McMillen, Inc.
  • Engineering / Environmental
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • 95000-120000 per year
  • Full Time

Full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, 401(k) and Match, 9 Paid Holidays, generous PTO, stock program, and Wellness Reimbursement

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McMillen, Inc is currently seeking a Senior Regulatory and Natural Resources Consultant to join our Hydropower Licensing and Natural Resources team. Primary responsibilities will be to provide support to a team of regulatory experts, scientists, and engineers to prepare hydropower licensing, permitting and compliance documents, perform consultation with agency and stakeholder groups, and support project management activities in accordance with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requirements. Other key responsibilities include providing project support for hydropower licensing activities, organization and coordination of complex documents, management of deliverables, and collaboration with clients, in-house project staff and sub-contractors.

This position has been cross-posted in multiple geographies. It is not necessary to apply to more than one posting.

Position Details:

  • Work effectively as part of a team of regulatory experts, environmental scientists, and engineers on water resources projects.
  • Exhibit excellent verbal communication and writing skills, including the ability to coordinate and interact with coworkers, clients and project stakeholders. Examples of specific tasks include authoring project licensing documents, preparing meeting minutes, presentation materials, and providing meeting support.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify project needs, take initiative, work independently, seek solutions, and implement recommendations.
  • Successfully balance multiple tasks in a deadline-driven work environment and in coordination with staff located across multiple office locations.
  • Pay close attention to details and maintain a high level of organization.
  • Serve as an assistant project manager for regulatory, environmental, and permitting projects and function as a task leader on larger projects.
  • Assist with field data collection and project site visits, as needed. This may involve travel to local and/or remote project locations.
  • Contribute to research and business development efforts for other regulatory and natural resources staff and regional marketing teams as requested.
  • Collaborate effectively with the water resources team and gain the confidence and trust of others through the execution of high-quality work products.


  • 7+ years of experience in FERC hydropower licensing, permitting, and/or other NEPA related work; consulting experience preferred.
  • A Bachelor's degree is required in Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science, Hydrology, Public/Environmental Policy or other Natural Science.
  • Background with a natural resource focus (fisheries, water resources, terrestrial, etc.) preferred.
  • Experience managing natural resource study programs.
  • Technical writing, document management, and administrative experience are required.
  • Experience with MS Office Suite is required, experience with GIS software is a plus.

Who We Are:

McMillen, Inc. (McMillen) is an engineering, environmental, and construction firm providing scalable, multi-disciplinary capabilities. We are a design and build firm providing clients with balanced perspective and realistic solutions. With experts in the United States, Canada, Australia, and France, our staff bring best practices from the water resources, energy, dams, infrastructure, fisheries, aquaculture, and restricted access markets.

We balance technical precision with collaborative delivery throughout all project phases. We have the resources and expertise to contribute to a project at the feasibility and planning stage, navigate the regulatory and permitting requirements, develop detailed designs, self-perform construction, and participate in startup, testing, and commissioning. We offer strategic planning, technical expertise, comprehensive project management, and integration of multi-disciplinary studies for traditional and alternative project delivery methods.

We want our employees to make a career doing what they love to do. We aren't looking for the complacent or the comfortable. We are looking for the highly technical, the creators, the manic obsessives, the outliers who know being the best is a journey, not a finish line. We support our employees' efforts to stay on the cutting edge of technology while fostering a great work-life balance.

Benefits: McMillen provides a full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, 401(k) and match, 9 Paid Holidays, generous PTO, opportunity for Stock Ownership and Wellness Reimbursement

EEO: McMillen is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Visa sponsorship, including renewal during employment, will not be provided for this position.

No recruiters, please.

McMillen, Inc.
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