Updated 30+ days ago

Environmental Project Engineer - Project Manager

New York, NY 10001
Full-time, Part-time

What You Will Do:


Gannett Fleming’s Environmental Compliance and Remediation Team is seeking a highly motivated Environmental Project Manager/Engineer to provide technical expertise, with an emphasis on remediation and due diligence projects in the NYC Metropolitan Area.  This position requires strong Project Management skills and requires a team-oriented professional capable of communicating effectively with clients, regulatory agencies, and junior staff professionals.  This is an excellent opportunity for a professional to manage and contribute technically to environmental compliance, permitting, due diligence, environmental investigations, remedial design and implementation, and site closure.  Flexible work schedule with ability to work remotely.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing business as well as the overall implementation of environmental projects in both the public and private sector.  Specific project focus will include; preparation, oversight and review of work products including performance of calculations, technical reports, construction plans and technical specifications, preparation of cost estimates and feasibility studies, permit applications, and interpretation of federal, state and local agency regulations; planning and implementation of investigations; and data analysis and abstraction.


 Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • A strong understanding of NYSDEC and NJDEP environmental rules and regulations.
  • Leading business development and teaming efforts for both public and private clients.  
  • Managing a team of senior and junior staff conducting field work and executing day to day activities of projects.
  • Subject matter expert of environmental remedial design and remedial actions
  • Performing standard project management duties, such as developing, and managing financial and project records, contracts, bid specifications, charts, tables, etc.
  • Developing project scope and costs for Phase I ESAs, Phase II site assessments, subsurface investigations (groundwater, surface water, soil, and sub-slab vapor), and permitting.
  • Lead environmental tasks for multi-discipline design projects (e.g., Transportation, Water, Facilities, Construction Services) across the region/company.
  • Act as a liaison with other internal design disciplines, subconsultants/subcontractors and regulatory agencies including high-level public and/or private contacts.
  • Interpret analytical data for remediation and construction projects to develop appropriate and applicable conclusions and recommendations.

Education | Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Environmental, Chemical Engineering or related engineering field, geology, or environmental science (Master’s degree is a plus).
  • NY PE required
  • Certifications including CEP, LSRP, PMP, etc. are not required but are a plus.
  • 8-15 years of experience in AEC industry, delivering engineering consulting services with knowledge of applicable laws and regulations throughout the NYC region.
  • Demonstrate subject matter proficiency in subsurface investigations, remedial design, data analysis, interpretations, and reporting.
  • HAZWOPER 40-hour training.
  • Minimum five (5) years of Project Management experience.
  • Knowledgeable in applicable federal, state and local environmental regulations.
  • Must be able to commute to NYC office as needed.

Company Overview:

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.


Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans status or other characteristics protected by law. 


We offer a comprehensive benefits program, which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, our tax-deferred retirement plan, and incentive compensation for eligible positions. We are committed to your personal growth and professional development, so we offer tuition reimbursement, access to internal and external training programs and support active participation in professional organizations.


Gannett Fleming will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.


NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.


Location: New York, NY

Core Business Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Employment Status: Full-Time 

Internal Requisition ID: 2021-8260

Salary Range: Salary dependent upon experience and geographic location

Posting ID: 620935889Posted: 2021-05-29Job Title: Environmental Project Engineer Project