Job Detail

Organization: Dine Development Corporation
Title: NEPA Planner
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Posted: 2023-01-18
Application Deadline: 2023-02-28

Position Description:

Resume/Questions can be sent directly to [email protected]

BRIC, LLC is seeking a full-time NEPA Planner to join our team at the Albuquerque, NM office. The BRIC Team completes a wide range of projects requiring NEPA compliance documents including mine rehabilitation, water systems, dam restoration, natural resource and fire management plans, agricultural plans, land use, noxious weed management, and water management. Under the supervision of the Senior NEPA Planner, tasks for this position will include preparation of NEPA documents, facilitating public and agency outreach, assisting in preparing decision documents, coordinating, and overseeing project teams, and providing quality assurance and leadership in all steps of NEPA planning process. Strong writing skills are required. This position may also perform field surveys according to workloads but would be rare event.

Preparing Environmental Assessments, Categorical Exclusions, and NEPA sufficiency reviews, and natural resource plans on a wide variety of projects on schedule and on budget.
Assist in preparing documents for entire NEPA planning process, including Pre-NOI activities public scoping; public comment review and response; decision document; and project record.
Serve as project manager for NEPA projects.
Coordinate with and support resource leads for technical resource tasks supporting NEPA document preparation.
Prepare maps and graphics to support compliance documents and plans.
Attend and support public and agency meetings
Communicate directly with federal, local, Tribal, and state clients.
Support the business line growth objectives through preparation of NEPA documents and contributing to business development and proposals.
Demonstrate excellent leadership and professionalism at the project, team, and office levels by maintaining positive relationships with co-workers, clients, and project teams.
Provide technical editing for environmental documents
Other duties as assigned. 

We seek a team member who brings with them demonstrated experience in NEPA project management, environmental analysis, and agency consultation. 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in natural resources, anthropology, environmental planning, environmental science, or another related field.
A minimum of 1 year of experience in environmental consulting industry and NEPA document preparation.
Demonstrated planning experience through working on multi-disciplinary team projects; meeting facilitation with clients and agencies; and preparing or directing staff in the preparation of technical studies or NEPA documents.
Project and task management skills with proven ability to complete work on schedule and within budget.
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
A working knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations including NEPA, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, the National Historic Preservation Act.
Proficiency with a variety of computer software including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), ArcGIS, and Adobe
Must be able to pass a standard background check. 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

Master’s Degree in natural resources, anthropology, environmental planning, environmental science, or another related field.
GIS skills and experience
A working understanding of NEPA planning procedures for federal land management and regulatory agencies, including but not limited to the U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Reclamation, and Bureau of Indian Affairs. 
Excellent organization, schedule, and budget management skills.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60–1.4(a), 60–300.5(a) and 60–741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or for inquiring about, discussing, or disclosing information about compensation. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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