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Senior Environmental Project Manager

Austin, TX 

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Senior Environmental Project Manager with more than 10 years of environmental experience to join our Austin, Texas office and become an integral member of our technical team. Key responsibilities will include providing field and office support on various projects for existing and new environmental/industrial/government clients.  Wood PLC’s Environment & Infrastructure Division is a multi-disciplined consulting organization primarily consisting of environmental scientists and engineers with offices throughout the United States.

The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Environmental Due Diligence, Environmental Remediation, and Environmental Compliance. The ideal candidate will also have federal, state, and local experience. Wood is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. The incumbent can look forward to projects including environmental site assessments (ESAs), remedial investigations, groundwater monitoring programs, and environmental compliance.


Key Responsibilities

This person will be a member of a team providing primarily site investigation and remediation services to private industry and government clients. This position will support a wide variety of projects that include investigations, due diligence, environmental remediation, and environmental compliance. Some of the responsibilities of this position will include:



  • Managing scope, schedule, budgets, and resources for environmental projects
  • Initial planning, coordination, and execution of environmental tasks
  • Perform complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved technologies and procedures
  • Develop and evaluate plans and criteria for a variety of projects and activities to be carried out by others
  • Assess the feasibility and soundness of proposed technical approaches, tests, products or equipment when necessary data are insufficient or confirmation by testing is advisable
  • Preparation of technical reports
  • Participate in the development of technical approach
  • Support the development and preparation of proposals


Skills / Qualifications



  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology or related field
  • Knowledge of Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP), RCRA, CERCLA, and ASTM e1527
  • 10+ years of environmental consulting experience in Texas
  • Experience as a project or task manager on various environment related projects including Phase I and II ESAs, subsurface investigations, and on-going remediation projects
  • Experience with various chemicals of concern, including chlorinated VOCs (PCE, TCE, cis-DCE, VC), hydrocarbons, and emerging contaminants
  • Experience reporting and conducting oversight of various field operations including soil borings, geotechnical sampling, monitoring well installation/sampling
  • Experience leading project teams
  • Experience interacting with and supervising subcontractors
  • Computer proficient (must have proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and excellent spreadsheet skills
  • Good verbal and inter-personal skills
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Demonstrated verbal communication and technical presentation skills
  • Good time-management skills. Ability to focus and attention to detail
  • Must be organized and able to present verbal instructions clearly and concisely
  • Must be able to prepare plans and reports that are concise, simple and direct in conveying the needed information without confusion to the end user.
  • Team player and technical contributor
  • Able to operate within scope, schedule and budget during project implementation




  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology or Environmental Engineering
  • State of Texas Professional Geoscientist or Professional Engineer
  • Knowledge and understanding of local, state, and federal oil pollution prevention regulations
  • Prior experience on compliance projects in Texas
  • Experience working with state, federal or municipal agencies
  • Prior consulting experience





Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Posted April 27, 2021

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