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NEPA/CEQA and Permitting Specialist in San Francisco Bay Area at Cardno USA Inc

Date Posted: 6/25/2018

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Job Description

Cardno is seeking a NEPA/CEQA and Permitting Specialist to work with a multidisciplinary team on a variety of water projects related to water rights, hydro relicensing and water transfers in San Francisco Bay Area or Sacramento, California and the western United States.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

> Management and preparation of NEPA/CEQA documents and permit applications
> Managing large multi-component and multi-disciplinary projects
> Maintain positive client relationships
> Coordinating environmental technical studies
> Coordinate closely with internal and external project teams to ensure milestones are achieved
> Preparing general and technical sections of project reports and proposals
> Writing and editing clear, accurate, and defensible environmental documents in compliance with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulations, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

> Bachelor's Degree in environmental science or a closely related field
> 10+ years of relevant professional experience working on projects that involve NEPA/CEQA compliance and permitting
> Knowledge of CEQA/NEPA process requirements and implementation
> Knowledge of pertinent environmental regulations (401, 1600 and 404)
> Experience working on natural resource or hydro-electric facility projects
> Experience working on FERC hydro relicensing projects
> Experience working on natural resource or hydro-electric facility projects
> Strong business/client orientation
> Excellent oral and written communication skills
> Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
> Strong business/client orientation
> Detail Oriented, Team player
> Ability to periodically travel to field sites and other Cardno offices throughout the U.S. up to 15%


• Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. EEO/AA/M/F/V/D


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