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Technical Manager/Project Manager

Pay110k - 135k / year
Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: 2151
      Who We Are:

      Headquartered in Washington, DC, Versar Global Solutions provides full mission lifecycle solutions for challenges faced by our government and commercial Customers in the natural, built, and digital environments. With nearly 2,000 team members around the world, and a rich legacy spanning more than 70 years, Versar Global Solutions delivers a broad array of planning, analysis and risk management solutions, project and program management, operations and maintenance services, and information technology applications for environmental management and remediation projects, mission critical facilities and installations, and in support of readiness and contingency operations.

      Who You Are:

      Versar Global Solutions seeks a self-motivated Professional Engineer to be our Technical Manager/Project Manager to support our National Remediation Programs (NRP) Group. The selected individual will work on federal sector contracts with either the Department of Defense (Air Force, USACE, Army, Navy, National Guard Bureau) or the Environmental Protection Agency. The successful candidate must provide technical leadership, subject matter expertise, and broad-based multidisciplinary oversight to proposal and project teams, conduct internal and external client-facing meetings related to project work, training/mentoring junior staff, and provide creative problem-solving leadership. Must have subject matter expertise in one or more specific areas of remedial action engineering (e.g., site remediation optimization/exit strategy development; vapor intrusion/vapor migration; wood-treating, creosote, or MGP sites, CERCLA/RCRA, environmental construction). Must have experience in process operations and maintenance of water treatment facilities (or similar).

      What You'll Do:

      Primary duties and day-to-day responsibilities include ANY combination of the following with the opportunity to learn and gain experience with on-the-job training to advance your starting skills:
      • Technical leadership for hazardous waste remediation under CERCLA and RCRA programs throughout the project life cycle, focusing on exit strategy and remedy implementation and completion.
      • Subject matter expertise (SME) in one or more specific areas of remedial engineering (e.g., site optimization, vapor intrusion/vapor migration, critical process analysis, PFAS, system upgrades, and technology advancements, etc.).
      • Demonstration of SME for the analysis, design, installation, and operation of treatment strategies for wastes in soil, groundwater, air, sediment, drinking water, and providing engineering expertise to protect human health and the environment.
      • Provide definitive knowledge of site investigation and remediation technology, and services, products, vendors, subcontractors, lab scale/bench scale testing firms, and other subcontractors, consultants, and team partners to create robust teams for complex problems.
      • Ability to understand and drive Risk Management for remediation strategies, including development of Risk Registers, Risk Monitoring Plans, contingent activities, and Contingency Plans.
      • Provide overall site/plant management for both proposed and existing sites, including development of technical remediation approach, cost estimation, schedule development, identification of critical milestones, planning, reporting, and formal project management.
      • Provide input and develop written technical reports for delivery to clients, perform quality control reviews, and maintain deliverables of high quality to meet internal and client requirements.
      • Independently manage tasks and work with other Project/Program Managers on various environmental projects.
      • Provide direction, instruction, training, and leadership to support staff as a mentor for your work/sites.
      • Attend site visits, observe, and evaluate client programs and activities.
      • Follow Versar policies and systems for purchasing, procurement, project management and reporting, business development, and marketing, and project financial status reporting to management.
      • Remain highly cognizant of environmental regulations and new requirements in the U.S.
      • Interact with clients and regulatory agencies as needed to support site work.

      What You'll Bring:

      Specialized and highly desirable skills in the following areas will get immediate attention:
      • Ground water treatment plant operations and maintenance experience.
      • Experience working with or for EPA, USACE, AFCEC, especially concerning remediation and performance-based contracts.
      • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft PROJECT (or related) to build a project master schedule by creating relationships to various tasks and work products in the schedule, defining milestones, and allocating costs to those milestones to make a payment schedule.
      • Project/proposal Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), Work Packages, and Project Planning - understanding how to formulate tasks and plan activities to meet a project's objectives.
      • Cost Estimating - using WBS and Work Packages (from (1) above) to develop costs for project labor, supplies, materials, equipment, and defining subcontractor requirements. Develop solid technical scopes of work to solicit competitive bids from qualified subcontractors to support the project and meet objectives. Costs may be derived from master databases (RS Means, Craftsman Cost Data, etc.), bids, bottom-up estimates, vendors/suppliers, or other sources)
      • Ability to lead or significantly contribute to considerable proposal efforts that require the abovementioned skills.

      • A Bachelor's degree in an engineering field (civil, chemical, mechanical, industrial, or environmental) required. (M.S. preferred).
      • 10+ years of demonstrated professional consulting experience as a Technical Professional, or related position in a progressively responsible capacity providing staff management, project management, BD-marketing-proposals, and proven technical excellence.
      • Knowledge of environmental regulations is required.
      • Professional Engineer (PE) certification is required.
      • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred.
      • Must have experience in process operations and maintenance of water treatment facilities (or similar plant experience).
      • Possess and maintain a valid US Driver's License
      • Ability to walk, stand, or sit for extended periods of time
      • Ability to commute or travel to project sites locally, regionally, or nationally, as needed
      • Must be able to effectively communicate with managers and coworkers in English
      • Successful results of pre-employment screenings, including federal background check, MVR, and drug screen
      • Must be authorized to work in the US or will be authorized by the successful candidate's start date

      Where You'll Work:

      This position is mostly remote and is a combination of Work-From-Home (WFH) and project visits with commute to one or more sites in EPA Region 7 (KY, TN, GA, SC, FL, NC, MS, TX, AL, LA). Overnight travel will likely be less than 10-15%.


      Expected Salary: $110,000 - 135,000

      Versar Global Solutions is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the Company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. The Company reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant's status protected by local, state, or federal law.


      Versar Global Solutions is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

      Versar Global Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

      Versar Global Solutions expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran. Improper interference with the ability of Versar Global Solutions employees to perform their job duties is not tolerated.
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