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Job Description

Leighton is growing, and we have an immediate opening and excellent professional growth opportunity for a highly experienced full-time Environmental Engineer. Specifically, we are looking to grow our remediation services group and our stormwater market.

We provide a wide range of services in environmental assessment, urban planning, soil and groundwater assessment & remediation focusing on California's unique and challenging regulatory and policy environment.

As a part of our technical team you will be responsible for helping grow and further develop our technical staff and heightening our firm’s visibility with key business sectors and client organizations in the environmental services marketplace throughout our southern California geography.

Primary responsibilities:

Manage and expand the ESA practice throughout our southern California geography

Grow, mentor and lead ESA 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

Expand and oversee stormwater compliance market (SWPPP plans, SPCCC plans)

Design, evaluate, and implement site remediation programs (SVE, DPE, ISCO, etc.)

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 environmental assessment and remediation practices

Prepare and manage budgets and schedules to meet the clients goals and expectations

Coordinate closely with 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.S. in Environmental Engineering

At least 10 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-wide scales

California P.E. with demonstrated soil and groundwater remediation experience

OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER training (current)

Experience working with regulatory agencies including DTSC

Solid understanding of the DTSC process as it related to school work (PEA, RAW, RACR, etc.)

Knowledge of current and emerging California groundwater policies and procedures

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