Environmental Project Manager

Environmental Boulder, Colorado



The Project Manager provides overall technical direction and project management to Environmental programs or projects of considerable size, scope or complexity and ensures that projects and tasks performed by the company are designed and conducted in accordance with applicable regulations, guidance, and client-specified requirements.  The Project Manager provides technical and managerial advice or counsel to other professionals and has responsibility for ensuring the technical quality and completeness of projects and policies.  The Project Manager may also be asked to assist with developing the technical content and pricing for proposals and may run select projects.

The Project Manager manages key client projects. Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope. He or she will oversee all aspects of projects; set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize progress of project.; and prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project.

The successful candidate will work directly with clients to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget. He or she will coordinate with other departments to ensure all aspects of each project are compatible and will support the hiring of new talent as needed to fulfill client needs.

The Project Manager will be familiar with a variety of  environmental concepts, practices and procedures; rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals; perform a variety of tasks; lead and direct the work of others; enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.


Primary duties and responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Provides and is responsible for overall management and technical direction to projects of considerable size, scope or complexity.
  • Coordinates internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensures that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Assists in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensures resource availability and allocation
  • Develops a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manages changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measures project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Reports and escalates to management as needed
  • Manages the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Performs risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation
  • Meets with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
  • Delegates project tasks based on junior staff members' individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels
  • Tracks project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Meets budgetary objectives and makes adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Develops comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
  • Uses and continually develops leadership skills
  • Attends conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Develops spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs


The Project Manager will have a minimum of eight years of total professional work experience, with a minimum of three years’ experience in providing technical guidance on large Environmental projects.  Must possess a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study.  A Master and Doctorate Degree in a relevant field will be equivalent to one and two years respectively of general experience in that field. Candidates with previous project management or task management experience are preferred. A related certificate or license is preferred but not required (e.g. PMP, PE, or PG certification/license).

Experience during the execution of Federal Department of Defense projects under CERCLA or RCRA is required. Experience supporting the USACE and or NAVFAC is preferred.

GSI Service Group Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that consciously builds inclusive teams and is proud to support a diverse environment that considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.