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Senior Environmental Planner

United States, Colorado, Denver
September 25, 2023

The Opportunity

Ulteig is seeking a full-time Senior Environmental Planner to facilitate environmental compliance with Federal, State, and Local regulations for public and private clients across all of our Lifeline Sectors: Transportation, Renewables, Power, and Water. Our goal is to assist clients with developing an approach to environmental compliance and due diligence that balances development with natural and cultural resources protection. Candidate will have flexibility to work remotely from the Denver area and/or from our office in Greenwood Village, CO.

The Senior Environmental Planner will support and manage new and existing projects as well as assist with business development. Proven experience in environmental analysis, compliance, and public/stakeholder involvement will be needed to lead, author, and review technical reports. The applicant should have direct experience with National Environmental Policy Act, wetland delineation, biological resources, historic/cultural resources, and environmental due diligence surveys/documentation/approvals. This team member will have direct contact with regulatory agencies and clients. This person will also work with multidisciplinary project teams, with proven experience to lead through the process. Candidate must be motivated to identify, pursue, and expand Ulteig's client base and industry presence, while being responsive to our current client needs. The successful candidate must be detail oriented, have strong oral and written communication skills, and be able to prioritize and work simultaneously on multiple projects.

What You'll Do

  • Lead, manage, organize, and direct multi-disciplinary teams for the purpose of preparing reports (e.g., NEPA documents, wetland delineation reports, biological assessments, noise analysis, environmental site assessments [ESA], etc.) and environmental permit applications in support of projects for various industries and markets
  • Provide oversight, review, and interpretation of data as part of new or ongoing investigations, mitigation, or monitoring projects
  • Lead and organize team for project field efforts
  • Communicate scientific and technical information to the project team
  • Prepare and review environmental reports and related materials
  • Assist public and private clients with permit coordination, acquisition, and compliance
  • Develop lasting professional relationships with current clients through quality client support
  • Engage new clients through professional networking, marketing, and exceptional customer service and support
  • Prepare proposals, scopes of services, schedules, and budgets
  • Mentor junior staff

What We Expect from You

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in environmental science, environmental planning, environmental policy, natural resource management, or related field
  • 10-15+ years of related experience (advanced degree may count toward experience)
  • Thorough understanding of and experience with relevant Federal, State, and Local regulations (e.g., NEPA; Endangered Species Act [ESA]; Clean Water Act [CWA]; Clean Air Act [CAA]; National Historic Preservation Act [NHPA]; Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act [CERCLA]; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act [RCRA]) as they relate to environmental review and approval/permitting of projects
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Effective time-management, written communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in team situations as well as establish strong relationships with other teams
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and applicable industry-related software packages
  • Must have authorization to work permanently in the US

As you consider applying for a position at Ulteig, we encourage you to think outside the box - because we do! You might not meet 100% of the skills listed in a description, but we are committed to hiring people with exceptional talent, ability and potential, and then creating an environment where they can become the best versions of themselves. We don't want to miss out on the possibility of speaking with the next outstanding Ulteig team member, so please apply if you think this role is a great match for your unique skills and strengths. And, yes, relevant military experience is absolutely considered for transitioning service members.

What You Can Expect from Ulteig

Ulteig is a purpose driven organization that has built a culture focused on people - both our clients and our employees for over 75 years. Working at Ulteig is more than a job, it means you will have the opportunity to make a difference by creating and solving for a sustainable future. We realize that a huge part of our success has relied heavily on the dedication and focus of our workforce; this is why we make investing in our employees a top priority. Being 100% employee-owned means, we take our own success and the success of our clients personally.

We offer our team members:

  • Flexible Workplace
  • Employee Ownership
  • Competitive Pay
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Collaborative Environment
  • Innovative Culture

Our vision is to be the most trusted partners transforming our world's critical infrastructure. Ulteig connects people and resources to develop compelling, integrated solutions across multiple Lifeline Sectors, including power, renewables, transportation and water. Ulteig's footprint spans the country and leverages its expertise with a wide range of public and private clients.

At Ulteig, we deeply care and listen to the needs of our team to ensure they are comfortable and have the necessary tools to be productive whether they choose to work remotely, hybrid or in office. We strive to allow a balance and separation between home and work life and provide support and a flexible working schedule so that employees are able to focus on what's important to them. Our offices are currently open, and employees have the option of accessing them to work. We will continue to monitor and respond to COVID-19 proactively to ensure the safety of our valued employees.

If you would like to be a part of a company that empowers their employees, apply today!

Ulteig is a Drug Free Workplace


Additional Opportunity Details:
Compensation Range is Generally +/- 15% of Position Mid-Point of $140,000*
* The salary displayed represents the middle of a range. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary include your job specific skills, education, training, job location, number of years of experience related to this role and comparison to other employees already in this role

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