Sr. Environmental Services Engineer

GEI Consultants Valparaiso , IN 46385

Posted 1 week ago

GEI Consultants, Inc. is a leading consulting engineering and environmental firm ranked #92 in the ENR top 500 (2018). We serve hundreds of government, energy, industry and institutional clients, and have completed 50,000 project engagements throughout the United States, Canada, and more than 20 other countries.

GEI, a privately held employee owned company, was founded nearly 50 years ago by five engineering pioneers. GEI now consists of over 800 employees in multiple offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our technical experts are involved in dozens of specialty services emanating from our core solutions in water, energy, buildings, infrastructure and industrial. Our technical experts are some of the most innovative and leading subject matter experts in their respective fields. We continue to grow and expand in our solutions, expertise and geography to ensure we can continue providing valuable solutions to our clients.

Our culture is one where we encourage employees to respectfully and thoughtfully challenge current practices for continual improvement. We believe this constructive engagement helps us evolve in an ever-changing business environment and will strengthen our organization in the future. Our practices reflect our commitment to a collaborative teaming approach, encouraging diverse perspectives which lead to innovation and value added solutions that fuel our success. Our committed employees work hard for our clients and in support of one another. In return we invest in a culture with engaging learning and career development opportunities, a competitive total rewards package, recognition, and the opportunity for some fun along the way.

Job Description

GEI is seeking a mid-level Environmental Engineer/Scientist/Geologist in Northwest Indiana (location TBD). Under supervision of senior staff, this individual will provide support to ongoing field and office-related efforts. Field activities may include: drilling of soil borings and installation of groundwater monitoring wells; collection of groundwater, sediment, soil, soil vapor and air samples; operation of air monitoring equipment; testing to evaluate groundwater aquifer characteristics; and remedial construction oversight and management. Office tasks include: project planning and management; client, subcontractor and agency interaction; review and interpretation of data; preparation of work plans and reports; development of investigation and remedial strategies; and remedial design. This position will be stationed in our new location in Northwest Indiana, and will initially report to our Allendale, Michigan, Branch Manager.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties

  • Support environmental site assessments, remedial and pre-design investigations, test borings, well installations, environmental sampling of various media, aquifer testing, pilot tests, and technical oversight of subcontractors.

  • Support construction management services including coordination with design engineers and clients, specification and submittal review, and project tracking and documentation. Responsibilities also include participating in or leading construction team meetings, acting as a client liaison, assisting with the preparation of final engineering or construction completion reports.

  • Support data management and analysis, technical report development, and assist in preparation of technical presentations and proposals to clients and regulators.

  • Support the development/refinement of investigation and remedial strategies for various types of sites and contaminants, and the design and installation of remediation systems.

  • Project management tasks including budget preparation and tracking, staffing and scheduling, and interaction with subcontractors, clients and regulatory agency representatives.

  • Assist with proposals and business development activities for the region.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or Geology; M.S. is a plus.

  • EIT or P.E. is a plus.

  • A minimum of 5 years of previous professional experience in environmental consulting.

  • Excellent technical report writing and communication skills.

  • Experience with spatial analysis and visualization software such as CAD, GIS, Leapfrog Hydro, EVS, etc., is a plus.

  • 40-hour HAZWOPER training.

  • Valid U.S. driver's license.

Desired Qualifications

  • Positive, flexible, team-oriented approach, with the willingness and desire to work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Effective time management and follow-through, with the ability to simultaneously work on and lead multiple tasks/projects and meet project deadlines

  • Ability to work independently and with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team in a fast-paced work environment

  • Experience working with clients and managing project schedules and finances.


  • Market-Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive Benefits Program, including Medical, Dental, Vision and More

  • Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement

  • Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement

  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off

  • Rewards and Recognition

  • GEI-Funded Profit Sharing and 401(k)

  • And More

Physical Job Requirements






Activity Level Throughout Workday

Physical Activity Requirements


(0-35% of day)


(33-66% of day)


(67-100% of day)

Not Applicable


(0-2 hrs)




(6-8 hrs)



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(0-25 lbs)

Lifting (waist level and above) (in pounds)

(0-25 lbs)

Carrying objects



(4-6 hrs)





Reaching forward


Reaching overhead




Wrist position deviation


Pinching/fine motor skills


Keyboard use/repetitive motion


Taste or smell (taste=never)


Talk or hear


Accurate 20/40

Very Accurate 20/20

Not Applicable

Near Vision


Far Vision




Not Applicable

Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)


Sensory Requirements




Not Applicable

Depth perception




Environmental Requirements

Occupational Exposure Risk Potential

Reasonably Anticipated

Not Anticipated

Blood borne pathogens




Airborne communicable diseases


Extreme temperatures




Uneven surfaces or elevations


Extreme noise levels


Dust/particular matter


Other (exposure risks):

Usual workday hours:


Other work hours

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Sr. Environmental Services Engineer

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