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NEPA Technician
CompanyNorth Wind Resource Consulting
LocationPhoenix, AZ
Job TypeFull Time
Date4/8/2019
  
Job Responsibilities

North Wind Resource Consulting is seeking a junior/mid-level National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Technician to assist with projects predominately in the AZ, NM, NV, CA, and UT region.

The position will require working with interdisciplinary teams supporting the preparation of NEPA documentation through the direction of the Project Manager. Work will be conducted primarily in an office setting.

The position requires the ability for some limited travel. Per diem and lodging are provided for all project work requiring overnight stays away from employee’s home office.

Plans and coordinates NEPA efforts ensuring documentation meets prescribed quality standards and is in compliance with NEPA and CEQ regulations and agency policy and guidelines.

Develops project schedules to track the NEPA process and assist with the public involvement process.

Coordinates identification of inventory and data collection/analysis needed to conduct NEPA decision-making efforts.

Supports the agency spokesperson for the NEPA planning efforts and assists in public contact, including: scheduling interagency and public meetings, recording comments, initiating responses and systematically ensuring that the NEPA process meets specified public involvement regulations.

Ensures that the NEPA process is implemented so as to conform to other agency planning documents and supports coordination with other federal, state, and local agencies, tribal governments and public interest groups.

Will prepare NEPA documents and participate with interdisciplinary team specialists.



Qualifications
Degree in a natural resource or closely related field.

Four to five years’ experience coordinating and writing NEPA compliance documents including Environmental Assessments (EAs) and Categorical Exclusions (CEs).

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Experience in supporting technical reports for NEPA compliance including biological assessments and cultural resource reports and working with regulatory agencies such as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and State Historic Preservation Office(r) (SHPO).

Experience with CWA Section 404 analysis and permitting is a plus.


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