Senior Environmental Permitting Manager Fresno, CA

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Job Description:

Fluor, together with its joint-venture partner AECOM, has been awarded a four-year program delivery support services contract for the California High-Speed Rail program by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, to provide program delivery and program management services to support one of the largest planned infrastructure projects in the U.S.

The system will connect the 500-mile stretch between the Los Angeles region with the San Francisco Bay Area, with up to 24 stations. The first phase of the program is currently under construction in California’s Central Valley.

The Senior Environmental Permitting Land Manager will:

• Direct contractor(s) in implementation of program requirements, schedule and budget.

• Direct technical staff (biologists, cultural resources, etc.) to conduct field activities to ensure compliance with existing permit requirements and to assess resources which may need additional evaluation.

• Review environmental documents for compliance with existing and planned maintenance activities.

• Identify gaps in CEQA/NEPA and permit coverage and recommend rectifying actions as appropriate.

• Schedule/maintain regular meetings with Authority, Environmental Services Branch, PDS staff, and others, as needed, to ensure robust communication and support for program objectives.

Program-specific activities will include the following:

• Management and oversight of contractor(s) managing existing Authority-owned non-operational right-of-way (ROW);

• Evaluation of compliance with existing Federal, State and local permits;

• Evaluation of need for additional Federal, State, and local permits to cover existing and planned maintenance activities;

• Evaluation of compliance with existing environmental documents prepared pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), or, where such compliance with existing documentation may be insufficient, the need for additional CEQA/NEPA documentation to cover existing and planned maintenance activities; and

• Robust coordination with staff at the Authority, Environmental Services Branch, and PDS, as appropriate, to ensure consistency with the Authority’s other activities, plans, goals and policies.

• Act as a liaison and advisor for ROW’s excess property team and their consultants for the performance of any work on excess parcels in compliance with all items mentioned above.

Job ID: 140289BR

City: Fresno

State: California

Country: United States

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