Northwest Association of Environmental Professionals

Environmental Planner/Project Manager, Tetra Tech (Portland, Oregon)

  • Monday, March 08, 2021 4:02 PM
    Message # 10177545
    Becky Dobbins (Administrator)

    Environmental Planner/Project Manager
    Tetra Tech (Portland, Oregon)

    View this job listing on the Tetra Tech website. Posted until March 30, 2021.

    Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. 

    We have an immediate opportunity for an Environmental Planner/Permitting Project Manager (Planner) to provide permitting and compliance services within our thriving energy practice, where we have been supporting a broad range of renewable energy technologies, conventional generation, electric transmission, and emerging technologies such as energy storage or smart grids. This position will be located in the Tetra Tech Portland, OR office.  

    The successful applicant will have a regulatory permitting background and will have the skills to provide support to project managers and task lead the regulatory and permitting process for a variety of land development projects in the Pacific Northwest and throughout the U.S. for public and private clients. The Planner will prepare and process county, state, and federal permit applications; conduct studies and resource analysis; and consult with county, state, and federal governmental bodies and agencies. The Planner should also have experience with agency coordination, coordinating with technical teams and contractors providing technical deliverables; supporting public outreach; and understand state and county land use law code requirements.

    Responsibilities:

    • The Planner will have the ability and experience to support the permitting of complex projects in a dynamic work environment, have strong critical thinking capabilities, and have a flexible approach to problem solving.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication (oral and written), planning, and organizational skills are required. Must have demonstrated writing abilities, competency with basic business computer applications (i.e., Microsoft Office), and possess the ability to act independently.
    • This position requires a team-oriented professional with a strong attention to detail, and a proven commitment to quality management and client satisfaction.
    • The Planner should also have excellent communication skills as the position requires frequent and effective interaction with clients, regulatory agencies, other team members and the public.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in environmental sciences, urban/regional planning, environmental policy, environmental studies, or a related field.
    • 5-8 years of relevant experience with environmental assessments and federal, state, and local regulatory compliance/permitting.
    • Have an understanding the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and state siting and permitting processes such as Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council (EFSC) and Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA).
    • Have excellent research, analytical, writing, oral communication, and organizational skills.
    • Have the ability to work independently and to communicate clearly and work closely with team members located across other offices.  
    • Have strong task management skills in successfully scoping and managing project teams and deliverables.
    • Preference for experience in preparing and processing various county, state (in the Pacific NW), and federal land use permits as well as preparation of documents to meet the requirements of EFSC.
    • Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project are necessary to perform the responsibilities of this position.

    About Tetra Tech:
    Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

    At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits.

    For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers.

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
    Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.
    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies



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