Hydropower Environmental Planner

Mead & Hunt Published: June 1, 2021
Sacramento, CA
Job Type
Consulting / Energy / Planning / Land Use /
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Mead & Hunt is a nationally recognized professional services consulting firm, that has been serving markets nationwide for well over a century. We’ve demonstrated our technical, design and planning expertise.


We have full-time positions available for a Hydropower Environmental Planner to join our water resources group in one of our Mead & Hunt offices. We’re looking for individuals with diverse backgrounds and experience, especially those who believe the culture here makes this a good place to call home.

  • Career openings are available at locations across the country!
  • We offer dynamic opportunities for professionals seeking everything from entry-level to management. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with FERC hydropower licensing and compliance projects including writing licensing documents; completing permit applications;
  • Consulting with stakeholders and resource agencies;
  • Scheduling and participating in stakeholder meetings;
  • Writing technical reports, compliance plans, and documents;
  • Creating and filing annual compliance reports;
  • Completing field surveys and site visits;
  • Assisting with business development through client relationships; and
  • Proposal writing.

Note: A valid driver’s license and some travel will be required.


The successful candidate will have all of the following:

  • bachelor’s degree (or higher) in environmental sciences, biology, ecology, or a related field
  • at least two years of relevant work experience

The ideal candidate will have experience with any/all of the following:

  • NEPA-type environmental reviews
  • developing client relationships
  • writing technical reports
  • compliance filings related to permitting requirements
  • managing components of environmental compliance and permitting projects
  • working on hydropower projects 

Application Information

  • If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are self-motivated, and can work well both independently and as part of a team, complete the online application process for this job posting at www.meadhunt.com/careers OR submit your cover letter and resume (and the pdf application if possible) to: MEAD & HUNT, Inc. Attn: Req. #2021-3975, 2440 Deming Way, Middleton, WI 53562
  • The deadline to apply for this position is Friday, June 18, 2021.
  • Interviews are awarded on our review of your ability to meet the qualifications in the paragraphs describing the “successful” candidate and “ideal” candidate, so be sure to explain where indicated in the online application (or in your COVER LETTER, not just in your resume, if you are applying by mail) how you meet each qualification listed in the paragraphs above. 
  • Mead & Hunt will not sponsor a visa (H-1B, etc.) for this position.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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