Principal Environmental Project Manager

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Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Organization: PHI Service Company
Job ID: 221714
Date Posted: Nov 13, 2019

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At Exelon, we've got a place for you!

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!



Responsible for the management of environmental aspects of multiple, complex, multi-year utility projects (transmission, distribution, substation, etc) and/or Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP), Superfund, and Brownfield remediation projects.  Position has direct responsibility for identifying environmental studies required for each project, identifying the permitting timeline, securing permits from environmental agencies to support overall project schedule, and oversight of environmental compliance during construction. Position has direct responsibility for achieving project goals safely within approved project schedule and cost parameters. Position has direct responsibility for developing and maintaining relationships with Regulatory Agencies, municipalities and third parties (developers, property owners, etc.) to facilitate permitting and construction phase compliance and implementation of remedial strategies when assigned environmental cleanup projects. Position will also serve in a mentorship role for more junior environmental project managers.  Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24x7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.


Develop and implement project permitting strategies, plans, schedules and budgets to safely achieve project objectives of assigned projects in accordance with established scope, schedule, budget and process parameters. 25 %

Manage contractor performance to contract and scope documents. Provide direction and leadership to contractors, consultants and project team members. Interface with internal stakeholder organizations as well as project reporting to EU Senior Management. 25%

Conduct project reviews including field visits to monitor compliance, resolve conflicts and develop recovery plans including risk/contingency analysis.25%

Interface with Senior Leadership to present project status updates. 5%

Develop and implement outreach and communication strategies with external stakeholders including negotiating and influencing agreements with third parties such as property owners, municipalities, state and county agencies. 10%

Leverage expertise to provide environmental consulting support to other EU organizations or EU Initiatives. 10%


BS in Engineering, Environmental or Science.

The knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully accomplish the responsibilities of this position are acquired through at least 8-10 years of relevant operating, environmental, regulatory and/or project management experience.

Demonstrated negotiating and conflict management skills.

Valid Driver’s License or ability to obtain

Demonstrated Leadership, Communications and Presentation Skills

Demonstrated ability to build consensus, establish trust, communicate effectively and foster culture change. 

Demonstrated strong judgment and time management skills

Ability to work independently and as a project team leader including the ability to handle conflicting priorities in a multi-task environment

Demonstrated proficiency and experience managing complex projects and overseeing multiple contractors supporting a given project

Demonstrated knowledge and working experience with applicable local, state and federal environmental regulatory and interacting with regulatory agencies.

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or achieve CAPM within two years of job entry (PMP certification will fulfill this requirement).

MS in Engineering, Environmental or Science.

Understanding of job budgeting, costing and performance metrics reporting       

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.   
POSITION SCOPE:            

This position is responsible for leading the development and execution of project strategies involving internal and external stakeholders as well as regulatory agencies safely and in accordance with established scope, schedule, budget and process parameters. This position is directly responsible for meeting regulatory requirements. Work is diversified and complex and requires understanding of regulations, contract and technical requirements as well as EU outreach goals and strategies. Success requires close interaction with project managers, construction managers, regulatory agency personnel, contractors, consultants, municipalities and third parties. Strong leadership, interpersonal, financial and negotiating skills are essential. Autonomy in decision making with a strong sense of integrity and accountability and ability to self-direct performance are required.

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