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Environmental Assistant Project Manager

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) has an opening for an Environmental Assistant Project Manager with at least 5 to 7 years of experience to support our environmental site investigation and remediation practice in our Metro Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area offices.  The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced environmental consulting professional with strong technical skills, regulatory knowledge, and a desire to foster strong client relationships.  We expect the qualified individual to have experience in engineering, geology, or related environmental science, and be capable of planning, coordinating, and performing projects in compliance with environmental laws and regulations.

As an Environmental Assistant Project Manager, you will work as part of a team of dedicated project managers and a staff of interrelated professionals under the guidance of a Principal. You will assist with managing environmental investigations and remediation projects to ensure that it is safely completed on time and within scope and budget.  Our close-knit culture here at GZA will allow you to grow professionally.  You will be mentored by seasoned professionals, who will in turn look to you to share technical knowledge and ideas.  Our success relies on this collaborative environment.

Key Duties:

  • Planning, organizing and conducting environmental site investigations
  • Overseeing and documenting environmental remedial actions
  • Conducting/reviewing technical analyses/calculations
  • Performing/reviewing environmental site assessments
  • Developing health and safety plans and managing implementation and compliance with GZA Health and Safety programs, policies, and procedures during on-site activities
  • Monitoring subcontractor performance for compliance with contractual agreements and budgets
  • Preparing environmental reports and work plans with Project Manager and Principal guidance and review
  • Providing business development support and assisting in proposal preparation
  • Communicating effectively and efficiently with clients and team members
  • Managing and mentoring GZA’s junior staff of project-level engineers/scientists
  • Availability to work Monday through Friday and some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to travel locally and regionally
  • Perform additional job-related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering, Geology, or related Environmental Science discipline (Master’s Degree a plus)
  • Professional Licensure or Registration a plus
  • 5+ years of experience at consulting engineering firms and knowledge of applicable laws and regulations of Pennsylvania and New Jersey
  • Ability to perform and manage field tasks and activities
  • Experience executing a wide range of environmental site investigation and site remediation projects
  • Strong interest in safety
  • Self-starter, able to complete tasks with minimal supervision and direction
  • Demonstrate professional judgment, consistency, strong attention to detail, and background of high-quality work products
  • Demonstrate performance of independent analysis, problem solving and strong organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience preparing reports that demonstrate technical knowledge
  • Completed 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training and current 8-hr refresher status
  • A valid driver’s license in good standing

About our GZA:

  • Exciting and friendly work environment
  • Professional development and enrichment
  • Leadership and technical training
  • Commitment to technical excellence and client relationships
  • Collaborative and cooperative work community
  • Advancement and ownership opportunities
  • Generous benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and 401K retirement plan

GZA is an employee-owned multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm with a history of more than 50 years of providing innovative engineering solutions to improve the natural and built environment.  We are an ENR Top 500 Design firm focused on geotechnical, environmental, water, ecological, and construction management services. With a staff of interrelated professionals dedicated to providing high-level expertise on complex projects above, below and at ground-level, GZA’s experts provide seamless integration across practice areas, client type, and location.


GZA values diversity and is committed to providing an accepting and inclusive work environment for all employees.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.  GZA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital or veteran status, age or other protected status.

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree, Masters, Doctoral

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

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