HELIX is seeking one or more Project Manager with critical thinking skills and a strong work ethic to support our Orange County office located in Irvine.
Our Environmental Planning Group prepares CEQA/NEPA documentation for a wide range of projects including roadways, rail, airports, energy/utilities and water/wastewater facilities, commercial/industrial development, residential and mixed use projects, educational facilities, recreational facilities and military facilities.
The successful applicants will be responsible for managing the preparation and processing of CEQA/NEPA compliance documents and related technical studies, as well as assisting other Project Managers with their projects. Duties include document preparation; coordination with other environmental planning staff, in-house technical specialists and subconsultants, as well as interaction with clients and reviewing agencies. Proposal preparation and business development are also required, and the successful applicant must possess the experience, basic communication skills and interest for these activities.
The Project Manager position requires an individual with a minimum of 5 years experience in the preparation of CEQA and/or NEPA compliance documents (not including technical studies), including at least 3 years of project management experience. Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and analytical abilities. Experience with a variety of infrastructure and development project types, CEQA and/or NEPA document types and private sector/public agency clients is desirable. The applicant must have a strong work ethic, positive attitude and experience working in a team-oriented environment. Please note that this is not a laboratory, environmental testing/field compliance, or hazardous materials studies/management position. Experience working within the southern California environmental and regulatory setting is desired.
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in environmental studies, environmental science, geography, natural science, environmental engineering, public planning, or a related field.
Minimum 5 years experience in the preparation of CEQA and/or NEPA compliance documents, including at least 3 years of experience in the preparation of proposals and management of CEQA and/or NEPA compliance projects.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language.
Knowledge of the southern California environmental and regulatory setting.
Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Additional Qualifications Considered a Plus:
Master’s or PhD degree (or equivalent) in environmental studies, environmental science, geography, natural science, environmental engineering, public planning, business, or a related field.
Experience preparing CEQA/NEPA compliance documents for transportation projects including highway, transit and/or airport improvements; private sector development projects; and water infrastructure improvements.
Extensive work experience within Orange, Los Angeles and Riverside counties.
Experience in leading proposals and business pursuits, and the marketing of consulting services.
Existing, enduring client relationships.
Dependent on experience (DOE)
Qualified candidates must send a cover letter and resume online: http://www.helixepi.com/environmental-planner-irvine/. A writing test may be required of all final candidates.