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Environmental Project Manager 1

Date: Jun 13, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

Job Summary

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.

Key Responsibilities

The 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 field operations with a focus on minimizing and mitigating risk.
• Direct, coordinate, and delegate assignments to staff engineers, scientists, technicians, drafters, 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.
• Mid to senior-level engineering and technical review support for projects.
• Support of business development efforts, including preparation of proposals and client interaction.
• 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 25%.

Management Responsibilities

Acts as a project manager. Among responsibilities is management of a project team. The individual comprising this team may vary by project.

Minimum Qualifications

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 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.

Educational Requirement
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.


Specialized training and/or experience preferred
Professional Engineer licensed in the states of Florida and Georgia and additional southeastern states are a plus. Experience working with State/Federal (specifically EPA) hazardous waste projects regulated under CERCLA required.


Builds networks

Develops talent

Customer focus

Directs work

Drives vision and purpose

Financial acumen

Manages complexity

Manages conflict

Tech savvy

Values differences

Business insight



Job Family

Project Management

Job Code


Salary Plan

PMT: Project Management

Job Grade


Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation).  Sitting, walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Engineering

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