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Burns & McDonnell Remediation Project Manager - Environmental Services (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


We are seeking a self-motivated environmental remediation Project Manager to join our successful team of professionals in Burns & McDonnell’s World Headquarters Office located in Kansas City, Missouri. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm ranked numerous times on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in numerous other cities in the United States.

The Remediation Project Manager will lead project teams serving a portfolio of well-established clients and projects in the public and private market sectors. Leadership responsibilities will include project management, technical leadership, and client relationship development and maintenance.

This position provides the opportunity to exercise your entrepreneurial spirit and challenge and grow yourself professionally within one of the industry’s leading firms. Be on the cutting edge of the environmental industry, using new technologies and approaches to solve our clients’ most interesting and challenging problems.

The successful candidate should possess a diverse investigation and remediation technical background, project/program management skills, and significant remediation investigation, consulting, and execution experience. Experience in the successful development and execution of investigation, remediation, and site management strategies within CERCLA, RCRA and state regulatory programs is a plus. Existing client relationships are also a plus. Travel is required and professional registration is preferred.

  • Responsible for preparing scopes of work, cost estimates and proposals and may develop and evaluate plans for major projects.

  • Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members and coordinate departmental project studies, reports or project design assignments.

  • Project implementation, QA/QC, project scheduling and budget management.

  • Some marketing responsibilities will be required and regular meeting and correspondence with clients, agencies, subcontractors or outside personnel will be required.

  • Lead preparation of work plans, investigation reports, feasibility studies, remedial design and implementation for CERCLA, RCRA, and other state-led programs.

  • Manage technical aspects of investigation and remediation projects.

  • Manage individual projects and supervise and coordinate multidisciplinary project teams. Projects may range from multi-million-dollar remediation programs to smaller projects (i.e.< $100k) at investigation and remediation sites.

  • Participate in business planning and business development efforts to support the growth of the Kansas City environmental practice.

  • Effectively balance billable and non-billable time.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in geology, environmental science, environmental/civil/chemical/geological engineering, or related field, from an accredited curriculum.

  • Strong understanding of and current knowledge of applicable CERCLA, RCRA and state-led regulations and regulatory programs.

  • Minimum of 7 years of related environmental remediation experience. Ten years of experience preferred. Project management experience is preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work within a Team framework.

  • Self-motivation and the ability to multi-task (write reports, analyze data, perform technical project tasks, etc.) are also a prerequisite.

  • Must have ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of project-related matters.


Job Project Management

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 235099

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-JJ #ENS