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Power Engineers Senior Environmental Planner in Salt Lake City, Utah

Senior Environmental Planner Location:Rocky Mountain State/Territory: Department:Western Env Svc PM/Planning Dept Description Senior Environmental Planner 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, environmental planning, and ecological and cultural resources throughout our 45+ offices located across the country and Canada. We are seeking a Senior Environmental Planner with American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification for our Western Environmental Services Group to primarily support power delivery and renewable energy generation projects , and to join our 275 + person environmental team. This position will be based in one of three possible locations: either Lakewood, Colorado; Salt Lake City, Utah; or Boise, Idaho. This is a full-time, salaried position that comes with a great benefits package. Roles and Responsibilities This person will implement the following duties: + Research local, state, and federal permitting requirements + Prepare and lead local zoning, general plan amendments, conditional use/special use permit applications, along with hearing presentations + Communicate environmental protocols and requirements at hearings, public meetings, and with other key community stakeholders. + Prepare and lead technical writing of environmental planning and analysis documents + Assist project managers with project controls, team coordination, budget, and forecasting + Prepare proposals and cost estimates for business development efforts + Lead internal and external staff and project coordination meetings + Prepare and review project schedules and milestones + Interface with internal Project Managers, engineers, and scientists; and external clients and subcontractor s + Manage multiple projects at various stages, disciplines, and locations + Performs other duties as assigned Required Education/Experience + BS degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Environmental Planning, Landscape Architecture, or related degree + AICP certification, or ability to qualify for exam and pass it within 6 months of employment + Minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience + Ability to travel, up to 35% of the time for site visits and client meetings, including weekday evenings for hearings and public open house meetings + Understanding of municipal and county zoning codes and general plans + 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 + Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of programs (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) + Self-starter with strong organizational skills and attention to detail Desired Education/Experience + An advanced graduate-level degree is a plus + Demonstrated experience and knowledge of site development process + Experience working in a municipal, county or regional planning agency At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you will 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. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefits package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. Power Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may seem contradictory to some, but it works well for us. We operate with a collaborative culture and the philosophy of “have fun, do good, and build success.” Salary Range- 70K - 130K DOE EOE, including disability/vets #LI-DC1 #LI-Hybrid