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Burns & McDonnell Project Manager for Federal Programs - Environmental Services & NEPA in Kansas City, Missouri


The Environmental Services (ENS) Global Practice of Burns & McDonnell is currently seeking a Project Manager to support and build a Federal Project Execution team. We are open to location throughout the U.S. The work anticipated under this position would include such services as environmental surveys, NEPA analysis, and permitting services. The candidate should have an established and successful history of managing federal projects (focus on DOD) including but not limited to developing proposals and cost estimates, executing projects, developing strategic plans for new business and recruitment and hiring of key personnel to support the growth of the team.

Responsibilities include;

- Project management, team leadership, management & mentoring of junior staff

- Prepare studies, evaluations, NEPA and state documentation for all types and sizes of environmental projects

- Develop, cultivate, and strengthen relationships with federal clients

- Develop business for the ES&P Global Practice in the federal sector


Qualified candidates will have experience with agencies such as:

Army Corps of Engineers

National Guard


Department of Energy

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree in natural sciences, planning, environmental sciences, engineering, or related fields. Minimum 8 years of federal permitting and experience with business development in environmental consulting. Previous experience in environmental consulting preferred including:

- A demonstrated technical competence and project experience in natural, cultural or socioeconomic resource fields applicable to federal facilities management and planning.

- Strong oral and written communication skills

Desired candidates will have experience identifying opportunities and taking them through the sales process to closure. Strong, established relationships with specific federal agency staff and specific installations is a requirement. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to attract and retain clients and build backlog, revenue, profit, direct labor and ROI over time. This individual must also have program and project management capabilities and be able to effectively balance direct and indirect utilization rates. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills are required to develop and maintain relationships. Strong analytical and problem solving skills are a must.


Job Environmental

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Other Locations US-CO-Denver, US-DC-Washington, US-TX-Houston, US-TX-Dallas

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 170254