Senior Project Manager, Offshore Wind

at Stantec in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Senior Project Manager, Offshore Wind – ( 220003WU )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec’s Environmental Services Practice is looking for an experienced professional to serve as a Senior Project Manager to help implement our growing Offshore Wind and renewable energy practice . Does helping your clients create a lower carbon future get you excited? Join our team!

  • Location is flexible: Can be based out of any of our U.S. offices.

Your Key Responsibilities

+ Manage offshore wind projects with complex teams consisting of in-house professional scientists and engineers and strategic teaming partners and subconsultants

+ Capitalize on existing client relationships to expand Stantec’s profile and market share in the offshore wind regional market, primarily through excellence in technical delivery. Support business development activities conducted by the Offshore Wind Sector Leader and Offshore Wind Team including participation in the development of technical proposal for offshore proposal for offshore wind projects.

+ Direct and prepare scoping approaches, initial studies, Environmental Impact Reports, Environmental Assessments, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Site Assessment and Construction and Operation Plans, Federal and State permitting, Environmental Impact Statements, and supporting technical studies. Oversee multiple projects simultaneously within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.

+ Provide leadership in managing project related staff performance, and mentoring personnel for overall success of practice team.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

+ Experience managing major projects with complex project teams is preferred. Experience with offshore wind feasibility studies. BOEM Site Assessment and Construction and Operation Plans, marine ecology, NEPA/Federal and state permitting, offshore wind, power generation and transmission, infrastructure, and/or renewable energy is desired.

+ Demonstrated agency relationships and strong working knowledge with NEPA compliance and demonstrated discretionary permitting familiarity with the following:

+ Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), Guidelines for Site Assessment Plans and Construction and Operation Plans.

+ Clean Water Act permitting Sections 10/404 (Corps) and 401 Water Quality Certifications,

+ USFWS Section 7 Consultation and/or NOAA MMPA Consultation or EFH Consultation.

+ State and local permitting, New York and New Jersey permitting is a plus

+ Proven major project experience for large programs/contracts and client relationships supported by repeat business, including established contacts in the New England or Mid-Atlantic and Southeast Regions.

+ Must have strong oral and written communication skills, and be customer focused to understand and appropriately respond to clients’ business needs.

+ Must demonstrate effective resource planning, results delivery, and staying current with relevant technology and innovation.

Education and Experience

Minimum of 10 years of environmental planning and permitting experience successfully coordinating and managing BOEM and NEPA document preparation and environmental permitting.

A Bachelor’s degree in planning, natural resources, environmental science, biological science, ecology, or related field with a master’s degree preferred.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. #FeelingEnergized

Benefits Summary: Full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

Primary Location : United States-Maryland-Laurel

Other Locations : United States-Florida-Miami, United States-Florida-Tampa, United States-North Carolina-Charlotte, United States-Maine-Portland, United States-District Of Columbia-Washington, United States-New York-Rochester, United States-Massachusetts-Boston, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-Maine-Topsham, United States-South Carolina-North Charleston, United States-Virginia-Richmond, United States-Massachusetts-Quincy, United States-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia, United States-Rhode Island-Providence, United States-Connecticut-Hartford, United States-New Hampshire-Auburn

Organization : BC-2034 EnvSvcs-US East Mid Atlantic

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 20, 2023, 8:20:34 AM

Req ID: 220003WU

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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Job Posting: JC232715456

Posted On: Jan 22, 2023

Updated On: May 29, 2023

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