• Senior Geologist or Engineer

    Job ID
    2018-1219
    Job Locations
    US-TX-Irving
    Category
    Engineering
  • Company Overview

    VERTEX 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 dynamic, energetic individuals who welcome the challenge of joining our Environmental Remediation team in Irving, Texas. VERTEX is a rapidly growing, multi-national consulting firm that is experiencing exponential growth, and we’re looking to augment our team of talented individuals!

    The Senior Geologist/Engineer 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. Provide project/task management and technical support for multiple projects; provide oversight and direction to junior staff. More specific details are described below.

    Core Responsibilities

    • Represent VERTEX to the client in a professional manner
    • Manage projects within budget and client billing
    • Develop and coordinate scheduling of project work and deliverables
    • Provide direction to junior level staff in completion of the above
    • Select, direct and, where needed, oversee subcontractor activities
    • Review and implement Health and Safety Plans for each site
    • Make employee safety a priority both in-house and on-site, in accordance with corporate policy
    • Prepare, review, and submit final reports
    • Assist with business development working closely with the Industrial Market Sector Lead

    Position Requirements

    • Experience in the management and execution of Phase II Subsurface Investigations, TRRP, Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, and Property Condition Assessments
    • Experience in the management of contaminated site characterization and implementation of remediation programs.
    • Seek opportunities to expand client services with existing and new clients as part of ongoing business development
    • 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
    • Track time from staff (weekly timesheet management)
    • Train new staff as needed
    • Other project duties as assigned by senior staff
    • Provide direction and mentoring to junior staff
    • Travel 20%

    Qualifications

    Education

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

    Experience

    • Three to seven years of experience in technical activities directly related to Environmental subsurface investigations and remediation, including report writing

    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

    Special

    • Position requires Health & Safety Certification pursuant to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 (HAZWOPER 40 Hour), training provided if necessary
    • OSHA-10 or -30 certification required, training provided if necessary

    Physical Requirements

    • Walk job sites during inspections, sometimes on uneven terrain
    • Carry equipment of up to 100 lbs.
    • Work in outside in variable settings including excessive heat and cold

    EEO Statement

    VERTEX is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V. 11

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