Power Engineers Environmental Planner/Coordinator in Portland, Oregon
Department:Western Intermountain Env Svc PM Group
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
- This position requires a BS degree in Environmental Planning, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Urban Planning, Landscape Architectural, or related degree
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
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:
Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
Voluntary Life Insurance
POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!
Salary Range: DOE