Topic ID #35496 - posted 3/31/2015 1:10 AM

Senior NEPA, Natural and Cultural Resources Practitioner - Denver, CO

Jennifer Palmer

Auto req ID    3364BR
Posting Title    Senior NEPA, Natural and Cultural Resources Practitioner
Location    Denver
Service Line    Environmental
Job Description    
Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in: Environmental, Facilities, Geotechnical, and Engineering Services.
Over its history, Terracon has achieved significant expansion through both internal growth and acquisitions. Terracon currently has more than 3,600 employees in 140 offices and 39 states nationwide. Terracon’s growth is due to dedicated employee owners who are responsive to clients, provide quality services, and take advantage of opportunities in the marketplace. By combining our national resources with specific local area expertise, we consistently overcome obstacles and deliver the results our clients expect.
Our Wheat Ridge (Denver), Colorado office is seeking a Senior NEPA, Natural and Cultural Resources Practitioner to join our Team!  Extensive working knowledge and/or regulatory knowledge of one or more of the following areas are desired:
• National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
• Categorical Exclusions (CEs), Environmental Assessments (EAs), and Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), as applicable, for state and federal undertakings
• Client-base and project experience is desired, but not required, with the following:
o BIA 
• Natural Resources or Cultural Resources services experience with at least two of the following:
o Cultural, Architectural History, and/or Archeological Resources Assessments
o Wetland and Waterbody Determinations and Delineations pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act (RHA)
o Applicable permits/mitigation measures/design to satisfy Section 404 or Section 10
o Threatened and Endangered Species Habitat Assessments/Biological Assessments
• Marketing and business development of Natural Resources or Cultural Resources-related projects
• Air and Noise Assessments
• Socioeconomics and Environmental Justice
• Federal and State Government Consultation and Public Involvement Processes
• Statutes including CWA, RHA, NEPA, NHPA, ESA, MBTA, among others
Essential Job Functions and Duties:
• Marketing and business development for Cultural Resource/Natural Resource/NEPA-related projects. The ideal candidate will have a large client-base and be able to bring in potential Cultural Resource/Natural Resource/NEPA opportunities independent of existing Terracon clients and relationships.
• Assist in business development activities to aid in keeping the NEPA teams highly productive
• Acts as the senior project manager where appropriate
• Ensures work adheres to Quality Assurance and Quality Control policies
• Coordinates with other offices or departments when necessary
• Assists with the preparation of business/marketing plans
• Develop client relationships
• Provide leadership within Natural and Cultural Resources efforts
• Provide support for regional and national Natural and Cultural Resources program endeavors
• Aid in preparing proposals, SOQs, cost estimates, and reports; and
• Assist in training, mentoring and working with other project professionals and scientists.
• Assist in development of Health and Safety Plans for project-related fieldwork.
• Minimum of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Planning, Environmental Science, Civil or Environmental Engineering, or related fields of study; Master Degree level preferred.
• Alternatively, a minimum of a Bachelor Degree in a natural or cultural resource-related field, such as archaeology, architectural history, biology, or wetlands engineering. If the field is Cultural Resources related, then the desirable candidate should hold a Master Degree and fulfill requirements as an SOI-qualified Principal Investigator.
• Minimum of 15 years of experience within a Natural and Cultural Resources Consulting role.
Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.
Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.
No. of Positions    1
Employment Type    Regular, Full Time
Education Required    Bachelor's Degree
Experience Required    5 Years or more
City State    Wheat Ridge, CO

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