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Senior NEPA Practitioner

  1. Environment & geoscience
  2. Kirkland
R-112359

Why join us?

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

We are seeking a Senior NEPA Practitioner to join our team in Seattle, WA to support NEPA for clean energy projects in the Pacific Northwest Hydrogen Hub (PNWH2).

The ideal candidate for this position will apply their knowledge of NEPA processes and state and federal regulatory processes to manage and contribute to our PNWH2 projects. The candidate will assist or coordinate the preparation of all levels of DOE NEPA documents and technical studies and provide quality assurance/quality control of NEPA and planning documents prepared by in-house staff or outside consultants. The candidate also will coordinate with resource and environmental permitting agencies, local stakeholders, and members of the public.

The preferred candidate will have familiarity with the DOE NEPA process, including the preparation of Environmental Information Volumes (EIVs), strong task management skills, effective communication skills, and be able to work successfully in both collaborative and self-directed settings. The preferred candidate will have experience with DOE NEPA processes and clean energy initiatives.  Experience with Washington, Oregon, and Montana state review processes for energy projects is desirable.

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Prepare and review of NEPA and planning documents and oversight of documents prepared by other staff and consultants;

  • Coordinate in-house technical tasks for compliance with baseline schedules;

  • Evaluate impacts for proposed Hydrogen Hub projects on the built, cultural and natural environment;

  • Coordinate with design professionals and overall project team to identify fatal flaws, schedule delays, opportunities for schedule acceleration or recovery, and opportunities to avoid or minimize impacts;

  • Participate in weekly meetings with the PNWH2 Project Management team, US DOE, and Hydrogen Hub project representatives.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Sciences or a related field, Master’s degree is a plus.

  • 8-10 years of experience with a demonstrated working knowledge of NEPA, including coordination of supporting technical studies and schedule management;

  • Similar environmental consultation experience related to federal facility projects with DOE (including projects with federal funding) preferred.

  • Aptitude for maintaining a professional attitude and attention to detail while working alone, within a team environment, and/or on multiple projects simultaneously;

  • Excellent technical writing, computer, and verbal communication skills with clients and colleagues;

  • Strong organizational, task and time management skills and deductive reasoning and analytical skills;

  • Proficiency with the MS Office suite of software, and familiarity with schedule management software

  • Ability to travel and visit project sites if necessary.

  • Local candidates are preferred for this position.

  • Eligible candidates must have a valid driver’s license.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work.  Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life. We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Competitive salary

  • Flexible work schedules

  • Group Insurance

  • Paid Family Leave

  • Two Floating Holidays

  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)

  • Pet Insurance

  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals.

  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice. 

Expected compensation range is between $95,000 - $140,000 annually depending on skills, experience, and geographical location.

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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