Managing Consultant, Civil Engineer (Senior Level)

Environmental Resources Management, Inc.
Remote friendly

ERM is seeking a motivated Managing Consultant, Civil Engineer with a focus on site-civil and remedial design and construction for our Pittsburgh office. In this role, you will work closely with experienced Project Managers, Engineers and Scientists on the planning, design, permitting and implementation of diverse and complex engineering assignments. You will be involved in managing and supporting multi-discipline teams working in the renewable energy, power, chemical, manufacturing and other industrial sectors. Projects will include overseeing the development of construction drawings, technical specifications, contract documents, permit applications and calculations for projects involving earthwork, stormwater management, utilities, soil and sediment remediation technologies, waste management and land disposal facilities, and construction oversight. Staff management, project controls and management support for significant consulting and construction projects, including scheduling, labor resourcing, and cost estimating, will be a component of this position. Diverse and broad-based experiences, both in office and field settings, should be anticipated.

This position offers an excellent opportunity to be involved in the ongoing development and expansion of engineering services and the ability to interact and network with engineering and environmental professionals throughout North America and globally. This position also includes the opportunity for hybrid/remote work.


  • Participate in project teams and independently on a global platform in varying settings that demand new and creative solutions.
  • Manage and provide technical expertise on capital projects for a variety of clients with complex technical/regulatory issues in the power, technology, manufacturing and other sectors.
  • Interact with scientists in the site investigation, risk management, and planning disciplines as integrated teams as well as engineers in design and construction.
  • Assume lead roles in a “center-of-excellence” engineering team to formulate creative designs and oversee implementation.
  • Conduct field investigations, construction oversight and quality assurance activities and provide field exploration support as needed for design parameter development, and during construction for oversight and Construction Quality Assurance purposes.
  • Evaluate field data; perform calculations; prepare engineering reports, cost estimates, and comprehensive schedules; and develop progress-tracking reports.
  • Assist clients in developing strategies and preparing designs for proposed facilities, and prepare project work scopes, schedules and budgets.
  • Work with other ERM resources to deepen relationships with ERM key clients and establish new client relationships that result in significant net revenue growth.
  • Prepare technical proposals and participate in business development with existing clients and identified leads.
  • Lead, manage performance, hire and retain, inspire and mentor personnel for overall success of the technical team.
  • Appropriately delegate project assignments to project teams and mentor junior staff.


  • B.S. / M.S. in Civil or Environmental Engineering preferred, with a focus on designs involving site-civil, environmental, geotechnical and structural applications.
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) certification or Professional Engineer (PE) license in-place or eligible.
  • 5+ years consulting experience working with power or industrial clients on complex projects under a variety of state, federal, and international regulatory structures (e.g., CERCLA and RCRA).
  • Experience with Microsoft Project resourcing and scheduling, AutoCAD/Civil3D-based design, GIS and construction management skill sets.
  • Strong computer skills and proficient with productivity software (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated ability to research and prepare concise and accurate technical documents, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing, communication, strategic thinking, and “people” skills.
  • Proven business development experience for large programs/contracts and client relationships supported by repeat business, including established contacts.
  • Advanced knowledge of the local regulatory climate, with proven negotiation skills with state and local regulators.
  • Recognized technical expertise by and established reputation in the local marketplace.
  • Well-developed teambuilding and influencing skills; unquestioned integrity; and the experience, confidence, and stature to effectively address client and business needs and challenges.
  • Positive outlook, collaborative, and driven by the success of ERM as a global company.
  • Ability and willingness to travel.

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world’s leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our “boots to boardroom” approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!