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We’re looking for an Environmental Program Supervisor to join our Division 7 Environmental team.
In this role, you will:
- Ensure that Division Project Development projects are in compliance with environmental laws and regulations.
- Ensure all necessary biological, natural resource, wetlands, and protected species issues have been thoroughly investigated and technical input provided to Division Project Development in support of NEPA/SEPA documents for selected projects.
- Conduct field investigations of plant/animal species in diverse habitats within and adjacent to transportation corridors.
- Identify jurisdictional wetlands from non-jurisdictional uplands within transportation corridors.
- Conduct rate species surveys.
- Prepare technical reports, biological assessments, categorical exclusions, and minimum criteria determination reports.
- Determine required environmental regulation permits.
- Schedule project familiarization conference with state/federal regulation agencies.
Prepare and submit permit applications and exhibits to regulatory agencies.
Assist Division PDEA Engineer in advising design engineer and transportation managers of unusual/sensitive environmental resources.
- Assist in development of strategic environmental plans/initiatives to enhance project schedules and project design feasibility.
- Mediate disputes between regulatory agencies and transportation construction managers.
- Advise transportation construction manager of deficiencies in environmental regulation compliance.
- Advise successful bidder about regulatory requirements.
- Conduct preconstruction and permit review meetings with environmental agencies, contractors, and NCDOT staff to review/interpret permit conditions and environmental commitments for Division projects.
- Assist construction and maintenance engineers in ensuring environmental compliance with waste and borrow site reclamation plans.
- Conduct training workshops as required for Division staff on pertinent environmental topics and provide informal training on environmental issues during site visits.
- Serve as a point of contact for State/Federal agencies, wildlife refugees, primate environmental entities, local government officials, and board of Transportation members.
- Assist in the assessment of potential National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and best management practice (BMP) sites for NPDES Permit compliance.
- Submit requests through the Etracs systems and maintain project file documentation.
What You Bring
- Knowledge of state/federal environmental regulations relating to SEPA and NEPA guidelines and preparation of related environmental documentation.
- Experience with the preparation of 404 and 401 and permit applications and related exhibits.
- Experience conducting natural resource field evaluations, such as stream and wetland delineation, threatened and endangered species surveys, and basic knowledge of SHPO issues.
- Experience serving as environmental liaison between NCDOT, consultants, resource agencies, environmental regulators, and the public with consistency and sound judgment.
- Experience planning, conducting, and reviewing technical projects and evaluating construction/maintenance projects for environmental compliance and stewardship.
- Working knowledge of wetland systems, biological communities and the relationship of highways, bridges, and highway development to streams and wildlife.
- Considerable knowledge of federal and state regulations governing the supervised work.
- Ability to plan, conduct, and review technical projects and prepare technical reports, biological assessments and other environmental documentation as required by state and federal laws.
- Ability to handle, with tact, consistency, and professional judgment, the diversity of public contacts and demands of consultation and enforcement.
- Leadership to plan, organize and direct work operations, as well as train and supervise a team.
- Ability to safely operate a vehicle.
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in agricultural, biological, engineering, environmental or natural resource sciences, or a closely related curriculum, and
3+ years of relevant environmental experience; or
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Call me: Robin Baker-Gonzales at (336) 487-0000.
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