Epsilon is one of the best known and most respected environmental consulting firms in the northeast United States. Epsilon’s client base includes major 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. A recipient of a Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Award for Business Excellence, Epsilon has also been recognized twice as one of the Boston Business Journal’s Fifty Best Places to Work.
Epsilon is seeking a full-time Project / Program Manager to support our growing ecological sciences and energy / offshore wind practices in New York State and the northeast in general. Duties and responsibilities associated with the position will be to plan for and coordinate efficient environmental and regulatory review and permitting of projects, including USACE/NYSDEC Joint Permit Applications, NYS PSC Article VII filings as well as other applications to federal, state, and local agencies, boards and commissions. Ideally, the preferred candidate will also be knowledgeable of the utility/energy markets including demonstrated business development, environmental permitting, project and staff management and general environmental consulting experience in wind, solar, and traditional development and 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 public and client. The Project / Program Manager 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 technical writing and communication skills.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor’s degree in environmental/wetland science, biology, geology, engineering, planning, or a related physical sciences discipline; Master’s degree is preferred.
- 15+ years of relevant professional experience in environmental permitting and consulting services in the Northeast.
- Demonstrated client development and management skills;
- Experience with opening and managing an office / staff preferred;
- Understanding of federal, state and local environmental statutes and regulations;
- 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 region.
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.
WORKING CONDITIONS IN WHICH THE DUTIES ARE PERFORMED
Epsilon envisions the position to be remote based initially with the objective of moving to a hybrid office / remote setting in New York State. Preferred candidates will be currently situated within New York State, or willing to relocate to NY.
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 support 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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