Senior Project Manager

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, US
Jun 05, 2021
Jul 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
RES is the nation's largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 328 stream miles, 58,024 wetland acres, and rehabilitated, preserved, and/or managed over 15,000 acres of special-status species habitats. RES operations include planting over 17,400,000 restorative trees and reducing over 267 tons of polluting nutrients. RES navigates and streamlines the environmental permitting process with solutions that balance economic development and ecological sustainability through the establishment of mitigation/conservation banks, permittee responsible turnkey mitigation, and corporate social responsibility projects.

The Senior Ecological Project Manager is responsible for budget estimating, schedule coordination, project planning, and overseeing design plans and calculations, permitting, construction administration, baseline studies, and surveys for medium to large scale projects in across RES' Northeast Region. The Senior Project Manager will conduct and supervise quality assurance / quality control to ensure projects are executed as planned, as well as on time and on budget.

The Senior Ecological Project Manager will manage the preparation of design plans, calculations, reports, and permit applications to support project development. The successful candidate will have the skills and abilities to build relationships with contractors, consultants, and clients by responding to requests and communicating information in a timely manner. The core working relationships in this collaborative work environment include RES' internal staff and external partners in general management, sales, financial planning and analysis, accounting, and legal counsel.

The desired candidate's primary responsibilities would include maintaining and advancing new and existing client relationships while overseeing successful completion of ecological restoration and water resources projects such as Section 401/404 permitting, environmental assessments, coordination with regulatory agencies, engineering and design, and other environmental permitting. A successful candidate will have extensive, relevant project experience within Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, or New York. The Senior Project Manager will perform other duties as required.

  • Delivers projects on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Manages and coaches Project Managers for job performance, project delivery, and career development
  • Manage all aspects of a large scale and complex project
  • Oversees project engineering and permitting deliverables with support from other members of the project teams.
  • Responsible for checking and review of project deliverables
  • Develops and manages project scopes, schedule, and budgets
  • Maintains client relationship in coordination with sales team
  • Maintains internal and external project reporting
  • Plans and coordinates internal and external resources for the execution of the project
  • Provides sales support in pursuit of new project opportunities, including new markets
  • Accountable for overall project performance
  • Responsible for maintaining updated and accurate project reporting
  • Responsible for the procurement of, and management of, services from contractors and consultants
  • Responsible for quality of project deliverables, whether prepared internally or externally
  • Responsible for timely notifications to the GM and client of any significant project changes
  • Manages medium to large sized projects
  • Responsible for QA/QC
  • Manage the planning and execution of RES projects through all phases of project development, including; preliminary site investigations and data collection, establishing design objectives, surveys, design, permit preparation and submittal, agency review and meetings, construction, maintenance, and monitoring field work and reporting
  • Oversee site designs, estimates, permit documents, and construction documents

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in applied sciences, engineering, or similar field
  • 10+ years of Project Management experience
  • Experience managing project team members and subcontractors
  • Experience developing project management professionals
  • Ability to manage large teams with individual project budgets in excess of $5 million
  • Strong background in environmental science, biology, engineering, or similar related fields
  • Strong attention to detail, problem solving skills, and organization
  • Strong work ethic and ability to get the job completed with tight timeframes and difficult conditions
  • Ability to manage multiple and diverse project simultaneously
  • Excellence in oral and written communications

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RES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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