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Project Engineer/Geologist

Company: Terracon
Location: greenville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

See Terracon's Safety Response to Covid-19 belowJob Description General Responsibilities: As a mid-level Environmental Professional with Terracon you will perform duties related to conducting Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessments, brownfield redevelopment projects, and regulatory compliance services. You will be responsible for managing projects such that our services are responsive to the client's needs, including being on time with project deliverables and within the identified scope of work and budget. You will also be responsible for preparing proposals and reports, for client development, and for promoting other services and projects whenever possible. Essential Functions and Duties: Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates detailed phases of the scientific work in a part of a major project or in a total project of small to moderate scope. May serve as team leader in medium projects and help coach and mentor junior level staff. Assists in the collection and analysis of data from sampling, reports, maps, drawings, tests and aerial photographs to evaluation, plan and permit projects. Responsible for developing written proposals to client for both small and large projects, including quality control review of proposals written by others. May attend on and offsite client meetings. May provide technical guidance and/or oversee work performed by lower level staff. Implements technical requirements to complete client projects by directing and supervising field staff to sample, test, and collect data and/or document on-site activities at various client sites. Evaluates complex laboratory and field data and assembles in written reports. Uses technical software and equipment to prepare documents. May work in the office or in the field. Applies standard practices and techniques in specific situations, adjusts and correlates data, recognizes discrepancies in results and follow operations through a series of related detailed steps or processes. Performs other office, laboratory or field studies and duties that may be assigned by more senior level professional staff or the Department Manager. Assists in compiling the scope of work for both routine and more complex field investigations on environmental projects. Safety Responsibilities: Complete safety orientation program Abide by safety and personal protective equipment policies Demonstrate safe work practices and avoid unsafe behaviors Drive defensively, avoid preventable accidents and always wear a seat belt Attend regularly scheduled safety training Report all unsafe conditions to your Supervisor Other Duties: May direct the work of technicians, junior professionals, field crews, or drilling crews as necessary. Will perform other duties as assigned. Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Essential Skills/Abilities: Must have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing Must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment may be loud. Overnight travel may be required with this position. Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Geology, Engineering, or related science with 8-12 years of consulting experience or equivalent License/Registration: Valid driver's license Licensure as a professional engineer or geologist in South Carolina or North Carolina (or ability to obtain licensure within 6 months) Terracon's Safety Response to COVID-19 Committed to Our Employee Safety! Terracon is passionate about your safety before, during, and after the COVID-19 pandemic. As Terracon continues to move forward and grow through this time, we are continuing to take every precaution to ensure the safety of our employee-owners. If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then Terracon is the company for you! Our goal has not changed. For Terracon, our guiding principle has been and will continue to be the safety of our employee-owners. It's that simple. We want our employees to be able to work safely in every situation and go home safely each night. As we continue our vision of being "Best at People," here are some of the things Terracon is doing to safeguard every employee-owner: On-going communication with ALL employee-owners on a dedicated COVID Response page, and a portal for their families to have access to resources as well Requiring specific COVID-19 Pre-Task Safety Planning Protocols for all tasks and projects Empowering employees to speak up and say "no" to working in unsafe conditions Providing an additional 40 hours of sick leave to anyone impacted by COVID-19, including those impacted by daycare and school closures Offering voluntary reduced work schedule for anyone needing extra time to care for others Load leveling work assignments across regions to maintain high productivity and chargeability Ensuring proper PPE and sanitation on all project sites by providing field employee-owners with mobile hand washing stations and supplies, masks, and sanitizing kits Utilizing technology for more remote work opportunities and innovation using everything from video conferencing to drones Following all CDC guidelines including social distancing on job sites, in offices, and in our labs Implementing a stand-by leave program to ensure our employees continue service and health insurance benefits during regional work shortages If your passion lies in working with a company that truly cares for your safety, and if you're interested in belonging to a 100% employee-owned organization that will help you grow and quickly progress in your career, consider Terracon and apply today! About TerraconTerracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon's growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.Terracon's vision of "Together, we are best at people" is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.EEO StatementTerracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

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