GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) is currently seeking a Senior Environmental Engineer or Senior Hydrogeologist with 10+ years’ experience to support our environmental site investigation, remediation, and compliance practice in our Livonia, Michigan office. The ideal candidate for this position is a seasoned environmental consulting professional with a strong seller-doer aptitude and the motivation and desire to foster technical excellence and maintain strong client relationships. We expect this candidate to be an enthusiastic, outgoing person with the desire and motivation to embrace external networking and marketing activities to help us locally grow our remediation related practice but also bring value to GZA’s national environmental practice
As a Senior Environmental Engineer, you will work with a staff of interrelated professionals dedicated to providing high-level expertise on complex projects above, below and at ground-level. You will successfully execute all aspects of projects under the management of a company Principal. You will also represent GZA with the client throughout proposal, contract, and project performance phases, will be responsible for day to day execution of technical and financial aspects of each project, will be involved with marketing activities and networking events, and will be involved with the development and mentoring of staff.  Senior Engineers and Scientists have ownership opportunities with the firm and the potential for advancement to principal levels.
Key Duties:
  • Managing project team, delegating to office and field staff, and executing day to day activities of projects
  • Conducting internal and client communications
  • Monitoring team performance for compliance with contractual agreements and budgets
  • Providing business development support
  • Preparing proposals and reviewing/writing environmental reports with Principal guidance and review
  • Managing project contractual and financial issues (including terms of agreement, changes in scope, billing process)
  • Managing and mentoring GZA existing technical staff
  • Conducting/reviewing technical analyses/calculations
  • Participating in meetings and agency consultation
  • Conducting site compliance inspections
  • Developing construction and remediation plans
  • Preparing construction and remediation cost/quantity estimates
  • Master’s Degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering, Geological or Hydrogeological Sciences
  • 10+ years of experience at consulting engineering firms and knowledge of administrative code and regulations in Michigan (Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Minnesota experience a plus)
  • Experience with the development, design, and management of environmental investigation, assessment, compliance, and remediation projects
  • Chlorinated solvent / petroleum hydrocarbon investigation / remediation and litigation support experience a plus
  • Construction bid specification experience a plus
  • Experience working on industrial compliance and permitting projects
  • Self-starter, able to complete tasks with minimal supervision and direction
  • Demonstrate professional judgment, consistency, strong attention to detail, and background of high quality work products
  • Demonstrate performance of independent analysis, problem solving and strong organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience preparing well written reports within budget that demonstrate technical knowledge
  • Strong safety culture
  • Experience in successfully advocating and/or negotiating with regulatory agencies and third parties in favor of client positions
  • Have completed 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training and current 8-hour refresher training
  • Michigan P.E. license strongly preferred
About GZA:
GZA is an employee-owned multidisciplinary environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering, geo-civil engineering, construction management and environmental remediation firm.  We are an ENR Top 500 Design firm focused on geotechnical, environmental, waterfront, ecological, and construction management services. With a staff of interrelated professionals dedicated to providing high-level expertise on complex projects above, below and at ground-level, GZA’s experts provide seamless integration across practice areas, client type, and location.

GZA values diversity and is committed to providing an accepting and inclusive work environment for all employees.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.  GZA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital or veteran status, age or other protected status.

Department: Environmental Site Investigation
This is a management position
This is a full time position

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