Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: June 13, 2021
Terracon Consultants is growing and hiring environmental
professionals in the Northern Colorado Area! We are looking for an
accomplished, Environmental Geologist/Engineer for our growing
practice in our Fort Collins, Colorado office. Our Fort Collins
office is uniquely located and works on exciting projects including
environmental due diligence, site assessment, air quality,
remediation, redevelopment, regulatory compliance work, and site
renovation work for City and County agencies, school districts,
commercial real property developers and managers, law firms,
financial institutions, architect/engineer and construction (A/E/C)
clients. This position is for a career-level environmental
professional who will be responsible for acquiring, planning,
scheduling, conducting, or coordinating site testing, developing
analytical testing plans, and making recommendations for design on
projects varying in size and complexity. In this position the
candidate must be able to identify, evaluate and recommend risk and
remediation strategies/designs to ensure compliance with federal,
state and local regulations. The candidate will be experienced in
preparing technical documents including proposals, reports and
regulatory agency correspondence to support existing clients and
project portfolios, and expand our service offerings.
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 is
currently ranked at #18 on the list of the Top 200 engineering
firms in the U.S.
As the Environmental Geologist/Engineer, you will work closely
with the Department Manager and will work with a team that oversees
environmental investigation and remediation projects and ensure
that work is performed on time, on budget, and meets our client's
requirements and company policies, procedures and standards. You
and your team will work together to inquire on future project work,
prepare winning proposals and you will help to deliver proper
scoping of services, availability of staff, and pricing to be
profitable. You will prepare and review reports and will coach and
mentor junior staff on quality data generation and reporting. As a
senior practitioner, you will have the opportunity to lead the
daily operations of a growing team including safety, staff training
& development, performance conversations, utilization of equipment
and facilities, quality of services and work product, timely
delivery of services and deliverables, and overall quality and
client experience. You will also get the opportunity to work with
the office leadership team and environmental service line
leadership to develop an Operations Plan and a business development
strategy for your group with the goal of growing the environmental
planning practice. As a Environmental Geologist/Engineer you will
also participate in business development activities with the office
leadership team to identify, develop, win, and execute exciting
project opportunities and build and maintain client
If your passion lies in working on projects that help your
community, and if you're interested in belonging to an
employee-owned organization that allows us to set our course
together and benefit when our hard work creates financial success,
then Terracon is your kind of company! We share your passion.
Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
- Conduct client development activities and work with our team to
develop a book of business in traditional environmental services
for the Northern Colorado and Wyoming Areas and support growth in
other regional offices.
- Provide excellent customer service.
- Work proactively within our National Client Account Program for
successful, timely, project delivery in northern Colorado and our
- Collaborate with department managers and staff in five Colorado
- Develop and manage employee staffing plans, recruitment,
selection and on-boarding. Mentor, supervise, and oversee staff
- Provide environmental support to multiple services lines
including industrial hygiene, geotechnical services, construction
and building materials, and facilities.
- Work as a team member and participate with business development
staff, senior environmental staff, and management on large, complex
projects and pursuits.
- Oversee and manage the success of the key group metrics of
retention, revenue growth, staff chargeability, project billing and
collections, and project profitability.
- Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risks.
Employ best practices for risk management and loss prevention. Be
familiar with company risk policies.
- Demonstrate a commitment to follow safety rules, guidelines and
standards for all projects for incident and injury free
- Promote continuous quality review and improvement on
- Collaborate with Environmental managers and staff in other
Terracon offices to team on large project efforts and promote best
- Possess strong understanding of federal, state, and local
- Possess skills to become Subject Matter Expert (SME) in one of
more environmental/technical areas.
- Understand and implement technical requirements to complete
client projects by directing and supervising field staff to sample,
test and collect data and/or document site activities.
- Ability to make recommendations for conceptual designs based on
- Ability to develop written proposals to clients for both small
and large projects.
- Experienced in evaluating, and synthesizing complex laboratory
and field data, and assembly in written reports.
- Serve as an inter-disciplinary team member in meetings and
communications with client pertaining to specific
- Perform site visits, field observations and field data
collection in area of technical expertise.
- Understand and follow project quality and corporate quality
standards for all projects.
Terracon 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
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.
Terracon 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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