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Sr. Environmental Engineering - Project Manager

Portland, OR
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
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 At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Senior Environmental Engineer to be based out of Portland, Oregon office and support projects in AECOM offices throughout the pacific northwest. Imagine making a positive impact in your community while working on rewarding projects, such as environmental justice, remediation, or Brownfields projects. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team and collaborating with award-winning professionals around the globe. In this role (Environmental Engineer V ), you will be responsible for leading engineering tasks, mentoring junior staff, performing project management of environmental projects, directing project staff and subcontractors, technical submittal delivery, stakeholder engagement and communication, and financial management of the projects you manage.

Relocation to the Portland area is required for this position, as it is not a remote position. The successful candidate is required to have a background in environmental engineering, environmental consulting, project management, and also be a Professional Engineer in Oregon. A background in remediation is required. AECOM encourages, but does not require, its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine . However, this position is on a project or a worksite, which may require workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited toUnderstand and have experience in site investigation and remediation techniques to drive solutions for our clients. Utilizes existing technologies and past experience to develop technical solutions to complex problems.Recommend environmental remedial technologies for implementation based on site investigation data and prepare FS Level cost estimates.Lead teams by utilizing advanced scientific principles, theories, and practices.  

Prepare RI/FS and EE/CA reports, O&M Manuals, and implementation work plans. Prepare design plans, specification, and engineer’s cost estimates. Perform or support O&M activities and prepare or review performance monitoring reports. Support remediation system optimization and troubleshooting. Performs work with minimal direction. 

Performs complex assignments often requiring the development of unique solutions to problems with the support of the project team. Mentor staff including those aspiring to be technical professionals or project managers. Determine and define project scope and objectives.Develop and manage a detailed project schedules and work plans. Familiar with project invoicing and cash flow management. Manages all phases of projects (from beginning to close out).

Analyzes financial statements and completes budget tracking. Predict resource needs and manage resources effectively. Provide technical oversight and quality control of work deliverables. Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress.

Monitor project performance to identify areas for improvement. Identify, mitigate, and manage project risks. Support business development efforts. Detail oriented with strong organizational and communication, both verbal and written skills. Superior communication, writing, editing, and reporting skills for a wide variety of audiences.

Benefits AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.About AECOM’s Environment Business Line.

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it.  We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.

About AECOM’s Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment Practice AECOM delivers innovative and often complex solutions to meet our clients’ objectives. Because we address many different impacted sites – from munitions to PFAS to algae blooms and beyond – every project in our global practice is different. That’s exciting, especially because our worldwide internal technical practice network connects us in real time to explore best practices from experts near and far.

We offer full life-cycle solutions for projects – from due diligence through restoration and redevelopment to outreach programs that engage stakeholders and generate goodwill in the community. Our experts integrate scientific and engineering knowledge with responsive and cost-effective project management, strong communication skills, and an understanding of regulatory strategies and challenges.

AECOM has the depth and breadth of resources to address significant remedial site challenges, and we support the development of our technical staff to be their best via professional mentorship and development. AECOM provides a stringent internal project manager certificate program to help you succeed in that career path. Learn more about our Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment services.



  • BA/BS in Environmental Engineering or related engineering field (chemical, civil, mechanical). 
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in Environmental Consulting, Remediation, and Environmental Project Management. 
  • Professional Engineer License in Oregon. 
  • Valid Driver’s License. 
  • US Citizen or US Permanent resident.



  • 10+ years’ experience in environmental remediation and consulting industry. Occasional overnight travel. 
  • Professional Engineer License in Oregon. 
  • PMP certification preferred or interest to obtain within 12 months of hire. 
  • Experience with regulator and stakeholder negotiations. 
  • Experience working on environmental projects for Federal and State clients. 
  • Experience in team management and scheduling of staff and resources to ensure on time and on budget project delivery.
  • Experience in business development for environmental/remediation projects. 
  • Experience preparing proposals, cost estimates, schedules, and change orders. Have led teams of professionals in executing Remedial Investigations, Feasibility Studies, Treatability Studies, Remediation Designs, Remedy Implementation, Construction Oversight, and System O&M in support of environmental projects. 
  • Experience with AutoCAD and/or GIS applications. 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training. 
  • Microsoft office and computer skills.

Additional Information

  • Valid Driver's License 
  • US Citizen or US Permanent resident.


Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.



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