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Ecological Project Manager

Company: Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: March 18, 2023

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Ecological Project Manager

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At Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), every member of our team has a personal stake in ensuring the success of our clients. As employee-owners of the firm, we are all personally accountable for building lasting relationships and delivering outstanding results. We put people first, whether that's our clients, our employees, or our community. It's why we listen more and work harder to understand the unique needs of our clients. And it's why we prioritize the career development of every individual on our team. People are why we do this, and why we love what we do. We are at our best when we work together. That means bringing together a diverse team of talented, passionate, multidisciplinary experts to work closely alongside clients to create comprehensive solutions to complex problems. We believe that by working together, no problem is insurmountable. As an Ecological Project Manager for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., you'll help to expand client services, manage projects, and mentor a project team while helping our wide variety of clients to comply with the federal Clean Water Act (CWA), Endangered Species Act, and related state regulations. CEC's Ecological Practice is an essential part of the integrated services offering to our clients. CEC's Ecological Practice distinguishes itself from the service offerings of other firms because of the breadth of our technical expertise that includes: wetland and stream assessments, delineations, and permitting; endangered species surveys including bats and plants; and ecosystem restoration. The employees of the practice group work cooperatively across all CEC offices to bring the necessary ecological expertise to our clients' specific project needs. CEC ecologists are on the same management career path as the rest of the professionals across our footprint, making it an exciting place to grow a career as an ecologist!


  • Experience preparing state and federal permits for stream and wetland encroachments;
  • Ability to provide technical expertise and mentoring to staff in the ecological practice;
  • Ability to manage multiple activities, technical professionals, and a targeted client base; and
  • Minimum 5 years of experience performing and leading wetland and stream delineations.What we have to offer you:
    • Employee ownership;
    • Defined model for career progression;
    • Continuous formal and informal professional development opportunities;
    • Employee Resource Groups: The firm supports several voluntary employee-led groups that help to grow CEC's diverse and inclusive workplace culture;
    • Opportunity to learn within a collaborative team;
    • Annual bonus program.

      About Us

      Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture. Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success. You will work on diverse projects while providing high quality service to our clients. In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and tuition assistance. Join our team where your contribution matters. CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., Knoxville , Ecological Project Manager, Executive , Knoxville, Tennessee

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