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Positon can be based in any East Coast Ramboll office (flexible) U.S., North America

Are you our new Senior Sediment Management Specialist? Click the apply-button to send us your application. To succeed in this role, you must have a minimum of 10 years of contaminated sediment experience plus a B.S. or M.S. in Engineering.

Inviting bright minds

Do you want to push the boundaries of your profession and develop your excellence in an open, collaborative and empowering culture? We work to create a sustainable future and our inspiring projects and innovative solutions strive to set the standard among our peers. You will join a global company that has been growing successfully since its founding in 1945. Our mission, to create sustainable societies where people and nature flourish, creates opportunities to leave a positive impact on the environment through creativity and leadership.

You will join our Ramboll Environment & Health department

As our new Senior Sediment Management Specialist, you will be part of our interdisciplinary team in the Americas, engaging with other business and technical professionals. You will work with all levels of technical expertise, from entry level team members to members with decades of experience, many of whom are subject matter experts in their own fields. You will engage in a continual learning environment through coaching, mentoring, and on the job tasks.

Your key tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Lead multidisciplinary teams on the development and execution of complex and challenging evaluations, including: Remedial Investigations, Feasibility Studies, Remedial Designs, and Remedial Actions, leveraging the Firm's Integrated Services model
  • Serve as technical mentor to Sediment Management practice personnel
  • Provide technical expertise to the Firm's existing contaminated sediment nationwide portfolio of local, multi-agency, and Mega sites
  • Participate and provide key strategic input for the Firm's Sediment Management practice growth initiatives and enhancing the Firm's portfolio nationally
  • Consult on new sediment opportunities and existing projects with the Firm's leaders outside the Americas, as appropriate
  • Collaborate with key practitioners across our established and growing water group on projects where contaminated sediments are a factor in ecological risk, navigational dredging, flood protection design, resiliency planning, and habitat enhancements and restoration
  • Assist with development and implementation of brand building, including authorship of technical presentations and papers, and growth strategies for the Firm's Sediment Management practice, working with the Sediment Management Team and Business Unit Leader
  • Support innovative sediment management strategies and thought leadership to enhance the Firm's position as a leader in sediment management

Your starting point for constant growth

From the moment you join Ramboll, we will support your personal and professional development so that you grow with the company. For this role, we believe your starting point is:

  • BS in Engineering required, advanced degree preferred
  • Professional engineering licensure required
  • Minimum 10 years of related experience, technical leadership, and project management in contaminated sediment management including dredging, capping, and monitored natural recovery; project experience with navigational dredging and/or habitat restoration will be a plus
  • Demonstrated client relationships and ability to develop business in a team environment
  • Experience working in and contributing to high functioning technical teams
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with differing audiences (client, regulator, contractor, public)
  • Expertise in contaminated sediment regulations with significant working knowledge of federal, state and local environmental regulations and programs; working relationships and negotiation experience with State and Federal regulators
  • Location: Proximity to an existing Midwest or Northeast Ramboll office is preferred, though other locations will be considered
  • Active participation in professional associations and sediment-related organizations

Personal qualities that will help you succeed in this role include:

  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Experience preparing detailed engineering design and specification documents
  • Good time management and detail oriented
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability and willingness to work as responsible, independent team player in a consulting environment, including the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

Welcome to our Environment & Health division

Ramboll develops innovative, scientifically sound solutions that help increase liveability by reducing pollution and restoring natural environments. One of the world's leading environmental and health consultancies, our bright minds are trusted by clients to manage their most challenging environmental, health and social issues.

Ramboll in Americas

Ramboll has nearly 2,000 experts working across 50 offices in the Americas applying their passion to deliver innovative solutions within Environment & Health, Water, Energy and Planning & Urban Design. Founded in Denmark, Ramboll is a privately-held people company. We invite you to contribute to a sustainable future working in an open, collaborative and empowering culture.

How to apply

Apply online. Attach your CV, cover letter and relevant documents showcasing why you are the right fit for the role, and when you are available to start. We look forward to receiving your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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