Ecological Project Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina | Careers at Charlotte

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    Charlotte, NC 28201
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description


    Category Ecological Services
    Type Full-Time

    Overview

    Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is growing and we have an excellent opportunity to hire a Project Manager in the expanding Ecological Services Practice in the Charlotte office.

    As a Project Manager with CEC, you will lead project teams to navigate today's complex environmental regulatory landscape, helping our commercial, institutional, manufacturing, mining, rail, energy and land conservancy clients to achieve and maintain surface water compliance and providing sustainable ecological guidance. Working with clients, contractors, and local government officials, you will be involved in the entire project - from conceptual and design phases, through the regulatory review process, bidding, and construction. Projects will include wetland and stream assessments, delineations, and mitigation; permitting for both impacts and restoration activities; protected endangered species habitat and specific species surveys including bats and plants; natural stream channel restoration design and permitting; and construction oversight and monitoring of aquatic resources impacts or restoration activities; while maintaining sustainable relationships with current staff and clients.

    You will work with the Ecological Services Practice Lead to identify opportunities for growth including participating in business development and marketing efforts, and implement marketing and sales strategies to provide sustainable growth of the Practice. You will work with other Practices within CEC to provide an integrated service approach to addressing our client's needs.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Lead and direct others in the execution of project work;
    • Work with staff to establish and meet budgets on projects;
    • Work directly with regulatory agencies to facilitate permitting and project approvals; and
    • Provide mentoring and training to staff to ensure professional growth and development.

    Qualifications
    • 10+ years' experience in Ecological Services consulting;
    • B.S. in Ecology, Biology, Soil Science, Botany, Natural Resources or Forestry (M.S. a plus);
    • Professional Wetland Scientist, Licensed Soil Scientist, Certified Botanist or Ecologist;
    • Certifications in NCSAM/NCWAM, SWITC and Stream Restoration with Rosgen Level I-III preferred;
    • Experience interpreting Federal, State and local regulations such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources;
    • Technical Expertise with Sections 10, 311, 401 and 404 of the Federal Clean Water Act and Section 7 consultation for the Endangered Species Act;
    • Must have established positive and professional rapport with both federal and local regulators; and
    • Demonstrated management experience to assist in expanding the delivery of our services to target client sectors.

    About Us

    Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture. Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success. You will work on diverse projects while providing high quality service to our clients.

    In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and tuition assistance. Join our team where your contribution matters.

    We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CEC job opportunities.

    Posting ID: 620920307Posted: 2021-05-07Job Title: Ecological Project Manager