Ecological Project Manager

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Franklin, TN 37067
United States


Job Description

As an Ecological Project Manager for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., you'll be part of a team that excels at solving problems and navigating today's complex environmental regulatory landscape. You will help our clients in the renewable energy, electric transmission, mining, and commercial real estate markets achieve and maintain environmental compliance. You'll supervise staff ecologists and lead interdisciplinary projects for the overall growth of the Ecological Services practice. Working alongside engineers, surveyors, and environmental scientists, you will impact the whole project, from proposal to final deliverable, by working directly with clients, contractors, and agency regulators.

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 mitigation; endangered species surveys, ecological risk assessments, and ecosystem restoration. CEC has successfully designed over 250 miles of stream and over 2,500 acres of wetland restoration projects. We currently have ecosystem restoration projects going in OH, PA, TN, WV, NC, SC, and CO with large opportunities FL, WI, MI, LA, and TX. The corporate practice group works cooperatively across all CEC offices to bring the necessary ecological expertise to our clients' specific project needs. CEC's corporate Ecological Services Practice accounts for more than 15% of our annual revenues, making it an essential part of the integrated services that we offer to our clients.


  • B.S. degree in Ecology, Biology, or related technical field;
  • Local and/or national contacts and the ability to develop and market to new and existing clients;
  • Demonstrated client development and management experience to assist in expanding the delivery of our services to the energy, solid waste, mining, and real estate markets;
  • Demonstrated understanding of State and Federal regulations from agencies such as USEPA, US Army Corps of Engineers, and US Fish & Wildlife Service;
  • Ability to prepare well-written technical reports;
  • Ability to provide technical expertise and mentoring to staff in the ecological practice;
  • Ability to manage multiple activities, technical professionals and targeted client base;
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in one or more of the following areas: Natural Stream Channel Restoration, Threatened and Endangered Species Consultation, or Environmental Permitting and Reporting.

What we have to offer you:
  • Exciting projects across many states and markets
  • Yearly professional development
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • A collaborative team
  • Competitive compensation and bonus program
  • Employee ownership
  • A clear career path for you to grow into a leadership role

About Us

C ivil & 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.