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Moffatt & Nichol

Natural Resources/Wetlands Project Manager - Raleigh, NC

(Posted January 15, 2020)

Moffatt & Nichol is actively seeking an experienced Environmental Scientist/Project Manager for our Raleigh, NC office that specializes in threatened and endangered species surveys, wetland science, habitat and ecosystem restoration, regulatory permitting and GIS. Responsibilities include leading a multidisciplinary team of natural resource specialists in the completion of environmental impact assessments/environmental assessments, wetland and stream assessments, essential fish habitat assessments, regulatory permitting, and other supporting technical analyses.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Conduct local/state/federal upland and coastal/marine permitting, including U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sections 10 and 404 Permitting
  • Conduct protected species assessment and permitting (both federal and state)
  • Conduct regulatory feasibility assessments and other technical analyses in coordination with other professional design/consulting team members
  • Coordinate with project teams that may include engineers, architects, municipal planners, local officials and resource/regulatory agency representatives
  • Develop Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Assessments
  • Perform environmental studies and prepare technical documentation, including preparation of NEPA /SEPA documents, studies, impact analysis and impact summaries
  • Assist in and supervise data collection and project research related to impact of proposed project

  • Analyze and make recommendations to key decisionmakers based on the data collected
  • Perform functional wetland and stream assessments and prepare mitigation/restoration plans
  • Develop proposals and review environmental tasks and project documents

Other duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  • Bachelor of Science required, Master of Science/Arts degree desired
  • Coursework with appropriate focus, such as Marine Science, Environmental Science/Ecology, Coastal/Marine Engineering, Coastal Zone Management or similar natural or environmental sciences required
  • Additional certification (PWS, CEP, certified soil scientist, etc.) is desired
  • 10+ years of relevant experience environmental experience as well as prior experience in managing and developing staff
  • Related experience with NEPA/SEPA in the State of North Carolina
  • Demonstrated proficiency operating GPS and GIS equipment and support software
  • Proficiency with Gantt Charts (MS project), Google Earth, and GIS required; AutoCAD desired 
  • Experience in the implementation of current field sampling methods and data collection Successful in effective proposal development resulting in the award of new work or clients desired
  • Client service/client management experience
  • Experience with project management and managing scopes of work, budgets and project timelines
  • Able to travel and conduct occasional field work for various project sites and meet with clients on a regular basis
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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Natural Resource Consultant - Durham, NC

(Posted December 16, 2019)

McAdams is a full-service land planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering and geomatics firm located in North Carolina and Texas. We seek a partnership with our clients to create meaningful experiences through inspired design. McAdams is proud to be part of the most interesting, iconic and impactful projects in the region, and accurate identification and assessment of natural resources is often the first step of every successful project. 

Position Purpose

Use expertise in the natural resources field to complete project assignments, support the Project Manager and collaborate with team members to delineate and assess natural resources and prepare reports and permit applications.

Essential Functions + Responsibilities

  • Perform stream/wetland identification and delineation
  • Section 404/401 permitting
  • Threatened and endangered species identification, surveying, consultation and protection
  • Natural community identification and recognition of enhancement opportunities
  • Preparation of environmental assessment documents under NEPA/SEPA requirements
  • Evaluation and permitting of state and local municipality riparian buffers
  • Stream and wetland restoration and monitoring


  • 5+ years of experience in water resources, stream, wetlands, riparian buffer, permitting processes, and mitigation consulting, along with environmental assessment review
  • Previous environmental consulting experience
  • General knowledge of wetland soils, hydrology and vegetation
  • General knowledge of stormwater rules


  • Preferred certifications: SWITC, LSS, NCSAM, NCWAM, SEPA, NEPA
  • PWS certification

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