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Project Manager/ Scientist, Geologist, or Engineer


Posted: 8/26/2019
Job Reference #: 1386303

Job Description

HR Job Title
Certified Project Manager 1 (L8)

Business Line
EN Environment

Job Description
Arcadis is seeking a detail oriented, well organized, dependable Scientist, Geologist, or Engineer with excellent interpersonal skills to join our Baton Rouge, Louisiana AFS team as a Project Manager I.  Position requires strict adherence to health and safety procedures, attention to detail, good work ethic, and a passion for high quality workmanship. Roles at this level will operationally manage core projects or programs of work to deliver defined objectives. They are responsible for delivering their scope of work in line with budgetary, compliance, regulatory and planning controls, and will have deep technical knowledge and broad business experience.
Primary responsibilities include:
  • Oversee an agreed scope of work and/or the operational workload of a team or contractors, ensuring allocated work is completed and resources are fully utilized to deliver an agreed program of work
  • Work within established financial systems to independently produce plans and schedules, and track and manage budgets, highlighting variances to manage and control project delivery targets
  • Assist in identifying and addressing client interests and communications
  • ID potential client opportunities
  • Interact effectively and proactively across the organization, seeking to develop ways to support collaboration and ensure projects/programs can be delivered to meet internal customer expectations
  • Writing and preparation of reports, work plans, letters, and memoranda
  • Data management (compilation, manipulation, and evaluation of data)
  • Conducting alternatives analysis
  • Assist in task scope definition, planning of assigned task packages and coordination of resources
  • Understand and regularly monitor basic financial aspects of a project
  • Assist with proposals
  • Responsible for mentoring and professional development of junior staff; may oversee junior-level staff
  • Preparing periodic status/program reports
  • Contacting regulatory and municipal agencies and subcontractors/vendors to coordinate field activities and obtain project-related information
  •  Understand Health and Safety (H&S) requirements and contribute and promote H&S in the workplace
Desired key attributes:  
  • Relevant professional qualification  
  • Experience managing business relationships at senior management level
  • Strong knowledge of Louisiana state regulations
  • Must be proficient with MS Word and MS Excel to prepare technical reports and spreadsheet data entry
  • Experience with Louisiana Department on Environmental Quality Regulations (RECAP)
  • Experience with Louisiana Department of Natural Resources Regulations (LA 29B)
  • Experience with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Regulations
  • Experience with Texas Railroad Commission Regulations
  •  Experience with Alabama Department of Environmental Management Regulations
  •  Previous Upstream and/or Downstream Oil and Gas Experience

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Time Type

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline,
  • 8 years + relevant experience, including management of small- to medium-sized projects

Posting Location
LA, Baton Rouge

Job Category
Project Management

Business Title
Project Manager/ Scientist, Geologist, or Engineer

Preferred Qualifications
  • 40 Hours OSHA certification
  • 8 hour OSHA Supervisor Training
  • CPR and First Aid certification

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Required Driving Statement
This position requires a current valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Employer Statement
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Why Choose Arcadis
Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world’s most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.

Work alongside the industry’s foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.

Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

About This Business Line
Now more than ever, businesses and governments recognize the need to incorporate environmental concerns into their decision making. As the leader in global environmental services, Arcadis has provided groundbreaking sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most complex projects. We wrote the book on environmental remediation, and our experts continue to pioneer the development and application of cutting-edge approaches in environmental planning, site evaluation, environmental construction and strategic environmental consulting. We are encouraged to innovate, apply emerging technologies and develop better solutions through global learning opportunities and workshops. Our team improves quality of life for our clients and their communities. Join us today!

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Our online application is currently unavailable as we transition to a new system. Send an email to the Arcadis Recruiting team at to notify them of your interest. Please attach your resume to the email and include the requisition number located at the top of the job posting. We will respond with a link to formally apply and be considered for the position the week of July 15, 2019 when our new system is available.