Remediation Practice Builder
Do you want to build an impactful career to change the world for the better?
Geosyntec has an exciting opportunity for an exceptional Remediation Practice Builder reporting to our Ann Arbor, MI office and working in West Michigan (Grand Rapids or Kalamazoo areas). This position is well-suited for a talented, highly experienced individual who is interested in being a leader and contributing to innovative and challenging projects, including the financial and technical evaluation, design, permitting, and construction stages. Our client base includes a diverse mix of industrial, institutional, and governmental clients. This position is tailored for an individual with leadership experience in the field of site investigation and remediation; however, someone with demonstrated success in supplemental practice areas such as process engineering and environmental compliance will be considered.
Geosyntec is an innovative, international engineering and consulting firm serving private and public-sector clients to address new ventures and complex problems involving our environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Our engineers, scientists, technical and project employees serve our clients from offices across the world. Ranked by ENR as one of the top environmental engineering design firms, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service.
We invest in our people. Each employee is unique, and your career at Geosyntec will be too. We offer competitive pay and benefits, and well-being programs to support you and your family.
To Learn More Visit: http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's culture. We operate under a sell-manage-do culture, and so we expect that you'd work on challenging technical projects while leveraging your existing knowledge and experience to help Geosyntec expand its current practices and capabilities through business development and client management. You may also be asked to take on project management responsibilities, along with staff management and development, and mentoring tasks. Some of the key responsibilities may include:
Business development; including establishing new clients and developing repeat business from existing clients, leading proposal preparation, and implementing a business development plan;
Providing strong technical leadership, guidance and mentoring skills to less experienced staff;
Office leadership, providing vision, leading recruitment efforts, and championing growth for success of a new office;
Project management, financial management, resource management including planning and implementing investigation and remediation projects, budgeting and budget management, adherence to schedule, quality, client satisfaction, and profitability;
Reporting including preparation of technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans, specifications, and proposals;
Maintaining a positive health & safety culture which is central to our business;
Preparing for and participating in meetings or negotiations with clients, regulatory personnel, and other parties; and
Be a practice leader for one or more innovative remedial technologies (in-situ, thermal, biological, physical-chemical), recalcitrant pollutants (chlorinated solvents, PCBs, heavy metals), emerging pollutants, sediment remediation, MGP sites, vapor intrusion investigation and mitigation, or industrial wastewater treatment.
Training: This position requires OSHA/MSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including technical conferences, in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.
Education and Licensure
Bachelor's degree in Geology or Engineering (civil, chemical, or environmental) or Geology. (required)
Advanced degree. (preferred)
Professional licensure (P.E., P.G., L.S.R.P., or equivalent). (required)
Skills, Experience and Qualifications
At least 10 years (15+ preferred) of direct environmental consulting experience in the West Michigan marketplace; or equivalent combination of education and experience. (required)
Detailed understanding EPA and State of Michigan regulations. (required)
Experience in development of site closure strategies. (required)
Active participation in national conferences (Battelle, WEFTEC, RemTech, AWMA etc.) and professional organizations (ASCE, AICHE, ITRC etc.). (preferred)
Effectively communicate with clients, colleagues, and outside agencies and build effective working relationships, and is always aiming to exceed client expectations. (required)
Demonstrated success in the development and management of clients. (required)
Experience leading teams, projects, and early to mid-career professionals. (preferred)
Experience with managing project resources, finances, and schedules.
Strong communication and technical writing skills. (required)
Ability to succeed in a fast-paced consulting environment, handling multiple project assignments, meeting strict deadlines, and traveling to client facilities as needed. (required)
Current OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER training and refreshers. (preferred)
Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.