• Environmental Scientist / Engineer

    Job ID
    2018-1163
    Job Locations
    US-NJ-Branchburg
    Category
    Engineering
  • 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/.

    Responsibilities

    The Vertex Companies, Inc. is looking for a dynamic, energetic Environmental Scientist who welcomes challenge to join the VERTEX team in our Branchburg, NJ office. 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 providing field oversight on a variety of projects. More specific details are described below.

    Environmental Scientist

    Core Responsibilities

    • Conduct Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
    • Conduct/Direct field investigation activities
    • Collect soil, groundwater, and indoor air samples
    • Analyze laboratory and engineering data
    • Write regulatory and summary reports for senior review
    • Represent VERTEX to the client in a professional manner
    • Schedule and coordinate subcontractor activities for projects
    • Prepare and implement Health and Safety Plans for sites where required
    • Make employee safety a priority both in-house and on-site, in accordance with corporate policy

    Position Requirements

    • Experience in the execution of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, Phase II Subsurface Investigations, and remediation
    • 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, but take direction from Senior managers
    • Able to meet deadlines, both internally and externally
    • Other project duties as assigned by senior staff
    • Experience with Property Condition Assessments (PCAs) is a plus!

    Qualifications

    Experience

    • Minimum of one to three years’ experience in technical activities directly related to Environmental Assessment activities, 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 (word processing, spreadsheets, Adobe) required
    • Proficiency or working knowledge of CAD a plus

    Education

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

    Special

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