Managing Consultant, Environmental Permitting Project Manager (Senior Level) at Environmental Resources Management Southwest, Inc.

Posted in Management 3 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Tampa, Florida

Job Description:

ERM seeks a Managing Consultant, Project Manager to join its Capital Project Delivery team supporting our Diversified Energy Industry clients (i.e., oil & gas, and/or traditional or renewable power sector) in Tampa, Florida area. We are expanding our team and ability to create and implement value-added solutions by adding an experienced consulting professional to fill a pivotal client-facing role, managing project risk and delivery. This opportunity is for a mid-experience level professional looking to advance their career with a global environmental leader while working on capital projects that are reshaping the country's energy landscape and contributing to the successful implementation of ERM's global strategy.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience managing projects with cross-disciplinary teams, utilizing collaborative and proactive communication to manage project risk, and a disciplined approach to schedule and budget management. This position focuses on providing technical and project management leadership with permitting and evaluating the environmental impacts of energy projects. USACE, NEPA expertise (e.g., FERC permitting/EIS Development), and familiarity with related Florida state permitting are preferred for this position. Projects are often fast-paced, multi-faceted, and geographically diverse, and may include oil and gas pipeline, LNG facility development, low carbon capital development, solar, onshore wind, offshore wind, energy storage, and transmission. The position will require the candidate to work both independently and lead project teams, and to possess the capacity to manage varying priorities and multiple work tasks on concurrent projects and project deadlines.

ERM is structured to encourage collaboration and networking among regional offices, providing opportunities to collaborate with ERM’s national Low Carbon Energy Transition (LCET) team to share expertise and consulting opportunities. Our many leaders proactively work together to build strategies and campaigns around key business drivers for our clients, with the primary focus on finding and delivering high-profile rewarding projects and building our business.

As a client-facing position, the Sr. Project Manager will directly influence the Project’s and ERM’s success from proposal development through project delivery. If you enjoy building client relationships, commercial development, managing projects and teams, and contributing technical expertise to permit large capital projects, this position is for you. Candidates who demonstrate excellence in this role and interest in advancing their careers have growth potential in our Partner-track or Technical Director programs.


  • Supporting and helping manage large, complex, multidisciplinary, or global projects. Demonstrating strong project management skills and oversight through the project lifecycle, including scoping, budget, and delivery.

  • Managing and performing multi-media permitting associated with capital development projects with an emphasis on local, state, and federal permitting, including but not limited to compliance associated with regulations of federal agencies such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

  • Contribute technical, subject matter, or project management expertise on permitting strategies, due diligence reviews, environmental critical issues assessments, impact assessment deliverables, and overall quality control review.

  • Demonstrating strong analytical skills, excellent writing and presentation skills, and a mastery of impactful client communication (i.e., technical, and commercial communication skills).

  • Building strong and trusted relationships with clients and/or business partners.


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in environmental science, engineering, or related field.

  • 6+ years of experience in either a consulting environment or working substantially within the energy sector.

  • Impact Assessment Expertise; NEPA EA/EIS, FERC, or similar agency experience. ESHIA (Environmental, Social, and Health Impact Assessment) experience is a plus.

  • Understanding of ERM’s Diversified Energy Sector and the companies operating in this market, including existing relationships that can be leveraged into new business.

  • Experience and desire to support commercial success with identifying new client opportunities, proposal writing, and identifying ERM cross-disciplinary service offerings.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the energy regulatory environment, key regulatory agencies, and current and emerging issues.

  • Attention to detail and commitment to deliver quality work products.

  • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills.

  • Experience with line management and/or contributing to the professional development of other teammates.

  • Enthusiasm, initiative, flexibility, and a desire to work in a growing team.

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world’s leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our “boots to boardroom” approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.


Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. 

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

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