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Note: this page will be updated on the 1st and 15th of every month. Listings will stay posted for one month in alphabetical order according to the company. To post a job listing, please email Andrew Cushman.

Amtrak - Lead Environmental Programs Specialist

Responsible for supporting the Amtrak Environmental and Sustainability Management Systems (ESMS), developing procedures, developing and delivering training and communications, and managing national environmental and sustainability programs such as recycling, waste minimization alternative energy projects, and new initiatives, as needed. Assists in reviews of program performance and reporting to Amtrak management and outside agencies, and preparing comprehensive public reports.

Essential Functions:

  • Takes complex environmental issues and develops effective procedures, manuals, guidelines, presentations, training aids, and other materials suitable to audiences at all levels of the corporation. Reponsible for communicating procedures and guidelines throughout the company through meetings, teleconference calls, webinars, and email.
  • Develops training and communications materials and supports training of management and craft personnel on all applicable Federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations and Amtrak Environmental Policies, programs, and procedures. Schedules, coordiantes, and conducts environmental training classes for groups within the department and for other deparments.
  • Plans and coordinates annual environmental staff workshops for up to 50 attendees, including planning content, coordinating venue and logistics, and engaging internal and external presenters.
  • Supports Facility Managers, General Managers, Field Environmental Specialists, Division Lead Environmental Specialists, and others in their efforts to comply with applicable environmental laws and regulations and Amtrak environmental policies, programs, and procedures.
  • Supports implementation of Amtrak's comprehensive Environmental and Sustainability Management System (ESMS), including maintaining electronic and print documentation, supporting committees, and implementing and reporting on controls and action plans.
  • Supports national environmental programs and initiatives and manages projects including recycling, waste minimization, implementation of best practices across facilities and other new compliance or sustainability initiatives.  Coordinates specific tasks in support of these programs, collects and analyzes data, and prepares reports and recommendations.
  • Works cooperatively within department and with Corporate Communications to develop internal and external communications on environmental and sustainability topics, including newsletter articles, regulatory updates, social media posts, press releases, and annual report information.
  • Performs other related duties as required

Work Experience:

  • Demonstrated work experience including environmental compliance procedures and program development, developing and delivering employee training, preparing environmental communications, and project management
  • Demonstrated presentation and training skills, and experience developing training content
  • Demonstrated coordination and facilitation skills
  • Broad knowledge of environmental regulations
  • Knowledge of environmental management systems
  • Experience using PC-based software programs including spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel); Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint presentation software; and data management systems
  • Experience with sustainability programs, project development and reporting
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Professional environmental or related certification of ability to obtain certification preferred

For more information and to apply, click the link

Amtrak - Lead Environmental Specialist

The Lead Environmental Specialist leads and directs environmental compliance activities, sustainability efforts, and remediation and compliance-related projects in a specific territory in support of Amtrak's Environmental Policy and Sustainability Policy. Responsibilities include oversight of environmental compliance, participation in audit program, managing projects, and championing sustainability work such as recycling and energy initiatives.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide regulatory and technical guidance and direction to Amtrak Operations management (including business line, mechanical and engineering managers) and field environmental personnel to maintain compliance with federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations at Amtrak facilities, including maintenance facilities, rail yards, stations, offices and other facilities within a multi-state territory
  • Take the lead in obtaining facility environmental permits, writing/reviewing required plans, and implementing Amtrak’s Environmental and Sustainability Management System (ESMS) to achieve compliance and achieve corporate ESMS goals and commitments.  Create/maintain Compliance Calendar and Facility Environmental Manual for all sites in territory, as required.  Participate in all environmental audit activities pertaining to sites within territory
  • Advise Amtrak Operations management and field environmental personnel on site-specific procedures and comprehensive environmental training programs, and support their implementation.  Stay current on applicable environmental laws and regulations and advise on regulatory matters within territory
  • Initiate and manage capital and operating projects at sites within territory.  Responsible for developing spend forecasts, budgets and schedules, hiring and managing contractors and designers, managing spending and schedule, and tracking projects to completion.  Projects managed may include remediation, pollution prevention and related construction projects, such as waste water treatment or sewer construction, ranging in size from under $5K to greater than $1M, over time periods from one week to multiple years
  • Evaluate a variety of projects (including real state acquisitions and sales and construction projects) and activities initiated by Amtrak departments and external entities for liability assessment and potential environmental or sustainability impacts, and provide technical and regulatory guidance during implementation
  • Provide information and project support for corporate environmental and sustainability initiatives, such as annual greenhouse gas inventory, annual sustainability reporting, public events and communications, and corporate and regional initiatives such as recycling, energy efficiency projects and emissions reduction
  • Work with and coordinate among various stakeholders including other Amtrak departments, other railroads, state partners, regulatory agencies, community groups and other organizations on environmental issues, projects, meetings and events
  • Perform other duties as required

