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Environmental Scientist/Project Manager

Baton Rouge LA

Requisition ID: R-00493


Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking an experienced Environmental Scientist/Project Manager in our Baton Rouge office. This position is responsible for managing a variety of environmental and energy projects. Our successful candidate must have a good understanding of the FERC process including experience managing pipeline and/or transmission projects.



Manage a variety of environmental and energy projects including onshore and offshore LNG and pipeline projects

Write and review permit applications and documents including EISs, EAs, and ERs in support of FERC and NEPA regulated projects

Coordinate and consult with Federal and State Agencies

Oversee staff performing environmental studies including wetlands delineations, cultural resource assessments, and T&E surveys

Oversee environmental regulatory compliance evaluations

Engage in public involvement/community outreach efforts

Generate leads, assess new markets, and develop new business opportunities through established contacts and networking



Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Environmental Science, Planning, or a related discipline

10+ years of experience managing environmental or energy projects

Experience with FERC EAs/EIRs, NEPA analysis, and project permitting; experience with State of Louisiana permitting and federal permitting process for offshore energy and oil and gas projects a plus

Existing relationship with the New Orleans District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and State of Louisiana Agencies strongly preferred

Experience with public outreach and agency consultation; environmental consulting experience preferred

Knowledge of major federal statutes and implementing regulations, including CWA, ESA, NHPA, etc.

Excellent project management, leadership, technical writing, presentation and interpersonal communication skills

Strong organizational, analytical, and strategic planning skills with attention to detail and a high quality of work in a pressure environment

Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, disciplines, and experts including senior management, clients, and other departments

Ability to travel to support business needs


We are a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time. E & E offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.; Visa sponsorship will not be provided. Please view our website at www.ene.com to apply on-line. Local candidates preferred.

Posted August 1, 2018

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