• Air Quality Services - Industrial Hygiene Field Technician

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    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/.


    Air Quality Services - Industrial Hygiene Field Technician


    The Vertex Companies, Inc. is looking for a dynamic, energetic and pragmatic individual who welcomes the challenge of working within the Air Quality Services division as an Industrial Hygiene Technician in our Columbia, MD office.  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 Industrial Hygiene Technician we are looking for will enjoy the challenge of working on multiple projects on a fast-paced schedule, working with senior staff to assess Asbestos, Lead, Mold and Safety, as well as provided field oversight and technical support on a variety of projects. More specific details are described below.


    Core Responsibilities

    • Conduct Asbestos Surveys
    • Conduct Regulated Materials/Universal Waste Surveys
    • Conduct  Water Intrusion/Mold Assessments
    • Analyze laboratory and engineering data
    • Write summary reports for senior review
    • Represent VERTEX to the client in a professional manner

    Position Requirements

    • Experience in the execution of Asbestos Surveys, Regulated Material/Universal Waste Surveys, and Mold Assessments
    • Frequent travel and/or field work (valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required)
    • 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
    • Able to meet deadlines, both internally and externally
    • Other project duties as assigned by senior staff




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


    • Minimum of two years experience in technical activities directly related to asbestos and mold assessments, 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.


    • Position requires AHERA Asbestos Building Inspector Certification (Asbestos Inspector License a plus)
    • Position requires Health & Safety Certification pursuant to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120


    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

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


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