Managing Consultant, Engineer-Contaminated Site Management (Senior Level) at Environmental Resources Management, Inc.

Posted in Management 14 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Irvine, California

Job Description:

ERM is seeking a Senior Engineer to join our Contaminated Site Management technical team in Irvine, California. In this role, you will provide project management and senior technical assistance on site investigation, remediation, and environmental construction projects for clients locally and nationally.

As a senior engineer/manager, you will contribute your leadership, client relationship, and technical consulting skills to support the growth of ERM’s business and client base in the Mountains and Pacific Business Unit, while networking with ERM's global Contaminated Site Management technical team and technology experts to share best practices across the industry. This is an excellent opportunity for a senior-level professional looking to advance their career to the next level with a global environmental leader.


  • Manage and provide technical expertise on site investigation and remediation projects for a variety of clients with complex technical/regulatory issues in the power, chemical, transportation, and other manufacturing sectors.

  • Design and negotiate remedial solutions for contaminated soil and ground water, using innovative and emerging remedial treatment technologies as well as traditional systems.

  • Oversee multiple projects within client’s scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables across ERM’s Contaminated Site Management service line (e.g., Brownfields redevelopment, site investigation and remediation, sustainable sediments, risk assessment, environmental construction management, site closure and decommissioning).

  • Appropriately delegate project assignments to project teams and mentor junior staff.

  • Coordinate with ERM offices in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Europe regions on national and international project delivery.

  • Develop and expand client relationships that generate repeat business to grow the Contaminated Site Management service area in the western US.

  • Prepare technical proposals and participate in business development with existing clients and identified leads. 

  • Build strong collaborative relationships with other ERM employees.


  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in engineering.

  • 7+ years consulting experience working with significant industrial clients on complex site investigation/remediation projects under a variety of state, federal, and international regulatory structures (e.g., CERCLA, RWQCB, DTSC, and local CUPAs). 

  • Professional Engineer (PE) Certification in California (or ability to obtain professional license within one year) required.

  • Proven business development experience for large programs/contracts and client relationships supported by repeat business, including established contacts in Power, Transportation, Manufacturing, and/or Chemical industry clients.

  • Excellent writing, communication, strategic thinking, and “people” skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of the local regulatory climate, with proven negotiation skills with state and local regulators.

  • Recognized technical expertise by and established reputation in the local marketplace.

  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

For the Managing Consultant, Engineer position, we anticipate the annual base pay of $90,000 – $106,894 USD.  An employee’s pay position within this range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, and business or organizational needs.  We also may have instances where compensation may be outside of the range, based on the factors noted above.  This job is also eligible for an annual discretionary based performance bonus.

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, paid parental leave, medical, dental, vision, life, disability and AD&D insurance, 401(k) or RRSP/DPSP, and any other benefits to eligible employees as applicable.

You can apply for this role through or through the internal careers portal if you are a current employee.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world’s leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our “boots to boardroom” approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. 

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

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