GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) is currently seeking a Project Manager with 7 plus years’ experience to support our environmental site investigation, remediation and compliance practice in our Fairfield, New Jersey office. The ideal candidate for this position is a seasoned environmental consulting professional with the motivation and desire to foster technical excellence and strong client relationships. 

As an Environmental Project 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 successfully execute all aspects of projects under the guidance of a company Principal. You will also represent GZA with the client throughout proposal, contract, and project performance phases, will be responsible for day to day execution of technical and financial aspects of each project, will be involved with marketing activities and networking events, and will be involved with the development and mentoring of staff.  Project Managers have ownership opportunities with the firm and the potential for advancement to principal levels.

Key Duties:
  • Managing project team, delegating to office and field staff, and executing day to day activities of projects
  • Conducting internal and client communications
  • Monitoring team performance for compliance with contractual agreements and budgets
  • Providing business development support
  • Preparing proposals and reviewing/writing environmental reports with Principal guidance and review
  • Managing project contractual and financial issues (including terms of agreement, changes in scope, billing process)
  • Managing and mentoring GZA existing staff of project-level scientists and engineers
  • Conducting/reviewing technical analyses/calculations
  • Participating in meetings and agency consultation
  • Conducting site compliance inspections
  • Developing construction plans
  • Preparing construction cost/quantity estimates

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering or Geological/Environmental Sciences (Master’s Degree a plus)
  • Experience at consulting engineering firms and knowledge of applicable laws and regulations throughout the New Jersey and New York area
  • Experience with design and management of environmental remediation, compliance and permitting projects
  • Manufactured Gas Plant investigation / remediation experience a plus
  • Construction bid specification experience a plus
  • 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
  • Strong interest in safety
  • Possess or have completed 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training
  • PE/PG or LSRP license strongly preferred

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.

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