Project Engineer/Scientist


Role Overview: The main role of a Project Engineer/Scientist is to support multiple project managers across a group of sites/projects. The Program Engineer/Scientist is often the most visible staff member to the client and should build relationships with site personnel. The Program Engineer/Scientist provides direction and review to the project field team during the execution of assessments and evaluations.

Responsibilities: (The following is a list of responsibilities of this position but is not intended to cover all duties that this position may be required to perform from time to time.)

  • Provides outstanding client services for projects within the Property Services business unit and across other business lines as needed.
  • Understands client objectives and develop plans to inform solutions to those objectives.
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessment practitioner is responsible for completing Phase I ESA site reconnaissance and reports, training team members in Phase I ESA procedures, and overall coordination of Phase I practice.
  • Responsible for managing multiple projects and meet timing requirements that frequently adjust.
  • Prepares a wide variety of recurring and nonrecurring correspondence, reports, proposals, and other documents from information obtained from the staff, files, and other sources.
  • Independently notes and follows-up on professional commitments made at meetings, or as affected by other staff members, coordinates meeting arrangements, and schedules meetings, conferences, etc.
  • Creates a variety of quality outputs in a professional and timely manner.
  • Independently performs a variety of technical duties.
  • Serves as a fully qualified team member in field activities as needed and/or office projects.
  • Effectively communicates with internal and external clients.
  • Provides accurate, detailed, and high-quality products.
  • Complies with all current policies and procedures of SynTerra.
  • Complies with all Health and Safety training in order to maintain a safe working environment.
  • 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.

Minimum Skills/Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in geology, engineering, or related field.
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessment experience.
  • Professional licensure preferred (e.g., geologist, engineer) or ability to qualify for professional license within two (2) years of employment. Ability to become an Environmental Professional within three (3) years of employment.
  • Software proficiency (including but not limited to): Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Must maintain valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

  • Must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail.
  • Work environment involves work in both indoor and outdoor settings in environments ranging from climate-controlled office space to areas where dust, noise, and outdoor weather conditions may be present.
  • May sit or stand for several hours at a time and climb inclines (terrains, ladders, etc.).
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Travel throughout client service area is required as needed.