Stantec – Environmental Regulatory Specialist

Stantec – Environmental Regulatory Specialist

Location: Northampton, Massachusetts

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Environmental Regulatory Specialist

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’s Environmental Services practice seeks an Environmental Regulatory Specialist, with demonstrated experience in Massachusetts and/or adjacent states, to lead environmental regulatory and project permitting efforts, supervise and mentor staff, provide project 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, 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; coordinating with clients, 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.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Demonstrated experience with local, state, and federal environmental regulations and permitting in Massachusetts and/or Connecticut, including regulatory coordination and permit application development under the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, Connecticut Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Act and Tidal Wetlands Act, Sections 401 and 404 of the Clean Water Act, MEPA and/or CEPA, NPDES, and state- and federally listed species regulations and permitting;
  • Technical specialization and expertise in the field(s) of wetland science, botany, wildlife biology, soil science, or related field(s);
  • Minimum 2 years environmental consulting experience and project management experience;
  • Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible experience related to natural resource management, environmental planning, and/or related field(s);
  • Strong ability to interpret and use site plans, topographic maps, aerial photographs, and other maps and mapping resources;
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills;
  • Ability to perform fieldwork; and
  • A strong work ethic, sense of humor, high ethical standards, a desire for team success and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Desired skills include:

  • Bachelors and/or Masters Degree in the natural sciences, natural resource management, or related field;
  • Minimum 5 years of environmental consulting and project management experience;
  • Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible experience related to natural resource management, environmental planning, and/or related field(s).
  • Experience in specialty areas including electric and gas transmission and distribution, renewable energy, and utilities;
  • Demonstrated business development experience and strong existing client relationships;
  • Demonstrated positive reputation and relationships with environmental regulators;
  • Experience conducting wetland delineations; and
  • Experience conducting construction observation.

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.

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