Environmental Project Engineer

Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc.
Added: March 7, 2024

This role can be fully remote or hybrid – a mix of office and remote. The selected candidate will be integrated into our Mid-Atlantic region engineering team working across MD, VA, DE, NJ and Eastern PA.

Why GES?

At GES, you can expect to work in a friendly environment where you’ll face challenging and rewarding work. Your contributions will make a difference, and your impact will be rewarded. You will have the opportunity to carve out your own career path, while working shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the most talented and dedicated professionals in the industry. With a regional structure and diverse portfolio of projects and clients, GES provides its engineers the ability to work on projects best suited to their talents and interests.

After more than 30 years in business, we still have that small firm feel and family atmosphere. What’s different today is our growing reach, resources, and impact. Our teams are behind some of the most complex environmental programs in the country, working alongside the most recognizable companies in the world. Our evolution is rooted in the strong personal relationships we build with our clients, our employees, and with the communities we live and work in. Our success is founded on a culture of collaboration, where individuality and skills are embraced.

Position Description

We are seeking a professional with approximately 8+ years of experience and a range of knowledge and practice with remediation, environmental engineering design, construction and OM&M that can be integrated across our diverse portfolio of clients and projects. Preferred candidates will have experience working on complex remedial projects – from inception with proposal preparation to remedial evaluation, engineering design, management and execution of field work, reporting and client communications. Preferred candidates will perform well in a leading or supporting capacity with other professionals and possess the willingness and disposition to mentor engineering staff. The selected candidate will report to the principal engineering manager and may be assigned junior or mid-level staff with time.

Preferred Experience And Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental, Chemical, Civil or Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • Professional engineering (PE) license (VA, MD, DE, NJ and/or PA) or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
  • Approximately 8+ years of related experience
  • E xperience and knowledge of groundwater, soil, and soil vapor characterization and remedial techniques and technologies
  • E xperience with managing/supporting large-scale and complex environmental sites involving hazardous and mixed wastes, free-phase product, etc.
  • Experience with cost estimating and bid preparation including technical proposal writing
  • Experience with implementing pilot tests, engineering principles of design, installation and construction
  • Experience with OM&M of remediation systems, treatment processes, and optimization
  • Experience with environmental compliance and/or permitting (NPDES, Air Quality, SPCC, E&S Controls)
  • Ability to support project teams with excellent internal as well as excellent external client and regulatory communication skills
  • Considers health and safety (H&S) a core value in their everyday professional and personal life
  • Must be resourceful with excellent communication and writing skills and possess a high degree of initiative and time management skills

Key Responsibilities And Duties

  • Support project teams with complex remedial evaluation, engineering design, management and execution of field work, reporting, and client communications.
  • Lead and/or support client and bid proposal efforts as well as other life-cycle and order of magnitude costing efforts
  • Assist clients and project teams across various industries with environmental compliance and/or permitting (SPCC, NPDES, E&S Controls, and etc.)
  • Review plans, specifications, and technical reports prepared by junior level staff
  • Mentor and coach junior level staff on complex remediation activities
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the principal engineering manager
  • Role may include Project Manager responsibilities depending on the candidate

Our comprehensive benefits include: Hybrid workforce, medical, dental, vision, prescription card, 401k, FSA, LTD, STD, New Parent Leave, 529 CollegeBound Fund, Tuition Assistance, Bonus Plan, and more.

Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc. (GES) believes that diversity and inclusion among our staff is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. At GES, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.