Environmental Project Manager
Date published: 8-Feb-2018
Opportunity: Experienced Hire
Business Line: Govt Federal SE
Business Plan: PMT
Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. (BVSPC) is a nationwide engineering and scientific consulting firm that provides environmental services for federal government agencies. We offer a comprehensive scope of services covering environmental investigation, design and remediation. BVSPC is seeking a full-time Environmental Project Manager with a background in environmental cleanup of contaminated soils, groundwater, surface water, and sediment to manage multiple medium to large sized environmental services and remedial construction projects.
Experience as a senior-level engineer and/or environmental project manager with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the areas of environmental remedial investigations, feasibility studies, treatability studies, cost estimating, and remedial design, and remediation and remedial construction activities is a requirement. Direct experience with the EPA’s Superfund program is also a requirement.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
The Environmental Project Manager will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:
• Day-to-day successful execution of contracted engineering, procurement, and construction scope in the areas of performance, financial metrics, planning, schedule, quality, scope, risk, contractual compliance, safety, and client satisfaction.
• Author and review technical documents, reports, and proposals.
• Develop project specifications and produce/review design plans and details for moderate to complex designs.
• Evaluate qualifications of subcontractors and oversee and/or manage remediation field operations with a focus on minimizing and mitigating risk.
• Direct, coordinate, and delegate assignments to staff engineers, scientist, technicians, drafter, and other project-specific personnel.
• Manage and effectively organize multi-disciplinary project teams in multiple locations and work collaboratively to achieve results, provide leadership and direction and identify and resolve issues.
• Senior-level engineering and technical review support to other Black & Veatch environmental projects.
• Support of environmental business development efforts, including preparation of proposals.
• Obtain new/repeat business on medium size projects; supports contract negotiations with client peers.
• Manage risk which may include implementing fixed price engineering, new technology(ies), and new clients.
• Support and deliver technical presentations to the client.
• Travel required, as required per project, up to 20%.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Experience with common environmental workflows
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
• Strong mathematical and analytical skills
• Interpersonal/human relations, organizational, and problem-solving skills
• Ability to meet deadlines and work productively in a collaborative environment
• High initiative with an ability to work with minimal supervision
• Ability to identify potential quality issues early and to drive quality in project teams
• Strong project and contract management, data interpretation, engineering design, and technical writing skills
Bachelor of science degree. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
U.S. Citizenship Status
Applicants must be United States citizens or permanent residents. Only in the absence of qualified U.S. citizens will permanent residents who are citizens of countries specified as exceptions to the appropriations act ban on paying non- U.S. citizens be considered.
Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Environmental or Chemical Engineering or related field and a minimum of 5 years of experience in managing environmental services and remedial construction projects and a minimum of 10 years of overall experience. Master’s Degree not required but is a plus.
Licensure and Certification
Applicants should have a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in good standing. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is not required but is a plus. Must be able to obtain PMP within 6 months of hire.