Environmental Project Manager – Greenville, NC | 3.19.18

Name of Employer: SEPI Engineering & Construction

Employer Website: www.sepiengineering.com

Greenville, NC

Job title: Environmental Project Manager

Job Details / Description


Independently performs duties in site assessment evaluations that include wetland and stream delineation, threatened & endangered species surveys, riparian buffer determinations, and wetland/stream restoration site monitoring. Also perform duties involved in submittal of 401/404 permit applications, correspondence with various regulatory agencies such as USACE, NCDWR, and USF&WS. Additionally, provides support to other staff within the environmental and remediation departments, which may include Environmental Site Assessments, Annual Stormwater Inspections, etc.

Plan and conduct work requiring judgment in independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaption and modification of techniques, procedures and criteria. Independently performs most assignments with instructions as to the general results expected. Receives technical guidance from senior professional on unusual or complex problems. Conducts final QA/QC reviews prior to submitting reports and data for regulatory and client review.

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs technical analysis of moderate difficulty with regards to wetland and stream delineation, riparian buffer determinations, permitting, etc.
  • Independently conducts field delineation of wetland boundaries and Riparian Buffer determinations and perennial/importance calls of streams.
  • Conducts Threatened and Endangered Species field surveys and report preparation.
  • Conducts Phase I and II ESAs and prepares associated draft report (under supervision).
  • Conducts advanced GIS analysis for the mining of data as it relates to project specific requirements.
  • Responsible for GPS data collection/download/correction, and digital map-making using appropriate software, when needed.
  • Responsible for accurately reading, interpreting, understanding, and applying information contained on various types of maps (e.g. topographical maps, soils maps, boundary surveys, etc.).
  • Responsible for preparing clear and concise written reports and maps based on field inspections of evaluated sites (independently or supervision of others).
  • Responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting and/or coordinating projects of various sizes and complexity.
  • Conducts site meetings with regulatory agencies when needed.
  • Can independently complete 401/404 Permit Applications (NWP, General, & IP) when required.
  • Meets with clients and regulatory agencies as needed and can communicate needed information.
  • Directs routine and moderate size projects including review of work (e.g. reports, maps, forms, fieldwork, etc.) done by subordinate professionals or technicians.
  • Can independently review and comment on site design plans or other maps as needed.
  • Ability to disseminate local, State and Federal government regulatory information to various individuals (i.e. clients, general public, etc.).
  • Plans and supervises project field investigations of varying complexity.
  • Prepares proposals and determines required budgets and costs.
  • Maintains budgets and profitability on assigned projects.
  • Performs duties listed under physical demands.
  • May represent client or company at public hearings or meetings regarding technical applications.
  • Has good familiarity with Company standards for quality control and compliance.


May supervise other staff in specific tasks and on a per project basis.

Job Candidate Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the above listed job requirements. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • An extensive working knowledge of environmental regulations, the Clean Water Act and State Regulated Riparian Buffer rules is required.
  • Experience in identifying wetland field indicators, stream identification methodology and identifying Threatened & Endangered Species and their habitat is also required.
  • The ability to understand and apply local, State and Federal government ordinances and regulations related to wetlands, streams and riparian buffer areas is needed.
  • Experience and fluency in filling out and submitting Preconstruction Notification forms and supplemental information to Federal and State regulatory agencies.
  • Familiarity with GPS & GIS based software, practices, data storage and manipulation. Good interpersonal relationship skills and ability to work in a team environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Botany, Natural Resources, Forestry, Soil Science, Hydrology, Zoology, Biology, Environmental Science, or similar and 5+ years of experience or Masters degree and 3-6 years of experience.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Excel.
  • Working knowledge of GPS, GIS, and/or AutoCAD.
  • Applied Fluvial Geomorphology Level I, River Morphology & Application Level II, River Assessment & Application Level III, Natural Channel Design & River Restoration Level IV are desired.

How to Apply

Please visit this link to apply for this opportunity:  https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1901006&B_ID=91&fid=1&Adid=0&ssbgcolor=FFFFFF&SearchScreenID=5896&CountryID=3&LanguageID=2


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March 19, 2018

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