Work Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in environmental compliance position
  • Experience in project management
  • Management in all phases of projects
  • Knowledge of complex environmental regulations, policies, and programs
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills
  • Project management experience and knowlege of environmental remediation technologies
  • Experience in developing and delivering training programs
  • Experience in coordination of complex assignments with multiple department
  • Experience in negotiation and serving as primary contact for regulators
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently

Preferred Work Experience and Education:

  • Experience developing or implementing sustainability programs or initiatives
  • Experience working with Environmental Management Systems, or similar systems
  • Project management training and certification
  • Advanced degree in environmental science, engineering, business, or sustainability
  • P.E. or other professional environmental or engineering certification

For more information and to apply, click the link

JMT - Senior Project Engineer (Structural - Bridges)

JMT's Philadelphia office is growing and seeks a motivated structural engineer who desires increasing responsibilities across a variety of bridge and highway structural projects at the local, county, or state level. The successful candidate will assist the Project Manager in extending leadership, direction, and training as part of a design team that is engineering a variety of structural bridge projects, including advanced planning and schematic design and preparing plans, specifications, and estimates (PS&E). The successful candidate must be experienced in the design of bridges and miscellaneous highway structures (culverts, retaining walls, sound barriers, etc.) with a working knowledge of using industry accepted design standards, criteria, and software. Responsibilities will involve designing and checking the design prepared by other team members for the preparation and timely delivery of the contract bidding documents related to the structure's plans, calculations, specifications, estimates, and schedules. Must have leadership skills and capable of working well with team members.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan, schedule, conduct, or coordinate detailed phases of the engineering work in a part of major project or in a total project of moderate scope
  • Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data to plan projects
  • Perform tructural design computations
  • Design projects in accordance with client specifications and guidelines, using design software and drawing tools
  • Develop construction cost estimates
  • Assist in the preparation of engineering documents for advertisement and construction
  • Prepare and compile contract plans, specifications, and estimates
  • Prepare proposals as required
  • Attend meetings with clients
  • Coordinate with internal team members to ensure project completion by the defined deadline and establishe dquality

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a related field from an ABET accredited engineering program
  • 5-10 years experience in structural bridge design
  • Professional Engineer License required
  • Experience working with PennDOT, preferably District 6-0

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in PennDOT Engineering Software
  • Attention-to-detail
  • Analytical thinking/problem solving
  • Job proficiency
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Customer focus
  • Dependability
  • Job-focused learning
  • Planning and organizing/time management
  • Results-oriented
  • Building relationships & teamwork
  • Integrity and ethics
  • Quality service
  • Safety

For more information and to apply, please click the link

Michael Baker International - Community Engagement and Risk Communication (CERC) Liaison

The successful candidate will be given the exciting opportunity to work with a network of risk communications, issues management, community outreach, partnership building, and engineering experts to tackle one of the nation’s greatest hazards: flooding. Anywhere it can rain, it can flood. Flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States. As a part of this team, you will help communities reduce their vulnerability to flooding, save lives, and protect their financial stability.

Based in Philadelphia, PA, this full-time position will work collaboratively with colleagues in Alexandria, VA to accomplish significant results in the areas of raising understanding of local flooding vulnerabilities and transforming the knowledge into action to reduce risks at the local level. Among stakeholder audiences are Federal officials, State and local officials, community planners, emergency managers, professional groups, businesses, and local residents.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead day to day regional strategic communications and outreach operations of a large Federal Emergency Management Agency account
  • Provide expertise in the development and coordination of localized strategic communications plans and content related to community resiliency
  • Coordinate and strategize with the Alexandria, VA based team and FEMA Regional offices on floodplain mapping and community resiliency projects
  • Research, develop, and manage existing and new partnerships with local influencers; consumer, non-profit, and business organizations; and professional organizations
  • Manage relationships with partners and assist with the development of locally tailored programs involving campaign assets and promotional extensions
  • Prepare a variety of written materials including communication plans, partnership agreements, locally tailored outreach tools and materials, and reports
  • Work in collaboration with floodplain managers, topographical mapping engineers, emergency managers, and state and local officials
  • Partner to the other contractors/providers who are working with the Region
  • Take broad/framekwork direction from the client and translate it into action by coordinating with others
  • Make strong connections, jump in and take initiative with minimum supervision

