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Environmental Scientist/Engineer - Remediation

The Vertex Companies, Inc.
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Closing date
Oct 20, 2021

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Company Overview:

The Vertex Companies, Inc. (VERTEX) is growing AEC firm that offers forensic, engineering, construction and environmental solutions. We have approximately 500 employees occupying 25+ offices throughout North America. We care about our clients AND ouremployees so we operate with a constant sense of urgency and always look to add-value. This strategy has allowed us to grow with our clients over the past 24 years at a rate of 30% per year. We have been able to maintain exceptional quality through this constant growth cycle because of our lifetime of learning program which keeps us ahead of the curve in a constantly evolving economy. Bottom line…we deliver.

For more information about VERTEX visit us here .


VERTEX is a rapidly growing, multi-national consulting firm that is experiencing exponential growth, and we are looking to augment our team of talented individuals. The staff-level individual we are looking for will enjoy the challenge of working on multiple projects on a fast-paced schedule, working with project and senior staff to assess sites across the country, and providing field oversight and technical support on a variety of projects. More specific details are described below.

Environmental Scientist

Core Responsibilities

Conduct multi-phase and multi-parameter field investigation and remediation activities

Collect soil, groundwater, soil gas and indoor air samples

Tabulate and analyze laboratory and engineering data

Oversee and monitor site work during construction

Prepare regulatory and summary reports for senior review

Coordinate and oversee subcontractor activities

Conduct Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments

Represent VERTEX to the client in a professional manner

Prepare and implement Health and Safety Plans

Make employee safety a priority both in-house and on-site, in accordance with corporate policy

Position Requirements

Frequent travel and/or field work (valid driver's license and reliable vehicle required)

Able to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with co-workers, clients and subcontractors

Able to work with minimal oversight, but take direction from Senior managers

Able to meet deadlines, both internally and externally

Perform other project duties as assigned by senior staff

Experience in the execution of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, Phase II Subsurface Investigations, and remediation

Familiarity with the Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP) is a plus


Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, or related environmental field

2+ years of professional experience in technical activities directly related to environmental assessment activities, including report writing and field investigation

Knowledge & Skills

Must be able to perform complex tasks and handle multiple priorities, and have the ability to perform exceptionally under high stress conditions.

Knowledge of computer operations and standard software packages (word processing, spreadsheets, Adobe) required.

Working knowledge of CAD and ArcGIS a plus.

Position requires Health & Safety Certification pursuant to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 (HAZWOPER 40 Hour)Position requires Health & Safety for Construction training pursuant to OSHA 29 CFR 1926 (OSHA 10) - Training provided if necessary.

Walk job sites during inspections, sometimes on uneven terrain.

Carry field testing equipment (up to 30 pounds) onto job sites with regularity.


We offer a generous benefits package including paid time off (3 weeks vacation), medical, dental, vision, 401K match (immediate vesting), short/long term disability, life insurance, dependent care benefits, tuition reimbursement, and access to a wide variety of services, wellness programs and more.

For more information about VERTEX visit us here (url removed).


We reserve the right to modify or revise the Job Description in part or in its entirety. Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with governing law
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