Mid-Level Environmental Engineer

Founded in November of 1992, SynTerra is an employee-owned science and engineering consulting firm.  We help clients meet business objectives and address technical challenges in innovative and cost-effective ways. With offices throughout the Southeast, SynTerra works with clients on governmental, industrial, economic development, and commercial projects. Our mission is to foster our client’s success by helping to balance technical, economic, and social considerations.

SynTerra is looking for a qualified Mid-level Environmental Engineer who can offer our clients their expertise. The Environmental Engineer’s main role is to manage multiple projects in collaboration with Business Unit Leaders. The responsibility of this role is to take projects from the original concept and proposal phase through final implementation and closure. This position interfaces with all project aspects, including project team members, clients, other stakeholders, and vendors.

We provide assessment and remediation services on a wide variety of projects for a very diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.

Position snapshot:

  • Fill the lead position in client, project, and resource management.
  • Assemble the project team, assign individual responsibilities of the team members, and identify appropriate resources needed to ensure project completion.
  • Prepare project schedules to ensure timely completion of the project.
  • Review project deliverables and ensure adherence to SynTerra data and document quality standards.
  • Prepare proposals and project change requests (PCRs) with assistance from other team members as needed.
  • Review and finalize proposals and PCRs prior to submittal to clients.
  • Review, revise, and approve monthly project invoices.
  • Take responsibility for project profitability, adherence to the project schedule, and work quality.
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external clients.
  • Comply with SynTerra’s Corporate policies and procedures.
  • Complete assigned Health and Safety training on schedule.
  • Full-time employees: Available to work 40 hours per week, plus additional hours as needed to meet project deadlines.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Business Unit Leader or their designee.
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical or environmental engineering.
  • Professional license designation as appropriate for field is required. Candidates with a current P.E. license are preferred; candidates with an E.I.T. and ability to become a P.E. within six months of hire will also be considered.
  • At least six (6) years of relevant experience as an environmental consultant or an environmental manager for a manufacturer is required. At least four (4) years of experience with project management is required.
  • Ability to understand regulations, and present regulatory compliance options to clients.
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following areas: air emissions inventories, calculations, and permit preparation; Tier II and TRI reporting; SPCCP and SWPPP preparation; environmental regulatory compliance management; wastewater treatment design; stormwater permitting and stormwater control design.
  • Software proficiency in one or more of the following: ERP systems, CRM systems, or Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Will be expected to routinely conduct engineering calculations to support project
  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER trained preferred.
  • Strong oral presentation and technical writing skills required.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

  • Must be able to lift heavy objects (up to 50 pounds max) and be able to work outside in heat and cold.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position. 

SynTerra is an equal-opportunity employer.

Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.