Location: Los Alamos, NM
Title: Senior Project Manager
Schedule (FT/PT): FT
Travel Required: As Needed
Clearance: Ability to Obtain

North Wind Site Services is focused on providing engineering, program management, environmental remediation services including investigation and characterization, environmental restoration, unexploded ordnance/military munitions response (MMRP), regulatory public involvement services, environmental compliance, logistics, and records and facility management.

Job Description

North Wind is comprised of an ever-growing team of 2,000 professionals. We enjoy a challenging and supportive work environment that emphasizes respect, integrity, collaboration, and achievement. We have successfully completed 4B worth of projects over the last 25 years for the Department of Energy, Department of Defense, and many other clients. North Wind Site Services is a subsidiary company that focuses on environmental remediation services including investigation and characterization, restoration, and compliance.

This position supports a healthy work-life balance with a 10-hour day, 4-day per week schedule, allowing for long weekends to explore Northern New Mexico and the surrounding area. The job is local to the Los Alamos and Santa Fe area. Los Alamos consistently ranks as one of Livability.com’s Best Small Towns in America. The city is a top spot for outdoor enthusiasts as it has more than 120 hiking and biking trails, and residents enjoy easy access to the Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Thanks to the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos’ presence in the area, Los Alamos also has a college-town vibe that’s a major draw for young professionals, families, and retirees.


  • Create and maintain a safe, healthy, and compliant working environment for project teams
  • Lead project personnel to work safely, efficiently, and produce high quality work products
  • Manage financial performance indicators to complete projects on schedule and budget
  • Review contracts, proposals, and plans to identify objectives, requirements, and constraints
  • Develop plans to guide execution, allocate resources, monitor, and control costs
  • Direct the procurement and management of subcontractors and suppliers
  • Monitor and maintain resource loaded schedules and associated performance metrics
  • Work with Field Team Leads and Subject Matter Experts to identify and resolve issues
  • Prepare project budgets, revenue and profit projections, and performance metrics
  • Enforce client and company safety rules



  • Bachelor’s degree in a geosciences, environmental science, engineering, or project management
  • 10 year’s project management experience, including experience executing environmental projects under federal government contracts

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of project management principles and techniques including scheduling, budgeting, earned value management, and change control
  • Strong technical knowledge of environmental site characterization and remediation procedures
  • Understanding of the regulatory processes and requirements to achieve clean-closure
  • Practical skills in applying client-relations and team building concepts
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Special Requirements: Must have REAL ID ACT compliant documentation at time of hire and nothing on record that would prohibit access to Department of Energy sites. Must pass pre-employment background check and pre-employment drug screen.

    North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

    North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

    Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.