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There’s no pledge more important than the one we make to look after our environment, and we’re committed to helping you do exactly that. Join us as we strive to ensure a sustainable future for our communities and the world we live in. Become part of our global network of skilled engineers, scientists, auditors, planners and environmental specialists, all working together to leave this world better than we found it.Who are we looking for?   GHD has a great opportunity for a Senior Environmental Project Manager- Scientist/Engineer to work from on of our offices in Northern CA, Sacramento, Roseville, Concord, Santa Rosa, or San Francisco.  Our team specializes in environmental engineering, waste management and water and are supported by our full-service engineering design center. We complete contaminated site assessments and remediation, support brownfield redevelopment projects, provides environmental services to both public and private sector clients across the Americas. We assess environmental impacts, complete risk assessments, and mitigate long term environmental risks through the development and monitoring of remedial systems and risk management measures.In an ever changing world, it requires creativity and innovation to stay ahead.We’re seeking the curious, those who are stimulated by fresh thinking and a desire to shape our communities in new, positive ways.As part of a truly global team, working on complex and rewarding projects, you'll be at the forefront of driving change.See what the power of commitment can do for you. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide Senior Technical Leadership in project delivery, remedial design and operation and maintenance 
  • Manage projects including budgets, project teams and timelines
  • Bid preparation, contractor selection, and contracting/procurement
  • Perform design calculations, prepare drawings/specifications, and prepare estimates for remediation systems and other civil design projects
  • Fieldwork planning and coordination of subcontractors during drilling, excavating, trenching, system construction, etc.
  • Occasional fieldwork to collect remediation system samples and perform operation and maintenance of remediation systems
  • Management and analysis of remediation system operational data
  • Permit compliance tracking and reporting
  • Perform engineering evaluation and optimization of existing remediation systems
  • Report writing including engineering feasibility studies, remedial action plans, constructability analyses, and pilot test work plans and results reports, and system status reports
  • Lead and work within multi-disciplinary project teams, distributing and sharing work to junior staff, providing environmental advice to other GHD teams
  • Conduct environmental monitoring and environmental site assessments
  • Establish, grow, and maintain client relationships
  • Prepare technical environmental reports
  • Opportunity to work on local, national, and global projects, which may at times entail supporting other GHD office locations
  • Support/mentor junior team members in a learning and collaborative environment
  • Contribute to business planning to identify opportunities to grow GHD’s market share

What you will bring to the team:

  • Experience in the technical delivery of contaminated site investigations and remediation, and environmental case closure
  • Experience with managing clients and communications with regulators
  • Understanding of Federal and State environmental regulations
  • Experience working with the RWQCB, DTSC, and EPA
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills (both verbal and written)
  • Strong commitment to client service excellence


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 10+ years-experience, including 3 to 5 years of project management experience in a client-facing role
  • Current Civil PE registration in CaliforniaProficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Proficiency in AutoDesk CADD preferred
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification preferred

 As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.#LI-KM1Salary Range: $103,000-$155,000 based on location and experience


Take on some of the world’s toughest challenges - with GHD supporting you every step of the way.We'll give you control over your career, empower you to find innovative solutions and help you create a lasting impact.See where your commitment could take you with GHD.Our Pledge to You
At GHD, we don’t just believe in the power of commitment, we live and breathe it every day.That’s why we pledge to empower our people to make a positive impact. Combining our deep technical expertise with the capabilities of our clients and partners, we respond to some of the most complex challenges facing our planet today. See where your commitment could take you.
That’s the #PowerOfCommitmentWho we are 
GHD is a global professional services company that leads through engineering, architecture, and construction expertise. We are an employee-owned company with over 11,000 diverse and skilled individuals, across more than 200 offices spanning five continents.
The Power of Commitment is our brand promise. It’s what makes us different. We are bound to our stated vision and determination to address humanity’s most urgent needs: to make water, energy and urbanisation sustainable for generations to come.  

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