Entry-Level Environmental Scientist/Geologist/Engineer - Remediation

The Vertex Companies, LLC
Columbia, MD
Sep 17, 2022
Oct 02, 2022
Full Time
Company DescriptionThe Vertex Companies, LLC (VERTEX) is a leading multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm that provides forensic consulting, engineering design, construction management, claims & dispute resolution, environmental, and digital solutions to insurance carriers, sureties, law firms, real estate owners, property managers, public agencies, and commercial clients.Job DescriptionVERTEX is a rapidly growing, multi-national consulting firm that is experiencing exponential growth, and we are looking to augment our team of talented individuals. The staff-level individual we are looking for will enjoy the challenge of working on multiple projects on a fast-paced schedule, working with project and senior staff to assess sites throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and across the country, and providing field oversight and technical support on a variety of projects. Core ResponsibilitiesConduct multi-phase and multi-parameter field investigation and remediation activitiesCollect soil, groundwater, soil gas and indoor air samplesTabulate and analyze laboratory and engineering dataOversee and monitor site work during constructionPrepare regulatory and summary reports for senior reviewCoordinate and oversee subcontractor activitiesConduct Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site AssessmentsPrepare and implement Health and Safety Plans QualificationsBachelor's degree in Geology, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or related environmental field0-3 years of professional experience in environmental assessment/remediation activities, including Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, Phase II Subsurface Investigations, report writing, and field investigation/remediationAbility/willingness to travel frequently for field work (valid driver's license required)Position requires Health & Safety Certification pursuant to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 (HAZWOPER 40 Hour), will provide training if neededSkills & AbilitiesExcellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skillsAbility to work with moderate oversight and take direction from senior managersProficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)Proficiency or working knowledge with QUIRE, AutoCAD, TurboCAD, and/or Geographic Information Systems (GIS) programs a plusAbility to walk job sites during inspections, sometimes on uneven terrainAbility to carry field testing equipment (up to 30 pounds) onto job sites with regularityAbility to work in an office as well as outdoors in hot/cold temperatures and rain/snowAdditional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.VERTEX offers a solid total compensation package including base salary and discretionary bonus plan. We also offer a robust benefits package including, healthcare (with multiple plan options) and dental; Company-paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability. We offer a 401k plan with immediate match and vesting, Flex Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program, and other perks. We provide a generous paid time off plan for eligible employees including 15 days of vacation, 64 hours of sick time, and 9.5 paid holidays (prorated for eligible part-time employees). Our "Lifetime of Learning" program also offers tuition reimbursement and additional support for pursuing advanced education, to help employees grow their skills and careers.VERTEX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.If you require assistance to complete any part of the application process, please contact our Recruiting team at recruiting@vertexeng.com.NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:Please note that VERTEX does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, VERTEX will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, VERTEX explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of VERTEX.