ERM is seeking a motivated Junior Consultant to join our growing Environmental Impact Assessment team in Houston, Texas . The successful candidate will assist Project Managers on a variety of environmental permitting and impact assessment projects to support our oil & gas, power, and chemical sectors. This is an excellent opportunity for a developing career professional (0 to 3 years) to join a growing and dynamic technical team, as you build a rewarding career path with a global environmental leading company.
Provide technical assistance on a wide range of capital infrastructure and other projects including preparation of environmental assessments and environmental impact statements under the National Environmental Policy Act, habitat assessments, wetland delineations and reports, Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, and other related environmental documents.
Conduct tasks related to environmental assessments that include but are not limited to land use planning/facility siting, pipeline and/or transmission line routing studies, and development of permit matrices and risk assessments.
Assist in preparation of project-specific compliance management plans in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local requirements.
Perform project delivery activities such as conducting field surveys, collecting and organizing field survey data, performing research/ literature reviews, writing reports, and developing strategies and recommendations for clients.
Perform multi-media permitting and compliance documentation associated with projects with an emphasis on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Marine Fisheries Service, and various state and local agencies.
Work within quality/budget/schedule expectations and scope-specific assignments, develop a basic understanding of project management responsibilities, and serve as a deputy project manager as needed.
Maintain records of compliance with permit conditions.
BS in engineering, environmental science, biology, or related discipline. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
0 to 3 years of professional experience focused on environmental analyses and/or permitting, and a willingness and desire to support field assignments between 30% and 50% of the time. Familiarity with field survey techniques highly desired.
Effective written/verbal communication and organization/analytical skills and experience recording/writing detailed technical data and reports, and building tables and spreadsheets (including tabulation and manipulation of data).
Demonstrated communication skills. Ability to engage in multifaceted and dynamic situations and to collaborate with a team of experts to support work through the lifecycle of a project.
Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated attributes to become a strong consultant – team player, eagerness to learn and grow, self-starter who takes initiative, versatile, and service-oriented mentality.
Highly organized with keen eye for detail. But with the ability to maintain the big picture of the overall schedule and compliance criteria.
High level proficiency in use of Microsoft Office programs.
Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
Local candidates preferred.
Who We Are:
As the world’s leading sustainability consulting firm, ERM is uniquely positioned to contribute to the environment and society through the expertise and energy of our employees worldwide. Sustainability is what we do, and is at the heart of both our service offerings and how we operate our business. ERM and our partners are driven by a dynamic vision: By 2021 we will be the clear leader in our chosen markets, we will double in value and we will deliver on our promises to our clients, our people and our investors. For our people, our vision means attracting, inspiring, developing and rewarding our people to work with the best clients and on the biggest challenges, thus creating valuable careers. We achieve our vision in a sustainable manner by maintaining and living our ERM values that include Accountability, Caring for our People, Client Focus, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Transparency.
Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a video questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.
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