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Environmental Construction Manager

Location: Middleport, NY, United States
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GEI has an excellent career opportunity to serve as an Onsite Environmental Construction Manager on behalf of one of our clients as part of ongoing environmental remediation and restoration at a project site in Middleport, NY. This individual will assist with multiple design and construction tasks associated with remediation projects at the project site in Middleport, NY. The Construction Manager will serve as the onsite representative supporting GEI managed remediation projects.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties

The Onsite Construction Manager should have experience in remedial construction planning/scheduling/delivery of a variety of remediation techniques, including soil excavation, sediment remediation (dredging), stream/wetland restoration and general site restoration. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Primary field contact with remediation contractors/subcontractors.
  • Ensure all work activities are in accordance with the approved Work Plans and in accordance with applicable specifications and drawings.
  • Support management, coordination between Owner, Contractor and GEI Subcontractors.
  • Lead and participate in daily meeting(s) with site contractors.
  • Review construction phase submittals.
  • Daily (or as needed) communication with the project team to discuss construction progress/schedule/issues.
  • Track construction progress and schedules.
  • Review Contractor’s pay requests.
  • Prepare and document weekly agendas, run project meetings, issue meeting minutes
  • Prepare daily and weekly reports.
  • Coordinate site activities between contractors and local stake holders (Village of Middleport, regulatory agencies, property owners, etc.), and participate in meetings as necessary.
  • Review changes in scope and Contractor requests for change.
  • Address technical issues associated with unforeseen or differing site conditions.
  • Monitor Contractor’s work for safety and quality.
  • Review Contractor daily reports for completeness and accuracy.
  • Maintain project recordkeeping onsite or via Procore (daily/weekly reports, waste tracking, photographs, analytical testing results, air monitoring, punch list).
  • Responsible for overall field safety including GEI personnel, contractors and other onsite personnel.
  • Oversight of project closeout activities including final inspections, completion of punch lists, preparation of record drawings and construction completion reports.
  • Assist with preparation and review of design cost estimates.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in Construction Management or Environmental/Civil Engineering or Associates degree and equivalent experience.
  • E.I.T., P.E., or CCM is desirable but not required.
  • 5-15 years of previous professional experience in an environmental construction remediation- related field; familiarity with environmental regulations.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Procore, Bluebeam, and estimating and scheduling software.
  • Candidates should be prepared to work in inclement conditions.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Physically able to perform construction site inspections.
  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER and current 8-hour refresher.
  • 8-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Supervisor’s Training.
  • 30-hour Construction OSHA Safety Training.
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license.

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      GEI’s Total Rewards Package 

      • Market-Competitive Compensation, including Eligibility for an Annual Performance Bonus
      • Pay Range for this Position: $90,000 - 105,000/year
      • Comprehensive Benefits Program, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and More
      • Well-Being Program and Paid Parental Leave
      • Commuter Benefits
      • Hybrid Work Schedules and Home Office and Cell Phone Stipends
      • GEI University (GEIU) with Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
      • Connecting Conversation Program with a Focus on Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement
      • Support and Financial Rewards for Publication Awards, Professional Dues, and Professional Licenses
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      • Rewards and Recognition
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      ·       WORK ENVIRONMENT 




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      Reaching overhead

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      Pinching/fine motor skills

      2-3 hours




      Keyboard use/repetitive motion

      1-2 hours




      Taste or smell (taste=never)

      0-1 hours




      Talk or hear



      6-8 hours


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