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Terracon Consultants, Inc.

Senior Project Manager – Regulated Materials and Industrial Hygiene (environmental)

  • Mountlake Terrace, Washington
  • Regular, Full Time
  • Job ID 20327BR
  • United States
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Job Description
Job Description:
If you have 10+ years in project management experience working in the regulated materials (asbestos, lead, PCBs, etc.) and industrial hygiene industry and you want to work for a company who strives to be the “Best at People”, you will want to apply for this position. Terracon’s core values are Caring, Courage, Curiosity, Excellence, Integrity, and Prosperity; we know that without the very best people we will be unable to deliver the very best service to our clients. With that as our objective, we are committed to hire and retain premier talent throughout the country.

Terracon’s Seattle office is looking to expand our team of exceptional project managers to fulfill our clients’ needs by an experienced and reputable Senior Project Manager to our team. Our clients include public agencies, school districts, transportation, higher education, private developers, law firms, architectural/engineering firms, manufacturers and other industries.

Terracon is 100% employee-owned. If you want to be an employee-owner in an organization that allows us to set our course together and benefit when our hard work creates financial success, please apply.

General Responsibilities:

Our Seattle office is looking for a Senior Project Manager (SPM) to manage regulated building materials and industrial hygiene projects. This position is for a career-level professional who will be responsible for direct client contact, generation of proposals and cost estimates, planning, scheduling, conducting, or coordinating site testing, developing sampling and analysis plans, review of proposals, reports and other technical documents, and formulating recommendations for projects varying in size and complexity. The position also requires the SPM to prepare abatement bid documents (plans and specifications) and assist clients with construction administration and manage project monitoring.

In this position the candidate must be able to develop health and safety plans and provide recommendations that comply federal, state and local regulations. The candidate should be adept at interpreting and applying EPA, OSHA and Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Department of Ecology, and Local Clean Air Agency regulations on projects of various sizes. The candidate will be experienced in preparing technical documents including proposals, reports and regulatory agency correspondence to support existing clients and project portfolios, and expand our service offerings.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:
  • Participate in leadership of the Regulated Materials and Industrial Hygiene team.
  • Work as a team member and participate with environmental staff and management on projects ranging in complexity.
  • Work directly with regional clients and national clients through Terracon’s National Account Managers.
  • Partner with other departments or offices to secure specialized resources for various projects.
  • Understand and implement technical requirements to complete projects by directing and supervising field staff to sample, test and collect data and/or document site activities.
  • Possess strong understanding of federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and apply innovative solutions to clients’ complex projects.
  • Experienced in evaluating, and synthesizing laboratory and field data, and assembly in written reports.
  • Provide professional and collaborative guidance to field personnel.
  • Serve as an inter-disciplinary team member in meetings and communications with clients pertaining to specific projects/tasks.
  • Perform site visits, field observations and field data collection with ability to collect detailed site observations and notes.
  • Review the detailed site observations and notes of others and provide constructive criticism.
  • Mentor, supervise, and oversee staff environmental scientists and technicians.
  • Conduct client development activities and work with our team to our business in environmental services throughout the Puget Sound area market.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects for incident and injury free operations.
  • Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Lead and participate in Pre-Task planning.
  • Understand and follow project quality and corporate quality standards for all projects.
  • Understand contract language and collaborate with Terracon’s legal department to manage contractual risk.
  • Applicable knowledge of industrial hygiene practices in the areas of indoor air quality, mold/moisture, and occupational exposure assessments is a plus.
  • Provide environmental support to multiple services lines including phase I ESA, geotechnical services, construction and building materials, and facilities.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Geology or related science field and a minimum of 10 years’ related experience. Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 14 years’ related experience.
  • Have current certifications that may include (can provide if needed):
  • EPA AHERA Building Inspector
  • EPA AHERA Project Designer
  • HAZWOPER
  • Asbestos Worker or Supervisor
  • EPA Lead Inspector/Assessor
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
  • Ability to occasionally travel out of town.
  • Flexible work schedule, to ensure project timelines are completed.
  • Possess strong writing skills.
  • Attention to detail, note taking skills.
  • Ability to work on a team.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills using the Microsoft Office Suite.


About Terracon
Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon’s vision of “Together, we are best at people” is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.
EEO Statement
Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.
COVID-19 Safety Response
Committed to Our Employee Safety!

Terracon is passionate about your safety before, during, and after the COVID-19 pandemic. As Terracon continues to move forward and grow through this time, we are continuing to take every precaution to ensure the safety of our employee-owners. If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then Terracon is the company for you!

Our goal has not changed. For Terracon, our guiding principle has been and will continue to be the safety of our employee-owners. It’s that simple. We want our employees to be able to work safely in every situation and go home safely each night. As we continue our vision of being “Best at People,” here are some of the things Terracon is doing to safeguard every employee-owner:

  • On-going communication with ALL employee-owners on a dedicated COVID Response page, and a portal for their families to have access to resources as well
  • Requiring specific COVID-19 Pre-Task Safety Planning Protocols for all tasks and projects
  • Empowering employees to speak up and say “no” to working in unsafe conditions
  • Providing an additional 40 hours of sick leave to anyone impacted by COVID-19, including those impacted by daycare and school closures
  • Offering voluntary reduced work schedule for anyone needing extra time to care for others
  • Load leveling work assignments across regions to maintain high productivity and chargeability
  • Ensuring proper PPE and sanitation on all project sites by providing field employee-owners with mobile hand washing stations and supplies, masks, and sanitizing kits
  • Utilizing technology for more remote work opportunities and innovation using everything from video conferencing to drones
  • Following all CDC guidelines including social distancing on job sites, in offices, and in our labs
  • Implementing a stand-by leave program to ensure our employees continue service and health insurance benefits during regional work shortages

If your passion lies in working with a company that truly cares for your safety, and if you’re interested in belonging to a 100% employee-owned organization that will help you grow and quickly progress in your career, consider Terracon and apply today!
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