Assistant Project Manager - Environmental Remediation

Environmental / Environmental Remediation Abingdon, Maryland San Antonio, Texas Lakewood, Colorado Hudson, Massachusetts Edison, New Jersey Burlingame, California Manassas, Virginia Huntsville, Alabama


ECC is seeking an Assistant Project Manager for our Environmental group. Due to the nature of this position, we are open to candidates living in the US Mainland, ideally near an ECC office. This Assistant Project Manager - Environmental position is primarily responsible for assisting in the management of project activities to ensure that the goals of the project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters Furthermore, candidates should have a good understanding of and experience with performance-based project management, including scope, schedule, and budget balancing, risk mitigation, and finally risk/reward identification and implementation.  Experience with both CERCLA and RCRA is required,  Requires the ability to support CONUS environmental remediation and performance-based programs.  In this position you will:

  • Assist Project Manager in the planning and coordination of activities designated to ensure that goals or objectives of the project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters
  • Review project proposals or plans to determine time frames, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project
  • Establish work plans and staffing for each phase of project, and arrange for recruitment or assignment of project personnel
  • Confer with project staff and subcontractors to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority
  • Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget
  • Review status reports prepared by project personnel and modify schedules or plans as required
  • Prepare project reports for management, client, or others
  • Confer with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems
  • Coordinate project activities with activities of government regulatory or other governmental agencies
  • Manage supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws
  • Develop and Maintain Baseline Schedule per Regional Project Control Manager Acceptance
  • Perform weekly and monthly schedule updates and develop as-built schedule
  • Coordinate and prepare 3-week look-ahead schedules or as required by contract
  • Coordinate with Project Manager to document physical percent complete
  • Coordinate, Develop and update Long lead Materials Tracking and update schedule accordingly.
  • Preparation of required reports for Client invoices.
  • Preparation of Schedule Projection (What-if) and Time Impact Analysis per Regional Project Control Manager Acceptance
  • Preparation of Critical Path and Variance analysis reports for review with Regional Project Control Manager
  • Coordinate, develop WBS dictionary with Project Accountant Manager.
  • Prepare and submit revenue forecasts to Project Accountant. 
  • Coordinate, Develop format with Project Accountant for information transfer on labor, equipment, materials, subcontracts, and other direct costs for Estimate to Complete (ETC) projections
  • Coordinate and update with Project Accountant on Monthly PSRs preparation
  • Review of subcontractor invoices prior to PM approval and submit to Project Accountant for payment processing.
  • In addition to the accountabilities above, other responsibilities, tasks, and deliverables may be assigned to the incumbent of this position


  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to work with company cost tracking (EZ TRAC/ Cost Point) and accounting system
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Proven ability to implement programs to address complex needs and problems
  • Capable of communicating with persuasiveness and exercise effective negotiation techniques as needed
  • Competent in using Microsoft Office products, email systems, and Windows
  • Ability to develop, maintain, and effectively communicate project schedules.  Includes the development of Network diagrams.  Also, need to be able to use both Primavera and Microsoft Project scheduling software
  • Three years experience with scheduling and project planning for large environmental/construction projects
    Three years working knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local environmental law regulations, and guidance as they apply to the region specified in the solicitation
  • Experience with both CERCLA and RCRA
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, geology, chemistry, or science discipline.  

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree is preferred
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER, 8-hour HAZWOPER supervisory and 8-hour HAZWOPER annual refresher training
  • Experience with emerging contaminant characterization, cleanup technologies, and practical applications
  • Experience with cost tracking and accounting systems, such as EZ TRAC and Cost Point
  • Professional Engineer License or Environmental Professional
  • Three years working experience in HTRW remedial action project management or hazardous waste disposal industry
  • Two years experience related to remedial construction at HTRW sites

ECC targeted salary range for the US average is $83,512 to $102,474. 
Actual salary offered may be affected by education, training, certifications, experience, skills, level of responsibility, and location.

Benefits offered are:

  • Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time off and Holiday Pay
  • 401k with deferral matching, ESOP, Student Debt Reduction Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Education Assistance, Mentorship Program, Talent Learning Management System
  • Employee referral Bonus Program
  • Company-Matching charitable giving program

ECC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact TeleSign HR at [email protected]. This email address is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not email about the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a response.