Environmental Project Manager Job Description

Environmental Project Manager Job Description

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Environmental project manager provides regulatory support and coordination with local, state, and federal environmental agencies as necessary on environmental concerns.

Environmental Project Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Liaison with federal and state regulatory personnel, including meetings and on-site inspections of investigation/remediation sites
Acting as a liaison with federal and state regulatory personnel, including meetings and on-site inspections of investigation/remediation sites
Project management activities including the direct participation in and oversight of project teams responsible for environmental site assessment, wetland delineations, threatened & endangered species habitat assessment, field surveys, NEPA documentation, environmental report/permit development, constraint mapping, and public involvement support
Familiarity with IDEM UST/VRP/State Cleanup/Brownfield Programs
Groundwater investigation and remediation activities, including the installation of monitoring wells and well sampling
Soil sampling activities and excavation oversight during remedial activities
Development of remedial action plans to address impacts to both soil and groundwater
Preparation of NJDEP required reports
Business development including proposal preparation
Managing staff, including oversight of multiple projects and personnel

Environmental Project Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Environmental Project Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HAZWOPER, OSHA, PMP, PMI, CHMM, HZWOPPER, CPR, CEP, AECOM, FERC

Education for Environmental Project Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the environmental project manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Geology, Environmental Engineering, Science, Technical, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Civil Engineering

Skills for Environmental Project Manager

Desired skills for environmental project manager include:

Environmental regulatory schemes
Environmental regulatory processes
Excel
AutoCAD
GIS
MS Word
Related environmental software
State
Applicable federal
NEPA

Desired experience for environmental project manager includes:

Support execution of environmental projects involving site investigations and remedial investigations and remediation projects using routine and innovative technologies for cleanup/removal of hazardous wastes, contaminated soils and groundwater
Manage technical, budgetary and schedule performance to achieve client satisfaction and repeat business
Prepare proposals and lead or participate in client presentations
Oversee in-house staff (engineers, scientists) and subcontractors in project execution
Report to Principal Engineer and work effectively with minimal supervision
Develop new business opportunities and expand business with existing clients

