AECOM Project Manager - Environmental Remediation in Phoenix, Arizona

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Position Title Project Manager - Environmental Remediation

United States of America - Arizona


Job Summary

The Remediation, Consulting, and Engineering (RCE) Department of AECOM is seeking a Project Manager to join our RCE Department based in the Phoenix, Arizona. Currently the RCE Department has an active project portfolio and we are seeking candidates who will be able to take on leadership roles on projects and within the department. The demonstration of successful past experience and leadership will be key attributes that can be supported by technical qualifications in the remediation engineering. The technical aspects of our projects have needs across the breadth of technical areas, and we desire a candidate who can be the technical lead for their discipline, and have the skills to create a broader technical team to fulfil project needs and objectives. Hence, we are interested in candidates with have qualifications from any of these different technical areas who can demonstrate successful experience in leadership roles.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Full technical and project management responsibility for soil, groundwater, and vapor investigation and remediation projects, including planning, scheduling, and coordination

  • Coordination and preparation of written reports, work plans, and technical memorandums and analysis of data and development of supported conclusions

  • Acting as Project Manager on large, complex projects in fiscal management, client liaison, reporting requirements, and coordination with project team members

  • Work collaboratively with other members and teams within the RCE department, and other professionals within other AECOM internal business lines

  • Undertake technical work in accordance with the contracted scope of work, budget, schedule and legislative standards

  • Proactively identify opportunities to increase project efficiencies, improve technical methodologies and add value to client service offerings

  • Assist with development of junior staff through ongoing mentoring

  • Assist business line managers to develop new business, including marketing to potential and existing clients and be integral in process of securing and managing clients and contracts

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in chemical, civil, or environmental engineering

  • 10+ years of experience in an environmental engineering consulting company

  • Professional Engineering license in Arizona

  • Seller-doer with business development and client management experience

  • Experience as a project manager and technical lead on investigations, feasibility studies, remedial design, and remedial action oversight

  • Strong understanding of remediation system design, cost estimating, construction, and OM&M

  • Experience with VI investigations and mitigation in Arizona

  • Experience with USEPA RCRA Part B permit applications

  • Highly knowledgeable in AZ environmental regulations and processes (Arizona WQARF, ADEQ LUST, AZPDES, ASRAC)

  • Project experience working with state and federal agencies, including Department of Defense and USEPA, state and local, and private sector clients

  • Ability to work independently, make sound decisions

  • Strong, effective writing and speaking skills

  • Strong leadership skills, including staff development and mentoring

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification and Supervisor certification

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in engineering

  • 15+ years' experience preferred

  • Professional Registration in State of New Mexico or ability to get within three months

  • Demonstration of development and adherence to robust safety standards and procedures is desirable

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.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 164550BR