Environmental Project Manager/Principal

Job Locations US-OH-Cincinnati


Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) continues to grow and expand.  We have an excellent opportunity to hire a Senior Project Manager/Principal to augment our established Environmental Practice in our Cincinnati office. You will be responsible for managing current clients, developing new business, as well as managing projects, mentoring junior staff, and providing senior direction on a variety of projects for real estate, mining, power sector, manufacturing, industrial, and public sector clients.


  • B.S. in Geology, Engineering, Environmental Science or related field (M.S. a plus); 
  • Professional license preferred; 
  • 10+ years’ experience managing and executing environmental projects under federal/state programs and industry standards; 
  • Strong leadership, team building, and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong and effective verbal and written communication skills, including experience as client advocate in negotiations with state agencies.
  • Successful track record of direct client management and business development responsibilities; especially within the Midwestern United States;
  • Proficient in managing environmental due diligence projects, including Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessments following ASTM guidelines; 
  • Experience managing brownfield redevelopment projects; 
  • Experience with federal and state grants/funded work a plus; 
  • Knowledge and proficiency with allied due diligence elements a plus (i.e., hazardous building materials, jurisdictional waters, NEPA, etc.); 
  • Proficient in scoping and managing subsurface investigations, as well as developing investigation and remediation work plans, corrective action plans and final reports; 
  • Knowledge of federal and state regulations for air, water, and wastewater; 
  • Environmental Permitting/compliance and regulatory reporting program experience a plus.

About Us

We have experts! CEC is consistently ranked as a Top 500 Design Firm and Top 200 Environmental Firm by Engineering News-Record. We are looking for people who enjoy using their education and experience to solve difficult technical problems and work on interesting projects. You can accomplish this while working with a team of professionals who are equally motivated to provide high levels of service to our clients and to teach you along the way.


We have support! We have a variety of Employee Resource Groups, including CEC Community – focused on giving back to the communities in which we work; CEC Ignite – focused on helping professionals early in their careers to develop their pathway; CEC iDEA – focused on inclusion, diversity, equality, and acceptance; and CEC Women – focused on creating internal and external opportunities for women to network and leverage professional experience!

We care about our people! People and Culture are two of the five elements of our strategic plan. When you care about your people, they will want to grow a career with you – that is our goal. CEC offers you a small-firm work environment with large-firm opportunities. Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide an opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in its success.


CEC offers a matching 401(k); profit sharing; a performance bonus; company stock; medical dental, and vision insurance; short and long-term disability; tuition assistance; professional development; and work-life balance.


CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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