AECOM Alaska Federal Environmental Programs Manager in Anchorage, Alaska

Requisition/Vacancy No. 145972BR

Position Title Alaska Federal Environmental Programs Manager

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Environment

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Alaska

City Anchorage

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Alaska Federal Environmental Programs Manager - Senior Geologist, Scientist, Environmental Engineer with Project Manager/Department Manager experience in successfully managing and directing professional and technical staff to complete complex environmental remediation and/or compliance projects.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work is performed with minimal direction with periodic reporting to area manager

  • Oversees the preparation of work plans and organizes project studies

  • Performs complex assignments often requiring the development of unique solutions to problems with the support of the project team

  • Acts as the technical expert supporting junior and mid-level staff through mentoring and career development

  • Supervises junior and mid-level staff during all phases of project work

  • Conducts reviews and provides staff feedback for continued staff improvement

  • Communications with clients will encompass both project and program level discussions, as well as business development/positioning

  • Willing to learn AECOM budget and accounting skills, as well as have a working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 15+ years of environmental experience with at least 5 of those years’ related to specific CERCLA, RCRA, DOD, and Alaska comparable environmental regulations/policies

  • Familiar with DOD QSM and UFPP QAPP

  • Must understand SI, RI/FS, RA, and PP and ROD process and deliverables

  • Technical expertise backed-up by staff and project management skills

  • Experience in team management and scheduling of staff and resources to ensure on time and on budget project delivery

  • Experience as a business developer

  • Experience leading a technical team, capable of using advanced, and/or proven scientific principles, theories, and practices

  • Extensive past experience developing technical solutions to complex problems

  • Experience interpreting data; conducting analyses, and comparing findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance. Applicant must have experience preparing federal proposals, cost estimates, and change orders or proposals

  • Experience leading teams of technical and field professionals

  • Experience preparing Remedial Investigations, Feasibility Studies, Risk Assessments, Treatment Studies, Proposed Plans, and Records of Decisions, in support of Federal environmental projects

  • Must have excellent written and verbal skills for concise communication externally with clients, contractors, sub-contractors, and others

  • U.S. Citizenship required

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • Occasional travel required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Direct remediation work experience in Alaska

  • Masters in geology, related scientific discipline, or environmental engineering

  • Professional license or affiliation. If an engineer, Alaska PE preferred

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.