Hershey, PA

Project Manager/Geophysicist

Project Manager/Geophysicist – Candidate must be able to perform and provide project management and technical support for the following geophysical services/surveys:

  • Electrical resistivity,
  • Seismic (MASW, refraction, reflection),
  • Electromagnetic (EM-31, EM-61, etc.),
  • Ground-penetrating radar (GPR),
  • Magnetics,
  • Gravity/Micro-gravity, and
  • Borehole geophysics.

The ideal candidate will have 8-10 years of experience in geophysical & geological projects, including field work (data acquisition), data processing, inversion modeling, and reporting.  Ability to write simple computer applications using MS Excel, Visual Basic, scripts, or other languages is desired.

Minimum educational requirements include a 4-year academic degree in geophysics and/or geology/related discipline.  Master’s degree preferred and licensure as a Pennsylvania Professional Geologist (PG), is desired.  Qualified candidates must have strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent computer skills, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work as part of a team.  Competency with geophysical data processing software, GIS / mapping applications and Microsoft Office suite is expected. 

The position will require some overnight travel and a valid driver’s license.  Selected candidate will also support ARM Group Inc.’s various business lines (Solid Waste, Oil & Gas, Geotechnical, Environmental, Water Resources) and clients.

Resumes may be sent via email to hr.resumes@armgroup.net
Please remit in – rtf; doc; or pdf format.

 

Solar Project Manager/Engineer

The primary function of this position is to manage the design, permitting and construction of solar and battery storage projects ranging from 500kW to 50MW+ in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S.  The successful applicant will be a highly motivated, resourceful, well-organized, and cooperative producer and manager that is able to meet project goals, schedules and budgets.  ARM’s renewable energy and distributed generation team is comprised of a diverse, talented, and hard-working group of individuals committed to growing both our business and this industry.

The position will require an extensive knowledge of solar PV system design (battery storage modelling and design experience preferred) with a focus on identifying, communicating, and solving engineering and permitting risks that may impact a project’s overall feasibility, cost, or constructability. In addition to early-stage project modelling and engineering coordination, the position will also require project management responsibilities including: local on-site support involving interfacing with regulators and other officials to support permit approvals; communicating with clients on technical issues or concerns; interconnection coordination and planning with local utility; construction administration, budget management, and QA/QC of projects in construction.

This is a mid to senior level position with the responsibility and opportunity to manage projects and programs and advance within the company.

  • Design commercial and utility scale solar PV systems, including the interconnection design at primary distribution voltages (system capacity range from 500kW to 50MW+).
  • Prepare detailed models and technical documents to present solar design/feasibility findings to project stakeholders.
  • Analyze and simulate PV project energy generation (PV Syst) and shading analyses.
  • Prepare financial models for solar and solar plus storage projects using HOMER or other similar software tool. 
  • Evaluate the economic, engineering, or pragmatic feasibility of solar PV installation projects based on site and/or building constraints (i.e., constructability assessment).
  • Be able to review and interpret electrical drawings, technical specifications and single line drawings.
  • Assist the ARM business development team in estimating and selling solar PV systems.
  • Manage diverse details from construction means and methods to contract language and legal/risk protection.
  • Manage the design, permitting and construction for solar PV projects ranging from $1,000,000 to $50,000,000.
  • Maintain complicated schedules, develop project timelines, coordinate with subcontractors, and manage people and materials to complete jobs on schedule and within budget guidelines.
  • Attend pre-construction meetings and progress meetings; develop detailed meeting minutes.
  • Review and approve shop and electrical drawings from subcontractors.
  • Coordinate the construction of multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Act as the direct point of contact in communication with clients and stakeholders.
  • Assess and mitigate project risks in advance of detailed engineering efforts.
  • Generate BOM’s for each project, procure bids from multiple vendors, conduct detailed bid reviews, execute PO’s for materials, and manage shipping/logistics of materials to site.
  • Work with team to refine and improve internal processes.
  • Excellent communication skills: articulate, assertive and confident.
  • Strong organizational skills with proven ability to manage multiple, complex projects. 
  • Creative thinker with effective teamwork skills.
  • Ambitious and eager to grow.
  • Detail oriented and thorough.
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivated mentality.
  • Licensed to drive.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing with key stakeholders, including local, county and state officials, environmental regulators, in order to exchange information, explain the project, gain permit approvals, and to coordinate compliance efforts.
  • Must have strong technical competency and analytical ability. 
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal hand holding. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Familiarity with solar design/construction processes.
  • Experience managing vendor and client payment terms to achieve positive cash flow.
  • Understanding of financial models and budget management.
  • Experience with design-build contracts from ground up that result in profitable construction projects.
  • Reasonably proficient in AutoCAD, MS Office Suite, PVSyst, HOMER, and MS Project or equivalent project scheduling software.
  • Familiarity with mid-Atlantic environmental regulations governing solar projects.
  • Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) design experience (Preferred).
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, Construction, Energy Analysis, Environmental Studies, or a relevant field from an accredited four year college or university.
  • 2+ years of experience designing, permitting, and providing construction project management on design/build PV installation projects.
  • 5+ years of relevant project management experience.

