McMillen Jacobs Associates
  • 13-Mar-2020 to 12-May-2020 (MST)
  • Boise, ID, USA
  • Full Time

Full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, Matching 401(k), and stock program, 9 Paid Holidays, generous PTO, and Wellness Reimbursement

McMillen Jacobs Associates has earned a reputation for outstanding Design/Build work with our customers around the world.  We are currently seeking a Natural Resources/Permitting Consultant with 5-10 years of experience to work on environmental permitting and compliance for water resources projects. The successful applicant will have demonstrated knowledge of environmental regulations pertaining to the National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act, and other federal, state and local policies for states in the western US. The applicant must also have experience with environmental field surveys and technical writing in the natural resources field.

Position Details:

  • Prepare technical reports related to NEPA compliance in the form of Environmental Impact Statements, Environmental Assessments, and Categorical Exclusions.
  • Prepare and coordinate environmental approvals and permits from federal, state, and local agencies. Approvals include but are not limited to: ESA Section 7 consultation, USACE Section 10/404 permitting, 401 Water Quality Certification, California Environmental Quality Act, Washington State Environmental Policy Act, storm water pollution prevention plans, and county and city environmental permits.
  • Knowledge of appropriate state environmental resource agencies in the western US to contact depending on the proposed activity and environmental impact.
  • Help prepare environmental mitigation plans for impacts to wetlands, waters of the US, wildlife, plants, and other resources.
  • Experience reading and interpreting construction plans and specifications.
  • Coordinate with project team members (design, environmental, and construction) through a design-build process regarding environmental impacts and required permits.
  • The position will require light/moderate travel primarily within the US.


  • This position requires a minimum of a B.S. degree in Environmental Planning, Environmental Science, Biology, or related degree.
  • Must possess 5 or more years of experience working on environmental projects, writing technical reports, and preparing permit applications.
  • Strong time and project management skills, including prioritization and multi-tasking ability in a fast-paced demanding environment.
  • Ability to take initiative to solve problems in an innovative manner.
  • Strong attention to technical detail and accuracy.
  • Experience with waters of the US and wetland delineation methodology is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in client development/management and proposal writing is preferred.


Company Bio:

McMillen Jacobs Associates is a full-service engineering, environmental, and construction firm in the transportation, heavy civil underground, water resources, hydropower, and fisheries, markets. We are able to contribute to a project at the planning stage, navigate the regulatory requirements, develop a design, manage and self-perform construction, start-up, and commissioning.

Currently serving clients with over 500 staff members from 21 offices located in four countries, our superior technical skills include: geotechnical, civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering; tunnel and underground project engineering; hydraulics and hydrology. We also have leading professionals in design and construction-related services for underground tunnels and stations, large-diameter wastewater and water tunnels and pipelines, heavy rail, light rail; fisheries; hydropower; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) licensing and regulatory assistance; dam safety; spillway, intake, and water conveyance design and rehabilitation; as well as claims and dispute resolution.

McMillen Jacobs Associates is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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