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Lead Environmental Engineer / Project Manager

  • Marion, MA
  • August 25, 2021


Do you like to solve problems in an engaging, collaborative, team environment? Are you excited about discovery, technical innovation, and achievement? Does working in a flexible culture with professional growth opportunities, a family friendly vibe, and smart, caring colleagues make for a great day? If so, consider an employment opportunity at Foth and join these members who enjoy their employment experience.

The scientists and engineers of Foth Environment Solutions take on complex projects across many markets, including manufacturing, mining, solid waste, utilities, and coastal infrastructure. Informed by decades of experience and today s best practices, we solve critical problems and add value in each of the markets we serve.

Foth Environment Solutions has a long track record of exceptional results. Whether the goal is asset realization, navigating regulations, ensuring safety, reducing costs, or gaining a competitive edge, we are ready for the challenge.

Foth Infrastructure and Environment, LLC
is currently seeking a team-focused, innovative, and results-oriented Lead Environmental Engineer / Project Manager who has a desire to contribute to our clients' success and is looking for new learning experiences and opportunities for career growth. This position will be working out of one of our Midwest office locations (Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay, Minneapolis, Duluth, or Chicago) in a flexible fashion.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Manage mining, ports and harbors and other environmental projects; deliver projects within budget, schedule, quality, and contractual commitments
* Lead multidisciplinary team of engineers and scientists
* Manage the planning, development, and execution of projects
* Lead federal, state, and local permitting efforts
* Assemble project teams and monitor project performance while mentoring and coaching team members
* Negotiate scope change orders with clients and subcontractors
* Work with client operations to assist with creating proposals and cultivating client relationships
* Provide hands-on technical engineering for ports and harbors and mining projects (issue identification and resolution, project team leadership, delivery of projects within scope, schedule, and budget, technical quality, etc.)
* Provide engineering leadership to teams, systems, and oversee processes to complete projects with high quality and on-time and provide input for continuous improvements
* Attend client meetings, participate in proposals and presentations, attend trade shows, meet with regulatory agencies, and serve as primary contact for clients regarding solid waste projects
* Proactively identify client needs and initiate activities to ensure those needs are addressed
* Demonstrate technical knowledge as a lead engineer for multiple large-scale projects of a complex, multi-discipline nature including facility construction, permitting, and operation.
* Coach and mentor junior engineers to develop their technical skills
* Negotiate scope change orders with clients and subcontractors
* Maintain all licenses and certifications in good standing

Required Qualifications:
* Bachelor s degree in Civil Engineering or Mine Engineering, or applicable technical discipline
* 10 years of experience working with complex projects of varying size and scope
* 5 years of experience managing mining projects including preparation of scoping and trade-off studies, feasibility studies, permitting related documents, and natural resource assessments
* Professional Engineer (PE) license (or ability to acquire within 6 months)
* Working knowledge of federal and state regulatory requirements and standards for design of waste facilities and emerging regulatory issues
* Positive working relationships with federal and/or state regulators on permitting and compliance of waste facilities

Preferred Qualifications:
* 15+ years of experience working in the consulting engineering industry
* Professional registration or certification in project management
* Previous experience developing project opportunities
* Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
* 10 years of experience working in the engineering consulting industry
* Geotechnical Engineering experience
* Materials management experience

All Foth Companies are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. All locations are tobacco-free.

About Foth
Foth, the largest engineering and science consulting firm headquartered in Wisconsin, employs more than 600 members and operates in 26 locations to provide our national and international clients with convenient, personal services.

Our dynamic science and engineering teams at Foth are organized into business units - Environment Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions, and Production Solutions - each comprised of extraordinary talent embodying decades of knowledge and specialized expertise. We bring our 80 year history of success and interdisciplinary knowledge to every client we serve, understanding their business, providing trusted advice, and developing customized, innovative solutions with remarkable energy and ingenuity.

Foth provides engineers, scientists, and other talented professionals an award-winning employment experience, including flexibility to balance work and life. We take on our clients toughest challenges which provides meaningful project assignments working alongside creative and dedicated team members.

Foth s commitment to our members is demonstrated by annually reinvesting 5% of professional fee revenues in professional development activities. Our work environment is professional, collaborative, and fun. Each day, we work together in a unified, values-based culture, helping our clients achieve their goals and improving the world we live in.

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Company Information The Foth Companies

Founded in 1938 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Foth offers a tradi­tion of personalized service and smart solutions to a variety of government, industrial and commercial clients. Our more than 600 employee members deliver technical excellence to our clients in three main areas: Environment, Infrastructure, and Production Solutions. Internally, our members in Foth Shared Services provide support to all Foth companies in the areas of Finance & Accounting, Information Technology, Operations, and Organizational Development. Foth’s culture is rooted in a series of attributes that guide our members’ behaviors and reflect who we are as a company. Among those attributes are our unwavering commitment to a set of values (i.e., honesty, integrity, accountability, courage, fun, selflessness, respect, and passion) and to client-centered service.

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