Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.
To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.
National Grid is hiring an Environmental Project Manager in our Environmental department in Brooklyn, NY.
As an Environmental Engineer/Scientist you will be responsible for both direct project -oversight and supporting other Project Manager’s projects for the Site Investigation and Remediation (SIR) department in order maintain compliance with applicable local, state, federal environmental requirements.
Promote and implement procedural best practices in order to ensure all project activities are performed in an efficient and effective manner.
Maintain a high level of knowledge regarding current and proposed federal, state and local regulations and National Grid’s Environmental Procedures in order to to ensure National Grid is compliant with environmental legislation and regulations.
Manage site investigation and remediation plans for contaminated sites and manage the day-to-day relationship with consultants and remediation contractors service including negotiation, interpretation and application of established contractual agreements to ensure adherence to standards and best outcomes for National Grid.
Monitor and control large and complex projects, maintaining financial and progress forecasting in order to ensure efficient and cost-effective implementation and adherence to budgets and schedules. Accurately forecast and track project costs.
Ensure projects comply with internal and external safety standards, policies and processes and comply with applicable environmental laws and regulations
Provide technical guidance, support and coaching and/or act as Team Leader for less experienced environmental scientists/engineers in order to share knowledge and develop technical understanding within discipline.
Responsible for higher profile, media sensitive projects or speak at public and regulatory meetings in order to proactively manage communications and build National Grid reputation.
Manage a portion of or the entire financial reporting and sanctioning processes for SIR projects in order to track budget spend and ensure effective financial management of allocated project.
Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific discipline (Geology, Environmental Science, etc.) or Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or other related engineering discipline.
5 plus years of professional development within a related area.
Knowledge of relevant industry practice, standards and legislation. Knowledge of current trends within the industry and developments in legislation or regulation.
Professional certification or license (i.e., LSP, PE, LEP, CHMM, PG) is preferred.
Strong working knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
Demonstrated ability to administer complex projects.
Experience managing CERCLA-type projects, an understanding of the consultant and contractor costs to implement SIR projects and experience working with environmental regulators.
Experience in RI/FS and remedial design of sediment sites and knowledge of various remedial action tools, techniques and processes in marine environments, a plus.
Valid driver’s license required with a safe driving history that meets National Grid’s Safe Driver policy.
This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.