitting regulations to facilitate utility infrastructure and renewable projects in Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas
At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success. You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career.
Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development, and a full benefits package:
Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
Voluntary Life Insurance
POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!
EOE, including disability/vets