Environmental Mitigation Management Application (EMMA) Lead

Remote, 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.

Under the general direction of the Program Delivery Support (PDS) Assistant and Deputy Assistant Environmental Services Managers and the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) Director of Environmental Services, the Environmental Mitigation Management Application (EMMA) Manager works in the Program Delivery group, which is part of the Authority’s Office of Program Delivery, Environmental Services Branch and reports directly to the Deputy Assistant Environmental Services Manager.

The EMMA Manager will be responsible for managing the Authority’s proprietary environmental compliance database management application, EMMA, which is used to code environmental commitments and serve as a repository for environmental compliance documentation for construction activities across 171 miles. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for data and a drive to optimize data management for use in environmental documentation, reporting, and auditing. In this role, the EMMA Manager will analyze and enter the Authority’s environmental commitments as documented in the Mitigation, Monitoring, and Reporting Plan and regulatory permits into EMMA and support compliance implementation, documentation, and reporting for project sections under construction. The EMMA Manager will manage others working in the EMMA environmental compliance space, develop and administer regular trainings to environmental and builder teams, and interface with a variety of individual across the high-speed rail program.

The EMMA Manager is responsible for coding environmental commitments from environmental and permit approval documents into EMMA, overseeing and approving compliance documentation, preparing reports in EMMA to identify gaps and document mitigation compliance, coordinating with HSR IT and GIS, and conducting audits.

• Review and evaluate compliance documentation submitted under environmental laws and regulations including: NEPA, CEQA, and permits and approvals under Sections 401 and 404 of the Clean Water Act, Section 7 of the federal Endangered Species Act, Section 2081 of the California Endangered Species Act, and Section 1600 of the California Fish & Game Code, among others.

• Interact with regulatory agency staff to answer routine construction compliance questions.

• Assist with document control in SharePoint and other applications.

• Assist with construction-phase compliance reporting.

• Assist with database enhancement design and implementation.

Job ID: 145074BR

City: Remote

State: California

Country: United States

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