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NEPA Specialist

Company: Jeo Consulting Group
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Is improving communities your passion? Do you enjoy partnering with others to develop solutions to complex problems and successfully managing projects as if they were your own? If so, be a part of a company whose mission is to strengthen the communities we serve. JEO isn't just any company. We are a relationship-based company, who cares about people. We believe quality products and services are important, but people are the cornerstone of who we are. -This exciting opportunity will directly contribute to the continued success of JEO.
JEO Consulting Group seeks a NEPA Specialist to assist with the preparation of NEPA documentation for a wide variety of environmental permitting and natural resources projects as they relate to water resources, transportation and other infrastructure projects in our Omaha, Nebraska and -Kansas offices. -
The NEPA Specialist - will :

  • Define the level of environmental analysis and compliance review required

  • Prepare -environmental permits, NEPA documentation, biological assessments and other environmental compliance documentation

  • Conduct literature research and data collection for environmental investigation and documentation

  • Perform field work associated with the collection of natural resource data

  • Perform complex assignments and make independent decisions on problems and methods

  • Work independently on medium sized projects or assist more senior scientists on larger projects

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Wildlife Biology, -Ecology, Social Sciences, Environmental Sciences, -planning or closely related field

    • 5+ years of relevant professional work experience. Work experience should include preparing NEPA documentation and environmental permit applications.

    • Working knowledge of environmental regulations, including NEPA, Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act, and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, among others

    • Experience using ArcGIS to develop figures and perform basic analysis

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Experience performing Phase I Environmental Site Assessments a plus, or

      • Completion of a 40-hour basic wetland delineation training course, focused on application of the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual, or

      • Experience performing cultural resource investigations with an advanced degree in archeology, anthropology, or similar discipline

        JEO Consulting Group, Inc. is a consulting firm with thirteen offices (8 in Nebraska, 2 in Iowa, and 3 in Kansas). JEO offers competitive salaries and benefits for full-time employees including sick and vacation time, flex time, health insurance, an employer contributed 401k, wellness incentives, paid professional licensure fees and memberships, and an annual bonus program.
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