Environmental Project Manager

EDR is seeking versatile, team-oriented Project Managers to join our Environmental Services Group, located in any of our Ohio (Columbus) or New York (Albany, Rochester, Syracuse) offices or based remotely. Qualified candidates will have 5 to 10 years of experience in environmental resource studies, impact analysis, and permitting with strong writing, verbal communication, and problem-solving skills. This position requires experience preparing various permitting documents, an understanding of the studies necessary to support impact analyses, and a successful history of consulting with relevant agencies and jurisdictions specific to energy generation and/or transmission projects. Preference will be given to candidates who can also demonstrate experience with complex energy generation/transmission permitting processes such as the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), Article 10 and Article VII of the New York Public Service Law, Section 94-c of the New York Executive Law, and the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) rules. This position requires, at a minimum, a BS/BA degree in environmental science, natural resources, biology, ecology, or related field.

This position represents a career opportunity with one of the leading environmental permitting consultants for energy projects in the Eastern and Midwestern United States. EDR’s current portfolio includes numerous high-profile, energy generation and transmission infrastructure projects. For instance, we are currently the lead permitting consultant for several utility-scale land-based renewable projects, offshore wind projects, and high-voltage land and submarine transmission projects, which require numerous studies and complex approvals from multiple jurisdictions. Additionally, EDR is leading the permitting effort for non-collocated battery energy storage projects across New York State and the Midwest and we are serving as the lead permitting consultant on numerous Article 10/94-c and OPSB siting applications. EDR’s mission is to create a Better Environment, and we believe strongly that the successful permitting of large-scale renewable energy projects and transmission infrastructure helps to fulfil our mission.

EDR is a multi-disciplinary planning and design consulting firm that has been in business for over 40 years. EDR’s staff includes a diverse group of professionals that includes community and land use planners, landscape architects, GIS specialists, archaeologists, historians, visualization specialists, environmental specialists, and engineers. Come join our team, work on interesting and challenging projects, and collaborate with our talented group of professionals!

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