Experienced Environmental Engineer at Geosyntec Consultants in Seattle, Washington

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Job Description:

Are you looking for a home to expand your career? A place where you can contribute to a dynamic employee-owned firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry recognized professionals? Geosyntec is the place for you! We are seeking an exceptional, Experienced Environmental Engineer with at least 7 years of related experience to help grow our site investigation and remediation practice in Portland, Oregon or Seattle, Washington. This position is well-suited for a talented, experienced individual who is interested in becoming a leader and contributing to innovative and challenging projects for a diverse mix of industrial, institutional, and governmental clients. Project work includes contaminated sediment, soil, and groundwater investigations and remediation, field and project management, financial and technical evaluations, and design, permitting, and managing construction stages of remediation projects.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting www.geosyntec.com


Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will help integrate you into Geosyntec's culture as you advance to this next stage of your career. Some of the key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Task and project management, including planning and implementing investigation and remediation projects, budgeting and budget management, adherence to schedule, quality, client satisfaction, and profitability;

  • Developing and implementing site assessment and remediation work plans, sampling and analysis plans, quality assurance project plans, and health and safety plans;

  • Assembling construction documents, including engineering drawings and technical specifications;

  • Sediment, soil, groundwater, and surface water remedy evaluations, cost estimation, design calculations, and implementation;

  • Data analysis, including preparing maps, tables, and figures;

  • Preparing technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans, specifications, and proposals;

  • Preparing for and participating in meetings with clients, regulatory personnel, and other parties; and

  • Fieldwork including multi-media environmental sampling, drilling oversight, contractor oversight, and remediation system operations, maintenance, and construction.

Here are some other things you should know about this position:

  • Training: This position requires OSHA 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.

  • Fieldwork: Up to 30%

  • Overnight travel: Up to 30%

Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual's own performance and initiative.


  • Bachelor's degree in environmental, civil, water resources, or chemical engineering. (required)

  • Advanced degree in geology or environmental engineering. (preferred)

  • Professional registration (i.e., P.E.) (required)


  • At least 7 years of experience in an environmental consulting environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience. (required)

  • Experience with multi-disciplinary project teams. (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)

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements related to environmental investigations and clean up. (preferred)

  • Project experience involving environmental regulatory compliance, historical research, and environmental assessment. (preferred)

  • Experience working on soil and groundwater remediation projects in the Pacific Northwest. (preferred)

  • Experience with construction design drawings. (preferred)

  • Current OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER training and refreshers. (preferred)

  • Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/.

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/employee-benefits.