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AECOM Environmental Project Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Environmental Project Manager to join our Minnesota Environmental Compliance team (Minnesota, Wisconsin). We are seeking candidates who will be able to immediately contribute to the successful delivery of projects and promote growth in existing and new markets, specifically related to Rail Environmental work. This full-time position within our Environmental group will manage and coordinate environmental projects related to Environmental compliance and support growth and focus on expanding wastewater treatment operations focused on Rail. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate project experience, require a strong focus on health and safety, be detailed orientated, excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work independently, and will be capable of working collaboratively in a high-performance team.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Managing scope, schedule, and budget for mid to large-sized environmental projects

  • Building strong client relationships

  • Client and regulatory correspondence

  • Technical report writing and review

  • Health and safety stewardship, including local field visits and tracking

  • Analyzes and applies solutions to atypical and/or semi-complex and challenging issues within area of expertise

  • Preparing cost estimates and proposals

  • Working effectively with project teams, clients, and other stakeholders

  • Coordinating work schedules with AECOM staff, subcontractors, clients and other stakeholders

  • Responsible for quality control of tasks

  • May mentor project Jr. staff in support of projects and tasks

  • Will require some regional travel for project work, and client meetings

  • Preform and coordinate SPCC, SWPPP, Air and RCRA inspections at various locations across Minnesota and Wisconsin.

  • Keep well organized files and documentation to meet regulatory requirements, including permitting.

  • Performs a variety of tasks in support of project staff.

  • May gather and maintain specified records of scientific data, including but not limited to environmental sampling, operations and maintenance and inspections at client sites.

  • Other activities may include assisting with calculations, setting up and operating equipment, inspecting equipment and installations for compliance with specifications and maintaining proper project documentation.

  • Effectively communicate with site representatives regarding schedules and task requirements.

  • Preform SPCC, SWPPP, and RCRA inspections at various locations in Kansas.

  • Keep well organized files and documentation to meet regulatory requirements.

  • Performs a variety of tasks in support of project staff.

  • May gather and maintain specified records of scientific data for supervisor, including but not limited to environmental sampling, operations and maintenance and inspections at client sites.

  • Other activities may include assisting with calculations, setting up and operating equipment, inspecting equipment and installations for compliance with specifications and maintaining proper project documentation.

  • Participate in other environment-related projects and tasks as required, including, but not limited to, client WWTP operations at regional client facilities, often directing staff, as necessary.

  • Intimate knowledge of environmental regulations, practices, and procedures; recognizes differences or changes that would indicate the need for attention. Receives and maintains required safety training including OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER Training with annual 8-hr refresher, 30-hr OSHA Training, client-specific training, and regulatory specific training.

  • Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment, including but not limited to gloves, safety glasses/goggles, safety shoes/boots, hard hat, and hearing protection while on project sites or as required by project task/work.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Environmental Science, Geology or Engineering, or closely related field or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident.

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check.

  • Must be able to successfully complete initial and random screening requirements including drug, breathalyzer, urine and/or hair test.

  • Valid US Driver’s License to operate an AECOM provided vehicle for travel to various project site(s) to support project task(s) assignments and scope of work. For positions with driving responsibilities, Motor Vehicle Records are reviewed as part of AECOM’s background check process to ensure compliance with the Company’s driving standards.

  • Candidate must be able to meet medical clearance requirements of an OSHA (HAZWOPER) medical surveillance physical exam.

  • Position requires availability for on-call duty. Employees who work on-call are expected to be available to work outside on their normal work schedule including weekends, on short notice.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years of project management experience with verifiable experience managing or leading environmental projects

  • 5-10 years of experience in environmental consulting

  • Master’s Degree is a plus

  • Experience managing and scheduling projects with environmental compliance related scope and/or wastewater operations, maintenance and inspection.

  • Experience working with Minnesota, Wisconsin, or other regional environmental regulatory agencies.

  • Experience communicating and coordinating field work with client, staff, subcontractors and vendors.

  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training

  • Professional Licenses or Certifications related to Environmental Compliance and/or Wastewater Operations

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $62,000.00 - $94,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10109497

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid