Environmental - Codes and Standards, Environmental - Quality, Environmental Engineering
About Insignia Environmental
Insignia Environmental (Insignia) is a growing environmental consulting company focused on the needs of energy and infrastructure clients. Our staff has a foundation in engineering, science, and real-world construction experience that translates into environmental documents and programs that represent the best in class for our clients and the environment. Insignia holds performance and responsiveness paramount while working with clients to meet their environmental needs, often on expedited timelines. We pride ourselves on knowing the latest environmental regulations, understanding the goals of our clients and regulatory agencies, and producing high-quality deliverables.
Why Join Us?
At Insignia, we work hard and take pride in the reputation of excellence that we have earned in our industry. The diversity of our projects ensures that employees are appropriately challenged and learning new things. We are looking for employees who strive to be the best in their field and enjoy exchanging knowledge in an interactive environment. Insignia also encourages and supports our employees in workshop and conference attendance to continue education in their fields.
Insignia offers a casual, enjoyable work environment and generous benefits, including a 401(k)-equivalent program, medical insurance, and paid time off. Candidates must be comfortable with dogs, as several large ones “work” in our office.
Insignia is looking for an experienced Senior Environmental Project Manager to join our team. Responsibilities include 1) project management; 2) plan and report writing; 3) frequent interaction with clients/regulators; and 4) directing/mentoring junior- to mid-level employees in proper preparation of planning documents, environmental review documents, and permit applications while working in an interdisciplinary team environment. This position also supports management staff in marketing efforts, including the preparation of proposals.
Plan, develop, coordinate, and direct multi-disciplined projects. Manage and provide advisory/ technical review for the preparation of environmental documents, such as biological resources (including wetland and special-status species), cultural resources, land use/management planning, air quality, and noise evaluations for preparing technical sections of California Environmental Quality Act/National Environmental Policy Act (CEQA/NEPA) documents.
Manage and provide technical review of the preparation of resource agency permit applications, including Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreements, Clean Water Act Section 404 and 401 permits, Endangered Species Act Section 7 and Section 10 documents, and National Historic Preservation Act Section 106 documentation.
Apply understanding of federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.
Lead and supervise teams as well as coordinate various subconsultants.
Ensure work is conducted within the assigned constraints (i.e., budget and schedule) at the project and program levels.
Prepare scopes and costs for project proposals.
Master’s degree or higher in biology, ecology, environmental science or planning, or other related science.
Eight or more years of experience in environmental consulting, with at least 3 years serving as a Project Manager.
Strong technical expertise in one or more aspects of environmental sciences, including environmental policy, CEQA/NEPA, land use planning, or pertinent field biology (e.g., botany, wildlife, or wetland biology).
Demonstrated experience with California species, resources, and ecosystems.
Demonstrated experience with leading teams of scientists, or previous supervisory experience.
Working knowledge of regulations pertaining to environmental protection, including CEQA/NEPA, Clean Water Act, National Historic Preservation Act, and Endangered Species Act.
Demonstrated ability to complete projects on time and within budget.
Excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as confidence in dealing with clients, regulators, and team members.
Ability to exercise informed, independent decision making.
Excellent writing and technical editing skills, with advanced experience in Microsoft Office.
Rigorously detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy.
Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
Willingness and ability to travel when needed.
Willingness and ability to work fluctuating and/or long hours as necessary.
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
While prioritizing health and safety, this position requires an individual who is able to walk and hike through varying degrees of difficult terrain. Individuals may also be required to perform job responsibilities in inclement weather conditions.
About Insignia Enviornmental
Insignia was founded in 2004 to provide premier service to clients facing environmental challenges. Our employees combine foundations in engineering and science with real-world construction experience to develop feasible and effective environmental solutions. Insignia holds performance and responsiveness paramount while working with clients to meet their needs in the most cost-effective way possible. We pride ourselves on knowing the latest environmental regulations, understanding the perspectives of jurisdictional agencies, employing experienced personnel, and producing high-quality deliverables.
Insignia is a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise by the California Public Utilities Commission Utility Supplier Diversity Program and Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, a certified Small Business Enterprise by the State of California Office of Small Business, and a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise by the California Unified Certification Program.