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Conducts environmental site assessments and other real property-related services to identify ASTM recognized environmental conditions (RECs) and other areas of environmental concern in accordance with ASTM standard practices and client-required scopes of work. Discusses and evaluates all potential RECs with Sr. Project Managers daily and develops written reports concisely and competently describing their findings, e.g. the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment.
Position Results Description:
- Completes 6 to 8 ASTM Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, Transaction Screens, or related projects per month to identify recognized environmental conditions (RECs) and other areas of concern (AOCs) to include described ASTM “non-scope” conditions.
- Maintains and delivers a project file for each property for both electronic and physical storage and archiving.
- Interviews property owners, occupants, ASTM-described key site personnel for specialized site knowledge and local government officials to obtain relevant information and data on the subject property, adjacent properties, and any nearby properties of potential concern.
- Performs surveys for the presence of lead-based paint, asbestos, radon, mold, and lead in drinking water. Screenings may include collection and delivery of samples (Federated Environmental provides training in these areas as needed).
- Develops Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and other reports that adhere and comply with any defined client scope requirements and which clearly describe the environmental assessment and provide exhibits which meaningfully illustrate information presented in the report text.
- Provides photographic documentation of the subject property for inclusion in the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment or other survey or testing report.
- Maintains daily communications with Sr. Project Managers and the client representatives to keep apprised of any changes in the work flow, communications, or project changes.
- Reviews earlier environmental assessment reports, historical and regulatory records, and building department records and permits for the subject property and for the surrounding area and reports data in accordance with ASTM standard practices and the client’s required work scope. Project Managers is are fully required to exhaustively identify the historical site use of the subject property and surrounding properties.
- Knowledgeable of federal, state and local environmental requirements and guidelines as they pertain to the firm’s environmental services, and advises the Sr. Technical Staff of any relevant changes in legislation.
- Approximately 30% to 40% of projects will require air travel to the subject property. Many projects require significant travel by automobile.
- Enhances professional and technical knowledge by reviewing professional publications, attending certification and licensure training sessions, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies such as ASTM, GSA, AIPG, and others.
- Staff members with geology degrees are required to actively pursue their Professional Geologist (P.G.) licenses either with AIPG or states of choice.
- Project managers are required to maintain strict confidentiality on client matters and Federated Environmental’s information, products, services, and procedures.
- Delivers exceptional, responsive customer service and proactive solutions to clients needs. Due dates are critically important and will be used to monitor job performance.
- Complies with documented policies and standard operating procedures applicable to the position and support of Federated Environmental’s quality standards.
- Completes work and comports self in a professional, ethical, and responsible manner.
Success in this position requires satisfactory performance of each essential position duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the skill set, knowledge, and abilities needed. Reasonable modifications and/or accommodations may be provided to assist disabled employees or employees with special challenges to perform their position duties.
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s of Science (B.S.) degree from fully accredited four-year college or university in geology, biology, environmental science, earth science, agriculture, physics, chemistry, engineering or any of the natural sciences. A college transcript documenting an overall G.P.A. of > 3.0 is required of all applicants contacted for an interview and employment. Of course, Federated Environmental will consider any applicant with actual experience in performing environmental assessment work. For those applicants without actual Phase I Environmental Site Assessment experience, the company will provide needed training.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: AHERA Asbestos Inspector Certification and OSHA-40 hour certification preferred but will be provided if needed plus a valid driver’s license and a personal credit card with available credit to charge up to $1,500.00 per month business travel expenses.
Other Helpful Qualifications: Superior verbal and written communications skills, time-management skills and the ability to perform multiple tasks in a challenging work environment. Excellent computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and some basic AutoCAD (basic AutoCAD training provided if needed).
Success in this position includes meeting some physical demands. The requirements listed below are representative of the physical capabilities needed to perform the position duties. Reasonable modifications and/or accommodations may be provided to assist disabled employees or employees with special challenges to perform their position duties.
The employee is frequently required to reach overhead with hands and arms, to talk, and hear. While performing the position duties, employees are frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands to handle, manipulate objects, building materials, and feel (tactile sensation). The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10-pounds. Specific vision abilities needed by this position include close and distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Caveat/All Duties Are “As Assigned”
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Federated Environmental is an equal opportunity employer. Federated Environmental selects and hires all of its staff without regard to race, color, creed, sex, ancestry, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other character protected by law.
All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities, “disabled veterans” or veterans with service-connected disabilities, are encouraged to apply . Federated Environmental strongly supports the hiring of returning service members. Federated Environmental has two veterans on staff.