Civil PE/Project Manager – Environmental (Albuquerque, NM)

Rio Rancho, NM

Parkhill is seeking an independent, forward-thinking environmental professional with an outstanding business and technical presence to assist in growing, managing, and developing solid waste and environmental services in the New Mexico and the southwest.  This position demands a skilled leader with a network of contacts and experience within the regional solid waste and environmental community.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Business Development Expectations

This individual will collaborate with senior staff and report to the Rio Rancho Team Leader. He or she would support existing clients while helping to identify and develop new business opportunities in solid waste, civil and environmental services, including new clients and markets, as well as develop effective proposals, presentations, and bids.

Project Management Expectations

This individual will provide leadership, direction and coordination for regional projects and clients and will interact with senior managers in developing planning initiatives. He or she would also nurture, train, supervise and evaluate junior staff and recruit additional staff depending upon growth of the market area.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Civil/Environmental/Geotechnical) required.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Civil/Environmental Consulting or the Solid Waste Management Industry.
  • Professional registration (PE in New Mexico or ability to acquire through reciprocity).
  • Experience with the full scope of landfill development, operation, engineering, and closure services, including landfill gas collection and control, siting studies, liner and cover system design/construction, closure plan development, geotechnical assessment, solid waste planning and financial studies, design of waste collection, transfer, and recycling facilities, and/or development of source reduction and recycling programs.  Additional desired environmental experience includes site assessments, field investigations, underground storage tank investigations, and remediation as well as environmental monitoring of soil, water and air. Environmental/Air permitting experience, including experience with the State of New Mexico Environmental Department, would be beneficial. A strong civil background would be a plus.

Essential Qualifications

Imagination. Be able to foresee how the proposed designs will interact with other components of the larger system, including the workers, machinery, and equipment, as well as the environment.

Interpersonal skills. Be able to work with others toward a common goal. Must be able to work with other engineering disciplines and scientists who design other systems and with the technicians and mechanics who put the designs into practice.

Problem-solving skills. Must strive to solve several issues at once, from workers' safety to environmental protection. Must be able to identify and anticipate problems in order to prevent project losses, safeguard workers' health, and mitigate environmental damage.

Reading skills. You will often work with professionals outside your field. You will be frequently required to read and understand documents with topics outside your scope of training.

Writing skills. Must be able to write clearly so that others without your specific training can understand your plans, proposals, specifications, findings, and other documents.