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AECOM Environmental Project Manager - Portland in Portland, Oregon

Company Description

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a talented Environmental Project Manager for immediate employment in our Portland, Oregon office. Imagine making a positive impact in your community while working on rewarding projects, such as environmental investigation, remediation, or compliance projects. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team and collaborating with award-winning professionals around the globe. In this role you will be responsible for managing AECOM staff, subcontractors, technical delivery, stakeholder engagement and communication, and financial management. Being located in the Portland area is required for this position, as it is not a remote position.

Responsibilities for this position may include the following:

  • Understand site investigation and remediation techniques to drive solutions for our clients.

  • Determine and define project scope and objectives.

  • Manage all phases of projects (from initiation to close-out).

  • Predict resource needs and manage resources effectively.

  • Monitor project performance to identify areas for improvement.

  • Make sound, well-informed and objective decisions with a strong understanding of the impact and implications of decisions.

  • 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.

  • Advise/mentor less experienced staff on project management skills.


Minimum Requirements

  • BS in engineering, geology, environmental science or related field.

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in site investigation, remediation, and project management experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid Driver’s License.

  • US Citizen/Permanent Resident.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed or ability to obtain license in the State of Oregon (Professional Engineer or Geologist).

  • Experience and knowledge of DEQ and Ecology (MTCA) cleanup laws.

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification.

  • PMP certification or ability to obtain certification.

  • Experience successfully managing environmental projects for various types of clients.

  • 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.

  • Experience preparing proposals, cost estimates, schedules, and change orders.

  • Experience and interest in business development.

  • Have led teams of professionals in executing site investigations, remedial investigations, feasibility studies, risk assessment, and treatability studies in support of Federal environmental projects.

  • Environmental compliance experience including:

  • NPDES permitting and compliance

  • RCRA – waste classification, management, and reporting

  • SPCC Plans

  • EPCRA – inventory evaluation, Tier II and Form R reporting

  • Occasional overnight travel may be required.

Additional Information


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 and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10085836

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid