Environmental Engineer, Geologist, or Hydrogeologist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512171-722841
    • Job Location: Carlsbad, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 11, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 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.

Recognized as a Zweig Group nationally rated 'Best Places to Work' in 2015, 2017, and 2019, 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.

Rincon is growing, and we have an immediate opening and excellent professional growth opportunity for an experienced full-time Environmental Engineer, Geologist, or Hydrogeologist.  As a successful candidate you will be working closely with Senior- and Principal-level practitioners to scope, coordinate and conduct Phase I and II environmental site assessment projects, groundwater and soil vapor monitoring projects, remediation projects, and infrastructure development and storm water compliance projects. As an integral member of Rincon’s Environmental Site Assessment division you will collaborate among peers in conducting this work under the direction of Project Managers.

Rincon’s unique combination of professionals provides for a nimble and highly motivated workforce that values innovative thinking and promotes an entrepreneurial and engaging workplace culture.  We invest in our employees through competitive salaries, benefits, incentive programs, and training opportunities designed to further the professional development of each employee in line with the firm's business goals and needs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Scope, coordinate, and execute soil, soil vapor, and groundwater assessment and remediation programs for a variety of business sectors
  • Execute storm water compliance programs for large infrastructure projects and industrial sites
  • Evaluate, analyze, and synthesize technical data relative to project-specific goals
  • Contribute to preparation of Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessment and monitoring compliance reports and technical proposals with a focus on accuracy, clarity, succinctness and document QA/QC
  • Assist in the design, evaluation, and implementation of site remediation strategies
  • Work with Project Managers and Principals in developing creative environmental project strategies and providing strong client representation and advocacy to regulatory agencies

Experience and Skills:

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum B.A./B.S. in Environmental Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, or another related field
  • At least 2 to 5 years of direct, relevant work experience in California
  • OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER training (current)
  • 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
  • California P.E. or P.G. license is a plus
  • QSD/QSP training is a plus

Behavioral Competencies: 

  • Persuasive – Instills Confidence
  • Takes Initiative – Leads by Example – Takes Charge
  • Collaborative – Builds Consensus – Encourages Diversity of Opinion and Thought
  • Shares Knowledge – Heart of a Teacher
  • Problem Solver – Results-Oriented – Resilient
  • Resourceful – Innovative
  • Flexible – Adaptive – Ability to go above and beyond

Total Rewards Package* Includes:

  •  HMO, PPO, HDHP, Health Savings Account options
  • Three Weeks’ Vacation accrued in the first year
  • 401(k) / Profit Sharing Retirement Plan
  • 2x/Year Bonus Opportunities
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Eight Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Spending & Dependent Care
  • Employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance
  • Dental, vision, prescription drug
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Volunteer Pay for a Day
  • Legal Shield, Identity Protection, Pet Insurance
  • Professional Development
  • Mentoring
  • Patagonia Merchandise Partnership
  • And much, much more!

*All programs subject to review and change and are provided for regular, full-time employees  

Rincon Consultants does not accept unsolicited applicant/candidate resumes from search firm recruiters and/or temporary agencies that do not have a signed contract and specified work order with Rincon Consultants. Further, such resumes received will be deemed the sole property of Rincon Consultants and no fees will be paid in the event Rincon Consultants subsequently hires such individual. Rincon Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.