Environmental Technical Leader

ID 2024-6873
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Regular Full-Time

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Take Your Environmental Career to the Next Level 

Are you ready to be challenged, make a difference, and experience professional growth in your career? Kleinfelder's Environmental team is looking for you! From environmental planning, permitting, remediation, and site characterization to chemical data management and hydrogeology, Kleinfelder offers a variety of services designed to provide technically appropriate and cost-effective solutions.  

Step into Your New Role
Kleinfelder is seeking a Environmental Technical Leader experienced in environmental assessment / remediation / compliance to sit in our Houston office. 
The technical professional will have experience developing environmental assessment / remediation strategies, interfacing with client representatives, and leading technical teams to drive sites to closure. The technical professional will have assessment / remediation experience with a focus on development of regulatory closure strategies.  They will have close interaction with the client, ensuring quality of service as well as developing new work.  They may actively manage projects, develop/lead proposal teams, develop work with existing and new clients. 
Responsibilities include:
  • Developing strategies to achieve project objectives.
  • authoring and peer reviewing technical reports,
  • proactively progressing projects toward regulatory closure
  • developing work with new and/or existing clients
Qualified candidates should possess:
10+ years of environmental consulting experience including:
  • Achieving no further action approvals
  • RCRA engineering experience - permits, tank certifications, etc.
  • Chemical process experience
  • Familiarity with TRRP Program and RCRA requirements
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work with and lead technical teams
  • High standards for quality, loss prevention and attention to detail
  • Proposal writing and cost estimating experience
  • Personnel training and mentoring experience
  • Experience in leading proposal teams and development work with new and existing clients
This is a senior-level position which requires working within the context of local, state, federal regulations and client requirements, and involves interfacing with clients, project stakeholders and project teams to implement successful assessment / remediation strategies. Applicants should be prepared to provide client references as well as employer references.
Skills desired:
  • Technical writing and review of complex reports
  • Data interpretation and comparison with regulatory standards
  • Client and regulatory interfacing
  • Mentoring and developing junior technical professionals
Education: Texas PE or PG license required. Minimum degree: B.S. in Environmental Engineering, Geology or Environmental Science  

All new hire medical surveillance physical exams include a nine-panel, split specimen drug screen and a breath alcohol test. All drug and alcohol testing is conducted in accordance with Kleinfelder’s Substance Abuse Policy. This position may be subject to client mandated random screenings.

Move Forward with Kleinfelder
Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.
Progress with an Employer that Values You
Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following:
Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays. 
This position may require work on projects requiring full vaccination from COVID-19.  If that is the case, you will be required to show proof of vaccination or an acceptable exemption in order to work on the project.
Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program.
Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)
Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder. 


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