Environmental Project Manager

EDR (Environmental Design & Research)
New York, NY/Remote
Added: March 18, 2024

EDR is seeking versatile, team-oriented Project Manager candidates to join our Environmental Services group. Qualified Project Managers will have:

  • At least 10 years of experience in environmental resource studies, impact analysis, and permitting with an understanding of various state and local permitting regulations and requirements; specifically in Pennsylvania, but also New Jersey, Delaware, and/or Maryland.
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of permitting processes with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (e.g., Chapter 105, NPDES), county conservation districts (e.g., E&S Control Plan Approvals), and local municipalities (e.g., subdivision and land development ordinances [SALDO] and other ordinances governing site development).
  • Experience with relevant federal permitting requirements such as wetland regulations, threatened and endangered species regulations, and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is preferred.

This position requires:

  • Strong technical writing and editing skills, and strong written and oral communication abilities.
  • Proficient project management skills, which may include but are not limited to overseeing and directing the production of resource studies and permit applications, coordination with and delegation of tasks to internal interdisciplinary staff, effective QA/QC of deliverables, consultation with clients, permitting attorneys, and regulatory agency personnel, development and management of budgets and schedules, and participation in business development activities such as responding to client requests for information or proposals.
  • An ability to represent EDR technically and professionally at project-specific meetings and professional conferences.
  • A minimum BS degree in environmental science, natural resources, biology, ecology, or related field.

The anticipated compensation range of $80,000-$110,000 per year is commensurate with experience. EDR reserves the right to pay outside of the target range based on an individual’s education, credentials, skill level and relevant experience, as well as internal pay equity, geographic location, and business needs.

EDR is a multi-disciplinary environmental consulting and design firm that has been in business for over 40 years. This position represents a career opportunity with one of the leading renewable energy permitting consultants in the Eastern United States. Significant milestones in our portfolio include the first Article 10 Application submitted for an energy generation project in New York (Cassadaga Wind), the largest proposed utility-scale solar project in Maryland (Great Bay Solar), the first wind energy project built in New York (Madison), the first wind energy project approved in Ohio (Buckeye), the first approved offshore wind project (Cape Wind), the first operating off-shore wind project (Block Island), the first proposed offshore wind project in the Great Lakes (Project Icebreaker), the largest wind energy project in the Northeast (Maple Ridge), and the first wind energy project proposed on National Forest Service Lands (Deerfield Wind). Our experience on these projects, along with many other ongoing/active projects, incorporates all aspects of environmental impact analysis and permitting, which includes preparation of environmental impact statements and siting board applications in addition to various support studies and permit applications.

EDR’s staff includes a diverse group of professionals that includes ecologists, botanists, wetland specialists, wildlife biologists, GIS specialists, archaeologists, historians, visualization specialists, planners, landscape architects, and engineers. Come join our team, work on interesting and challenging projects, and collaborate with our talented group of professionals!

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Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. No sponsorship is available for this position.