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Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
US-CA-San Francisco
Department / Discipline 
Project Management
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking a Senior Project Manager with 15 years’ experience to support our Construction Remediation Group by managing large, complex environmental remediation projects. These projects typically require coordination of a large number of inter-related tasks and management of multi-disciplinary technical teams and subcontractors. Project size varies from $5 to $50M and may include performance-based contracts, decommissioning and demolition, sediment remediation, munitions clean-up, and radiological decontamination. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, communication, team-building, and stakeholder management skills. The individual will have a proven track record of pursuing and executing environmental construction projects at federal government or commercial facilities.


Work Locations

San Francisco or Oakland, CA preferred (Other Amec Foster Wheeler E&I office locations on the west coast may be considered as well)


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage project resources, schedule, and budget
  • Prepare proposals for large remediation pursuits
  • Ensure proper implementation of project safety and quality assurance programs and corporate policies and procedures
  • Work directly with senior-level personnel in interpreting the actual needs of individual clients
  • Determine required scope and level of effort of project work, including the degree of completeness and precision to which project elements should be addressed
  • Coordinate site activities with Amec Foster Wheeler staff, contractors, subcontractors, agency personnel and client representatives
  • Exercise independent professional judgment not subject to close review
  • Maintain a high level of communications skill
  • Demonstrate a high level of competence in directing and managing large multi-disciplined projects
  • Provide technical direction to and mentors subordinate staff
  • Responsible for ensuring the Firm’s administrative and financial policies and procedures as well as the methods and procedures specific to his / her specific discipline are followed
  • Represent Amec Foster Wheeler and interact in a professional manner with client and subcontractor representatives while on field assignments
  • Understand, apply and oversee safety requirements in the field
  • May travel frequently to project sites, including sites remote from the office, as part of on-site team

Additional Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Capable of providing an effective Quality Assurance / Quality Control role in his / her technical discipline
  • Effective at representing the firm in verbal presentations to clients
  • Meet with client representatives at the direction of more senior personnel, and conduct his / herself in a manner compatible with the firm’s professional standards and financial goals
  • Capable of preparing moderate to large sized multi-disciplined technical and price proposals for clients
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related environmental disciplined required
  • Minimum of 15 years relevant experience and management responsibility with at least 10 years directly leading construction projects
  • Experience with implementation of remediation projects including, but not limited to decommissioning and demolition, sediment remediation, munitions clean-up, fuel systems demolition, radiological decontamination, emergency response such as to tornados and hurricanes, groundwater treatment plant, slurry wall, and / or landfill cap projects
  • Experience leading field staff, laborers, equipment operators and other personnel on projects
  • Extensive experience with state and federal environmental regulations and regulatory negotiations
  • Good organizational, technical, writing, communication and team-building skills
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with subcontractors required
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

License / Certifications Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
  • Must pass 40 Hour HAZWOPER Training and annual refresher course, if required
  • Must have USACE 40 hour Construction Quality Management for Contractors Training
  • Ability to pursue certification / registration in engineering or geology
  • Formal project management training and PMP certification desirable

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.


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