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Power Engineers Environmental Planner/Coordinator in Portland, Oregon

Environmental Planner/Coordinator



Department:Western Intermountain Env Svc PM Group


Environmental Planner/Coordinator

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, ecological and cultural resources throughout our offices located across the country and internationally.

We are seeking a highly motivated, mid-Level Environmental Planner/Coordinator for full-time employment in our growing Portland, Oregon office in support of our Environmental Project Management Department. The selected candidates would join a team of more than 250 environmental professionals across the U.S. This position would assist the Environmental Project Management Team on electrical infrastructure and renewable energy generation planning and environmental permitting projects, mainly in the Pacific Northwest.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist senior staff in energy infrastructure routing and siting studies

  • Assist in preparation and technical writing of environmental planning and analysis documents

  • Assist in the preparation of Clean Water Act Permits, Section 401 and 404, or other permit applications

  • Assist with local zoning or permit applications

  • Assist senior staff in field reviews and investigations to determine suitable project site locations

  • Monitoring deliverables, document management and overall project schedule to assist the Project Management team

  • Interfacing with internal Project Managers/Staff, clients, and sub-contractors

  • Research local, state, and federal permitting requirements

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Required Education/Experience

Required Education:

  • This position requires a BS degree in Environmental Planning, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Urban Planning, Landscape Architectural, or related degree

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Four to nine (4-9) years of experience

  • Knowledge and interest in federal, state, and local environmental policy and regulation

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team and collaborative environment, both internally and with clients

  • Ability to attend and participate in open house and public meeting environments

  • Knowledge and experience with Arc GIS is a plus

  • Interest in marketing, proposals, and business development

  • Ability to travel, up to 30% of the time

  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Self-starter willing to tackle a variety of tasks simultaneously

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Desired Education/Experience:

  • GIS Certificate is a plus

  • Electric transmission line and/or renewable energy generation siting/routing and/or permitting is a plus

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.

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 benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

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