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Project Manager Remediation

Company:  NY STATE ELECTRIC & GAS C
Location: 

Rochester, NY, US Binghamton, NY, US

Company

Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com

 

 

Long Description

The Environmental Remediation Project Manager is responsible for managing and coordinating site investigation & remediation (SIR) projects in order to maintain compliance with applicable local, state, federal environmental requirements.  Projects are primarily located in New York with support in Connecticut, Maine and Massachusetts.  

SIR projects include but are not limited to site characterization, remedial investigation, remedial alternatives & feasibility studies, remedial design, remedial action, site management, operation, monitoring & maintenance and long term management of former manufactured gas plant (MGP) sites, petroleum and PCB sites.  Projects also include property due diligence (Phase I & II), hazardous building material assessments, demolition and PRP (potentially responsible party) sites.

Responsibilities

•    Manages contractors (professional consultants, contractors, technical experts, etc.) performing services.  Sets milestones and direction to align with project needs to accomplish goals.
•    Proactive approach to overseeing work, measures progress and takes actions to ensure projects are delivered safely, within scope, on time, within budget and proactively forecasts potential changes to site conditions and informs management.
•    Continuously looks for innovation and efficiency in site recommendations and in means and methods of work.
•    Coordinates work with other internal departments, consultants, attorneys, utilities, regulatory agencies, government/municipal representatives and major customers. 
•    May represent the company in regulatory and public forums (i.e.,  Federal, State or local agency,  municipal or public meetings).
•    Provides recommendations on policies, procedures and goals, and implements new and/or revised processes and procedures according to established guidelines.
•    Prepares project budgets and forecasts and maintains project liability estimates. 
•    Supports and/or participates in regulatory inquiries, proceedings and testimony.
•    Supports programmatic initiatives, activities and enhancements.
•    Considers innovative ways to undertake work, promoting automation and efficiencies in day to day work streams.

Skills and Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Environmental Related Science (geology, hydrogeology, etc.) or other Major (chemistry, Project Management, Sustainability, etc.) with requisite experience.
•    MS in Environmental related discipline helpful. 


Skills/Abilities: 

•    Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders ranging from technical teams to upper management, to town/city leaders to community members and residents.  
•    Public presentation skills and ability to clearly summarize concepts and data.
•    Results oriented.
•    Team Oriented.
•    Document Control.
•    Proven ability to lead teams, work in a team environment and manage multiple projects.
•    Ability to adapt to changing scopes and requirements and flexibility to take on new projects and assignments.
•    Strong understanding of Project Management.

Experience/Training: 
•    We are looking for a candidate with a minimum of 10  years of broad experience working on all phases of site investigation and remedial projects, including a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated project management experience. The candidate must be flexible to work on a wide range of projects (small to large) to meet the needs and dynamics of the program. 
•    Direct experience with manufactured gas plant (MGP) sites, third party sites, PRP groups and building demolition is a considerable plus.
•    Broad and solid experience and knowledge in environmental site investigation and remedial applications, practices, strategies, trends, environmental forensics of various media including soil, groundwater, bedrock, sediment and soil vapor. 
•    Strong knowledge of New York environmental regulations is a must.  Working knowledge of Connecticut, Maine and Massachusetts environmental regulations is a plus.
•    Solid understanding and application of CERCLA.
•    Experience with NY & EPA PCB regulations is a plus.
•    Experience with large, complex multi-media impacted sites.
•    Familiar with environmental financial reporting a plus.
•    Experience with Consent Orders, Brownfield Programs, and multi-site programs.
•    Familiar with regulatory proceedings and testimony.
•    Knowledge of relevant industry standards, guidance and regulations (NYS and Federal) and regulatory trends and developments within the industry.
•    Working understanding of typical environmental (investigation & remediation) contractual terms and conditions. 
•    PMP or CHMM Certification, a plus.
•    Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.

Competencies

  • Be a role model
  • Be agile
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com


Nearest Major Market: Rochester

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