Senior Environmental Engineer - CLT

Charlotte, NC /
Mid-Atlantic (SUMMIT) – Environmental Department /
/ On-site
SUMMIT Engineering, Universal Engineering Sciences (UES) Company has an opening in our Environmental Department. UES is a nationwide leader in Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing and Inspection, Building Code Compliance, Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety, and Building Envelope.

As a Senior Environmental Engineer, you will be responsible for providing environmental services and project management, networking and enhancing SUMMIT’s environmental client base and potential growth opportunities while overseeing environmental professionals and projects. 

Job Responsibilities:

    • Travel to various job sites in a company provided vehicle
    • Mentor and grow Environmental team members’ environmental testing and knowledge base
    • Develop and manage projects with existing and new clients
    • Daily management of all phases of ongoing environmental projects
    • Provide on-site project management to complete field testing
    • Environmental business development, networking and marketing
    • Create, prepare and update project proposals and technical reports
    • Schedule project testing and other necessary field work
    • Perform tests and sampling of environmental materials including, but not limited to asbestos inspections and air monitoring, Phase I and Phase II site assessments, underground storage tanks (UST) location and removal, soil and groundwater testing, erosion and sediment control inspection, lead, radon and mold testing and remediation, PLM, PCM and mold analyses
    • Complete accurate and detailed field-testing reports and/or diagrams
    • Maintain daily communication and provide supervision to technicians, contractors and other project managers
    • Review, update and approve invoices weekly for on-going projects
    • Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects
    • Maintain quality standards on all projects
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Valid Driver's License with acceptable driving record  
    • 4-year degree in engineering, geology or applied science with an emphasis on environmental from an accredited university
    • 5 years of experience in geology, environmental engineering and/or related experience
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to use technology/computer
    • Ability to accurately complete field-testing paperwork and detailed figures
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, detailed reports, short correspondence and memos
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
    • Strong leadership skills and an eye for detail
    • Demonstrated commitment to safety, quality and integrity
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
    • ·        Preferred: Professional Engineer or Geologist License (PE or PG) and/or certification in field of expertise
      ·        Preferred: knowledge in: OSHA 10/30-hour, Asbestos, Lead Paint, Phase I ESA
      ·        Preferred: local working with strong client relationships
    • Preferred: Brownfield experience

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:

    • Regularly exposed to outside weather conditions such as wet and/or humid environments, extreme cold and/or heat, dusty and noisy work environments
    • Field work on outside construction sites involving long-term standing and potentially repetitive motions
    • ·        This role is combined with 50% field work, 40% office work and 10% travel.
    • Ability to use your senses to see (including close, distant and peripheral vision, depth vision and ability to focus), smell, hear and touch (use your hands to reach, climb or balance, crouch, stoop, crawl, kneel and sit)
    • Some weekend and overtime work and/or overnight work and travel may be required
    • May be required to drive hundreds of miles per day
    • Ability to lift/move up to 50lbs.
Who We Are:  
UES provides essential engineering services for some of the most prominent and significant projects in the nation. Our team members, from our drillers to administrative staff, contribute directly to projects that transform communities. With some of the greatest talent in Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing and Inspection, Code Compliance, Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety, and Building Envelope, we are committed to delivering groundbreaking solutions for our clients. At the core of our success is our team members who make it all possible. We know that the projects we deliver are only as good as our people, which is why we offer enriching opportunities for career growth at every level.
Growing in Excellence
As the #1 fastest growing AEC firm on The Zweig Group's Hot Firm list in 2021, UES is poised to lead our industry into the future. As we evolve from a one-man operation to a company spanning 60 branches and 2,500 employees, we’re looking for enthusiastic talent to launch their careers and grow along with us.
Why Work at UES?
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EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Universal Engineering Sciences is a Drug-Free Workplace. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.