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Environmental Team Lead

Buffalo, NY

There’s no pledge more important than the one we make to look after our environment, and we’re committed to helping you do exactly that.

Join us as we strive to ensure a sustainable future for our communities and the world we live in. 

Become part of our global network of skilled engineers, scientists, auditors, planners and environmental specialists, all working together to leave this world better than we found it.

Our Northeast Environmental business in Western New York is looking for an Environmental Team Lead to join the group. In this role, you will contribute to the future of our Contamination Assessment & Remediation service line through Project Management, staff development/mentoring, site conceptual model development, technical and regulatory strategy development, and some business development

Working with an energetic and hard working team, this position offers a variety of work and will see you involved in: 

  • Project management and leadership of various environmental projects including maintenance of project scope, schedule, budget and quality through the coordination of project teams and via direct client communication
  • Participate in and lead project teams in the planning, design, and execution environmental compliance, assessment, and remedial programs
  • Support existing GHD clients with the implementation of efficient and innovative solutions to address their environmental liabilities and concerns
  • Identify and support business development, client expansion and proposal development activities for the Northeast's Environmental business
  • Preparing technical proposals
  • Mentor and provide leadership to a small group of entry-level and junior environmental professionals

What you will bring to the team:

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science or related field
  • PE or PG will be highly regarded 
  • At least 15 years of experience in environmental consulting including environmental permitting & compliance, remediation & design, site assessments, report writing, data management & interpretation, project coordination, and managing clients
  • Project experience in federal contracts beneficial
  • Experience in coordinating and simultaneously managing multiple tasks while maintaining a high degree of attention to detail in a consulting environment is preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work both within a team and independently
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification a plus
  • Ability and willingness to travel client meetings is required 

In the problem solving business, it helps to be restlessly curious to deliver community change.

Our vision is to ensure energy, water and urbanization are made sustainable for generations to come. You can lead the way into a new future for our industry, inspiring the next generation of driven and committed people in the process. 

Learn about leadership opportunities with GHD.

Salary Range: $94,400 - $141,600 based on experience

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.


Take on some of the world’s toughest challenges - with GHD supporting you every step of the way.

We'll give you control over your career, empower you to find innovative solutions and help you create a lasting impact.

See where your commitment could take you with GHD.

Our Pledge to You

At GHD, we don’t just believe in the power of commitment, we live and breathe it every day.

That’s why we pledge to empower our people to make a positive impact. Combining our deep technical expertise with the capabilities of our clients and partners, we respond to some of the most complex challenges facing our planet today. 

See where your commitment could take you.

That’s the #PowerOfCommitment

Who we are 

GHD is a global professional services company that leads through engineering, architecture, and construction expertise. We are an employee-owned company with over 11,000 diverse and skilled individuals, across more than 200 offices spanning five continents.

The Power of Commitment is our brand promise. It’s what makes us different. We are bound to our stated vision and determination to address humanity’s most urgent needs: to make water, energy and urbanisation sustainable for generations to come.

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