Senior Energy Analyst

Location: Sacramento

Aspen is seeking a policy analyst or economist to join its Energy Economics practice.  The position involves participating in analyses, usually in a supporting role, across a range of issues including demand forecasting, energy storage, natural gas storage, electrification, energy efficiency, distributed generation, transmission planning, integrated resource planning, and electricity procurement.

This position requires:

  • Experience preparing cogent analytic assessments to support energy policy or client decisions
  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5 to 10 years of experience working in the energy industry; time in consulting a plus
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Experience building and using complex spreadsheet and other models
  • Ability to synthesize facts and integrate concepts across disciplines
  • Ability to dissect complex topics to simplest form and explain verbally as well as formal reports and focused presentations at a high level of detail
  • Commitment to giving clients sound assessment of critical issues
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • High degree of persistence and determination, with the ability to proceed reasonably without direction and to know when doing so is appropriate
  • Willingness to work reasonable number of overtime hours as needed to meet key deadlines
  • Good judgement, with the ability to juggle multiple deadlines and prioritize, working collaboratively with the practice director
  • Professional attitude and presence with commitment to on-time, on-budget and as-promised results delivery in a consulting context

To apply for this position, please email a resume in either Word or portable document format and a writing sample to aspen@aspeneg.com, attn: Energy Economics.

Wildlife Biologist or Botanist

Location: Agoura Hills

Aspen Environmental Group is seeking entry level and mid-level biologists in its southern California office (Agoura Hills). These positions require a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) and relevant experience with California and southwestern ecosystems. Candidates must be able to identify common plant and wildlife species of southern California, have knowledge of sensitive biological resources, and familiarity with NEPA and CEQA. Knowledge of natural resource management, conservation biology, and regulatory permitting is also desirable. These positions require a combination of field and office tasks including surveys, report writing, and monitoring.  As these positions will involve field work to remote areas, the applicants must be able to travel and work long hours in rugged terrain during inclement weather. The successful candidates must also have good writing and communication skills, and possess the ability to work well with other professionals on multi-disciplinary teams. Aspen provides a congenial work environment and offers an excellent compensation package and opportunity for further advancement.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume by email to chuntley@aspeneg.com.

MS Project and Database Development Specialist

Location: Sacramento

Aspen Environmental Group is seeking a senior professional to manage the development of complex project schedules in MS Project. The position requires a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) and at least five years of experience in building complex schedules and databases. Specific qualifications for this position include: experience with MS Project 2010 or greater (mandatory); experience building and maintaining complex integrated master schedules (mandatory); Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist [MCTS] in MS Project (desired); and Project Management Institute Scheduling Professional [PMI-SP] certification (desired).

The successful candidate must be an effective project manager and client liaison, have excellent writing and communication skills, and possess the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume (including salary history) by email to aspen@aspeneg.com.

Mid-level Environmental Planner/Scientist

Location: Sacramento

Aspen Environmental Group is seeking an environmental planner or scientist for its Sacramento office to assist in the preparation of environmental impact analyses and environmental planning projects. This position requires a master’s degree in environmental planning, science, or a related field, applied knowledge of CEQA and NEPA, and 3 – 5 years of related professional experience. Responsibilities will include research and preparation of portions of CEQA, NEPA, and other environmental documents; project support activities, including document production, public participation, and coordination of subcontractors; and assistance in business development activities. Must have excellent writing and verbal communication skills, and possess the ability to work independently and with multi-disciplinary teams.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume by email to aspen@aspeneg.com or mail to:

Attn: Human Resources

8801 Folsom Boulevard, Suite 290

Sacramento, CA 95826

Document Production Specialist

Location: Sacramento

Aspen is seeking a mid-level document production specialist to support Aspen in the preparation of reports/documents for environmental impact analyses, environmental planning and permitting, and integrated energy and policy projects. The position requires a bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or a related field and at least five years of experience preparing impact analysis documents pursuant to CEQA and NEPA, or reports for large scientific, economic or engineering projects. Candidate must be an expert in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, as well as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and Corel Draw. Experience with Geographic Information System is a plus.

The responsibilities of the position include daily coordination with multi-disciplinary teams in the preparation of a variety of reports/documents for primarily large and controversial public works and infrastructure projects. For each project, the candidate will be responsible for report style development, templates, technical editing, formatting, and final mail out of each deliverable. The document production specialist will also be responsible for the production of a wide range of proposals under tight deadline. Additional office administrative tasks will be assigned based on workload and capabilities.

The successful candidate must be a self-starter, have excellent writing and communication skills, and possess the ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams on multiple projects.

To apply to this position, please send a resume (including salary history) and cover letter by email to Aspen@AspenEG.com.

Senior CEQA/NEPA Project Manager

Location: Multiple Locations

Aspen is seeking a senior professional to manage environmental impact analyses and environmental planning projects. The position requires a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, engineering, planning, or a related field (master’s degree preferred) and at least ten years of experience conducting impact analysis pursuant to CEQA and NEPA, including management of EIRs and EISs.

The responsibilities of the position include coordination of multi-disciplinary teams in the preparation of CEQA and NEPA documents and providing support in environmental planning and permitting, primarily for public works and infrastructure projects; developing and maintaining positive relationships with clients and public agencies; oversight of the preparation of technical analyses for environmental documents, including assurance of product quality; supervision of staff and subcontractors; developing and managing project budgets and schedules; participation in business development activities and management of proposal preparation efforts; and contract negotiations, task order preparation, and contract compliance.

The successful candidate must be an effective project manager and client liaison, have excellent writing and communication skills, and possess the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams.

To apply to this position, please send a resume (including salary history) and cover letter by email to Aspen@AspenEG.com.

Aspen employee in the field

Career Opportunities

Aspen Environmental Group is distinguished by highly motivated people in a wide range of disciplines including planning, economics, biology, engineering, and physical sciences. We offer a challenging work environment with competitive salaries and benefits. We are always looking for exceptionally qualified people. Therefore, inquiries and resumes not specific to an advertised position are welcome.