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AECOM Renewable Energy NEPA Compliance Specialist in Dallas, Texas

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is searching for an experienced Renewable Energy NEPA Compliance Specialist to support compliance efforts for renewable energy and transmission line projects on federal lands. The ideal candidate will demonstrate experience in contributing to and leading complex environmental studies and permitting efforts for renewable energy projects. This position requires excellent communication, technical, and writing skills; attention to detail; and the ability to lead an interdisciplinary team. Opportunities for growth include development of client relationships, marketing and business development, and managing interdisciplinary teams on diverse and increasingly complex projects.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Manages or assists in the management of NEPA documents

  • Prepares or oversees preparation of plans of development, utilization, and operation

  • Assesses the need for or the data adequacy of technical studies and management plans

  • Uses knowledge of planning and NEPA regulations for Department of the Interior and other federal agencies to advise renewable energy clients

  • Plans, implements, and facilitates public and agency meetings

  • Provides oversight of internal project teams and work products

  • Performs as a staff advisor and consultant for one or more technical specialties

  • Monitors and ensures compliance with local, state and federal laws.

  • Must be able to work collaboratively to implement multiple ongoing projects to successful completion


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 6+ years of relevant experience with environmental permitting and planning or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience with NEPA compliance, report writing, and environmental compliance

  • Project experience with solar projects, other renewables, or transmission lines on federal lands

  • Project management experience

  • Knowledge of federal environmental laws and their implementing regulations, including, but not limited to: National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Endangered Species Act, and the National Historic Preservation Act

  • Knowledge of current issues and projects related to the Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, and other federally administered lands

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $90,000.00 - $120,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10103955

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Planning

Work Location Model: Hybrid