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AECOM Federal Environmental Project Manager in San Diego, California

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an experienced Federal Environmental Project Manager to support and build an EHS compliance team with a focus on Federal programs (both DoD and Civilian) to be based in San Diego, CA, Fort Collins, CO, or Omaha, NE. The selected candidate will join AECOM’s EHS + Air practice within the Environment Business Line. The successful candidate will have an established and successful history of managing large complex Federal environmental projects, including but not limited to developing EHS-related proposals and cost estimates, executing EHS-related projects, developing strategic plans for new business and recruitment, and hiring of key personnel to support the growth of the team.

The Federal Environmental Project Manager will also work under the direction of the EHS Practice Lead in client project delivery, writing proposals, securing work and marketing AECOM’s services to Federal clients.

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.

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

  • Develop, cultivate, and strengthen relationships with Federal clients specific to the EHS + Air practice.

  • Manage EHS-related projects and programs for Federal clients (e.g., compliance audit programs, industrial hygiene assessments, fence to fence compliance support [RCRA, CWA, CAA], etc.).

  • Execute EHS projects, to include providing senior technical support, while meeting cost, schedule, safety, and quality objectives.

  • Provide mentorship to junior EHS staff.

About AECOM’s Environment Business Line

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Management, Science, Engineering, or relevant environmental discipline.

  • Minimum of 8 years of Federal environmental program/project management experience with business development in environmental consulting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Environmental consulting experience with Federal clients in California.

  • Significant experience with Federal HTRW contracts.

  • Professional certification (e.g., CHMM, PE, CEP) and/or PMP certification.

  • Experience identifying Federal opportunities and taking them through the sales process to closure.

  • Ability to act independently on technical matters pertaining to EHS regulatory compliance.

  • Strong, established relationships with specific Federal agency staff and/or specific installations.

  • Ability to attract and retain clients and build backlog, revenue, and profit.

  • Understanding of federal contracting and sub-contracting practices and requirements.

  • Project/program management experience directly related to Federal EHS projects from proposal development through completion for an environmental consulting firm (i.e., developing proposals/cost estimates, managing clients, projects, and project teams; coordinating resources and managing subcontractors; etc.). Ability to independently manage various environmental compliance projects and programs ranging in size and scale.

  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills; extremely proficient in technical writing; highly effective organization and multi-tasking skills.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple demands, think strategically and successfully lead multiple simultaneous projects.

  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, judgment and problem-solving capabilities.

  • Experience mentoring staff and leading project teams for Federal EHS compliance work.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Offered rate of compensation (for Colorado locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $119,000 - 220,000.00.

  • 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 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.

What We Offer

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.

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

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 262689BR

Additional Locations US - Fort Collins, CO - 1601 Prospect Pkwy, US - Omaha, NE - 12120 Shamrock Plaza

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.