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Environmental Project Manager

Wood PLC
Traverse City, Michigan, US
Closing date
Nov 29, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Overview / Responsibilities:

Wood is seeking a Project Manager, Seller/Doer to join our Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, business in Traverse City, MI.

This is a great opportunity for an individual with an established track record as a Seller/Doer to work for a large, established environmental consulting firm, that values its employee's enthusiasm and technical contributions; an organization with a wide and varied group of clients, and a solid team of professionals, working on cutting-edge technology.

If you are an Environmental Project Manager, with over 15 years of environmental/consulting experience that enjoys technical challenges as well as client, agency and public interaction, then this is the role for you, and an opportunity to work with a firm that values its employee's enthusiasm and technical contributions. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, and have a proven track record in executing and managing environmental projects, as well as having managed teams, supported proposal efforts and has the ability to work on projects with variable complexity. This position requires an individual with effective communication skills as significant client, agency, public and team interactions are expected.

We have a very comfortable and supportive culture, with a deep bench of knowledgeable and skilled Engineers, Environmental Technicians & Scientists, Remediation Engineers, Chemists, and Data Visualization Specialists. Wood is dedicated to providing the right atmosphere allowing individuals to develop, and with a large backlog of work, lots of new and exciting projects coming in, we offer you career growth. We realize that our people are what make us known in the industry and recognized for delivering high quality and technical excellence. Come join a winning team !

Key Responsibilities

Manage environmental projects, site characterization, remedial designs, and preparation of reports and other related documentation,

Network with clients to effectively position for and develop work opportunities,

Prepare contract proposals and cost estimates,

Manage project contracts, staff, budgets and schedules,

Manage clients and associated project work with the support of key staff in accordance with state and Federal regulations and protocols,

Perform, analyze and report on specific environmental project tasks,

Research and recommend solutions to technical problems in accordance with accepted scientific/engineering practices and principles, and

Participation and collaboration with other Wood offices and staff on larger, multidisciplinary assignments

Skills / Qualifications:

Role Requirements:

BS. or M.S. graduate, with directly related degree in engineering, geology, or environmental sciences,

15-20 years relevant consulting/project experience with increasing levels of project complexity and management responsibility,

Expert level understanding of Michigan's environmental laws and regulations,

Demonstrated experience as a Project Manager, responsible for managing clients and projects across a wide range of sectors

Track record of performance in a seller-doer culture (business development/client management),

Must have an entrepreneurial spirit, leadership skills, and a proven ability to develop and lead strategies in line with the office and company goals,

Must have client relationships and a proven track record of developing business, growing client accounts, and winning work,

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in State regulations and processes,

Registered or eligible for registration as a, PE, PG or CPG,

An individual with strong written and oral communication skills, strong desire to provide excellent, innovative, practical customer services and a commitment to technical excellence,

Must be well organized, have the ability to manage and prioritize several assignments at one time, deliver on time and on budget, and

Demonstrated supervisory experience for field contract services and hands-on training of personnel.

Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship.

Company Overview:

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement:

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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