Senior Project Manager - Site Investigation & Remediation

Job Locations US-NY-New York City
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Senior Project Manager - Site Investigation & Remediation | Hybrid | NYC


VHB is seeking a Senior Project Manager / Senior Environmental Engineer / Geologist for our strong and growing Site Investigation & Remediation practice in New York City. The ideal candidate will be market connected and support and guide business development pursuits in New York City. This hire will serve as a team leader and work closely alongside our Planning, Engineering, and Mobility teams on complex urban redevelopment projects. The successful candidate will thrive in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary working environment that focuses on solving unique urban development challenges. This hire would assist with the development and implementation of environmental strategies for real estate, institutional and/or governmental projects, project management, business development, and client relationship management.



  • Collaborate with colleagues in other disciplines
  • Develop solutions to unique urban development challenges
  • Manage client relationships
  • Attend and lead meetings with clients, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders to establish their needs and discuss design/compliance issues
  • Prepare New York City and New York State environmental mitigation/remediation compliance documents including compliance with City Environmental Quality Review (CEQR) and State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA)
  • Develop and manage effective site investigation and remediation field programs
  • Participate in professional organizations that promote relationships with clients and teaming partners
  • Develop new project opportunities, and prepare and manage proposal submissions
  • Interpret and communicate investigation findings
  • Leverage technology to support data management and visualization
  • Write technical reports, correspondence, notes, and memoranda
  • Mentors and may supervise junior team members

Skills and Attributes

  • Experience working on large urban redevelopment projects
  • Working knowledge of the various components of CEQR and SEQRA requirements
  • Effectively communicate complex multi-disciplinary topics with colleagues and clients
  • Strong knowledge of New York City and New York state remediation programs
  • Recognize and manage business risk
  • Creatively problem solve and work independently
  • Strong understanding of City and State regulatory requirements
  • Ability to make quick decisions regarding regulatory applicability and respond to clients in an efficient manner
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Motivated and able to problem-solve
  • Strong knowledge of site assessment/characterization, data analysis, remediation techniques, and risk assessment
  • Experience working on contaminated sites throughout New York including interaction with local, State, and Federal regulators


  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Geology, Environmental Engineering, Biology, Ecology, Natural Resources, or related field
  • 11-15 years of professional site investigation and remediation experience, with 5 recent years of remediation projects in the NYC metro market, required
  • 15+ years of site investigation and remediation experience preferred
  • Prior supervisory experience required
  • Master’s Degree preferred (a master’s degree may substitute for 1 year of experience)
  • OSHA 40 hr. HAZWOPER certification and annual refresher certifications required
  • Professional Licensure or on track to obtain (PG, PE, CHMM)

Our best estimate of the salary range for this position located in New York City is $117,000-170,000. The final compensation will be based on a variety of factors such as individual qualifications, education, and experience.

Job Description Banner (June 2023) 

We are VHB! We’re an inspired and innovative team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Our work helps improve mobility, enhance communities, and contribute to economic vitality. We do this while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment. 


Our people make us great! VHB provides a differentiating employee experience, which includes: 

  • Diverse and inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation
  • Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects
  • Community and social responsibility as sustainable stewards
  • Focus on learning, development, and career growth
  • Best-in-class benefits, including flexible, hybrid workplace  

We are consistently rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us! 


VHB is a proud Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Since our founding, we have intentionally fostered a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion—supported by deep-rooted core values, one of which is diversity. All individuals receive consideration for employment based on their qualifications without discrimination for race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.




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