TRC Companies Principal/Senior Project Manager-Environmental (Landfill design focus) in Los Angeles, California

Principal/Senior Project Manager-Environmental (Landfill design focus)

TRC Companies, Inc. a pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960s, is a national engineering consulting and construction management firm that provides integrated services to the environmental, energy, and infrastructure markets. TRC serves a broad range of clients in government and industry, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation.

TRC is seeking a Principal/Senior Project Manager to join our EHS, Engineering, Construction & Remediation (ECR) Practice team in either our Los Angeles or Irvine, CA office. The position requires a strong technical, business development, and financial background and a solid reputation of building and maintaining key client relationships.


  • Serve as California Professional Engineer (PE) of record for local landfill design projects
  • Develop and maintain a book of business along with a billable utilization target.
  • Direct, manage, and monitor multiple project budgets, scopes and schedules for regulatory submittals and other consulting documents.
  • Work to cross-sell TRC services and increase business from existing accounts.
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities, and deliver responsive, high quality services.
  • Review RFPs/RFQs and prepare proposals and statement of qualifications.

Background and Experience Required:

  • Bachelors in Civil Engineering at a minimum. California professional engineering license (PE) required.
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience of demonstrated success in landfill design, project management and business development.
  • The following experience is desirable:

  • landfill redevelopment and coordination of liner system with re-use as residential/commercial development

  • hazardous waste containing landfill closure
  • methane abatement or landfill off-gas experience
  • Experience in Southern California region with Title 27, DTSC landfill closure; LA County LEA, CalRecycle (Integrated Waste Board), LA County CUPA, and LA County Health Department, LA-RWQCB, SCAQMD and with Rule 1150 SCAQMD

  • Demonstrated track record in client development in a seller/doer environmental consulting services business model required.

  • Principal/Senior Project Manager with an environmental consulting/engineering firm that has project experience in environmental investigations, remediation, environmental compliance, due diligence, and other environmental matters. Demonstrated experience in preparing proposals and executing work.
  • Responsible for cross-selling and increasing business from accounts under management. Will work with other company project managers and sales professionals on creating efficient business development strategies for new and existing clients.
  • Ability to interface well with and develop a rapport and positive relationship with our clients and employees.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and oral.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Los Angeles, CA - LOS