Senior Consultant, Planning ( Associate Level)

Environmental Resources Management, Inc.
Remote friendly

ERM is seeking a hands-on Environmental Consultant in our Irvine office to support both our Impact Assessment (IA) service area. In this role, you will work with ERM Project Managers to help deliver on a number of projects across a range of energy sectors primarily in the western US.  This is an excellent opportunity for a career professional to join a growing and exciting technical team, as you build a rewarding career path with a global environmental leader.


  • Serve as task Manager for a variety of IA development projects (i.e., chemical, manufacturing, oil & gas, mining, and renewable energy projects).
  • Assist with project management activities, including task delegation and direction, subcontractor management, health & safety protocol management, monitoring of commercial performance, deliverable quality review, and interaction with clients.
  • Perform project delivery activities such as report writing, undertaking and organizing data collection and survey field work, data and literature review, and development of recommendations for clients.
  • Collaborate with other ERM IA practitioners from multiple offices around the organization to execute projects.  


  • Baccalaureate and/or Masters degree in environmental science/engineering, geology, biology, planning, or similar field.
  • 7+ years of IA experience, including consulting experience.
  • Demonstrated technical skills in IA fields desired.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to build, coach, and mentor collaborative teams.
  • High degree of technical competence and broad knowledge of IA best practices.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; experience writing comprehensive technical reports and standards. 
  • Task management and GIS experience desired.
  • Strong presentation skills for client meetings and other events.
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced consulting environment, handling multiple project assignments, meeting strict deadlines, and traveling to client facilities as needed.

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 β€œboots 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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