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field of study; advanced degree is a plus
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in strategic communications, including experience developing and managing partnerships, preferably in an agency setting
  • Excellent Project Management experience with references required
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification highly desired
  • Willingness to travel and work mainly on client site
  • Previous Risk MAP program experience highly desired
  • Ability to provide a strategic perspective on projects that require an understanding of public policy, emergency management, issues management, natural hazards, and community outreach
  • Demonstrated ability to build coalitions, foster local and regional partnerships, and communicate effectively with a broad spectrum of audiences from Federal, State, and local officials to thought leaders, business leaders, and local residents in communities located within FEMA Region III (District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia)
  • Experience working on watershed, community planning, climate adaption, engineering, flooding, or other natural hazard issues is preferred
  • Communications background with the innate ability to pick up technical information
  • Proactive, problem solver, team player
  • Proven ability to prioritize multiple projects, turn around projects quickly, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently managing a regional team and collaboratively with other teams across the nation is essential
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential

For more information and to apply, plesase click the link

TPD - Construction Inspector/Manager

TPD is seeking resumes from experienced transportation construction inspectors and managers for projects in various PennDOT districts within the Commonwealth. Anyone with PennDOT, Turnpike, or local experience, NICET, ACI, PennDOT Concrete Field Testing Technician, and/or NECEPT Bituminous Field Testing Technician certifications are strongly encouraged to apply. 

For more information and to apply, please click the link

TPD - Highway Design Project Manager (Private Sector)

TPD is seeking an experienced Highway Design Project Manager who will be primarily responsible for managing and developing Highway Occupancy Permit (HOP)/traffic signal design plans for private sector development projects that proceed through PennDOT’s HOP process. Additional responsibilities may include proposal writing and business development. 

For more information and to apply, please click the link

TPD - Highway Design Project Manager (Public Sector)

TPD is seeking an experienced Highway Design Project Manager who will be primarily responsible for managing and developing roadway oriented projects for PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. Additional responsibilities may include proposal writing and business development. 

For more information and to apply, please click the link

TPD - Highway Design Specialist

TPD is seeking enthusiastic Highway Design engineers of all experienced levels to join our team. Our ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, a desire to learn, the willingness to work cohesively within a team and the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects. TPD offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits including an unmatched flex time policy, Paid Time Off and a Professional Development program developed to help our staff continue their education and training throughout their careers.

For more information and to apply, please click the link

TPD - Municipal Traffic Engineer

TPD is seeking enthusiastic engineers with 3-5 years of experience to join our team. Our ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, a desire to learn, the willingness to work cohesively within a team and the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects. TPD offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits including an unmatched flex time policy, Paid Time Off and a Professional Development program developed to help our staff continue their education and training throughout their careers.

For more information and to apply, please click the link

TPD - Traffic Engineer

TPD is seeking enthusiastic experienced Traffic Engineers to join our team. Our ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, a desire to learn, the willingness to work cohesively within a team and the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects. TPD offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits including an unmatched flex time policy, Paid Time Off and a Professional Development program developed to help our staff continue their education and training throughout their careers.

For more information and to apply, please click the link

TPD - Traffic Signal/ITS Engineer

TPD is seeking enthusiastic experienced Traffic Signal/ITS Engineers to join our team. Our ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, a desire to learn, the willingness to work cohesively within a team and the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects. TPD offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits including an unmatched flex time policy, Paid Time Off and a Professional Development program developed to help our staff continue their education and training throughout their careers.

For more information and to apply, please click the link

TPD - Transportation Planning Specialist

TPD is seeking enthusiastic Transportation Planning engineers of all experienced levels to join our team. Our ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, a desire to learn, the willingness to work cohesively within a team and the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects. TPD offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits including an unmatched flex time policy, a desirable Paid Time Off Program and a Professional Development program provided to help our staff continue their education and training throughout their careers. 

For more information and to apply, please click the link

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