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Terracon Consultants, Inc.

Senior Environmental Si/REM Engineer

  • Concord, California; Sacramento, California
  • Regular, Full Time
  • Job ID 25679BR
  • United States
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Job Description
Are you an exceptional Senior Environmental Site Investigation/Remediation (SI/REM) Professional looking for an opportunity to grow and expand your career and lead the growth and expansion of our regional Site Investigation and Remediation Team? Do you want to work for a well-established, nationwide company with an excellent reputation that takes care of its employee-owners? Are you seeking a company that has tremendous resources and provides training and opportunities? Come “Explore with us” and start your journey at Terracon!

Terracon’s Northern California office locations are seeking a Senior Environmental SI/REM Engineer to join our Team! Our offices have a diverse client base in both public and private sectors, working with commercial, industrial, government, property development, and institutional market entities. *This position can be filled out of the following Terracon office locations: Concord or Sacramento.

Managerial Responsibilities:
You will work closely with the Environmental Department Manager and will supervise office and regional SI/REM teams to ensure work is performed on time, on budget, and meets our client’s expectations. You and your team collaborate to prepare winning proposals for projects involving standard site investigation, high-resolution site characterization, and remediation opportunities. You will coach and mentor SI/REM staff on quality data generation and reporting and drive consistent excellence. You will lead the daily operations of our growing team, including safety, staff training and development, performance conversations, quality of our services and work products, and client experience. You will also get the opportunity to work with the office and regional leadership team to develop an Operations Plan and a business development strategy for your group to grow the practice.

Technical Responsibilities:
As a Senior Environmental Professional, you will lead teams of multi-disciplined environmental professionals in designing and implementing site characterization and remediation approaches. Projects may include soil removal actions, soil vapor assessments, and vapor intrusion mitigation system designs, as well as groundwater remediation systems, including mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), Instrumentation and Controls (I&C), permitting, and operations & maintenance (O&M) functions. Such projects may include:
  • Review of advanced characterization data from site investigations.
  • Supporting Remedial Investigations (RI) and Feasibility Studies (FS).
  • Prepare engineering evaluations/cost analyses (EECAs), consistent with the Comprehensive Environmental Response and Liabilities Act (CERCLA) and similar tasks as outlined under Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).
The successful candidate will also support multi-disciplinary teams in the scoping and preparation of Site Characterization Reports (SCRs), development of Risk-Based Corrective Action Plans (CAPs), Remedial Action Plans (RAPs), Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) applications, monitoring remedial systems performance and overseeing the preparation of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) reports, Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMRs), and Monitoring and Remediation Reports (MRRs).

General Responsibilities:
  • Prepares expenditure forecasts, manages scope, schedule, and budget for complex projects, monitors activities, and allocates resources to ensure client objectives are met.
  • Partners with other departments and offices to secure specialized resources for projects.
  • Conducts project meetings and prepares reports to communicate the status of a project.
  • Coordinates financial management of business intelligence, invoicing, and collections with accounting.
  • Develops an understanding, and is aware of, project-related risks and associated risk mitigation. Knows Company risk management policies.
  • Career level, fully competent professional responsible for the planning, designing, scheduling, implementing, and managing technical scopes of work related to advanced site characterization projects using UVOST, LIF, MMP, and other advanced site characterization methods.
  • Leads development of proposals and scopes of work for complex site investigations to assess soil, groundwater, soil vapor, and indoor air sampling for sites impacted by organic and inorganic contaminants. Uses innovative investigative techniques to complete work.
  • Designs, documents, and supervises the installation of remediation systems (soil, groundwater, and vapor) and operation and maintenance (O&M) of remediation systems and provides supervision and technical support to team implementing work.
  • Applies standard practices and techniques in specific situations, adjusts and correlates data, recognizes discrepancies in results, and follow operations through a series of related detailed steps or processes.
  • Assists in continuous quality monitoring and improvement for projects and Terracon policies and procedures used for conducting site investigations, remedial design and implementation fieldwork, and preparation of associated deliverables.
  • Will be expected to be proficient in client management, client development, and driving environmental sector growth locally and nationally.
  • Responsible for implementing safety rules, guidelines, and standards for all projects and participating in pre-task planning meetings; and
  • Participate in developing marketing strategies and presenting qualifications to clients on a project and/or client basis.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (environmental, civil, and chemical), Geology, or applicable. Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 11 years of demonstrated experience in environmental field investigations, remedial design, and implementation with an environmental, engineering, or remedial construction focus
  • Professional Engineer and Recognized Environmental Professional registrations, or ability to obtain registrations within six months of employment required.
  • Terracon will consider candidates with a Registered Professional Geologist Certification (PG) in the state of CA.
  • Working knowledge of California State Water Resources Control Board and Regional Boards, DTSC, as well as U.S. EPA Region IX and CERCLA and RCRA regulations.
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated high level of technical writing ability. Must provide authored technical documents upon request.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Completed OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training
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The expected salary range for this position is listed below. The base range may be adjusted based on the specific location of the applicant. Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience.
$124700 - $193200 annually
About Terracon
Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned multidiscipline consulting firm comprised of more than 6,000 curious minds focused on solving engineering and technical challenges from more than 175 locations nationwide. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon’s growth is due to our talented employee-owners exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon’s vision of “Together, we are best at people” is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.
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.
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