• Environmental Staff Scientist, Due Diligence

    Job ID
    2019-1374
    Job Locations
    US-TX-Irving
    Category
    Engineering
  • Company Overview

    The Vertex Companies, Inc. (VERTEX) is an employee-owned AEC firm that offers forensic, engineering, construction and environmental solutions. We have approximately 500 employees occupying 25+ offices throughout North America. We care about our clients AND our employees so we operate with a constant sense of urgency and always look to add-value. This strategy has allowed us to grow with our clients over the past 24 years at a rate of 30% per year. We have been able to maintain exceptional quality through this constant growth cycle because of our lifetime of learning program which keeps us ahead of the curve in a constantly evolving economy. Bottom line…we deliver.

     

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

    Responsibilities

    The staff-level individuals 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.

     

    Due Diligence Services Scientist/Engineer

    Core Responsibilities

    • Conduct Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
    • Conduct/Direct field investigations 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 project
    • Prepare and implement Health and Safety Plans for the site where required
    • Make employee safety a priority both in-house and on-site, in accordance with corporate policy

     

    Position Requirements

    Entry Level

    • 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 in the execution of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, Phase II Subsurface Investigations, and remediation
    • Experience with Property Condition Assessments (PCAs) is a plus!

    Qualifications

    Education

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

    Experience:

    • Minimum of one year 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.

    Special

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

    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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