Environmental Project Manager

American Structurepoint
Tampa, Florida, US
Jun 17, 2021
Sep 09, 2021
Project Management
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
American Structurepoint is constantly defining the built environment by creating an atmosphere of creativity, responsibility, diversity, accountability, and entrepreneurship. We believe that innovation comes from a constant flow of diverse ideas. The phrase "because that's how we've always done it" is never a part of our conversations. We encourage our experts to try new things and explore ideas that can help our clients achieve their goals, even if those ideas are unconventional. We are looking for innovative, creative, and passionate professionals who seek excellence in all they do to serve their clients. We invite you to explore the following exciting opportunity to join our team:

Group: Environmental

Position: Environmental Project Manager

Location: Tampa, FL

We are looking for a team oriented and energetic problem solver to become the next integral member of our environmental science team. Successful candidates must share our vision for integrating the built environment and natural resources by seeking common-sense solutions while maintaining a strong commitment to our high standard of excellence in our fast-paced, growing environmental practice.

General duties include management and primary direction of multi-discipline projects. Responsibilities include managing, controlling, and monitoring environmental aspects of the project, technical leadership, quality assurance, inter-department and client coordination. Other duties may include, but are not limited to, coordination and execution of field investigations and analysis of natural, economic and social resources, proposal support and development for new business.

Project Management:
  • Prepare proposals, fee justifications, and contracts for each project in conjunction with the Environmental Services Manager and Principal-in-Charge
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities of the project to ensure that goals or objectives of the project are accomplished within prescribed funding and schedule parameters
  • Establish a project work plan for each project which includes essential elements of the project with major milestones and potential obstacles, the project schedule, and the financial plan that includes the project budget, a man-hour utilization forecast. and a billing forecast
  • Monitor and control the project financial plan, review project cost sheets, and prepare monthly invoices for each project
  • Prepare monthly cost/profit analysis and billing projections for each project
  • For inter-departmental project, coordinate with the Transportation Project Development Director and/or Project Manager as necessary to maintain and drive the project schedule
  • Coordinate each project with the client, local government agencies, and permitting agencies as necessary to drive the project schedule.
  • As necessary, coordinate each project with other department's schedules through the overall Project Manager and Environmental Services Group Leader. Ensure productivity and cooperation among the project team.
  • Coordinate each project with subconsultant's work schedules
  • Seek additional compensation for work outside the original scope of each project. Prepare contract amendments as necessary.
  • Serve as representative of firm at all required project meetings, presentations, and public hearings, and prepare documentation of items discussed
  • Perform an in depth review of all the essential elements of each project and update the project work plan near the completion of each major milestone
  • Maintain correspondence file for each project
  • Monitor electronic file and plan organization and archiving

Technical Direction:
  • Direct and coordinate activities of environmental specialists, staff scientists and technicians to ensure projects progress on schedule and within prescribed budget
  • Oversee delineation of wetlands and other jurisdictional Waters of the US and the State of Florida and permitting for impacts through the US Army Corps of Engineers and/or Florida Department of Environmental Protection
  • Oversee rare, threatened and endangered species surveys and conduct ESA Section 7 consultation and Section 10 permitting
  • Federal and State threatened and endangered species considerations and assessments in Florida
  • Mentor and provide direct hands-on assistance when teaching new environmental analyses, oral and writing skills to environmental specialists and staff scientists
  • Identify project obstacles and obtain assistance in resolving them
  • Stay current with environmental procedures, statutes, rules, guidance and policies
  • Attend seminars and continuing education to enhance skills in relevant disciplines

Quality Assurance:
  • Supervise the work of all project personnel to ensure that each project meets the highest professional standards, follows the established quality assurance plan, and maintains the established budget and schedule
  • Review and understand Company and Department Quality Assurance and Quality Control guidelines to ensure each work product meets the highest professional standards and follows the established quality procedures;
  • Review interim draft and final reports, design drawings and computations prepared by environmental specialists, staff scientists and technicians for completeness and accuracy prior to every submittal
  • Review work performed by other departments and/or sub-consultants to insure satisfactory performance
  • Respond to regulatory agency comments and problems as quickly as possible*Other duties as assigned
  • * Limited travel required

  • Bachelor's in Environmental Science or other natural resources-related field
  • 7+ years of professional experience in the environmental science field
  • Experience with federal, state and local permitting, in particular Clean Water Act Section 404 permitting and Section 401 Water Quality Certifications
  • Experience with rare, threatened and endangered species surveys and wetland delineations utilizing the Florida Unified Wetland Delineation methodology
  • FHWA NEPA, or ability to complete NEPA certification within one year
  • Proficient with MS Office applications
  • Ability to travel and work in the field (outdoors)
  • Ability to work well and self-motivate in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work in variable conditions, including uneven ground and access to remote sites
  • Strong team player with effective internal & external communication skills
  • Experience with ArcView/ArcMap preferred