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Stantec Environmental Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Environmental Project Manager - ( 240000Q1 )


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 are 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’s Environmental Services practice seeks a Project Manager with demonstrated experience in Massachusetts, to lead environmental regulatory and project permitting efforts, supervise and mentor staff, provide project and client management, and support business development opportunities.

Your Key Responsibilities

Environmental regulatory and permitting responsibilities include identifying project-specific environmental regulatory requirements; coordinating with resource agency personnel; writing and reviewing technical reports; developing environmental permit applications (federal, state, and local); presenting at public meetings; and facilitating successful environmental permitting of multiple and varied projects.

Project management responsibilities may include developing proposals; managing projects and budgets; building and managing project teams; coordinating with clients, subcontractors, stakeholders, and internal project staff; and performing and overseeing project technical work. Business development responsibilities may include maintaining existing client relations and collaborating to develop and pursue new clients and opportunities. Additional responsibilities may include coordinating, conducting, and/or leading field work.

The Project Manager must solve problems of significant complexity by providing original, innovative, practical, and economical solutions. Work involves planning, directing, and coordinating complex assignments/projects, modifying established guidelines, and initiating new approaches.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Demonstrated experience with local, state, and federal environmental regulations and permitting in Massachusetts including regulatory coordination and permit application development.

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply environmental compliance and permitting regulations such as the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, MESA, MEPA, CEPA, Chapter 91 and Sections 401, 404, and 408 of the Clean Water Act.

  • Ability to effectively present information and represent clients in a public setting, such as a local conservation commission meeting or public informational meeting.

  • Minimum of 5 years of project management and permitting experience is preferred.

  • Experience permitting large scale energy projects is preferred.

  • Knowledge of documents related to requests for proposals, invitations for bid and tendering offers.

  • "Hands-on" experience in managing permitting applications and projects from start to finish.

  • Knowledge of computer applications and functions, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Proven experience working in a team environment.

  • Ability to review project work, quantities, costs, accuracy of specifications, completeness, and constructability.

  • Demonstrated experience meeting project deadlines in a cost-effective manner.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including advanced technical writing abilities.

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain and establish positive working relationships.

  • Must be able to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.

  • Ability to perform work accurately in a detailed-oriented environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare clear and concise reports, procedures, correspondence and other written materials.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated and looking to take the next step in their career. This self-directed individual will possess the ability to work collaboratively in a team environments, make sound business decisions, and lead projects to success. The ability to balance an entrepreneurial, pragmatic approach to business development and project execution is essential. The position requires a focus on client needs, leadership, strategic/critical thinking, and problem-solving skills to advance both the client and Stantec.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree in environmental science, law degree, or related field preferred.

  • Minimum 5 years’ work experience in the consulting field; or an equivalent combination of education (e.g., advanced degree) and experience.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time or ability to work remotely and independently from a home office. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather and active construction sites.

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.

Benefits Summary: Regular 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. Regular full-time and part-time 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/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Massachusetts-Quincy

Other Locations : United States-Massachusetts-Northampton, United States-Massachusetts-Burlington, United States-Massachusetts-Hyannis, United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Organization : BC-1956 EnvSvcs-US East Northeast

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 13, 2024, 10:17:26 AM

Req ID: 240000Q1


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