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Project Manager - Ecological Restoration in Indianapolis, IN at Cardno USA Inc

Date Posted: 6/16/2018

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Job Description

The Science and Environment Division of Cardno is seeking a Project Manager for the Indianapolis, Indiana area. Cardno’s Restoration Services Team provides a broad suite of services in natural resource management, water resource management and permitting/compliance. Our team provides ecological restoration, invasive species control, revegetation, erosion control, wetland and stream construction, maintenance and other land management practices.

The successful candidate will assist with client and project management, project and crew scheduling, estimating and general supervision of field work and field crews.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

> Serve as Project Manager for restoration and construction projects
> Drive restoration operational practices such as safety, scheduling, equipment and material procurement, risk assessment/ management, and quality control
> Identify, lead, and foster national restoration pursuits
> Accountable for contracted scopes of services, deliverables, project budgets, scope changes and schedule commitments
> Handle client relationships with minimal supervision, contribute to add-on work from existing clients, and help identify and cultivate new client relationships
> Implement good business practices, such as proactively preventing task or project write-offs, limiting non-bill time on tasks and projects, and quickly review/approve draft invoices
> Communicate with group leaders about project status, revenue forecasts, and contract conditions
> Participate in Business Development activities, such as proposal/ estimating preparation and client meetings
> Manage proposal efforts with minimal supervision, prepare task scopes and budgets for projects, and make important contributions to landing larger projects
> Adhere to corporate policies, operate through the proper management channels, and act in the best interest of firm
> Responsible for budget and resource forecasting
> Ensure projects are consistently completed within quality, budget and project expectations and that appropriate project controls are developed and administered
> Conduct post project analysis to determine profitability and production rates to assist in future go/no go decisions

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

> Bachelor’s degree or higher in construction, engineering, design ,environmental science or related field
> 2-5 years professional Project Management experience
> Experience with reading and understanding construction documents and specifications
> Experience with construction and ecological restoration techniques
> Ability and willingness to work in the field, often in strenuous conditions
> Strong communication skills, both written and oral
> Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word
> Ability to travel, approximately 10-25% of the time
Must hold a valid driver’s license
> Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and complete a full day (8-10 hours) of outdoor work that involves walking, hiking, kneeling, driving, or climbing.

Desired Qualifications:

> Previous Landscape, Wetland, and/or Stream Construction and Oversight experience
> Hazwoper, First Aid, Red Card, or Applicators license
> Experience with Microsoft Project or similar program
> Certification in stormwater/erosion control or other professional license
> Self-motivated, strong initiative

• Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. EEO/AA/M/F/V/D

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