Senior Project Manager - Environmental Scientist

at Mott MacDonald Group in ChicagoChicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Here at Mott MacDonald, we are experts in engineering, management, and development services supporting multisector project work in over 150 countries. One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, we pride ourselves in our ability to deliver exceptional outcomes through the connected thinking of our 20,000+ talented consultants. Sustainability and innovation are at the heart of all of our sectors which, in North America include Advisory, Built Environment, Energy, Transportation, and Water.

Our Environmental team is rapidly expanding and is seeking a talented and experienced Senior Project Manager - Environmental Scientist ideally located in either our Lakewood, CO; Austin, TX; or Chicago, IL offices; however, other locations will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The successful candidate will report to Mott MacDonald's environmental lead in Salt Lake City, UT.
Resonsibilities include:
Project management activities including the oversight of project teams responsible for environmental site assessment, wetland delineations, threatened & endangered species habitat assessment, field surveys, NEPA documentation, environmental report/permit development, constraint mapping, and public involvement support.
Provide senior-level technical and project management support for projects, including but not limited to budgeting, forecasting, scheduling, senior review of deliverables, etc.
Help maintain and develop relationships with key clients and agency staff.
Preparing proposals, cost estimates, and staffing plans for environmental projects and services.
Preparing and reviewing permit applications and conducting consultation with agency staff as required under Sections 404 and 401 of the Clean Water Act, Sections 7 and 10 of the Endangered Species Act, reviewing wetland delineations and biological inventories; conducting routing studies and impact analysis for NEPA documents.
We invite applications from candidates with the following experience:
Bachelor's degree in a relevant environmental science or biological discipline; a master's degree is a plus.
Minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience, five (5) of which shall includeProject management or a group leadership role.
The successful candidate must be able to work independently and successfully manage multiple tasks, exhibits scientific writing skills, and have experience and a background in wetland science, botany, and/or soils and hydrology. The successful candidate must
Experience permitting large-scale energy projects and conducting field surveys.
Strong interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills, documentation, and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills are required. The ability to prepare and interpret complex reports, recognize problems, and define and evaluate solutions is required.
Demonstrate an ability to work on diverse projects, possess a high level of self-motivation, and demonstrate ability to successfully execute field tasks.


In compliance with the Equal Pay Transparency Rules for Colorado, the expected salary range is from $150,000-$165,000. Multiple factors such as qualifications, overall experience and position responsibilities will be used to determine the successful candidate's actual salary within the expected range.
Benefits: 401k, medical, dental and vision insurance, STD/LTD disability, holiday, PTO, parental leave and company paid life insurance.

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

Equal employment opportunity is the law.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status or disability status.

Hybrid working policy
At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team, and personal commitments. We offer a hybrid working policy that embraces your well-being, flexibility, and trust.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or disability status.

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Job Posting: 11880808

Posted On: May 09, 2024

Updated On: Jun 08, 2024

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