AECOM Senior Environmental Project Manager - Kansas/Missouri in Kansas City, Missouri
AECOM is actively seeking a talented Senior Environmental Project Manager for immediate employment in our Kansas City, Missouri office. Imagine making a positive impact in your community while working on rewarding projects, such as environmental justice, remediation, or Brownfields projects.
Working at AECOM means being part of a global team and collaborating with award-winning professionals around the globe. In this role (Environmental Project Manager IV), you will be responsible for managing AECOM staff, subcontractors, technical delivery, stakeholder engagement and communication, and financial management.
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
Other responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to, those listed below
Understand site investigation and remediation techniques to drive solutions for our clients.
Support other offices with project management support.
Supervise the performance of senior level engineers, geologists, and scientists, as well as project administration, project controls, scheduling, cost control, estimating and procurement representatives.
Determine and define project scope and objectives.
Manage all phases of projects (from beginning to close out).
Predict resource needs and manage resources effectively.
Provide technical oversight and quality control.
Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress.
Identify, mitigate, and manage project risks.
Manage a portfolio of clients with multiple projects.
Manage more complex clients and projects.
Consistently deliver profit margins as planned.
Has decision-making authority and directs other Project Managers in recognizing risk and uncertainty with plans to mitigate and eliminate such.
Direct staff to operate and minimize exposure to claims.
Supervise and directs Project Managers with multiple projects.
About AECOM’s Environment Business Line
Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.
AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.
AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.
About AECOM’s Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment Practice
AECOM delivers innovative and often complex solutions to meet our clients’ objectives. Because we address many different impacted sites – from munitions to PFAS to algae blooms and beyond – every project in our global practice is different. That’s exciting, especially because our worldwide internal technical practice network connects us in real time to explore best practices from experts near and far. We offer full life-cycle solutions for projects – from due diligence through restoration and redevelopment to outreach programs that engage stakeholders and generate goodwill in the community. Our experts integrate scientific and engineering knowledge with responsive and cost-effective project management, strong communication skills, and an understanding of regulatory strategies and challenges. AECOM has the depth and breadth of resources to address significant remedial site challenges, and we support the development of our technical staff to be their best via professional mentorship and development. AECOM provides a stringent internal project manager certificate program to help you succeed in that career path. Learn more about our Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment services.
BS in engineering, geology, environmental science or related field an Minimum 6 years of experience in site investigation, remediation, project management and business development experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education
Occasional overnight travel is required
Valid Driver's License
10+ years of experience in site investigation, remediation, project management, and business development experience preferred.
Licensed in the State of Missouri/Kansas (Professional Engineer or Geologist) preferred
Experience working with Local and State of Missouri and Kansas regulatory agencies preferred
40-hour HAZWOPER certified (current).
PMP certification preferred
Experience with regulator and stakeholder negotiations preferred
Experience successfully managing environmental projects for various types of clients preferred.
Detail oriented with strong organizational and communication, both verbal and written skills.
Experience in team management and scheduling of staff and resources to ensure on time and on budget project delivery.
Superior communication, writing, editing, and reporting skills for a wide variety of audiences.
Experience preparing proposals, cost estimates, schedules, and change orders.
Interest in business development.
Experienced leading teams of professionals in executing Site Investigations, Remedial Investigations, Feasibility Studies, Risk Assessment, and Treatability Studies in support of Federal environmental projects.
Relocation is not available for this position.
Sponsorship is available for this position.
What We Offer
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Program and Project Management
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 263202BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.