Maritime Senior Project Manager

A career with SEARCH2O includes a wide variety of compliance, research, exploration, and storytelling project opportunities. Our maritime experience includes 10 offshore wind farms; 3 BOEM outer continental shelf studies for Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and the Gulf of Mexico; three Navy TAP East (Atlantic) and four Navy TAP West (Pacific) offshore range contracts; the Gulf Oil Spill submerged cultural resource response; Super Storm Sandy response; USS Nevada WW2 battleship discovery; Pearl Harbor survey; Battle of Midway digital mapping; Saipan Invasion Beaches survey; DPAA search and recoveries of submerged aircraft crash sites (Palau, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, and The Netherlands); the last American slave ship Clotilda project; submerged precontact and paleoshoreline reconstruction projects; geotechnical investigations; shipwreck excavations; Ocean Exploration Trust and Ocean collaborations; National Geographic grant research; Drain the Oceans televised series and other documentary research, fieldwork, and storytelling; and hundreds of transportation, ports and harbors, civil works, shoreline protection, energy, defense, and commercial projects.

SEARCH has openings for full time Maritime Senior Project Manager to join our Maritime Sector. Candidates must be detail oriented, organized, and able to work competently on simultaneous tasks while meeting multiple deadlines.

The Maritime Senior Project Manager acts independently and in consultation with SEARCH leadership, to provide oversight, manage, and deliver all aspects of cultural resources management projects, including, but not limited to, proposals, cost estimates, project schedules, contract management, project staffing, staff assignments, research designs, logistics, health and safety plans, fieldwork, laboratory research, internal and external project communication, progress reporting, technical writing, report preparation, quality control, marketing, stakeholder coordination, and customer relations. Working as a consultant, the Maritime Senior Project Manager provides expertise to clients and is responsible to deliver each project on time, within budget, and in accordance with all regulatory and client‑specific requirements. The Maritime Senior Project Manager generates leads that result in new long term contracts and task orders and manages existing contracts to ensure follow-on contracts are granted.

SEARCH offers a competitive total compensation package with strong health and wellness and retirement plans.

The chosen candidate will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and a criminal background check, including DMV. Candidates must be able to obtain government security clearances and need to be eligible to be employed in the United States.

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