Resumes may be mailed, faxed, or sent via email to hr.resumes@armgroup.net  Please submit in – rtf; doc; or pdf format.

 

Civil/Geotechnical Engineer – 0-5 Years

Civil/Geotechnical Engineering Professional 0-5 Years– Qualified candidates must demonstrate proficient verbal and written communication skills, excellent computer skills,  strong work ethic,  adaptability and teamwork skills. Candidate must have a BS or MS in civil or environmental engineering with 0-5 years of experience. Position will support a wide range of projects related to water resources, stormwater management, erosion and sediment control planning, geotechnical, construction administration, and permitting in support of the oil and gas and solid waste industries. Projects will also involve field inspections of soils, concrete, geosynthetics, pavement systems and erosion and sediment controls. Past construction inspection and/or field testing experience (including nuclear density gauge, ACI certification, or GRI/GSI geosynthetics installation experience) preferred.

Resumes may be mailed, faxed, or sent via email to hr.resumes@armgroup.net Please submit in – rtf; doc; or pdf format.

Field Technician -Geophysics

Field Technician – Geophysics – Candidate must have a Vocational Technical (Vo-Tech) School or High School Diploma with 0 to 3 years of experience.  Forty-hour OSHA training is beneficial, but not required.  Position will support a wide range of geophysical projects related to environmental cleanup, water resources, geotechnical, and oil & gas related projects. Typical tasks to be completed by the successful candidate include the following: operate borehole geophysical equipment; collect surface geophysical data using EM31, EM61, magnetometer, seismic, electrical resistivity imaging, ground penetrating radar (GPR), radio detection utility locating tools, and gravity; download data loggers and equipment and verify field data; and operate differential global positioning system equipment. Ideal candidate will have familiarity with downhole tools including: temperature, caliper, resistance, SP, resistivity, heat pulse flow meter, optical and acoustic televiewers, and borehole video. Successful candidate will also perform soil and groundwater sampling and other environmental field work; prepare field sketch maps showing survey locations; maintain log book and data sheets indicating data collected acquisition parameters, and field observations; review and apply appropriate geophysical standards in implementing a designed geophysical survey; and interface with office and other field staff during and following completion of geophysical surveys. Successful candidate must have the ability to lift 75 pounds on a regular basis, have knowledge of OSHA safety requirements, and have the availability and willingness to travel to various locations in the U.S.  A valid driver’s license is required.

Resumes may be sent via email to hr.resumes@armgroup.net
Please submit in – rtf; doc; or pdf format.

AutoCAD Designer

AutoCAD Designer –

ARM Group Inc. (ARM), a growing and employee-owned ENR Top 500 multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm with over 200 employees and 10 offices is currently seeking a self-motivated AutoCAD Designer in our Hershey, Pennsylvania or Columbia, Maryland offices. 

The successful candidate should have 5 or more years of experience in drafting for civil engineering projects. Position will support a wide range of projects related to stormwater, erosion and sediment control, solar, landfill, and natural gas infrastructure design.  Qualified candidates must have proficient communication skills, excellent computer skills, strong work ethic, and be adaptable.  Candidate must have proven drafting presentation skills, must be proficient with AutoCAD and Civil 3D, and be able to efficiently generate grading plans, profiles, sections, details, and quantity/volume calculations. Must have computer literacy in Microsoft Word and Excel.  CAD Designer should be accustomed to completing work with limited supervision, on budget, within expected timeframes, and be comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary team environment or independently.  At a minimum, an AutoCAD Certificate is required.  An Associates Degree in Survey, Drafting, or Engineering is a plus.

ARM is committed to a work environment that provides for career advancement, continuing education, project diversity, a healthy work-life balance, and a fulfilling profession focused on projects that positively impact the environment and society while facilitating economic growth.  ARM is a place where resourcefulness, collaboration, humility, and compassion thrive.  It is a place that appeals to those that like to be challenged, are intrinsically motivated, and committed to the pursuit of excellence.

ARM offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan.  Resumes, salary expectations, and references may be emailed to hr.resumes@armgroup.net.  Please submit in pdf format.