Environmental Project Manager Examples

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Environmental Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of environmental project manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for environmental project manager
  • Manage existing client portfolio – consistent budgeting, proposals, deliverables
  • Be able to identify and obtain applicable permits and manage as required in the Environmental Management System (EMS)
  • Identifies project materials and vendors needed to support the environmental requirements at the project
  • Conduct applicable environmental training
  • Conduct field inspections and identify environmental risks
  • Develop and implement site strategies for environmental liabilities and indemnifications
  • Build and lead effective multi-disciplinary teams, including consultants and contractors, to complete complex projects in a safe and environmentally sound manner
  • Maintain effective project tracking and cost monitoring and control
  • Responsible for cost estimation and communication of scope for potential liabilities, including assessment of associate risk and uncertainty
  • Interact with legal counsel to devise and implement legal strategies to address various project issues
Qualifications for environmental project manager
  • At least 4 years in professional positions related to environmental sustainability within an operational role including technical experience conducting environmental footprinting, life cycle assessment (LCA) or supply chain environmental impact analysis
  • Good understanding of supply chain and how sustainability can be integrated into corporate decision-making related to procurement, environmental reporting and product
  • Deep understanding of production processes and supply chain in luxury
  • Proficiency in MS Office and data mining tools
  • Fluent in Italian and English, French preferred
  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in engineering, geology, environmental science, or related discipline
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Environmental Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an environmental project manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for environmental project manager
  • Researching, writing and preparing NEPA and permitting documents
  • Apply GIS as a planning tool
  • Provide subject matter expertise on local and national issues related to remediation
  • Assist in the negotiation and development of contracts and agreements with various consultants, contractors, agencies, stakeholders
  • Other duties assigned as directed
  • Oversee the delivery of projects with responsibility for overall project/program guidance, strategy, and program performance
  • Support the supervision of staff on an administrative level
  • Support continued development and evaluation of Professional Development Plans and Annual Goals for employees within project delivery teams
  • Manage a significant team and establish goals and objectives for the team consistent with the client team’s strategic direction
  • Manage labor goals and may manage overhead budgets
Qualifications for environmental project manager
  • Proven business development experience for large programs/contracts and client relationships supported by repeat business, including established contacts in Alaska
  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in engineering, geology, environmental science, or related
  • California Professional Geologist or Engineer certification required
  • Well versed in field work (budgeting, planning/implementing fieldwork, drilling, well installation, soil, SV, sub slab, GW sampling, trenching grading oversight)
  • Proficient with California regulatory requirements
  • Strong ability to present and meet with clients face-to-face
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an environmental project manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for environmental project manager
  • Provide recommendations to the Operations Leader to recruit, develop, retain, reward, and terminate staff, as necessary
  • Develop in collaboration with the client and his or her Client Program Manager, and document for approval by the client, a definitive statement of the scope of work to be performed
  • Schedule, and coordinate with his or her Resource Manager and Client Program Manager, the professionals, technicians and project assistants who will complete the project work
  • Participate in technical analysis and documentation
  • Defines project and task scope
  • Prepares project work plan
  • Schedules and coordinate project resources
  • Responsible for conducting Project & Financial Reviews
  • Internal leader for technical skills on a project
  • Client contact with PM direction for task packages
Qualifications for environmental project manager
  • Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) experience preferred but not required
  • Environmental field work experience and 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification
  • Bachelor's Degree in Geology, Engineering, Science or related field
  • Familiar with DOD QSM and UFPP QAPP
  • Must understand SI, RI/FS, RA, and PP and ROD process and deliverables
  • Familiar with project invoicing and cash flow management
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Environmental Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of environmental project manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for environmental project manager
  • Manages and oversees small to midsize, technically complex projects involving environmental site investigation, interpretation/understanding of environmental regulations, remediation system design, construction, Operation, and maintenance
  • Documents all aspects of the response action and compiles site data required to characterize the nature and extent of contamination, the hydrology and geological stratigraphy, and the environmental receptors that may be affected
  • Prepare technical work plans, proposals, including cost estimates and work scopes and schedules
  • Manages field crews and subcontractors
  • Manages budgets to ensure project profitability
  • Works closely with the Director of Health and Safety and VP of Site Services in resolving issues in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Manage projects involving site investigation and remediation of soil, groundwater, sediments, and free-phase product for clients with complex technical/regulatory issues in the chemical and other manufacturing sectors
  • Oversee and participate in development of airport noise analyses and documentation thereof
  • Attend meetings with clients and responsible agencies, presentation of analysis methods and results
  • Participation as a subject matter expert in public involvement activities including presentations at public workshops and public hearings
Qualifications for environmental project manager
  • Has participated on and/or lead teams of professionals who have had the responsibility to prepare Remedial Investigations, Feasibility Studies, Risk Assessment, Treatability Studies, Proposed Plans, and Records of Decisions, in support of Federal environmental projects
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Geological Sciences or related field
  • 10+ years of environmental project management work experience
  • Ability to mentor and coach staff and field personnel
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and project teams simultaneously
  • Proficient in project management with proven ability to meet business goals
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Environmental Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of environmental project manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for environmental project manager
  • Interface with several internal and external stakeholders with key interests in the success of the project
  • Execute projects in alignment with project management systems
  • Manage and mobilize or consult with multi-disciplinary teams of specialist, including, but not limited to, attorneys and general consultants/contractors to direct all phases of remediation
  • Develop site exit strategy and maintain closure path diagrams
  • Develop project schedule and drive remediation progress
  • Develop budgets, approve spending, and certify costs in coordination with Business Management procedures
  • Review consultant deliverables and ensure quality/schedule adherence
  • Environmental Remediation
  • Remedial Construction Management
  • Pilot Test Remediation Development
Qualifications for environmental project manager
  • Excellent computer skills with technical analysis software, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, and other computer applications
  • Service external clients internal clients with other divisions
  • Ability to work both in the office and in field on projects, as needed
  • Preferred TXDOT exp
  • BS degree or equivalent qualification in engineering, environmental science or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an environmental role

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