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  • Janet
    Phase I ESA Costs4
    Topic posted April 24, 2014 by JanetMember in Discussions > Environmental Due Diligence public
    Title:
    Phase I ESA Costs
    Content:

    I am wondering what other's charge for Phase I's around the county.  I am in Western NY and typical Phase I's are between $1200 and $2000 depending on property type/use, size, etc.  I feel like we charge way too low :)

  • Nova Associate Coordinator
    Property Condition Assessor
    Job Opportunity posted July 31, 2015 by Nova Associate CoordinatorMember in Environmental Jobs Board public
    Job Title:
    Property Condition Assessor
    Company Name:
    Nova Consulting Group, Inc.
    Company Address:
    1107 Hazeltine Blvd, Ste 400
    Chaska, MN 55318
    Google map
    Employment Status:
    Contract
    Employer Contact:
    Becky Enfield
    Job Description:

    Nova Consulting Group, Inc. (Nova) is an international multidisciplinary consulting firm providing services in the areas of environmental management, compliance investigation service and corrective action activities. Nova is seeking experienced architectural and engineering professionals to conduct Property Condition Assessments (PCAs) and Seismic Risk Assessments/PMLs. This position entails:

    • Conducting the site visit, conducting interviews, and taking representative photographs
    • Completing appropriate document reviews (as available)
    • Writing the report text and appendices, including the photo log, figures, and cost tables

    ***Nationwide opportunities available*** 

    Required Experience:

    Primary responsibilities will be to perform Property Condition Assessments (PCAs) as well as Project Capital Needs Assessments (PCNAs) in accordance with ASTM standards as well as local, state, and federal regulations. Candidate requirements include:

    • 5+ years of experience completing and/or managing PCNAs, PCAs, and/or engineering/architecture consulting (i.e. Construction Loan Monitoring/Seismic Risk Assessments)
    • College degree in engineering or architecture or hold a current Building Inspector Certification with at least 5-10 years’ experience conducting PCAs
    • Knowledge of building components, systems and cost estimating
    • Strong technical writing skills and attention to detail
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Ability to physically navigate site properties, including the ability to climb a ladder and gain access to roofs
    • Personal equipment including digital camera, cell phone, computer, Microsoft Office software, ladder, and various tools needed for access
    Desired Experience:
    • Current professional licensure/registration preferred
    • Knowledge of HUD and/or other government-related scopes of work (i.e. Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac) preferred
    Local Candidates:
    no preference
  • Nova Associate Coordinator
    Environmental Site Assessor
    Job Opportunity posted July 31, 2015 by Nova Associate CoordinatorMember in Environmental Jobs Board public
    Job Title:
    Environmental Site Assessor
    Company Name:
    Nova Consulting Group, Inc.
    Company Address:
    1107 Hazeltine Blvd, Ste 400
    Chaska, MN 55318
    Google map
    Employment Status:
    Contract
    Employer Contact:
    Becky Enfield
    Job Description:

    Nova Consulting Group, Inc. (Nova) is an international multidisciplinary consulting firm providing services in the areas of environmental management, compliance investigation service and corrective action activities. Nova is seeking experienced environmental professionals to conduct Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) and other environmental due diligence services. This position entails:

    • Conducting the site visit, conducting interviews, and taking representative photographs
    • Completing municipal research (Nova pays for a basic historical database search)
    • Writing the report text and appendices, including the photo log, figures, and maps

    ***Nationwide opportunities available***

    Required Experience:

    Primary responsibilities will be to prepare Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) in accordance with ASTM Phase I standards as well as local, state and federal regulations in order to identify Recognized Environmental Conditions and other environmental concerns. Candidate requirements include:

