Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Project Management
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Knoxville, TN, US
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking a Program Manager to be responsible for the management of our Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP).


Key Responsibilities

  • Work with principals in developing areas of expertise within Amec Foster Wheeler
  • Recruit employees; assign, direct, and evaluate their work; and oversee development and maintenance of staff competence
  • Review and approve contracts and cost estimates
  • Prepare large-scale programmatic proposals
  • Forecast project work on existing contracts
  • Expand client relationships beyond existing contract
  • Identify potential opportunities within existing contracts
  • Review technical aspects of project to assist staff and assess productivity of lines of research to ensure coordination of efforts and timely submission of reports
  • Coordinate and direct the integration of technical activities
  • Prepare budgets, bids, and contracts, and direct the negotiation of contracts
  • Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, enforcing rules, and making decisions about the purchase of materials or services

Skills / Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Professional registration (P.E., P.G., or PMP)
  • 15+ years of relevant MMRP/MEC experience
  • 10 Years of Program Management experience, including DoD management experience
  • Strong client relationship management with demonstrated success leading and expanding business operations including business development
  • Ability to effectively interact with principals, clients, regulatory agencies, field operations, technical staff and subcontractors
  • Ability to provide technical direction on projects and conduct technical reviews of written documents
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with previous involvement in preparing project proposals and the experience providing compelling, multi-level presentations to internal and external audiences
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills with the ability to lead, manage, and motivate staff in a team environment
  • Experience with Army and DoD Regulations, Guidance, and Instructions for MMRP and MEC investigations and clean-up
  • Experience working and coordinating with applicable DoD Agencies (e.g. USATCES, DDESB, CARA, ECBC, and USACE Huntsville Center)
  • Experience in coordinating with Regulatory Agencies and Government organizations
  • Proven ability to anticipate problems and interprets customer needs to identify solutions
  • Effective written and oral communicator with ability to explain difficult concepts and persuade others to adopt a point of view


  • Experience and understanding of all phases of work under CERCLA (RI, FS, ROD, RD and RA) and RCRA (CMS, CMI)
  • Experience in developing standard processes and procedures to implement functional strategies

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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