Senior Remediation Engineer or Scientist
Company: Geosyntec Consultants
Location: Oak Brook
Posted on: November 11, 2019
Are you looking for a home for the best years of your career? A
place where you can contribute to a dynamic employee-owned firm,
tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry
recognized professionals? Geosyntec is the place for you! We are
seeking an exceptional Senior Engineer or Scientist to help grow
our remediation and process water practices in Chicago, IL. This
position is well-suited for a talented, highly experienced
individual who is interested in being a leader and contributing to
innovative and challenging projects, including the financial and
technical evaluation, design, permitting, and construction stages.
Our client base includes a diverse mix of industrial, institutional
and governmental clients.
Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most
challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources,
and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms
for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its
technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client
service. Learn more by visiting www.geosyntec.com.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional
goals? We expect that you'd work on a variety of challenging
technical projects and leverage your existing relationships to help
Geosyntec expand its current practices and capabilities.
Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's
culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced
professionals who will help integrate you into Geosyntec's culture
as you advance to this next stage of your career. Some of the
task-level or project management responsibilities you will be asked
to do include
* Business development; including bringing in new clients and
obtaining repeat business from existing clients, leading proposal
preparation, and developing and implementing a business development
* Lead multi-disciplinary teams as well as responsibility for
profit and loss;
* Project management, including planning and implementing
investigation and remediation projects, budgeting and budget
management, adherence to schedule, quality, client satisfaction,
* Preparing technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans,
specifications, and proposals;
* Reviewing and managing written document production;
* Negotiating significant matters with clients and regulatory
* Preparing for and participating in meetings with clients,
regulatory personnel, and other parties; and
* Be a practice leader for innovative remedial technologies
(in-situ, thermal, biological, physical-chemical), recalcitrant
pollutants (chlorinated solvents, PCBs, heavy metals), emerging
pollutants, sediment remediation, MGP sites, vapor intrusion
investigation and mitigation, or industrial wastewater
Here are some other things you should know about this Senior
Engineer or Scientist position:
* Training: This position requires OSHA/MSHA health and safety,
first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the
firm. We also offer professional development opportunities
including technical conferences, in-house seminars, webinars, and
mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and
business skills necessary to become successful consultants
* OVernight travel: Up to 20%
Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to
continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is
based on an individual's own performance and initiative.
* BS degree in Engineering (civil, chemical, or environmental
preferred) or Geology. (required)
* Advanced degree the same. (preferred
* At least 15 years of direct environmental consulting experience
in the Illinois marketplace. (required)
* Detailed understanding EPA and State of Illinois regulations.
* Professional certification (P.E., P.G., L.S.R.P., or equivalent).
* Development of closure strategies.
* Active participation in national conferences (Battelle, WEFTEC,
RemTech, AWMA etc.) and professional organizations (ASCE, AICHE,
ITRC etc.). (preferred)
* Experience with multi-disciplinary project teams. (required)
* Demonstrated success in the development and management of
* Excellent leadership skills. (required)
* Ability to succeed in a fast-paced consulting environment,
handling multiple project assignments, meeting strict deadlines,
and traveling to client facilities as needed. (required)
* Current OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER training and refreshers.
* Valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving record.
WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE SUCCESSFUL AT GEOSYNTEC?
Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people
in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills,
communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the
passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals
with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and
growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a
WHY CHOOSE GEOSYNTEC?
Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for
an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding
projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its
employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business
success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn
more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting
We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits
package. Learn more by visiting
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