Senior Environmental Analyst

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

  • At least 7 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 Maryland.
  • 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 Plans), 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 task management skills, including an ability to oversee the production of resource studies and permit applications, coordinate with, and delegate tasks to, internal co-workers, and consult with clients, permitting attorneys, and regulatory agency personnel.
  • An ability to technically and professionally represent EDR at project specific meetings and professional conferences.
  • A minimum BS degree in environmental science, natural resources, biology, ecology, or related field.

The anticipated base pay range of $60,000-$85,000 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, and this position represents a career opportunity with one of the leading environmental permitting consultants for renewable energy projects 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 off-shore wind project (Cape Wind), the first built 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 environmental 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 environmental professionals!

To apply for this position, please upload and submit your resume and cover letter below.