Interested candidates must apply to the Engineer Project Manager 3 (Environmental) posting by visiting careers.paturnpike.com by November 25, 2022.
Posting Start Date:
November 10, 2022
Posting End Date:
November 25, 2022
$76,336.00 - $114,504.00
Central Office Building
700 S. Eisenhower Boulevard
Building Zip Code:
Flexible Work Options
The Commission values its team members and understands the importance of work/life balance to the health, well-being, and productivity of its team. Therefore, this position may be eligible for Flexible Work Options* such as:
Hybrid Work - combination of remote and in-person reporting
Alternate Work Schedule - flexibility to adjust work schedule length to complete work week in fewer days
Staggered Work Hours - flexibility to choose from a variety of start/end times
*Some options may require completion of probationary period. The Commission requires all employees to establish PA residency within 6 months of hire and to maintain PA residency, regardless of Flexible Work Options.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, opened on October 1, 1940, is known as “America’s First Superhighway”! Our mission is to operate a safe, reliable, customer-valued toll road system that supports national mobility and commerce. The PTC operates a 552-mile system used by 192 million vehicles a year. Together, we are building the highway of the future.
Job Purpose and Summary
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is seeking a mid-level environmental professional experienced in managing infrastructure that is regulated by governmental environmental agencies. The Engineer Project Manager 3 – Environmental position is in our Facilities Compliance section. This section is responsible for assuring that our underground storage tank, drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure is in compliance with applicable regulations.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities
Provides guidance and functions as a lead worker to lower-level personnel and provides project supervision and direction to consultants. May supervise internal professionals including performance management, delegation of work assignments and review of work product.
Manages the development and administration of projects as they relate to environmental issues with an increased scope of responsibility.
Manages the full lifecycle of assigned projects. Develops the scope of work and participates in the consultant selection process. Manages the development of plans, specifications, standards and cost estimates. Ensures the appropriate design of environmental mitigation measures.
Manages and maintains project scheduling and activity to ensure proper project development and compliance.
Monitors and reviews the work of contractors. Performs field inspections, reviews, surveys and coordination with environmental agencies to ensure adherence to standards and specifications. Identifies potential problems and submits and/or reviews reports recommending solutions.
Reviews plans, specifications, studies, invoices and estimates prepared by consultants.
Coordinates and communicates with various internal departments and external agencies to attain input and provide status updates for assigned projects.
Corresponds with internal and external customers by phone and/or letter regarding environmental issues and inquiries, noise complaints and requests for noise barriers.
Attends meetings to provide subject matter expertise, feedback and recommendations relating to environmental aspects of assigned projects.
Reviews, analyzes and prepares documentation and reports for managerial staff. Identifies and provides the proper information to obtain the necessary permits for projects.
Provides oversight of various PTC environmental engineering programs.
Performs duties requiring a broad knowledge and application of environmental laws, regulations, policies and procedures as relate to all phases of assigned projects and job duties.
Uses situational awareness to anticipate and prevent accidents.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Education and Licenses
Bachelor’s degree with major course work in environmental science or related discipline. Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be accepted.
Possession of a valid driver’s license. Must obtain and maintain a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license within six (6) months of employment.
Four (4) years as an Engineer Project Manager 2 with the PTC
Ten (10) years of environmental analysis experience. Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be accepted.
Possession of a valid Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate may be used to substitute two (2) years of the experience; OR, Possession of a valid Professional Engineer (PE) license issued by the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers may be used as a substitute for four (4) years of experience.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Position demands include frequent speaking, writing, and reading reports. Position requires frequent work at a computer utilizing business programs and PTC specific operating systems. Position requires frequent travel and/or fieldwork and exposure to roadway traffic. Occasionally works outside of normal business hours for assigned work assignments.
Office environment with low levels of noise, adequate lighting, and comfortable temperature. Field environment may include exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable conditions. Physical environment is generally safe, but safety equipment or precautions must be followed in field conditions.
The selected candidate will be offered an exceptional benefits package which includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, along with a benefit plan for retirement. In addition, leave programs, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, and alternative work schedules are available to employees.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact the Human Resources Department by calling 717-831-7378.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) is a premiere transportation organization whose mission is to responsibly operate and manage a safe, reliable and efficient toll road system, serve as a transportation services leader and foster innovation to better serve our customers. Opened since October 1, 1940, the PTC operates a 552-mile system used by 194 million vehicles a year.