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Engineering Project Manager

Vacaville, California
Closing date
Apr 1, 2024

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Planning & Development, Structural Engineering
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Organization Type



As the largest 100% employee-owned company in the resource recovery industry, Recology has a unique workplace culture that guides how we support employees, interact with our customers, service our communities, and care for our environment.

We are a team of trusted advisors and partners to our Company clients. We are a diverse group with a shared commitment to excellence and providing high caliber service. We are a collaborative and supportive team and looking for a motivated self-starter to join us!

We encourage Recology employees to G.R.O.W. with Us professionally and personally by:

  • Giving Back to our communities.
  • Recovering Resources to achieve their best and highest use.
  • Owning a company that provides quality service and protects the environment.
  • Working Together to achieve our common vision, a world without waste.

You can G.R.O.W. with Us by becoming

our Engineering Project Manager for our Vacaville, CA operations

  • This position will travel when needed to job sites in Bay Area, Oregon and Seattle, WA
  • Contact Wendy Young at with any questions or to send your resume.


Establishes and executes project plans for existing and future engineering activities, including communication to stakeholders and assignment of tasks to appropriate resources.


  • Responsible for developing, executing and maintaining a structured project management methodology applicable across the enterprise to deliver projects within agreed upon scope, budget and schedule in a manner that is well communicated across all stakeholders.
  • Develops, implements and concurrently manages multiple engineering projects and plans.
  • Reviews and validates technical consultants work products and recommendations and ensures timely delivery.
  • Works with various regulatory agencies, takes projects through design, permitting and implementation phases.
  • Coordinates and executes ground water and site investigations.
  • Communicates and coordinates effectively with regulators who govern Recology’s facilities.
  • Represents Recology’s interests in a positive manner to both internal and external audiences and stakeholders.
  • Serves as an advocate of the company.
  • Engages in research and related projects to advance Recology’s environmental, compliance and sustainability objectives.
  • Manages engineering activities to maintain project schedules, control resources and communicate effectively with stakeholders.
  • Develops and oversees multi-discipline teams to complete projects within budget and on schedule.
  • May manage a team of technology and engineering professionals.
  • Oversees and coordinates services of consultants and contractors.
  • Ensures compliance with Recology health and safety programs.
  • Ensures compliance with regulations, company policy, safe practices, and high standards of environmental protection.
  • Takes part in permitting and compliance activities, including obtaining entitlements and coordinating environmental due diligence.
  • Maintains working knowledge of engineering, waste/recycling, and composting practices as well as environmental laws and regulations.
  • Travels to multiple locations (intra- and inter-state) for meetings and on-site visits.


Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to qualify is:


  • Experience managing projects and people supporting engineering, planning, compliance or related activities.
  • Technical and professional engineering principles, practices, laws, applications and programs.
  • Current developments and trends in areas of expertise.
  • Principles of personnel training, supervision and evaluation.
  • Supervisory techniques, resource allocation, planning and budgeting.
  • Computer programs, including Microsoft Office suite of applications and using data to inform and set priorities and identify challenges/opportunities.
  • Possession of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Possession of a valid state Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License.


  • An ecologically innovative company that finds and mentors people committed to protecting the environment and sustaining our communities.
  • The largest employee owned resource recovery company in the industry with terrific benefits to help you prosper.
  • A creative and caring culture that values community, diversity, altruism, accountability, collaboration, and learning by doing.
  • An inspired company mission driven to use and return resources to their best and highest use through the practice of the 4R’s: Reduce, Re-use, Recycle, and Recologize.
  • Distinct professional challenges to connect with, care for, and grow community that sees a world without waste.




  • Paid time off and paid holidays.
  • Health and wellness benefits including medical, dental, and vision.
  • Retirement plans (Employee Stock Ownership Plan, 401(k) with match).
  • Annual wellness incentives.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Educational assistance.
  • Commuting benefits.
  • Employee referral program.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job; and pursuant to applicable law, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records. It is important that you provide accurate information on the job application, inaccurate information may cause delays in the processing of your application and/or may disqualify you as a candidate.


Recology is an equal opportunity employer committed to supporting an inclusive and diverse work environment where employees are valued, heard, and provided development opportunities. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis that is prohibited by law.


This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, effort, work conditions, and benefits associated with the job.


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