Senior Environmental Project Manager (Albany NY Area Based)


Epsilon is one of the best known and most respected environmental consulting firms in the northeast United States. Epsilon’s client base includes major onshore and offshore energy, commercial real estate, aviation, institutional and residential developers, as well as local and state public agencies. As a well-established, mid-sized firm, we are large enough to support our team members professionally and personally, and small enough to keep our focus on project successes and client satisfaction. Epsilon is privately held by its Principals, who are experts in their fields and work side-by-side with staff of all levels on complex, high-profile and interesting projects. Epsilon has also been recognized twice as one of the Boston Business Journal’s Fifty Best Places to Work.

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Epsilon is seeking part or full-time Senior Scientists/Project Managers to support our growing ecological sciences practice in New York. The Senior Scientist will plan for and coordinate efficient environmental and regulatory review and permitting of projects, including Articles 15 and 24, 94c, NYSDPS Article VII and X, as well as other applications to federal, state, and local agencies. Ideally, the Senior Scientist/PM will also be knowledgeable of the utility/energy markets including demonstrated environmental permitting, project management and general environmental experience in wind, solar, linear facility licensing and permitting, and traditional energy sectors. The position demands a proven ability to manage medium to large scale projects, understand and apply environmental regulations, develop schedules and budgets, mentor staff and communicate clearly and effectively to the agencies, public and client. The Senior Scientist represents the company as the technical expert on environmental, siting, and permitting matters at public meetings, workshops, and meetings with federal, state, and local agencies, as well as other stakeholders. The candidate must demonstrate excellent writing skills.

In addition to the above, the Senior Scientist will participate in complex wetland resource area delineations and oversee staff completing large scale delineation efforts, and other ecological field work, wetland mitigation site design, construction period erosion and sediment control inspections and reporting. Additionally, the Senior Scientist will support the scoping, preparation, and execution of biological, geological and other scientific studies; and review reports and documentation prepared by subject matter experts. The Senior Scientist will conduct environmental inspection and monitoring to ensure compliance with environmental requirements of permits/licenses.


  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental/wetland science, biology, geology, engineering, planning, or a related physical sciences discipline; Master’s degree is preferred.
  • 7-10+ years of relevant professional experience in environmental permitting, especially wetlands permitting, and preferably with some consulting services in the Northeast.
  • Ability to complete complex wetland delineations (including ability to delineate independently), function and value assessments, vernal pool surveys, wildlife habitat assessments, wetland restoration & replication planning/design, and construction oversight/inspection;
  • Ability to manage and mentor junior staff;
  • Understanding of federal, state and local environmental statutes and regulations;
  • Familiarity with New York environmental laws, regulations, and permitting;
  • Superior writing and oral communication skills;
  • Proven ability to work productively on multiple projects simultaneously as part of a multidisciplinary project team;
  • Willingness to travel, prepare for and participate in public hearings and oversee field work / studies as necessary within the state.

In addition to the Preferred Qualifications, the Candidate must have a valid driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle for business travel, including proper insurance and registration and have all necessary paperwork to work in the USA.


Primary activities will be based in New York. Epsilon embraces a “Hybrid Work-from-Home/In-Office Policy”. We encourage employees to come to the office frequently and with regularity. We strongly believe there is real value in having employees work together and to be able to interact face to face. We believe it fosters better communication, improves teamwork, makes problem solving easier, allows for more and better mentoring opportunities, and in general promotes a sense of camaraderie that benefits all employees individually and collectively. We feel it is particularly beneficial for new employees to help them establish relationships with fellow employees and to become better integrated in Epsilon.

Our team members enjoy regular opportunities for professional growth, a relaxed and flexible work environment, a competitive base salary, a 401k plan with a generous company match, profit sharing, an annual performance bonus program, and a full benefits package.

Epsilon is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. We ensure a workplace that supports and encourages creativity, professional growth and a company culture that promotes diversity, inclusion and overall employee health and well-being. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.


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