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Senior Project Manager - Natural Resource - Restoration

Company: Stantec
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Project Manager - Natural Resource - Restoration - ( 230001ZQ )
Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We're a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.
Your Opportunity
Stantec is seeking a Natural Resources/Environmental Project Manager . This position will focus on natural resources project management as well as managing projects and staff in Stantec's restorations group. This position will be primarily located in our De Pere, Wisconsin office, but qualified candidates may also be located in our Mequon and Cottage Grove, Wisconsin office.
Your Key Responsibilities

  • Grow and assist in leading our Wisconsin Environmental Services Program with a focus on US energy (oil and gas, electric transmission and distribution, renewable energy) and/or transportation (highways, bridges, and railroad) sector clients.

  • Provide leadership and project management on a wide variety of environmental planning and permitting projects for energy, government, and private sector clients throughout the US, with particular focus on Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and the Midwest.

  • Provide leadership, marketing and project management for Stantec's regional restorations group conducting invasives species treatment, wetland and terrestrial restoration, large scale seeding and planting, open burning and restoration design, permitting and maintenance.

  • Hire, train, develop, mentor, and retain junior staff as we grow our client base and workload.

  • Assist in building our natural resources permitting staff, capabilities, and program in the US.

  • Assist in building our Habitat Conservation Plan and NEPA permitting staff, capabilities, and program in the US.

  • Participate in marketing and business development activities on a local, state, and regional level.

    Business Development

    • Assist with sustaining & growing regional and national clients & key accounts in the U.S. and Great Plain Region, with a focus on environmental services.

    • Within the Region, identify U.S. energy and/or transportation related environmental permitting projects, programs and opportunities while leveraging Stantec relationships for ES with existing Federal, State, and private sector clients.

    • Assist with building, growing, and developing a team of high performers; recruit & retain specialist staff within the practice.

    • Develop in-house sector expertise, best practices, and research & development initiatives.

    • Actively participate in regional and national industry groups to advance the Stantec brand within the US Energy and/or Transportation Sectors.

      Your Capabilities and Credentials

      • Demonstrated experience with various state and federal agencies including State Departments of Natural Resources and Environmental Quality, US Forest service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, US Army Corps of Engineers, USEPA, National Park Service, and Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

      • Demonstrated experience with USFWS, USFS, and DOTs on NEPA requirements and processes, mitigation measures, and related implementation means.

      • Management and implementation experience with invasive species treatment, wetland and terrestrial restoration, large scale seeding and planting, open burning and restoration design, permitting and maintenance.

      • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and to prioritize and balance sometimes heavy workloads to achieve goals while keeping up with a highly mobile and changing environment.

      • Team player with demonstrated ability to work well with others, to keep other team members aware of project and client needs.

      • Demonstrated experience balancing and organizing multiple projects, reviewing, and documenting project progress, developing communication plans, and reviewing and updating scope and progress for projects.

      • Must have strong oral and written communication skills, and be customer focused to understand and appropriately respond to client's business needs.

      • Must have ability and desire to travel throughout the US for project work and business development activities.

      • Demonstrated ability to validate and accurately analyze information and make sound decisions that have considerable business impact.

      • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and collaborate with clients, peers, management, and vendors to successfully meet shifting needs.

      • Demonstrated ability to motivate self and others to overcome obstacles and achieve goals.

      • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of GIS a plus.

      • Must demonstrate the ability to integrate work across relevant areas, develop the business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and productivity, manage risks and safety appropriately, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers.

      • Must demonstrate effective resource planning, results delivery, and staying current with relevant technology and innovation.

      • Must demonstrate strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.

        Education and Experience

        • Bachelors degree in an environmental or natural resource related fields with a Masters degree preferred.

        • Possess 5 or more years' experience performing analysis, natural resources permitting, and providing recommendations with a focus on energy clients and/or transportation projects.

          This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
          Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
          Benefits Summary: Full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).
          Temporary employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.
          Primary Location : United States-Wisconsin-De Pere
          Other Locations : United States-Wisconsin-Fitchburg, United States-Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States-Wisconsin-Mequon, United States-Wisconsin-Cottage Grove
          Organization : BC-1937 EnvSvcs-US Great Lakes WI
          Employee Status : Regular
          Job Level : Individual Contributor
          Travel : Yes, 50 % of the Time
          Schedule : Full-time
          Job Posting : May 9, 2023, 10:48:29 AM
          Req ID: 230001ZQ
          Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

Keywords: Stantec, Milwaukee , Senior Project Manager - Natural Resource - Restoration, Executive , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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