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Project Manager- Environmental

Raba Kistner
Austin County, Texas, US
Closing date
Oct 24, 2021

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Conservation science
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Job Details
Job Location: Drake/Austin - Austin, TX
Position Type: Full Time
Salary Range: Undisclosed
DescriptionThe Project Manager (PM) primary responsibilities encompass the thorough and accurate execution and oversight of water quality-related projects for Raba Kistner, Inc.'s Environmental Construction and Compliance Services clients. This includes installation, monitoring and maintenance of erosion and sedimentation control measures, development and oversight of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP), Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans and other duties as assigned. The position will require proactive client-building and opportunity identification through networking, managing workloads and schedules for technical staff to ensure timely completion of all deliverables, ensuring QA/QC of all final deliverables, and providing excellent customer service to internal/external clients and agencies. The PM role will supervise other staff and requires extensive coordination with peer groups.
Employee shall have the following minimum duties and responsibilities:
Manage execution of assigned Service Line projects to meet client and project financial performance expectations.
Review project performance on a recurring basis and initiate corrective actions as needed.
Manage project(s) billing and accounts receivable activities supported by the Finance and Administration department.
Closely monitor project budgets and take early action to avoid budget exceedances.
Closely monitor project schedules and communicate with Director and client early to discuss any schedule conflicts and resolutions.
Manage and/or Prepare Service Line proposals and qualifications statements including direct involvement in scope of work, level of effort and cost build-up as required.
Manage activities of project staff including; day-to-day task management, project budget ad schedule compliance, technical peer review of client deliverables.
Grow client revenue organically by identifying potential business opportunities during and outside of active project activities.
Establish and/or maintain positive close relationships with Service Line clients.
Participate in monitoring the Service Line, including QA/QC protocols, to ensure it is in substantial compliance with generally accepted practices and Raba Kistner's Quality Management System.
Assist and support in Service Line workload and financial forecasting and planning as needed.
Provide technical/project management training and mentoring to Service Line staff.
Actively seek and identify potential business opportunities during and outside of active project activities and evaluate for pursuit in discussion with Director.
Actively monitor regulatory changes related to practice areas, and communicate changes and implications to the team.
Oversee and/or lead field crews during Service Line field activities and directly participate in the field as needed.
Identify and evaluate potential subcontractors, as needed, and, if they are selected, oversee their work.
Position may require protracted or irregular hours. Flexibility to work irregular hours is necessary due to client needs.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly performing work outside in all types of weather conditions. Work responsibilities may require out of town/overnight travel to Raba Kistner offices, client offices and project locations.
Perform other duties as assigned.
QualificationsEmployees shall possess the following minimum qualifications:
A four-year degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Wildlife Ecology, Geology, Natural Resources or a closely related field.
5 years' of applicable experience.
Practical experience supervising professional and technical staff.
Practical experience with cost proposal development, contract reviews, contract negotiation, and successful project management.
Demonstrated ability to:
Manage multiple projects concurrently.
Manage the technical direction of staff, project resources, costs, schedule, performance, and quality.
Manage teams comprised of both internal staff and subcontractors/subconsultants.
Assume new responsibilities and undertake non-traditional projects with successful outcomes.
Proactively pursue advanced certifications, perform self-directed research for self-improvement.
Work well with all staff levels within the organization and third parties.
Work protracted or irregular hours and/or in excess of 40 hours per week on an as-needed basis due to client needs (i.e., other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and/or other than Monday through Friday).
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Earth, and other software.
Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excels working in a team environment or working independently, as projects dictate.
Possess valid Texas driver's license and meet company's auto insurability requirements.
Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when needed.
Present a professional appearance to best represent the firm.
Must pass a drug test prior to employment and will be subject to post-accident, random, and reasonable cause testing during employment.
Comply with all attendance requirements as noted in most current edition of the Employee Handbook.
This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Key responsibilities and essential functions are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this position.
This position description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other position-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.
An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/VeteransPDN-94743d43-7a0e-4f6d-944c-4c6a76d228ca
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