Senior Environmental Engineer, Geologist, or Hydrogeologist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512171-587347
    • Job Location: Oakland, CA
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 02, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 10 - 15 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is a highly qualified professional consulting firm comprised of environmental scientists, geologists, biologists, planners, environmental engineers, wetland scientists, GIS professionals, archaeologists and architectural historians, LEED accredited professionals, sustainability experts and visual information specialists. We provide a wide range of services in environmental impact assessment, urban planning, soil and groundwater assessment & remediation, and biological and cultural resources, focusing on California's unique and challenging regulatory and policy environment.

Rincon is growing, and we have an immediate opening and excellent professional growth opportunity for a highly experienced full-time Senior Environmental Engineer, Geologist, or Hydrogeologist in our Oakland, California office. As a successful candidate you would be responsible for leading Rincon’s Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) practice within our northern California offices, currently encompassing locations in Oakland, Sacramento, and Monterey.  As a part of Rincon’s senior leadership team you will be responsible for growing and further developing Rincon’s ESA technical staff and heightening our firm’s visibility with key business sectors and client organizations in the environmental services marketplace throughout our northern California geography. In this role you will additionally be managing environmental investigation and remediation projects, as well as infrastructure development and stormwater compliance projects.  Through the focused and effective leadership of multi-disciplined project teams you will be responsible for ensuring work products that meet client expectations and regulatory requirements.

Rincon’s unique combination of professionals provides for a nimble and highly motivated and workforce that values innovative thinking and promotes an entrepreneurial and fun workplace culture. Recognized as a Zweig Group nationally rated 'Best Places to Work' in 2015 and 2017, we invest in our employees through competitive salaries, benefits, and incentive programs designed to further the professional development of each employee in line with the firm's business goals and needs.

Experience and Skills:

Primary responsibilities:

  • Manage and expand the ESA practice throughout our northern California geography
  • Grow, mentor and lead ESA division staff in their technical and career development
  • Oversee staff in the execution of soil and groundwater assessment and remediation programs for a variety of business sectors
  • Oversee preparation of Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments
  • Oversee stormwater compliance programs for large infrastructure projects and industrial sites
  • Design, evaluate, and implement site remediation strategies
  • Ensure production of high quality technical  reports and proposals with a focus on accuracy, clarity and QA/QC
  • Oversee and manage projects with local, State, or Federal agency oversight from concept to completion
  • Build, maintain and expand strong relationships with clients, regulating agencies, and municipalities
  • Conduct business development and marketing efforts to strategically support and grow the ESA practice
  • Prepare and manage budgets and schedules to meet the clients goals and expectations
  • Coordinate closely with other senior company practitioners throughout California to ensure consistency in staff management and advancement, work implementation, marketing and client development, and consistency with company business goals and needs  

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum B.A./B.S. in Environmental Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, or another related field
  • At least 10 to 15 years of direct, relevant work experience in California
  • Demonstrated experience in management and professional development of technical staff, and successful financial management on project, program and office-wide scales
  • California P.E. or P.G. license
  • OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER training (current)
  • Knowledge of current and emerging California groundwater policies and procedures with particular expertise in RWQCB and DTSC directives and goals
  • Highly motivated with excellent technical writing and documentation skills, interpersonal skills, and communication skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful, strong time management skills, and innovative
  • An advanced technical degree and QSD/QSP training is a plus