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Job Listings (8/24/2017)

Director of Environmental Services

Wightman & Associates, Inc.

Director of Environmental Services

Location: Allegan or Portage
Summary: The Director of Environmental is responsible for the development and management of the Environmental Department.  The Director assists in corporate planning, business development and manpower coordination and management. Works with the continuously expanding team of professionals providing services in Southwest Michigan and Northwest Indiana.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage technical personnel including assignments of personnel and priorities
  • Mentor, set performance standards, and review performance of all technical staff
  • Assist in business development efforts for the environmental markets including Benton Harbor, Kalamazoo, and Allegan/Grand Rapids
  • Monitor performance and direct necessary corrective actions on each project from the standpoint of client satisfaction, profitability and timeliness
  • Project management of selected projects including budgeting, scheduling, client contact and technical control
  • Develop and implement technical standards to ensure the technical adequacy and consistency of all work performed
  • Coordinate design and construction activities to assure that field designs are technically adequate and that design errors discovered in the field are not repeated on future jobs

Required Skills & Behaviors

  • Proven record of developing client relationships and a book of business
  • Excellent communication, organization and writing skills
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Ability to balance a broad scope of activities
  • Broad computer knowledge and Microsoft Office products

Organizational Relationships

  • Reports to President and Regional Directors

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Geology, or related field
  • Knowledge of Indiana and Michigan Environmental regulations
  • 10+ years of experience in the environmental field

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Business, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Geology, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience consulting, managing projects and staff

Travel:            Local travel required

To apply: please email resume to hr@wightman-assoc.com














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