Project Manager Assistant
Montrose Environmental Group Inc.

Orange, California

Posted in Engineering

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Are you passionate and ready to join an inclusive work environment, committed to leading new ideas and pathways, and to delivering value? If the answer is, "Yes!" then we have an exciting career opportunity for you as a Project Manager Assistant based in our Orange, CA laboratory.

Who are we? We are Montrose, a global environmental services provider offering environmental planning and permitting, measurement and analytical services, and environmental resiliency and sustainability solutions. Our qualified engineers, scientists, technicians, associates, and policy experts are proud of our collective expertise and the collaborative nature of our approach to helping clients. We strive to optimize environmental resiliency in a way that effectively complements our clients' decision-making and operations and efficiently fulfills their project requirements.

We have 135 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia and over 3,000 employees - all ready to provide solutions for environmental needs.


As a key member of our Montrose team, you can expect:

  • Mentorship and professional development resources to advance your career
  • Direct exposure to our industry's leading experts who are solving the world's toughest environmental challenges
  • An entrepreneurial environment where you can learn, thrive and collaborate with talented colleagues
  • Opportunities to engage and contribute in our Diversity, Fairness and Inclusion and Women Empowering Leadership employee resource groups
  • Competitive compensation package: Hourly wage ranging from $23.00 to $30.00, commensurate with accomplishments, performance, credentials and geography
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • 401k with a competitive 4% employer match
  • Progressive vacation policies, company holidays and paid parental leave benefits to ensure work/life balance
  • A financial assistance program that supports peers in need, known as the Montrose Foundation
  • Access to a student loan planning tool to optimize your student loan payoff plans and compare student loan rates with lenders.

Enthalpy Analytical, is part of the larger organization, Montrose Environmental Group, is comprised of 10 laboratories servicing air, water, soil, tobacco, cannabis, and toxicity testing. Regulations drive the need for our services, but our unique capabilities allow us to add value to clients beyond environmental compliance.

Our Orange, CA Laboratory Team is currently seeking a Full-Time Project Manager Assistant to join our team.

As a key member of the Project Manager Group, this role will be responsible for a full range of activities including:
  • Assists with login,storage,and verification of client samples; verifies chains of custody and notifies client of discrepancies
  • Reviews client protocols and verifies study is set up accordingly
  • Creates and puts together field sampling and sample bottle order kits, reviews work order tickets and sends client sample receipt confirmation as well as confirms sampling schedule with clients
  • Coordinates with subcontract labs for sample delivery and project status and generates subcontract COCs
  • Creates and sends reports to clients including review of data for trends or anomalies, if applicable as well as sends invoices to clients
  • Works directly with project managers, group leaders, and clients
  • General administrative project support such as keeping detailed project notes and records or organization and maintenance of project data files (quote, chain of custody, study plan/protocol, lab instructions, etc.)
  • Manages small and simple accounts
  • Maintains and monitors project plans and schedule (sample pulls, delivery, and available sample inventory)
  • Assists with project tracking and interlaboratory communication
  • Generates and submits state reporting forms
  • Assists Sample Receiving team with deliveries and drop offs as needed
  • Ability to work within the LIMS and create/edit EDDs
  • Participate in client calls and meetings
  • Other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, individuals must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.
  • BS/BA in an analytical science or equivalent experience in analytical/environmental laboratory
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite and Google equivalents: Excel/Google Sheets, Word/Google Docs, PowerPoint/Google Slides, etc.
  • Highly motivated and self-starter
  • Excellent verbal and written communication at all levels of the organization
  • Flexible schedule including overtime as needed
  • Able to multi-task under strict deadlines
  • PMA experience is preferred but not required
  • Able to work collaboratively to analyze problems, then take charge and implement solutions
  • Able to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities (i.e., self-starter, self-motivated)
  • Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel/management
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Solid organization and time/project management skills
  • English language competency
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to his classification. The are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified. 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 949-988-3500 or for assistance.


We are going to be blunt - the way we work may not suit everyone. We are a fast-paced, dynamic and high-growth company. You are your own boss, but you will get tons of guidance and plenty of support from talented, super-smart colleagues and its service providers. Therefore, if freedom, autonomy, and head-scratching professional challenges attract you, we could be the perfect match made in heaven.

Want to know more about us? Visit and have fun!

Montrose is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Montrose is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. Montrose is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its employment for individuals with disabilities.

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