• NEPA Project Manager

    Office Location US-AZ-Phoenix
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  • About the opportunity

    SWCA Environmental Consultants has an exciting opportunity for a NEPA Project Manager / Environmental Planner with experience assisting applicants and federal agencies in managing the preparation of environmental documents across the company. This is a regular, salaried position based in our Phoenix office for someone looking for a great, career growth opportunity to join SWCA’s expanding practice. 

    What you will accomplish

    • The role will serve as a Project Manager having the responsibility to coordinate and/or assist in the preparation of NEPA documents for a variety of fedeal agencies.
    • You will lead the marketing efforts in Arizona to include business development, client outreach, preparing proposals, and conducting interviews and presentations.
    • Write various sections of environmental documents and review and edit other sections prepared by technical specialists.
    • Provide advice and guidance on complex federal regulatory issues for projects across Arizona.
    • Ensure project quality, scheduling, and budget objectives are clear and met.
    • Take initiative, resolve problems, and identify improved procedures to assure client needs are met effectively
    • Work closely with project managers, directors, and principals throughout the company to promote SWCA’s business interests in adherences to its mission, vision, and values.
    • Willingness to learn, have fun, and grow into increased management and leadership responsibilitie.

    Experience and qualifications for success

    • Bachelor’s degree in environmental planning, environmental science, or a related field. Master’s degree a plus.
    • At least five (5) years of progressively responsible and applicable experience preparing NEPA documents.
    • Working knowledge of NEPA other state and federal environmental laws and regulations.
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to take a logical approach to tasks.
    • Demonstrated organizational, analytical, and document management skills with the ability to work in a team environment with strong multi-tasking skills able to work on more than one project at a time, meeting tight deadlines.
    • Clean driving record required.
    • Ability to travel as needed for projects throughout Arizona and the southwest.

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Experience working with local, state and federal agencies in Arizona.
    • Business development experience in a lead or support role.
    • Working knowledge of Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act, and other federal regulations.


    SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.


    If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. 


    EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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