Receive alerts when this company posts new jobs.

Similar Jobs

Job Details

Senior Staff Environmental Scientist/Geologist/Engineer/Project Manager

at Terracon

Posted: 10/11/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 3888618

Job Description

Service Line

Office Name

Job Description
General Responsibilities:
Provide engineering and consulting services for a broad array of environmental projects and clients.  This may include performing and/or leading environmental site investigations, engineering analysis, calculations and recommendations, design and development of plans and specifications, observation and inspection, and the writing, preparation, and review of related reports for the services provided.  Plan, manage and execute projects, including oversight of financials, staff and schedule. Identify, evaluate and recommend risk and remediation strategies/designs to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.  Prepare applicable permit applications, risk assessments and technical documents including proposals, reports and regulatory agency correspondence.  Design systems and environmental protection plans.  Apply sound engineering principles and be able to communicate complex engineering issues and concepts to technical and non-technical clients and project teams.  Services may include Phase I/II environmental site assessments, site remediation, ecological and natural resource field surveys, tank closure assessments, asbestos abatement, storm water management, and site planning and permitting. 
Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects.  Participate in pre-task planning.  Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Strong communication and writing skills.
  • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.
  • Mid-level, experienced environmental engineering professional responsible for managing and executing site testing and making recommendations for systems design on medium projects.  Projects may involve a variety of complex features.
  • Performs site visits, field observations and field data collection or assignments.
  • Evaluates moderately complex to complex laboratory and field data and assembles in written reports
  • Implements technical requirements to complete client projects by directing and supervising field staff to sample, test and collect data and/or document site activities.
  • Works closely with senior-level project manager and Professional Engineer of Record to gain project management and engineering experience.
  • Prepares proposals and reports and outlines investigations for approval by senior level professionals. 
  • Serves as a technical adviser to junior-level project team members.
  • May supervise field staff including field engineers, environmental scientists and technicians.
  • Interacts with client and project team in developing scope of services and communicating project progress.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Scientist/Geologist/Engineering or related degree.
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in related field.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
 Preferred Certification:
  • Geologist-in-Training (GIT) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT).
  • Professional Geologist (PG) or Professional Engineer (PE) licensure in the State of California, or ability to pursue license.
  • Certification in fields of expertise:
    • Asbestos Inspector
    • Asbestos Project Monitor
    • Asbestos Management Planner
    • Lead Risk Assessor
    • Mold Technician


Requisition ID

Posting Title
Senior Staff Environmental Scientist/Geologist/Engineer/Project Manager

Employment Type
Regular, Full Time

City, State (Office Location)
Colton, CA

About Terracon
Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 4,000 employees in over 140 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

EEO Statement
Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

Job Category