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Golder Associates Environmental Project Manager in NEWARK, New Jersey

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder is seeking an Environmental Project Manager to work in our Newark, New Jersey office. From this location, our team provides services to US and international clients in the manufacturing, infrastructure, and other sectors. This position offers an opportunity to join a fast-paced team who provides solutions to challenges on environmental site remediation projects.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, require little supervision, and be capable of integrating and managing project teams. Typical projects are focused on remedial investigation, design, and action under varying regulatory programs (state and USEPA led) and include project management, preparation and implementation of work plans, data interpretation, and detailed reporting. Preferably, the candidate will have a strong working knowledge of New Jersey regulations and guidance, and optimally be a current Licensed Site Remediation Professional. This is an excellent opportunity for a mid-level professional looking to advance his or her career with a leading global consulting company.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Manage and provide technical expertise on site investigation and remediation projects with complex technical and regulatory issues

  • Oversee multiple projects within scope/schedule/budget expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables

  • Prepare technical proposals (scope, schedule, budget) and support business development team efforts

  • Review and write technical reports with senior guidance and review

  • Coordinate and provide occasional direct oversight of Golder field teams and subcontractors (e.g., laboratories, drillers)

  • Appropriately delegate project assignments to project teams and mentor junior staff

  • Support Partners, account leads, and other senior personnel on project execution and account maintenance

  • Develop and expand client accounts via high-quality, dependable project delivery

  • Participate in the continued growth and development of the consulting practice in the Northeast US and beyond

  • Safely perform work in the office and field; fieldwork may occur in all seasonal weather conditions, using equipment and operating vehicles on behalf of the company

  • Travel as required for project needs and business development purposes


  • Bachelor of Science degree in geology, engineering, or other science related field

  • Minimum 12 years relevant work experience

  • Computer skills and experience with industry standard commercial computer software including Microsoft Office

  • Excellent verbal with strong writing and organizational skills, a positive attitude, and ability to work both independently and within groups

  • Understanding the importance of health & safety as a top priority and an enthusiasm to participate in Golder’s associated programs


  • Master’s degree in geology, engineering, or other science related field

  • Professional license (e.g., PG, PE, LSRP)

  • Strong technical skills in scoping environmental investigations, and with collecting, analyzing, and interpreting environmental data

  • Experience with project management tasks and tools including preparation of work plans; budget tracking/reporting; and project schedule tracking

  • Experience with subcontractor agreements, coordination, and oversight

  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER and 8-hour refresher (as applicable) are required for site work

  • Submittal of a cover letter with your application is appreciated

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Employee owned structure

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder’s 7,000 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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Title: Environmental Project Manager

Location: NJ-NEWARK

Requisition ID: 20001962