Date: Aug 27, 2021
Location: Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131
Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the closing date, which is approximately seven (7) days after the posting date.
Job Location: Fort Worth
Other Potential Locations: Fort Worth, TX; Los Angeles, CA; San Diego, CA
Anticipated Start Date: 10/18/2021
Number of Positions: 1
Salary Range: $73,000 – $97,300
Who we are and what we do
Do you want to be a part of something that really matters? Team BNSF includes professionals focused on safety, service, and who take pride in delivering the nation’s freight. Together, we help move goods and materials that sustain life and support local, national and global economies. The BNSF rail network is one of the largest freight railroads, spanning 28 western states and serving three Canadian provinces.
What we believe
At BNSF, our Vision and Values drive who we are, not only in our words, but also our actions. BNSF is committed to our foundational values of equality and inclusion. As members of the BNSF community, our employees are entitled to:
- be treated with dignity and respect.
- have equal access to tools, resources, training and development opportunities.
- have equal opportunity to achieve their full potential.
We model the way through our leadership, our BNSF Diversity Councils, our diverse Business Resource Groups, our deep involvement and investment in the communities we serve, and through diversity and inclusion training programs. It’s through our actions that we create an inclusive, open and collaborative workplace that truly encourages diverse perspectives in all interactions.
Duties: This position is responsible for helping BNSF assess, identify and obtain necessary permits for various construction, expansion, and maintenance projects for railroad operations. This position will be responsible for proactively tracking where each permit is in the process and for providing data and information to BNSF stakeholders and BNSF leadership that results in better planning to understand and include required permits and associated administrative and regulatory process associated with obtaining permits. This position will need to be assertive in engaging stakeholders across BNSF to assess and communicate their permitting obligations. The position will also work on special projects and other duties as assigned by the Director of Environmental Permitting and Sustainability.
- Engage and align with stakeholders from various BNSF Departments, including but not limited to the BNSF Engineering Teams, to ensure proper visibility and collaboration for assessment of permit requirements for projects.
- Gather and enter information into collaborative systems to track progress and status of projects, permits, and sustainability performance metrics.
- Gather content and assemble and support training, outreach and education materials.
- Manage and lead team of 3rd party consultants. Develop and manage performance methods and metrics for consultants to help manage projects, minimize delays and ensure optimal permitting performance.
- Provide interface between the Permitting Team and client groups specifically regarding permitting, helping advise and ensure client groups are informed of the need for permits and compliance requirements of permits.
- Collaborate and support sustainability opportunities (environmental, economic and social) including but not limited to ongoing efficiency and innovation efforts around energy, utilities, emissions, supply chains and customers.
- Represent BNSF with various external stakeholder groups in a professional and ethical manner.
- Bachelor’s Degree in closely related field, required.
- Extensive and demonstrated knowledge of environmental permitting regulations and civil construction activities are required.
- Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills are required.
- Excellent computer skills (MS Office, database management)
- Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following academic tracks: Environmental, Engineering, Biology, Geology, Geography, Earth Science, Natural Science, Conservation, Ecology, Sustainability (Environmental or Business), Meteorology, Atmospheric Science, Animal Science, Business, Public Administration or other closely related academic tracks.
- At least five years of construction and/or project management experience is highly desired.
BNSF offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to
- Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
- 401(k) Plan
- Railroad Retirement
- Life Insurance
- Incentive Compensation Plan (ICP)
- Tuition Reimbursement Program
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION ELEMENTS
- Criminal history
- Last 7 years of driving history
- Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
- Social Security number
MEDICAL REVIEW ELEMENTS:
- Medical evaluation
- Drug Screen
- Other elements as needed
DRUG TEST ELEMENTS:
BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at www.tsa.gov/for-industrytwic.
BNSF is an Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity
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Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas
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