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Environmental NEPA Project Manager

DFW Airport, TX, United States
May 17, 2024


Job Description


Job Overview

You will collaborate closely with Leadership, Program Managers, and the overall team as a key member overseeing a diverse range of projects related to airport proposals as the Environmental Project Manager. From coordinating with various stakeholders in a timely manner to formulating recommendations/solutions for environmental concerns, your expertise will shape the future of airport activities and contribute to our commitment to sustainable and environmental initiatives. Be at the forefront of projects to lead and be a part of a team, engage with government agencies and industry partners, as you will be responsible for overseeing the planning, design, and implementation of crucial environmental NEPA related projects at DFW Airport. Within your capabilities for keen attention to detail and knowledge of NEPA documentation, it will be instrumental in driving successful project outcomes and to ensure the quality and compliance of project deliverables via your research/data reporting and technical writing. As a point of contact for contractors, consultants, and various entities (directly with airlines, airport tenants, FAA, city, state and federal agencies and other public agencies), you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your excellent communication coordination skills.

What you will be doing:

  • Reviews of technical studies prepared by consultants such as those addressing biological resources, Waters of the U.S. Delineation, cultural resources, Phase I ESAs, air quality, noise, and hydrology.
  • Prepares NEPA Documentation (CATEX, EAs) for multiple project types including airfield, utility, transportation, and commercial developments.
  • Receives, coordinates and implements the management of environmental and/or development projects as assigned by the respective Airport Environmental Affairs Department (EAD) Program Manager.
  • Oversees internal staff and other consultants in the planning, proactive needs analysis, management and scheduling of projects in accordance with airport and environmental affairs design criteria and codes and reports any concerns/issues to the Program Manager; drives in Airfield Operations Area (AOA) and accesses all forms of construction in progress.
  • Assists in development of contractual scopes of work, contractual provisions, Official Board Actions and other documentation necessary for procurement process related to retaining consultants and contractors.  Within the area of responsibility, serves as the airport contact for contractors and consultants; provides quality assurance/quality control function for work of contractors and consultants.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of NEPA, including staying up to date on case law and providing support on complex projects; works with the Program Manager to develop programs and procedures consistent with applicable laws, rules, and regulations.  Works with other departments affected by environmental requirements to ensure their understanding of and compliance with such requirements.
  • Works primarily in an office environment; frequently making site visits.  Occasionally works outdoors in inclement weather.
  • Drives to locations on and off Airport property, including driving in the Airfield Operations Area and accessing all forms of construction in progress.

What you need:

  • Bachelor's degree in physical or life sciences, environmental science, engineering or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Four (4) years of professional experience in environmental consulting, environmental operations, environmental analysis or environmental program administration.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.
  • Possession of a valid Class C driver's license.

Special Requirements:

  • Department may designate specific area(s) of environmental experience.
  • Licenses and certifications required by state and federal agencies for the performance of these job duties must be obtained within the time specified by department.  Failure to do so may result in termination of employment.
  • Must obtain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Airport Identification/Access Badge (badge) in accordance with Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requirements in Chapter 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 1500 et. Al. and DFW Airport's Airport Security Program within thirty (30) days from date of employment and maintain qualification for a SIDA badge upon each badge renewal.
  • This is a designated safety-sensitive position as defined in DFW Airport's Drug and Alcohol Administrative Policy and Procedure.  Applicants selected for this position will be required to pass a drug screening test prior to employment and to submit to drug screening on a random basis during the length of their employment in the safety-sensitive position.
  • This is a designated essential employee position as defined in the Categories and Classifications of Employees Policy of the Airport Administrative Policy and Procedure.  This is defined as an employee whose attendance is required to maintain airport operations during an emergency or inclement weather situation.
  • Fulfill all training requirements and activities in accordance with Title 14 CFR Part 139 and Administrative Policy AO.014.01, Ground Vehicle Driver Training for Air Operations Area.

About Us

We are Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport-one of the most successful airports in the world by any definition. We're recognized for our innovation, leadership, drive for excellence and talented employees.

Our success is made possible because of the diverse talents of nearly 2,000 employees who champion our mission of providing an exceptional airport experience to our customers and connect our community to the world. We're looking for the best talent to join us and help reimagine what an airport can be.

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Job Info

Job ID# 1007677

May 17, 2024

United States