The Vertex Companies Project Manager - Senior Engineer / Geologist in Seattle, Washington
The Vertex Companies, Inc. (VERTEX) is an employee-owned Architecture Engineering and Construction (AEC) firm that offers forensic, engineering, construction and environmental solutions. We have approximately 500 employees occupying 25+ offices throughout North America. We care about our clients AND our employees, so we operate with a constant sense of urgency and always look to add-value. This strategy has allowed us to grow with our clients over the past 24 years at a rate of 30% per year. We have been able to maintain exceptional quality through this constant growth cycle because of our lifetime of learning program which keeps us ahead of the curve in a constantly evolving economy. Bottom line…we deliver.
Project Manager/Senior Engineer/Geologist
The position is a seller-doer role. Primary responsibilities would include management of brownfields redevelopment projects, leaking underground storage tank cleanups, RCRA closures, and other hazardous waste investigation and remediation projects.
Duties and Responsibilities
Plan, implement, and supervise Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments and soil, soil vapor, and ground water investigation and remediation projects.
Conduct and supervise hydrogeologic studies, risk assessments, and ground water and chemical transport modeling.
Develop and implement effective health and safety plans to monitor and ensure the health and safety of site personnel.
Analyze environmental data and contaminant migration pathways. Plan and supervise environmental assessments to close data gaps.
Perform waste characterization to assess the requirements for remediation and waste disposal.
Estimate remediation costs and conduct feasibility studies and disproportionate cost analyses under Washington’s Model Toxics Control Act and other regional state regulatory programs.
Evaluate remedial technologies and process options; and perform treatability studies and pilot tests on selected remedial alternatives.
Design and oversee installation and operation of remedial systems that effectively treat hazardous waste and hydrocarbon impacted soil and groundwater. (engineering candidates)
Develop and implement effective closure strategies to bring sites to closure with the EPA, Washington Department of Ecology, PLIA, and other state regulatory programs.
Interact with current and potential clients and assist in business development and preparation of proposals for new projects.
Interact and develop relationships with regulatory agencies that can be leveraged for our client’s benefit.
Undergraduate degree in engineering, geology, or related field.
Licensed in Washington as a professional engineer or licensed geologist or hydrogeologist
5+ years of relevant experience in assessment and remediation of hazardous waste, brownfields, and petroleum cleanup sites;
Strong background with Washington’s Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA);
Proven track record of business development and client following;
40-hour OSHA training;
High-energy, self-motivated, and able to leverage client relationships to develop work.
Strong written and verbal technical communication skills.
Ability to interact with executive level clients, attorneys, and regulators to communicate complex technical issues
Strong project management skills; ability to complete projects within schedule and budget with a high degree of quality and customer service.
Must be able to successfully execute and prioritize multiple complex tasks simultaneously under various conditions;
Knowledge of computer operations and standard software packages (word processing, spreadsheets, Adobe) required.
Position requires Health & Safety Certification pursuant to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 (HAZWOPER 40 Hour);
Occasional travel will be required. A valid driver’s license and clean driving record is required.
OSHA-10 or -30 certification required, training provided if necessary;
Walk job sites during field activities, sometimes on uneven terrain.
Carry field testing equipment (up to 30 pounds) onto job sites with regularity.
External Company URL: http://www.vertexeng.com/
Street: 810 Third Ave., Suite 307