Licensing and Permitting Project Manager

Environmental Planning & Permitting · Mt. Laurel, New Jersey
Department Environmental Planning & Permitting
Employment Type Full-Time

Currently celebrating 40 years in business, AKRF is an award-winning consulting firm bringing the value of strategic thinking to our energy, land development, transportation, and water clients.


Our New Jersey-based energy sector practice specializes in multimedia licensing, design, and compliance services for infrastructure development projects, including transmission and distribution facilities, offshore wind projects, battery energy storage systems, solar and fuel cell projects, conventional power plants, nuclear plants, and natural gas pipelines. AKRF is hiring a Licensing and Permitting Project Manager to continue investing in the growth and success of our energy practice.


We are seeking a professional with a minimum of 8 to 10 years of experience (energy sector preferred) to join our team of environmental scientists, engineers, planners, and ecologists in Mount Laurel, NJ.


The successful candidate must have proven experience in the following areas:


  • Directly applicable experience in environmental consulting and a BS/MS in environmental resources, environmental planning, natural resources, and/or a related field
  • Direct experience with NJDEP and NYSDEC environmental permitting programs, USACOE permitting requirements, and various state utility siting programs
  • Excel in writing permit applications, scientific reports, and environmental impact assessments
  • Ability to manage teams of scientists performing field surveys and data collection and coordinating the work of other project team members
  • Management of multiple projects of varying size and complexity for both independent power producers (IPPs) and public utility clients
  • Business development, relationship management, and client interaction, including the ability to lead meetings and presentations
  • Fostering and maintaining excellent working relationships with government agency personnel and the public
  • Responsible for project-related administrative tasks, including subcontract preparation, invoice review, and management of A/R

Knowledge of stormwater management rules and regulations and experience in preparing Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans is a plus.

This position will entail occasional field work, with the potential for overnight travel ranging from several days to a week. A valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record is also a requirement of the position.

Compensation will range from $110,000-$125,000. 

AKRF, Inc. enforces a policy of equal employment opportunity in our daily operations. The firm has a demonstrated history of hiring, training, developing, promoting and retaining minority group members and women. All employment-related decisions are based solely on relevant criteria and without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, caregiver status, military/veteran status or citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


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  • Location
    Mt. Laurel, New Jersey
  • Department
    Environmental Planning & Permitting
  • Employment Type