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EHS Specialist- Environmental, Health and Safety Construction Manager in New York, NY , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

Job Snapshot

What You Will Do

Company Overview

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.

Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

Our Construction Management (CM) group in our New York City office is seeking highly-motivated Construction Project Managers specializing in EHS Services, for upcoming Hazardous Materials Remediation projects for Public Sector Clients.  Potential projects include management and oversight closure of underground storage tanks, remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater, and abatement of hazardous materials from public facilities of various magnitudes.  Successful candidates will perform a wide variety of tasks related to management, supervision, and coordination of teams, trade contractors, and subcontractors.  In addition to being the prime point of contact with the client, duties will also include managing the CM Project Team, conducting progress meetings, reviewing and processing contractors’ requisitions, monitoring schedules and budgets, as well as supervising the administration of contracts.


  • Perform as Owners Representative
  • Oversee Pre-Construction
  • Manage Procurement and Expediting
  • Scheduling
  • Manage Change Orders and Cost Control
  • Overall Field Project Management
  • Day to Day Field Coordination
  • Interaction and Coordination with Clients’ Representative
  • Safety and Quality Control
  • Invoice Preparation
  • Closeout and Punch List

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Cost Estimating
  • Bidding, Bid Leveling, and Procurement
  • Budgeting
  • Management of multiple projects for various clients
  • Management of future field personnel and Project Managers assigned to projects
  • Constructability reviews working


Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Geology, Environmental Science, Construction Management, or related discipline preferred. Commensurate experience in construction projects including experience in planning, management, coordination and scheduling, and design-build work will be considered
    • 5+ years of construction management experience with Public Sector clients are required
    • Significant experience working on the construction of design-build projects, Design, Procure and Construct and owner’s representative projects is required
    • Significant experienced with construction phasing and organization of building components
    • Knowledge of Quality Assurance (QA) and Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) standards, and federal, state, and local regulatory requirements including NYSDEC DER-10
    • Ability to compile and analyze laboratory data
    • Ability to understand and integrate contractual obligations into project control tools
    • Experience executing remedial actions is highly desired
    • P.E. license CCM certification and/or CHMM is a plus
    • 40 hour HAZWOPER certification is required
    • OSHA certification is a plus
    • Specific experience with clients such as the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), New York City School Construction Authority (NYCSCA), and New York City Department of Design and Construction (NYCDDC) is preferred
    • Working knowledge of local contractors and sub-contractors ideal, but not required
    • Organizational skills, effective oral and written communication, and team attitude
    • Working knowledge of basic computer software

Life at Gannett Fleming

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status. Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Location: New York, NY

Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM

Employment Status: Full-Time

Internal Requisition ID: 2017-4633