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Environmental Project Manager

Seattle, WA

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AECOM is actively seeking a talented Environmental Project Manager for immediate employment in our Seattle, Washington office. Imagine making a positive impact in your community while working on rewarding projects, such as environmental investigation, remediation, or compliance projects. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team and collaborating with award-winning professionals around the globe. In this role (Environmental Project Manager III), you will be responsible for managing AECOM staff, subcontractors, technical delivery, stakeholder engagement and communication, and financial management. Being located in the Seattle area is required for this position, as it is not a remote position.

Responsibilities for this position may include the following:

  • Understand site investigation and remediation techniques to drive solutions for our clients.
  • Determine and define project scope and objectives.
  • Manage all phases of projects (from initiation to close-out).
  • Predict resource needs and manage resources effectively.
  • Monitor project performance to identify areas for improvement.
  • Make sound, well-informed and objective decisions with a strong understanding of the impact and implications of decisions.
  • Provide technical oversight and quality control.
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress.
  • Identify, mitigate, and manage project risks.
  • Advise/mentor less experienced staff on project management skills.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS in engineering, geology, environmental science or related field.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in site investigation, remediation, and project management experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • US Citizen/Permanent Resident.
  • Successful candidates will have to pass a pre-employment Background check, which will include a Motor vehicle records check.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed or ability to obtain license in the State of Washington (Professional Engineer or Geologist).
  • Experience and knowledge of Oregon DEQ and Ecology (MTCA) cleanup laws.
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification.
  • PMP certification or ability to obtain certification.
  • Experience successfully managing environmental projects for various types of clients.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and communication, both verbal and written skills.
  • Experience in team management and scheduling of staff and resources to ensure on time and on budget project delivery.
  • Experience preparing proposals, cost estimates, schedules, and change orders.
  • Experience and interest in business development.
  • Have led teams of professionals in executing site investigations, remedial investigations, feasibility studies, risk assessment, and treatability studies in support of Federal environmental projects.
  • Environmental compliance experience including:
  • NPDES permitting and compliance
  • RCRA – waste classification, management, and reporting
  • SPCC Plans
  • EPCRA – inventory evaluation, Tier II and Form R reporting
  • Occasional overnight travel may be required.


Exempt Position: Offered rate of compensation in Seattle, WA will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location.

The salary range for this position is $95,000 - $135,000.


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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absences, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges.

Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10105423

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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