[MARMAM] Project Manager (Marine Science) opportunity! Virginia Beach, VA

Yager, Keegan Keegan.Yager at hdrinc.com
Mon Apr 20 12:52:20 PDT 2015

With HDR EOC's recent win of the five year $75M NAVFAC Marine Species Monitoring contract, our Virginia Beach, VA office is currently in need of another Marine Scientist to assist with this exciting cutting-edge program.

The ideal candidates will have Project Manager consulting expertise along with an extensive marine science background with specific interests focused on one or more of the following: marine mammal behavior, abundance, distribution, behavioral responses to stimuli, and/or understanding the effects of underwater sound on marine mammals. This individual must possess excellent communication skills, an established pattern of reliability, strong work ethic, solid time management skills, and a demonstrated history of team-oriented performance. While this position will be focused primarily on assisting our U.S. Navy client, the successful candidate may have the opportunity to assist in a wide range of project management and team support roles with other HDR clients. The ability to manage multiple projects from conception, planning, budgeting, reporting, and completion is key to succeeding in this role. Anticipated concentration of work assignments would be concentrated on the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Ocean areas.

Must be detail oriented to perform work accurately in a team-oriented environment and have the demonstrated ability to direct the work of a variety of scientists; in addition to participating in offshore monitoring activities aboard small boats, aircraft, and large ships.

Successful candidates must have a minimum of 3+ years of experience managing scientific research projects focused on marine mammal biology in a consulting or university-related research capacity; ideally this would include a background of direct interface with customers in a combination with Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and Endangered Species Act (ESA) compliance.

Knowledge of U.S. Navy training, oil and gas development, construction noise monitoring, or offshore renewable energy activities a plus.

Masters Degree or higher in Marine Biology or a related field required.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrated history of reliability, strong work ethic, solid time management skills are all musts.

Travel up to 20% may be required.

Applicant's employment is contingent up on their ability to obtain clearance at the 'Secret' level.

HDR is an architectural, engineering and consulting firm that excels at complex projects and solving challenges for clients.

More than 8,500 professionals, including architects, engineers, consultants, scientists, planners and construction managers, in over 200 locations worldwide, pool their solutions beyond the scope of traditional A/E/C firms.

For more information or to apply go to the link below:


Keegan Yager
Regional Recruiter
11 Stanwix St, Suite 800
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
D 412.497.6006
keegan.yager at hdrinc.com

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