Civil & Environmental Engineer/Project Manager
WFH Flexible Remote Worker - N/A
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Founded in November of 1992, SynTerra is an employee-owned science and engineering consulting firm.  We help clients meet business objectives and address technical challenges in innovative and cost-effective ways. With offices throughout the Southeast, SynTerra works with clients on governmental, industrial, economic development, and commercial projects. Our mission is to foster our client’s success by helping to balance technical, economic, and social considerations.

SynTerra is looking for a qualified civil or environmental engineering project manager who has experience with solid waste, water & wastewater, or mining engineering and can offer our clients their expertise. The project manager plays a crucial role in overseeing multiple projects and ensuring their successful completion. The responsibility of this role is to direct projects from the original concept and proposal phase through final implementation and closure. This position interfaces with all project aspects, including clients, other stakeholders, and vendors.

 This role's location could also be in Atlanta, Georgia, Savannah, Georgia, and Birmingham, Alabama areas. 

The civil or environmental engineering project manager will be responsible for the following in addition to project work:

• Submit timesheets and expense reports weekly.

• Provide signature level at certain thresholds.

• Assemble the project team, assign individual responsibilities to team members, and identify appropriate resources needed to ensure project completion.

• Prepare project schedules to ensure timely completion of the project.

• Review project deliverables to ensure adherence to quality standards.

• Effectively communicate with the client’s primary contact (client manager or other as designated).

• Prepare and review proposals and PCRs before submittal to clients.

• Review and approve monthly project invoices.


• Bachelor's degree in civil, environmental, or mining engineering or a related field.

• Minimum 5-10 years of experience. Experience as an environmental consultant is preferred. Experience with project management is required.

• Licensing in any state as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) is required.

• Proficiency in one or more areas: industrial solid waste; water and wastewater permitting and design; or mining permitting, plans, and compliance.

• Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding.

• Must maintain a valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

• Ability to understand regulations and counsel clients on options to conform to regulatory requirements.

• Software proficiency (including but not limited to) ERP systems, CRM systems, Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD, and GIS.

• Must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time, paying close attention to detail.

• The work environment involves working both indoors and outdoors. It can range from climate-controlled office space to areas where dust, noise, and outdoor weather conditions may be present.

• Must be open to travel for overnight stays. Travel throughout the client service area is required as needed (15-25% of the job could be away from the office).


More than a job:

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position.

SynTerra is an equal-opportunity employer.

Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.