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.
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.
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.
Epsilon Associates, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer
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Epsilon Associates, Inc. is an engineering and environmental consulting firm located in Maynard, Massachusetts. Epsilon provides strategic regulatory planning and environmental permitting services to public sector, real estate, energy, industrial, and institutional clients.
We are in business to assist our clients by developing regulatory strategies, conducting environmental analyses, preparing effective permitting documents, and demonstrating compliance with regulatory requirements. Our corporate vision, established by our founding Principals, is to be a leader in the field of environmental consulting. This vision is achieved through effective advocacy for our clients, providing high quality professional services, finding solutions that balance clients’ goals with environmental protection, supporting professional growth for all employees, and providing our services cost effectively. The core principles that guide our business to fulfill our vision are integrity, excellence, respect, teamwork, and dedication.
Integrity: We believe in conducting all interactions with integrity and honesty. Integrity is key to establishing and maintaining credibility with clients, the regulator...y community, and employees.
Excellence: Superior performance is the hallmark we establish for all of our employees every day, “doing our best every day.” We strive to provide high quality professional services to meet our client’s goals, to arrive at solutions that balance our clients’ goals with environmental protection, and to support our employees’ professional growth.
Respect: Effective professional services are based on personal relationships. Therefore, treating all people with respect in all interactions – internal and external – is a key element to support all of our values and to achieve our vision.
Teamwork: Fostering effective collaboration with clients, internal team members, and regulatory staff yields better project outcomes. Building respectful relationships and collaborating with all team members is essential to achieving results for our clients, protecting the environment, and supporting employees’ goals.
Dedication: We are dedicated to complete all of our assignments to the best of our ability and we are accountable to one another to do our best work every day, “all for one and one for all.”
We have taken on more than 3,000 projects in nearly all 50 states and several countries across the globe. Clients who entrust us with their work represent the area’s best-known companies and government agencies.