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Senior Remediation Engineer or Scientist

Company: Geosyntec Consultants
Location: Oak Brook
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Job Description:

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 plan;

* 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, and profitability;

* Preparing technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans, specifications, and proposals;

* Reviewing and managing written document production;

* Negotiating significant matters with clients and regulatory agencies;

* 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 treatment.

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.

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:

* 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. (required)

* Professional certification (P.E., P.G., L.S.R.P., or equivalent). (required)

* 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 clients. (required)

* 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. (preferred)

* Valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. (required)

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 growing Firm.

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 http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/employee-benefits.

REQ NO: SENIO02104

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Keywords: Geosyntec Consultants, Chicago , Senior Remediation Engineer or Scientist, Other , Oak Brook, Illinois

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