• Sr. Project Manager

    Street
    3200 George Washington Way
    City
    Richland
    State
    WA
    Job ID
    2018-2098
  • Overview

    Sealaska Technical Services (STS), LLC is seeking a Sr. Project Manager to support our growing federal and commercial business operations.  STS is a growing, progressive business that provides environmental consulting, technology integration and deployment, systems engineering, environmental monitoring, and construction management services to a variety of governmental and commercial clients at job sites located around the world.  This full-time, salaried/benefited position will serve as a member of the STS senior management team and have the primary responsibility for both managing large, environmental projects involving field and laboratory sampling, data collection and analysis protocols, logistical support for field studies, development of relevant analysis and documentation required by Federal and state regulations, most notably the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), and the Endangered Species Act (ESA), literature searches and coordination with Federal, state, and local agencies. 

     

    The successful candidate will be capable of balancing business development and project management responsibilities related to environmental planning, ecology, endangered species, wetland delineation and analysis, socioeconomics, air quality analysis, and noise analysis.  He/she will also have solid connections with government and private developers for projects involving energy, water resources management, transportation, climate change resilience, and/or urban development.

    Responsibilities

    • Serve as project manager/senior task order manager and subject matter expert on a diverse set of environmental projects.    
    • Coach and mentor team members in project management and successful task execution. 
    • Develop and execute an efficient internal project level communication strategy for ensuring communication with all levels of management within the team.
    • Serve as a relationship manager with key federal customers such as the US Army Corp of Engineers (USACE), Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service and the Environmental Protection Agency.
    • Execute planning for projects, including development of the project scope, task organization, estimates of effort and other required resources, and schedules necessary to complete the project. Creates estimate of cost and budget for the project.
    • Proactively manage and, when necessary, escalate delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes associated with projects to senior management.
    • Establish, plan, and execute major milestone/deliverable reviews and decision gates to complete the project life cycle.  Ensure all project deliverables are accurately produced in accordance with project/contract requirements.  Provide the technical leadership of requirements management, design, implementation, system integration, verification, test, quality assurance, delivery, operations, and sustainment of the technical solution.
    • Review and assess the progress and financial performance of all assigned projects on a regular and ongoing basis. Coordinate with assigned project controls personnel to implement changes in resource assignments, production methods, etc. to achieve optimum efficiency and profitability.
    • Identify, clarify and communicates project vision, goals and objectives and how these tie into, support or impedes organizational strategic objectives.
    • Actively participate in the development of new business; perform market research; develop technical proposals; meet with prospective new clients, and identify strategic teaming partners.
    • Participate in the sourcing and recruitment of highly qualified technical staff needed to execute client funded projects.
    • Communicate openly and frequently with clients during the course of a project to ensure that all issues are addressed efficiently to the client’s satisfaction.
    • Provide process improvement recommendations and proactively share lessons learned with other STS staff based on best practices and industry standards.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering, Biology, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management or a related field and at least 12 years of experience.  A Master"s Degree in one of these disciplines is preferred. 
    • Familiarity with US Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) program/project management requirements is preferred.
    • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), earned value management, large federal contracts, and project management.
    • Professional certifications in project management is highly desired.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong relationship management skills.
    • Broadly applied software including MS Office, advanced knowledge of MS Excel, and proficiency in CostPoint.

     

    Additional Requirements:

    • Position is subject to satisfactory completion of a background check, reference check, physical exam and urine analysis. A valid driver’s license is also required for this position.

     

    Physical Demands and Work Environment:

     

    The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    • Travel Requirements: Moderate travel will be required (20-25%) domestic.  International travel may be required as well.  
    • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk, use hands to finger, handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bending or crouching; talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift/carry and/or move up to 25 pounds safely. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
    • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions and other elements prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.

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