• Environmental Planner/Project Manager (MEPA/NEPA) Plymouth
  • Stantec in Plymouth, MN, United States
  • jobs
  • 4 weeks ago

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Environmental Planner/Project Manager (MEPA/NEPA) - ( 230004JZ )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking a Project Manager/Planner for one of our offices in Plymouth, Minneapolis, or Woodbury, MN. As a Project Manager/Planner you will lead and work with multi-disciplinary teams on a variety of projects, providing sound and reasonable planning advice and carrying out state and federal environmental review. Our variety of projects and clients is what keeps our work interesting and fulfilling, while being dedicated to serving our clients and our communities. Markets Stantec serves include, but are not limited to, multi-use (commercial/residential) development, industrial, utilities, mining, transportation, and renewable energy.

Your Key Responsibilities
• State of Minnesota (MEPA) and federal National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) project management and/or task management for clients for actions requiring Environmental Assessment Worksheets (EAWs) or Categorical Exclusion (CATEX) review, documentation and process. Also, similar for state Alternative Urban Areawide Review (AUAR), Environmental Impact Statement, (EIS) and federal EIS’s.
• State and federal agency coordination and consultation, guidance, technical writing, and oversight and serve as an advisor to our clients in the application of environmental review requirements for proposed actions that have the potential to affect the environment. This includes (1) developing plans, schedules, and budgets for conducting technical studies and environmental reviews; (2) organizing and managing teams of technical specialists to conduct the reviews and preparing the required state or federal environmental review document; (3) developing communication plans related to NEPA review for project proposals; organizing and conducting public involvement activities, including public meetings; and (4) publishing and distributing environmental review documents according to the project and regulatory governed schedule.
• Develop a working understanding of Stantec’s other consulting practice areas and actively support cross-selling other services to existing clients.
• Assist with business development for prospective clients including, but not limited to, developing relationships and preparing proposals.
• Manage multiple projects simultaneously within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.
• Define and manage project objective, scope, schedule, budget, profit, contracts, subcontracts and multi-disciplinary project teams to ensure client and project team satisfaction.
• Ensure client and regulator satisfaction via appropriate facilitation, negotiation, and issues resolution.
• Interact with and develop excellent relations with clients, regulators and stakeholders.
• Ensure quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) and Health and Safety (H&S) requirements and procedures are identified and followed throughout a project's life cycle.
• Technical work, review of reports and proposals and presentations.
• Mentor junior staff.


Your Capabilities and Credentials
• Excellent leadership, communication, organizational and mentoring skills.
• Effective interpersonal skills and ability to communicate complex issues to clients, regulators, and stakeholders.
• History of relevant professional development.
• Proven and demonstrated high quality technical writing skills.
• Experience in or a solid understanding of the consulting industry in a multidisciplinary environment.
• Able to work independently as well as part of a team.
• Must have strong oral and written communication skills, and be customer focused to understand and appropriately respond to client’s business needs.
• Must demonstrate effective resource planning, results delivery, and staying current with environmental review regulation and requirements.
• Able to meet deadlines.
• Able to travel regionally and as needed, have occasional overnight trips.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Must have a good driving record and valid driver’s license.

Education And Experience
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Environmental Science, Planning or related field Minimum of 5 years of experience in either or both Minnesota and NEPA environmental review, environmental studies, and project management.

Office environment with prolonged sitting and computer work, or combination of office and field. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Minnesota-Plymouth

Other Locations : United States-Minnesota-Woodbury, United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis

Organization : BC-2277 EnvSvcs-US Great Lakes MN

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Dec 7, 2023, 1:43:05 PM

Req ID: 230004JZ

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans
Plymouth MN USA


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