• Environmental Project Coordinator/ Project Manager

    Location(s) USA-IN-Schererville
    Job ID
    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    the work schedule will require 60-70 hour work weeks, which will provide a great deal of overtime pay, but does mean long hours and weekend work
    General Labor
  • Overview

    Are you looking for a new opportunity to grow within the Enivornmental Field?   We are looking for a team member who will participate in the planning, preparation and execution of environmental projects. This team member will be responsible for overall on-site project performance from inception to close.  PMs are leaders and  will work alongside their team members. PMs are the main point of contact for clients, subcontractors, regulatory agencies and team members.


    Sunpro, a subsidiary of Savage, offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.


    • Develop work schedules, assigning team members and proper equipment, on a daily and weekly basis
    • Effectively communicate upcoming project schedules, as well as project expectations
    • Handle after-hour emergency response calls and coordinate the deployment of necessary resources
    • Develop project scope and budget
    • Manage and track project related costs utilizing company generated forms and computer software
    • Communicate project scope and plan to team members
    • Procure assets as needed to ensure project is completed in a timely manner within budget
    • Coordinate logistics for transportation of hazardous, universal and non-hazardous waste including profiling, scheduling, manifesting and physically loading bulk and drums
    • Utilizing company software to setup projects, input project information on a daily basis, prepare project related documents including but not limited to job summaries, waste profiles and labels, permits, hours worked and expense tracking
    • Maintain project files with current documents
    • Manage potential risks and liabilities through complete understanding of contracts and regulatory procedures. Monitor job sites to ensure that operations are safe and legal; be alert to changing site conditions and adjust scope to ensure the ongoing safety of team members
    • Monitor response times, identify inefficiencies and implement solutions
    • Responsible for managing a client base of new and existing customers. Must have the ability to market various service lines and provide technical support through presentations and sales calls
    • Develop relationships with fire departments and local emergency planning committees and participate in business development programs
    • Actively develop team members through cross training
    • Coach and mentor team members to maximize skills and abilities with a focus on continued improvement
    • Promote a culture of safety.
    • Monitor and enforce compliance with established policy and be alert for opportunities and suggestions that support continuous improvement
    • Ensure that team members have the necessary training to perform assigned duties.
    • Review invoices to ensure project is invoiced correctly
    • Assist with collection activities as needed



    • Flexible to changes in the work schedule/extended workdays and be available to respond on short notice
    • Willingness to travel out of town for overnight projects on short notice
    • Strong leadership and developmental skills
    • Well-developed written and verbal communication, organization, leadership and supervision skills
    • Must be able to read and write, and communicate effectively in English
    • Proficient use of Microsoft software applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Willing to follow and enforce governmental regulatory procedures, industry practices, and have a strong understanding and willingness to follow and enforce safety procedures
    • Ability to pass pre-employment, random and or post-accident/injury substance abuse screening, and obtain applicable medical examiners certification


    • 5+ years relative field experience (or combination of education and experience)
    • 40-hr HAZWOPER certification (with current 8-hr Refresher)
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Applied Sciences or Construction Management is preferred but not required
    • Valid driver’s license with reliable transportation required. Commercial Driver’s License with CDL-A with X endorsement preferred but not required 

    Physical Requirements

    • This position is required to work outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions. Must be able to work outdoors in various climates for up to 12 hours
    • Physical stamina to perform heavy lifting/manual labor and the ability to work in elevated or confined spaces. Must be able to lift and carry at least 50 pounds on an occasional basis
    • Must be able to climb steps and ladders and have the ability to work, walk, and stand on uneven ballast surfaces for long periods of time
    • Should have the ability to use basic hand tools

    Work Environment


    Employees will be required to work outdoors.  Employees can be exposed to adverse conditions (including but not limited to rain and muddy conditions, rocky soils, snow and ice, extreme temperatures).  Respirators may be required due to the nature of our work; therefore, a clean-shaven face is required to assure proper fit and use of safety equipment.


    With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire RightTrain Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.




    Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace. 


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