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Senior Consultant, Project Management, Permitting (Mid-Senior Level)

Environmental Resources Management, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
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ERM is seeking a dynamic Senior Consultant to join our consulting firm in Minneapolis, MN. As part of our team, you will provide project management and senior technical assistance to ERM clients while working closely with other team members. As a manager, you will contribute your leadership, client relationship, and technical consulting skills to support the growth of ERMs business. This position will focus on providing environmental permitting support for midstream and downstream oil and gas projects. Projects are often fast-paced, multi-faceted, and geographically diverse. The position will require the candidate to work both independently and on project teams, and to possess the capacity to manage varying priorities and multiple tasks to work on concurrent projects and meet project deadlines. The candidate will serve as a project manager and/or task manager on multi-disciplinary projects depending on experience and qualifications. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience overseeing environmental compliance, overseeing staff in a project setting, assessing environmental conditions and impacts, plus strong technical writing and communication skills. This is an excellent opportunity for a professional looking to advance their career with a global sustainability leader.


  • Support preparation and provide review of permit applications where required by federal, state or local environmental regulatory authorities for energy/industrial facility development, expansion, maintenance, or decommissioning.
  • Develop plans and schedules, set up projects in project management software, and develop project management reports, such as monthly progress reports.
  • Participate in agency consultations, project meetings, and client communications.
  • Travel up to 10% of the time, for agency meetings, project team meetings, or to conduct site visits, environmental training, or fieldwork.
  • Build strong collaborative relationships with other ERM employees.
  • Capitalize on existing ERM client relationships to expand ERMs profile and market share in the IAP service area through a combination of excellence in technical delivery and business development.
  • Work with other ERM resources to deepen relationships with ERM key clients and establish new client relationships that result in significant net revenue growth.
  • Assist with the management of field services programs.


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in environmental studies, planning, geography, civil or environmental engineering or related natural resources science field of study.
  • 7 years of consulting or applicable experience with impact assessment and multi-media permitting.
  • Working knowledge of key natural resource regulations, including Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act, and Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act is preferred.
  • Experience with federal, state, and local permitting in Minnesota is preferred. Similar experience in additional states is a plus.
  • Experience conducting desktop and online studies or research on natural resource or resource planning topics, Geographic Information System, map interpretation (National Wetland Inventory, U.S. Geological Survey, aerial photography).
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite software.
  • Demonstrated ability to research and prepare concise and accurate technical documents.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, which includes being comfortable and effective at communicating complex technical knowledge and concepts to other staff, clients, regulatory agencies, and project stakeholders.

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the worlds leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our boots to boardroom approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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