GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) is currently seeking an On-Site Remediation Construction Manager with 10 to 15 years’ experience to support our environmental remediation/construction management practice in our Manhattan, New York office. This position is to initially provide on-site construction manager services for an approximately 20 month duration remedial project in Brooklyn, New York.  The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced remediation/construction management professional familiar with all phases of construction and site development with an emphasis on remediation, demolition, and bulkhead installation.  The candidate shall be extremely motivated and have the desire to foster technical excellence and strong client relationships.  

As an On-Site Remediation Construction Manager, you will work with a staff of interrelated professionals dedicated to providing high-level expertise on complex projects above, below and at ground-level You will represent GZA with the client throughout pre-construction, project performance, and closeout phases, will be responsible for day to day execution of technical and financial aspects of each project, and will be involved with the development and mentoring of junior staff.  On-Site Remediation Construction Managers at GZA have ownership opportunities with the firm.

Key Duties:
  • Managing on-site project team, delegating to field staff, and executing day to day activities of projects including, but not limited to, project administration and oversight, management of change, invoicing and payment, cost tracking and reporting, and contract closeout
  • Conducting internal and client communications
  • Monitoring team performance for compliance with contractual agreements and budgets
  • Reviewing reports, specifications, and contractor submittals
  • Managing project contractual and financial issues (including terms of agreement, changes in scope, billing process)
  • Managing and mentoring GZA existing staff of project-level engineers
  • Conducting/reviewing technical analyses/calculations
  • Participating in meetings and agency consultation
  • Preparing construction cost/quantity estimates

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Construction Management preferred
  • Experience working at consulting engineering firms
  • Experience with design, management, and implementation of environmental remediation, demolition, and bulkhead installation projects
  • Strong working knowledge of OSHA/Safety, to include but not limited to 29 CFR 1910.120 HAZWOPER and 1910.12 Construction Worker Safety, and all other applicable environmental regulations and practices and general site construction practices, construction administration and management skills. Demonstrated knowledge of managing projects with a strong safety focus.
  • Familiarity with contract documents including contract terms and conditions, contract drawings, and detailed specifications.
  • Familiarity with AIA/Progress Billing, Unit Billing and Time and Materials Billing
  • Familiarity with project time management, e.g. critical path method, and project cost management, e.g variance analysis, to track schedule and cost evolution and variances. 
  • Demonstrated ability to assure compliance by the Contractor with the intent of the Contract Documents and applicable laws, rules and regulations.
  • Well developed communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.  This individual will act as liaison between Owner, Design Engineer, Contractor, various outside parties including property owners, regulatory agencies, municipalities, and the public.
  • 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
  • Experience in successfully advocating and/or negotiating with regulatory agencies and third parties in favor of client positions
  • Possess or have completed 10-hour OSHA construction and 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training
  • Construction bid specification, demolition, and asbestos experience a plus

About our GZA Manhattan Office:
  • Exciting and friendly work environment
  • Convenient midtown location
  • Professional development and enrichment
  • Leadership and technical training
  • Professional society involvement and sponsorship
  • 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
About GZA:
GZA is an employee-owned multidisciplinary environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering, geo-civil engineering, construction management and environmental remediation firm.  We are an ENR Top 500 Design firm focused on geotechnical, environmental, waterfront, 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.

Department: Environmental Remediation
This is a full time position

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