• Environmental Engineer or Scientist

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  • Company Overview

    The Vertex Companies, Inc. is regarded as one of the premier engineering, construction, environmental and IT companies serving many top insurance companies, real estate owners, contractors, banks, real estate investors and attorneys across the country. VERTEX has 25 offices worldwide and a dedicated staff of over 450 engineers, architects, environmental, and construction professionals. VERTEX offers comprehensive solutions for construction and environmental exposures. With 55,000 projects completed since inception, our experience speaks for itself.


    In late 2013, VERTEX implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP). VERTEX’s employee-owners help our clients identify and mitigate risks to a project’s physical, environmental and economic well-being; it drives every decision we make. We offer highly personalized and customized service to address highly specialized challenges. By applying technical and scientific skills to our clients’ real business challenges, VERTEX creates integrated solutions that minimize risks while achieving the required results.


    For more information about VERTEX visit us here http://vertexeng.com/.


    The Vertex Companies, Inc. is looking for an Environmental Engineer or Scientist to join our team in Weymouth, MA.

    The individual we are looking for will enjoy the challenge of working on multiple projects on a fast-paced schedule, working with senior staff to assess sites across the country, and provide field oversight on a variety of projects. More specific details are described below.

    Core Responsibilities

    • Prepare cost proposals
    • Schedule and coordinate subcontractor activities for multiple projects
    • Direct field investigations and remediation activities
    • Collect soil, groundwater, soil gas, and indoor air samples
    • Analyze laboratory and engineering data
    • Provide direction to Junior Staff
    • Manage projects to meet technical and financial goals
    • Prepare regulatory and summary reports for Senior review
    • Prepare and implement Health and Safety Plans
    • Make employee safety a priority both in-house and on-site, in accordance with corporate policy
    • Represent VERTEX to the client in a professional manner

    Position Requirements

    • Frequent travel and/or field work (valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required)
    • Able to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with co-workers, clients, and subcontractors
    • Able to work with minimal oversight and take direction from Senior Staff
    • Able to meet deadlines, both internally and externally
    • Perform other project duties as assigned by Senior Staff
    • Experience in the execution of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, Phase II Subsurface Investigations, and remediation



    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, or related environmental field


    • 0-3 years of experience in technical activities directly related to environmental assessment and/or remediation, including report writing and field investigation

    Knowledge & Skills

    • Must be able to perform complex tasks and handle multiple priorities, and have the ability to perform exceptionally under high stress conditions
    • Knowledge of computer operations and standard software packages required (word processing, spreadsheets, Adobe)
    • Proficiency or working knowledge of ArcGIS, AutoCAD, etc. a plus


    • Position requires Health & Safety Certification pursuant to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 (HAZWOPER 40 Hour)
    • Position requires Health & Safety for Construction training pursuant to OSHA 29 CFR 1926 (OSHA 10)
    • Training provided if necessary

    Physical Requirements

    • Walk job sites during inspections, sometimes on uneven terrain
    • Carry field testing equipment (up to 30 pounds) onto job sites with regularity

    EEO Statement

    The Vertex Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V. 11


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