NEPA Project Coordinator

NEPA Project Coordinator

Career Area: Science

What We're Looking For:
What We're Looking For:
Barge Design Solutions, Inc. is a leading architecture and engineering consulting firm committed to excellence in environmental planning and design. With a focus on sustainability and innovation, we strive to deliver cutting-edge solutions that harmonize human progress with environmental preservation. Our multidisciplinary team fosters a collaborative environment where creativity and expertise converge to shape better, more sustainable future.
We are seeking a dynamic and driven NEPA Project Coordinator to join our dedicated team of professionals. The ideal candidate will play a pivotal role in coordinating and managing all aspects of projects related to the National Environmental Policy Act. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to impactful environmental projects while collaborating with a team of experts in the field. The NEPA Project Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all NEPA regulations and guidelines, managing project timelines, facilitating effective communication among stakeholders, and maintaining a working knowledge of changes to the NEPA and Council of Environmental Quality regulations and guidance documents.
The successful candidate will be required to manage the overall environmental approval process including providing input to project teams on internal and external scoping, establishing parameters for baseline conditions, and supervising and, in some instances, participating in completing all aspects of any NEPA action including a Categorical Exclusion, Environmental Assessment, Environmental Impact Statement and Programmatic and Supplemental Environmental Assessments or Environmental Impact Statements. A. Tasks performed may also include development and review of regulatory permit applications for infrastructure and planning projects and permits for completing environmental clearance. This role will support a variety of project types including infrastructure, energy, and flood control improvement projects.

  • Lead the coordination and management of assigned NEPA - related projects within the firm
  • Implements effective strategies to complete and streamline environmental documentation
  • Coordinates with state and federal resource agencies
  • Identifies opportunities and manages team efforts for submittals, proposals, presentations, and related activities
  • Develops strategic partnerships with sub-consultants
  • Mentor junior NEPA staff
  • Facilitates and coordinates all environmental technical studies both internally with Barge's staff and externally with any subconsultants
  • Understands and leads public involvement/process
  • Builds informed consent among various interest groups
  • All other duties assigned

Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • B.S. or M.S. in civil engineering, planning, environmental science, and/or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in leading studies and completing the NEPA process and environmental studies and documentation is required
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills and abilities in terms of developing scopes of work, fee estimates, and schedules
  • Ability to manage study specialists and sub-consultants
  • Demonstrates creativity, foresight, and mature judgement in anticipating and solving problems
  • Ability to effectively manage concurrent projects and deadlines
  • Strong teambuilding skills
  • Able to collaborate with other design disciplines

Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 400-people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked No. 171 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s 2021 Top 500 Design Firms list, is No. 177 on Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled