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Senior Project Manager - Civil and Geotechnical Engineering

Posted: 05/10/2024

Job Description:

KEY Environmental Inc. is an established and innovative environmental consulting firm specializing in the investigation, remediation, and redevelopment of environmentally-challenged properties across the U.S. We have an immediate opportunity for a hybrid. full-time, ambitious, Senior Project Manager in our Pittsburgh, PA office. Our people are KEY’s most valuable resource, and in joining our team you will be encouraged to advance your career while working with skilled professionals located in our Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (headquarters), Raritan, New Jersey, and Portland, Maine, offices. 


  • Manage civil and geotechnical engineering-related projects, including investigation, engineering analysis and design, permitting, and construction phases, as appropriate;

  • Front-line interface with clients as well as Local, State, and Federal agencies;

  • Provide technical assistance and strategic direction for remediation projects under CERCLA, RCRA, and state regulatory programs, and closures of facilities containing coal combustion residuals;

  • Preparation of technical proposals for additional work on existing projects as well as new project opportunities;

  • Mentoring of junior and mid-level engineers;

  • Work with senior company management on the project team development strategy;

  • Support of our business development professionals in preparation of sales brochures and qualification statements, and participation in technical sales presentations;

  • Participation in a limited number of regional/national conferences, and the support of our business development professionals; and,

  • Contribution to our collective team atmosphere.

Assigned projects may include:

  • Remediation under CERCLA, RCRA, and state regulatory programs;

  • Closure of facilities containing coal combustion residuals;

  • Brownfield sites;

  • Shale gas recovery and processing facilities;

  • State Voluntary Action sites; and,

  • Industrial and commercial site development.

KEY offers a work culture where you will use your skills alongside others in a team environment to solve technically challenging projects and celebrate shared success. KEY offers an excellent compensation package, including matching 401(k), profit sharing, discretionary bonuses, tuition assistance, and medical, disability, life, vision, and dental insurance, as well as flexible work hours / location. Key Environmental, Inc. was selected as one of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s Top Work Places for 2023, as voted on by its employees. Join our team to find out why. 


The ideal candidates will have an M.S. in engineering and at least 15 years of work experience in the civil and geotechnical engineering fields, with a focus on the design, permitting, and construction of environmental remedies.

  • Minimum B.S. degree in engineering (civil, environmental, or geotechnical engineering) with 15 or more years of engineering and project management experience;

  • Professional Engineer licensure in one or more states and the willingness to obtain additional licensure;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and (perhaps most importantly) teamwork spirit with co-workers and clients;

  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills;

  • OSHA 40-hour training preferred, and;

  • Valid driver’s license.

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