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Project Manager

Company: Toeroek Associates
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Project Manager + Jobs+ Login+ Environmental + Berkeley, CA, USA + Full Time Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, 401K Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Are you passionate about the environment? Do you thrive on solving complex problems? If so, please consider joining Toeroek Associate, Inc.'s Environmental Support Services team! Toeroek Associates, Inc. (Toeroek) is currently seeking a full-time Project Manager to provide support in the Berkeley, California area. Toeroek is a dynamic small business provider of specialty consulting and analysis services to the U.S. Government. Our multi-disciplined environmental staff includes scientific, legal, and engineering experts who support federal and state government entities in compliance, removal and remediation, field services, site assessments, oversight, historical and technical research, litigation, cost recovery, and community engagement. SummaryThe Project Manager will work as part of a team to assist the U.S. EPA in its enforcement of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and other environmental programs. The Project Manager will work on multiple contracts, researching and compiling evidence of contamination and identifying potentially responsible parties (PRPs) at Superfund and other hazardous waste sites. This work often involves identifying and weaving together disparate pieces of information into a coherent narrative. Superior research, writing, and analytical skills are essential to this position, as is an interest in helping the EPA and other government agencies enforce their environmental regulations.Duties & Responsibilities:+ Provide litigation support to EPA in its CERCLA enforcement efforts primarily in EPA Regions 7, 8, 9 and 10, but possibly also in EPA Regions 4, 5, and 6.+ Manage projects and project teams in PRP search investigations and report preparation for hazardous waste sites, which involves successive phases of problem-solving.+ Manage and coordinate online and field research to obtain data pertinent to identifying PRP operations, use of hazardous materials, waste handling and disposal practices, and corporate status and history.+ Schedule and assign duties to project team members based on evaluation of their knowledge of specific disciplines.+ Oversee the drafting of reports that summarize evidence regarding the corporate and operational histories of PRPs, chemical use and disposal, and results of soil and groundwater sampling.+ Perform quality assurance reviews of historical research reports, including assessments of potential CERCLA liability and analyses of corporate successorship issues.+ Ensure the quality and timeliness of deliverables.+ Develop project cost estimates and staffing plans, and track project budgets.+ Communicate and meet with EPA case developers and Office of Regional Counsel attorneys on a variety of issues.+ Supervise and mentor junior staff.+ Occasional day and overnight travel may be required.Education & Qualifications:+ Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university. + Minimum 5 years of experience in managing and administering contracts and/or projects. + Proficient with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Required Skills:+ Demonstrated success in simultaneously managing multiple projects and supervising all levels of project personnel.+ Experience working and communicating with clients, managing client expectations, and responding to client requests with short turnaround times.+ Excellent writing and communication skills.+ Ability to effectively prioritize workload and maintain a functional, organized work environment.+ Ability to handle confidential and other sensitive information with discretion.+ Demonstrated ability to work independently, exercise sound business judgment, and work under tight time schedules.+ Professional demeanor.Desired Skills:+ Experience reviewing real property records and analyzing chain of title.+ Experience with Relativity, Concordance, or other similar e-discovery and/or document management databases.+ Knowledge of the elements of environmental liability, particularly CERCLA and its defenses/exemptions.+ Experience with Freedom of Information Act regulations.+ Skill in building networks and managing relationships with existing and potential clients to help generate leads and grow work.Work Setting:At Toeroek, employees have the opportunity to work in a collaborative and congenial environment with a team of passionate staff dedicated to finding solutions to complex problems in the fields of environment, records and knowledge management, and national security. Most of the work is conducted at a desk, with occasional day and overnight travel.We offer a flexible working environment, with a hybrid work schedule. We request that candidates be located within 50 miles of Berkeley to support regional operations and meet with both staff and EPA clients.Salary: The anticipated hiring salary range for this position is $70,000 - $78,000 annually , DOQ. This is a good faith and reasonable estimate of the base compensation at the time of posting . Toeroek offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Life, LTD, STD, and 401K. Qualified applicants should include their resume and cover letter with their completed application for further consideration.Toeroek Associates, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Toeroek Associates, Inc. maintains the policy of equal employment opportunity (EEO) shall apply to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including hiring, testing, training and development, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, educational assistance, termination, layoffs, social and recreational programs, and retirement. Toeroek is committed to making employment decisions based on valid requirements, without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law. Applicants with disabilities may contact Toeroek Associates, Inc., Human Resources via telephone, fax, e-mail, and other means to request and arrange accommodations. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact Human Resources at Toeroek Associates, Inc.

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