Environmental Project Manager (Scientist/Sr Scientist)

Job Info

Jun 21, 2019


Posting Expiration Date: Aug 1, 2019

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Organization: Environmental Health & Safety

Department: Remediation

Section: EHS Remediation & Legacy

Location: NY-Astoria-Astoria Main Offices

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • The Scientist or Sr. Scientist to serve as a Environmental Project Manager to manage all aspects of site investigation and remediation projects, including work plan development, negotiating remedial investigations and cleanups, contractor selection, oversight of field investigations and remediations, report preparation/review and agency negotiation, In addition, the project manager establishes and maintains budget and schedule, processes all consultant/contractor invoices, completes all internal and external financial and project reporting.
  • Serve as the EH&S Project Manager for remedial projects from site identification, conceptual development and planning through implementation, including regulatory negotiation.
  • Oversee environmental remedial investigations and cleanups, including work plan development, field planning and implementation, contractor selection, oversight and evaluation, report preparation/review and agency negotiation.
  • Provide guidance in remedial policy development, regulatory interpretation and agency communication.
  • Act as liaison with other Company departments, contractors and government agencies to assure an informed and coordinated approach in achieving corporate environment, health and safety objectives.
  • Ensure that the long term goal of the Remediation project is successfully implemented and that the project is completed on schedule and within the budget.
  • Prepare financial requests and project-scoping documents and ensure that they are in accordance with corporate processes and procedures and are documented in the Remediation electronic filing system.
  • Participate in site investigation scoping and engineering design review and planning meetings and manage outside vendor design efforts.
  • Resolve field challenges during investigation and remediation work.
  • Apply technical knowledge and analytical abilities to project planning and resolving issues associated with EHS Remediation projects / programs.
  • Represent Remediation Department on EHS/Company committees.
  • Mentor/train less experienced scientists.
  • Develop work plans that are technically sound and address necessary and appropriate regulatory mandates
  • Review consultant technical / cost proposals to ensure cost effectiveness
  • Conduct critical review of all aspects of consultant deliverables including, correctness, accuracy, format, clarity of narrative and overall presentation of the data and information, etc
  • Efficiently manage cost and schedule for multiple assigned projects; and effectively communicate with all stakeholders (including Senior management, internal groups in Con Edison, regulators, property owners, etc.)
  • Perform other tasks and assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree Environmental science or a related field, such as geology, environmental chemistry, etc. And Scientist 2L: Minimum of five (5) years of relevant environmental experience with at least three (3) years of experience overseeing environmental site investigation and remediation (SIR) projects. Developing SI/RA work plans; Managing consultants; establishing and maintaining budget and schedule; managing diverse aspects of SIR projects; writing / reviewing of technical documents such as SOWs, reports, etc.; identifying remedial options; and implementing federal, state, and local environmental rules and regulations;
  • Bachelor's Degree Environmental science or a related field such as geology, environmental chemistry, etc. And Sr. Scientist 2H: Eight (8) years experience and expertise in the application of environmental sciences in the management of SIR projects. In addition to the experience required for Scientist (listed above: developing, evaluating and negotiating remedial alternatives with NYS DEC and other applicable regulatory agencies; implementing/managing remedial actions.

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Master's Degree Environmental science or a related field such as geology, environmental chemistry, etc.

Required Work Experience

  • Must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence and understanding of the vital importance of personal accountability with an ability to render good business decisions
  • Must demonstrate a high energy level and promote a positive work ethic in support of our Corporate Values
  • Must demonstrate the ability to: develop work plans that are technically sound and address necessary and appropriate regulatory mandates
  • Must possess strong technical competence
  • Demonstrated record in implementing multi-discipline projects

Skills & Ability

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Well organized, detail oriented and flexible to handle multiple assignments
  • Effective interpersonal skills

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required
  • Other: Current OSHA HAZWOPR 40 Hour training and annual refersher Upon Hire Required

Physical Demands

  • Must respond to system emergencies
  • Must walk, stand, lift, climb, bend, kneel, stoop, and/or reach

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
  • Must be able to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Must have willingness to work and travel within the Company service territory.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.