Job ID: 2018-1189
VERTEX is regarded as one of the premier engineering, construction, environmental and IT companies serving many top insurance companies, real estate owners, contractors, banks, real estate investors and attorneys across the country. VERTEX has 25 offices worldwide and a dedicated staff of over 450 engineers, architects, environmental, and construction professionals. VERTEX offers comprehensive solutions for construction and environmental exposures. With 55,000 projects completed since inception, our experience speaks for itself.
In late 2013, VERTEX implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP). VERTEX’s employee-owners help our clients identify and mitigate risks to a project’s physical, environmental and economic well-being; it drives every decision we make. We offer highly personalized and customized service to address highly specialized challenges. By applying technical and scientific skills to our clients’ real business challenges, VERTEX creates integrated solutions that minimize risks while achieving the required results.
For more information about VERTEX visit us here http://vertexeng.com/.
The Vertex Companies, Inc. is looking for a dynamic, energetic Environmental Scientist who welcomes challenge to join the VERTEX team in our Columbia, MD office. The individual 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.
Conduct Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
Conduct/Direct field investigation 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 projects
Prepare and implement Health and Safety Plans for sites where required
Make employee safety a priority both in-house and on-site, in accordance with corporate policy
Experience in the execution of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, Phase II Subsurface Investigations, and remediation
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
Minimum of one to five years’ 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
Experience conducting Property Condition Assessments (PCAs) is a plus
Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, or related environmental field
Position requires Health & Safety Certification pursuant to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 (HAZWOPER 40 Hour) (Training provided if necessary)
Position requires OSHA 10 (Training provided if necessary)
Walk job sites during inspections, sometimes on uneven terrain
Carry field testing equipment (up to 30 pounds) onto job sites with regularity
For more information and to apply: http://vertexeng.com/work-at-vertex/