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 a 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 Project Manager - Environmental position is primarily responsible for managing the activities of designated projects to ensure that goals or objectives of project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.  Furthermore, the position requires a solid 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, as is experience in multiple USEPA regions and/or States, and the ability to support CONUS environmental remediation and performance-based programs.  In this position you will:

  • Plan and direct activities of designated project to ensure that goals or objectives of project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters
  • Review project proposal or plan to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project
  • Establish the work plan and staffing for each phase of project
  • Arrange for recruitment or assignment of project personnel
  • Confer with project staff 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 modifies 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
  • Coordinates project activities with activities of government regulatory or other governmental agencies
  • Manage supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws
  • Establish and expand relationships with new and/or existing teaming partners
  • Support other Project and Program Managers in developing business with existing and new clients, including commercial and industrial targets
  • 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
  • Skilled in interfacing with executive management to obtain support and required resources
  • 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
  • Ten years of working knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local environmental law regulations, and guidance as they apply to the region specified in the solicitation
  • Five years of successful project management experience with emphasis on management of costs, schedule, risk, communication and application of other project resources, primarily in support of performance-based acquisitions and remediation projects.
  • Education: This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, geology, chemistry, or science discipline.  A Master’s degree is preferred, but an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for this secondary requirement.  Furthermore, a professional license (i.e., PG, PE, CHMM) consistent with the candidate’s degree and/or a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is required.  However, in the case of a scientific discipline that does not correspond to an established license (i.e., a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Environmental Science, etc.), the demonstrated ability to obtain such a license or certification (i.e., CHMM) within 2 years of hire may also be considered. 

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • As noted above, an advanced degree is preferred, but not required.
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER, 8-hour HAZWOPER supervisory and 8-hour HAZWOPER annual refresher training
  • Experience with emerging contaminant characterization, cleanup technologies, and practical applications
  • As noted above, an advanced degree is preferred, but not required.40-hour HAZWOPER, 8-hour HAZWOPER supervisory and 8-hour HAZWOPER annual refresher training
  • Experience with cost tracking and accounting systems, such as EZ TRAC and Cost Point
  • Minimum of ten years working experience in HTRW remedial action project management or hazardous waste disposal industry
  • Minimum of five years of performance-based management experience

ECC targeted salary range for the US average is $106,730 to $131,075. 
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.