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Environmental Project Manager, Emergency Response

Company: GHD
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Join a global professional services leader! We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.GHD has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join our growing team and can be based at any GHD location in the Midwest. Working with the Emergency Response and Preparedness (GHD FIRST) team, this position offers great variety of projects!Responsibilities of the position will be but are not limited to:* Project management and leadership of various environmental and emergency projects including maintenance of project scope, schedule, budget, and quality through the coordination of project teams and via direct client communication* Conduct environmental sampling and monitoring for various media and contaminants of concern by following established procedures* Identify and register for regional activities that will raise visibility regionally for GHD by way of seminars, conferences, client events, speaking opportunities, sponsorships, and charity-related events (this would include some participation in key seminars/conferences)* Be available for after hours response to attend environmental emergencies to perform field tasks.* Prepare technical correspondence, project proposals, technical reports, work plans, and project specifications including cost estimates and budgets - Data compilation, reduction, interpretation, evaluation/comparison to environmental regulatory standards* Identify and support business development, client expansion and proposal development activities for the Midwest emergency response and preparedness business working with our regional business and market leadership* Mentor and provide leadership to a small group of junior environmental professionalsWhat you will bring to the team:* 5-10+/- years of environmental project experience including the coordination and management of projects consisting of emergency response, environmental investigation, remediation and monitoring* Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science or a related technical field* Experience in client relationship development/management and business development with strong client relationships* Strong written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to conduct effective client presentations and written report preparation* Bring in and develop new clients/projects for GHD* Ability to present technical information in a concise and professional manner* Willingness to respond to call outs during non-routine working hours* Strong problem solving abilities and proficiency* Positive attitude, very strong interpersonal skills* Experienced in emergency preparedness, air monitoring, environmental assessment/sampling, ICS, SCAT is a plus* Excellent organizational skills with ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet project timelines* Self-motivated and willingness to work in a team in a fast-paced environmentWe offer a professional, yet welcoming, culture based on our core values of Teamwork, Respect, Safety, and Integrity. We also provide accelerated professional development through hands-on experience, mentorship, and training via our GHD Business School.Are you passionate about pursuing this position? If so, please submit your resume and cover letter via the link below.As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.#LI-JS1#06022021

Keywords: GHD, Des Plaines , Environmental Project Manager, Emergency Response, Executive , Des Plaines, Illinois

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