Environmental Project Manager
Company: HBK Engineering, LLC
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Job DescriptionPrimary Position Objective:Associate performs
advanced aspects of the profession to include planning, developing,
coordinating and directing a project or a number of small projects;
some with complex features. Associate has frequent direct contact
with clients, agency staff and governmental officials. Associate
typically directs and mentors other associates in professional,
technical and operational best practices. Who we are:HBK
Engineering, LLC is a proven leader in utility engineering. We are
a fully licensed, professional engineering design firm
headquartered in downtown Chicago, with local offices throughout
the country. In 2020, HBK Engineering, LLC joined forces with
Quanta Services, the leading specialty contractor with the largest
skilled labor force in North America – providing fully integrated
infrastructure solutions for the utility, energy, and
communications industries. As HBK continues to build our experience
in the Power, Gas and Telecommunication infrastructure space, we
are additionally expanding into the renewables, pipeline, oil &
gas, and environmental services markets. With all these
growth-focused, fast-paced career opportunities, there's never been
a more exciting time to join the HBK Engineering team.General
- Manages projects varying in size and value including but not
limited to a team of ecological and archeological professionals
(both internal and external), schedules, scope of work and budget
while providing exceptional service to clients.
- Directs multidiscipline staff in successfully completing
assigned project tasks, including reports, design, analysis,
document preparation and production, contract services and field
inspections, coordinating with a project team, client
communication, proposal coordination, business development and
- Directs environmental components of larger projects that are of
major sensitivity and complexity including oversight of sub
- Accountable for timely completion of project objectives and
- Typical duties and responsibilities may include but are not
- Playing a role in business development.
- Applying a thorough knowledge of current environmental
principles and practices as related to the variety of aspects
affecting the company or Environmental Services.
- Applying knowledge and expertise acquired through aggressive
experience to resolve crucial issues and/or unique conditions.
- Staying informed of new methods and developments affecting the
company or Environmental Services, as well as recommending new
practices or changes in emphasis of environmental programs or
- Working on projects of a high level of complexity and
- Coordinating and communicating with internal and external team
- Flexibility to travel frequently within the United States.
- Serves as a technical specialist for the application of
advanced concepts, principles, and methods in the environmental
- Coordinates with senior management in matters of company policy
- Makes recommendations of significant impact on the company's
growth of environmental services.
- Demonstrates creativity, foresight, and maturity in judgment
when anticipating and solving unprecedented environmental
complexities, determining project objectives and requirements,
organizing programs and projects, and developing standards and
goals for diverse energy projects.
- Coordinates project activities with technical and
administrative support associates.
- Initiates and maintains contacts with key technical and
management staff and officials of other organizations and
- Interprets, organizes, executes and coordinates
- Consults with clients and with federal, state and local
agencies on but not limited to the Clean Water Act, Endangered
Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act and National
Environmental Policy Act.
- Manages and participates in activities associated with
regulated and non-regulated pipelines and electric transmission
projects varying in size and advising clients on requirements for
- Mentors and coaches junior level staff.
- Works effectively without direct supervision; interface with a
variety of people and manage competing demands.
- Manages and expands existing client relationships. Managerial
- Opportunity to serve as a Senior Project Manager on several
large scale complex projects involving multiple project
professional staff and consultants.
- Manages multiple environmental projects, as well as project
teams, staff and clients.
- Establishes and follows through on manpower budgets and labor
- Typical duties and responsibilities may include:
- Assuming administrative responsibilities for effectively
supervising and carrying out functional activities of project
- Supervising multidiscipline staff.
- Planning, scheduling or coordinating the preparation of
documents or activities or multiple projects.
- Recruiting and training staff.
- Assisting with proposal preparation.Direction Received:
- Associate works under administrative direction of senior
management and makes independent responsible decisions subject for
review by senior management
- Receives administrative supervision with assignments given in
terms of broad general objectives and limits Communication Skills:
- Possess good verbal presentation experience.
- Negotiates critical and controversial issues with senior level
management of Environmental Services.
- Routinely interacts with clients, governmental agencies,
contractors and others.
- Leads project meetings and makes presentations to internal
teams and clients.
- Represents the company and maintains liaison relationships with
individuals and related organizations.
- Serves as a trusted company ambassador while operating in an
ethical and safe manner. Education and Work Experience:
- Requires an accredited bachelors or master's degree in
environmental science, ecology, environmental planning, or related
- Master's degree preferred.
- A minimum of five (5) years of experience in field work and
report completion, as well as scheduling and budgeting of all
aspects of projects related to natural resource management
- Engaged in life-long learning to maintain knowledge of
contemporary issues in both the environmental regulatory field and
the energy industry.
- Demonstrated Clean Water Act (Section 404) and Endangered
Species Act permitting experience required.
- Demonstrated expertise in federal, state and local permitting
and regulations that concern the management of natural resources in
the energy sector.
- NEPA experience with routing and siting studies, including
involvement in preparation of Environmental Impact Statements
and/or Environmental Assessments.
- Excellent writing, organizational, and communication
skills.Licensure and Certification:
- Certification by a professional society or a state regulatory
board in the discipline of practice is desired. These
certifications or registrations may include but are not limited to
Professional Geologist, Professional Wetland Scientist, Certified
Environmental Professional, Certified Ecologist, or Professional
Engineer. Professional Activities:
- Active membership in career-oriented professional or
program-related organization with a leadership role, including
participation in developing professional papers and
- Participation in community service or charitable organizations
is desired. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here
are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the associate is
regularly required to talk and hear.
- The associate is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands
and reach with hands and arms.
- The associate is frequently required to work outdoors for
prolonged periods of time under a variety of weather conditions (up
to 10 hours). Specific physical abilities required include walking
on un-level grounds in varied topographies and sometimes
- The employee must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time
(up to 8 hours). Associate is occasionally required to sit and
stoop. The associate must be able to lift and/or move up to 25
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision,
depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Nothing in this job
description restricts management's right to assign or reassign
duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Offers
contingent upon satisfactory results from our standard background
check and receipt of results of a satisfactory drug screening test
from a location specified by HBK.Powered by JazzHR6xn456t6Rq
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