    • 5+ years of experience completing and/or managing ESAs
    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, geology, environmental science, or related discipline
    • Familiarity with ASTM Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and/or NEPA is desired
    • Strong technical writing skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines 
    • Proficiency with Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Personal equipment including digital camera, cell phone, computer, Microsoft Office software
    Desired Experience:
    • Experience conducting Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, HUD, and other specialty project scopes preferred
    Local Candidates:
    no preference
  • jcaz329
    Environmental Due Diligence Principal Consultant...
    Job Opportunity posted July 30, 2015 by jcaz329Contributor in Environmental Jobs Board public
    Job Title:
    Environmental Due Diligence Principal Consultant (Calgary)
    Employment Status:
    Full-time
    Job Description:

    ERM is seeking a motivated Environmental Due Diligence Principal Consultant to join our M&A Transaction Services practice in Calgary, Alberta. In this role, you will manage and perform due diligence transaction projects for multi-national clients, while working across ERM’s Contaminated Site Management and Performance & Assurance practice teams on related follow-on project tasks. The ideal candidate will bring significant consulting experience and client relationships, in order to provide leadership and sophisticated technical support to grow ERM’s global Transaction Services practice in Canada.

    As a senior leader, you will be fully accountable for successfully selling and consulting on Transaction Services related projects to build a sustainable business locally, while collaborating with our globally recognized team. This is a partner-track opportunity for a senior-level professional looking to advance their career to the next level with a global environmental leader, and to make a significant impact in successfully implementing ERM's global strategy.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    ·        Direct and develop complex due diligence projects involving multi-site portfolios and multi-person project teams locally, nationally, and globally. Manage due diligence assessments consistent with CSA Z768-01 (and/or ASTM) Phase I standards and other global protocols, and including broad-based compliance assessments at industrial, commercial and resource-based facilities.

    ·        Help clients with internal processes for managing transaction risks. Work with clients to find solutions to transaction-driven environmental issues, including EHS compliance, remediation, portfolio issues, Brownfields, and liability cost estimating.

    ·        Prepare concise reports that assess potential environmental liability risks, compliance and operational status to communicate findings to different clients.

    ·        Develop and implement a local strategic business/action plan within the broader Canada strategy.

    ·        As a senior “seller/doer,” contribute to business development of ERM's global TS practice. Identify and develop new opportunities, prepare effective technical proposals, and take active leadership role in the development of new business with new and existing clients. Develop and expand client relationships that generate repeat business.

    ·        Capitalize on existing client relationships to expand ERM’s profile and market share in the regional Transaction Services market (through a combination of excellence in technical delivery and business development).

    ·        Sell and manage other service lines related to transactions. Leverage the M&A Transaction Services role to provide services related to site remediation, compliance, management systems, outsourcing, integration support, among others.

    ·        Lead, manage performance, hire and retain, inspire and mentor personnel for overall success of local practice team.

    ·        Collaborate and coordinate with ERM offices in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa regions.


    REQUIREMENTS:

    This position offers significant career development potential for a motivated self-starter with strong technical, people management, and client interaction and development skills. 

     

    ·        BS in engineering, science, business, or related discipline; professional registration preferred.

    ·        10 to 15 years of experience managing complex environmental due diligence projects for multinational corporations, financial institutions, and their legal counsel.

    ·        Solid knowledge of CSA Z768-01 Standard, understanding of core business and legal concepts of business transactions, and continued interest in working on transactions. Knowledge of the ASTM Phase I standards a benefit.

    ·        Ability to develop and maintain long-lasting relationships with clients, identify and capitalize on sales opportunities, and mentor junior staff a plus.

    ·        Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision.

    ·        Knowledge of issues, specifically in oil and gas, and also mining, chemical, manufacturing, power.

    ·        Well versed in environmental risk, environmental compliance, health & safety compliance, remediation liabilities, as they relate to transaction agreements.

    ·        Experience estimating the costs of environmental compliance and remediation liabilities.

    ·        Excellent writing, communication, strategic thinking, and “people” skills

    TO APPLY:

    To apply, please follow the below link:

    http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ERMGINC&cws=1&rid=9261

    Please submit your resume and brief cover letter below. Thank you for your interest in ERM!

    Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting and sustainability related services. We have more than 5,000 people in over 40 countries working out of more than 150 offices. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. Over the past five years we have worked for more than 50 percent of the Global Fortune 500 delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing.

    Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers. 

    EOE/AAE

    ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

     

  • jcaz329
    Full-time
    Job Opportunity posted July 30, 2015 by jcaz329Contributor in Environmental Jobs Board public
    Employment Status:
    Full-time
    Job Description:
     ERM is seeking a motivated Environmental Due Diligence Project Manager to join our M&A Transaction Services practice team in Toronto, Ontario. In this role, you will manage and perform due diligence transaction projects for multi-national clients, while working across ERM’s Contaminated Site Management and Performance & Assurance practice teams on related follow-on project tasks. This is an excellent career opportunity to join our globally recognized M&A Transaction Services team, voted ‘Environmental Advisor of the Year’ by Acquisitions Monthly for 4 years. RESPONSIBILITIES: · Manage due diligence assessments consistent with CSA Z768-01 (and/or ASTM) Phase I standards and other global protocols, and including broad-based compliance assessments at industrial, commercial and resource-based facilities. · Provide consulting advice to legal, corporate, and private equity and pension fund clients. · Prepare concise reports that assess potential environmental liability risks, and compliance and operational status at manufacturing facilities. · Implement Phase II site assessments, including field work and sampling activities. · Perform environmental compliance assessments at industrial and commercial facilities, and implement follow-up corrective actions to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. · Manage regional and global projects within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables. · Capitalize on existing client relationships to expand ERM’s profile and market share in the regional Transaction Services market (through a combination of excellence in technical delivery and business development support). · Work with ERM Partners-in-Charge and other Project Managers to effectively manage projects. · Communicate with clients, ERM employees, and vendors. REQUIREMENTS: · Bachelors degree in engineering, environmental science, business administration, or related discipline. · 8 to 15 years of experience in environmental consulting, working on environmental due diligence projects. · Solid knowledge of CSA Z768-01 Standard, understanding of core business and legal concepts of business transactions, and continued interest in working on transactions. Knowledge of the ASTM Phase I standards a benefit · Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; experience writing comprehensive technical reports. · Understanding of capital markets and business transactions. · Ability to develop and maintain long-lasting relationships with clients, identify and capitalize on sales opportunities, and mentor junior staff a plus. · Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision. · Local candidates preferred. TO APPLY: To apply, please follow the below link: http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ERMGINC&cws=1&rid=9260 Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a pre-interview questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Thank you for your interest in ERM! Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting and sustainability related services. We have more than 5,000 people in over 40 countries working out of more than 150 offices. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. Over the past five years we have worked for more than 50 percent of the Global Fortune 500 delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing. Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers. EOE/AAE ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
  • jcaz329
    Project Assistant (Cleveland)
    Job Opportunity posted July 30, 2015 by jcaz329Contributor in Environmental Jobs Board public
    Job Title:
    Project Assistant (Cleveland)
    Employment Status:
    Full-time
    Job Description:

    ERM is seeking a skilled, hands-on Project Assistant to provide high-quality administrative and project support for one of our key clients in Cleveland, OH. We are seeking an organized administrative professional to apply self-initiative, a positive team attitude, and technical quality and creativity, to support our project management team. This is an excellent opportunity for an administrative professional looking to join a well-positioned global environmental leader in an exciting and growing industry.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    ·         Assist with internal quality assurance checks on the stages of reporting reviews.

    ·         Request and coordinate status updates and reports as it pertains to project deliverables.

    ·         Provide high-quality administrative support while successfully managing multiple deadline driven tasks.

    ·         Perform additional administrative duties as assigned.

    ·         Complete work assignments in accordance with ERM’s format and quality standards.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    ·         1 to 3 years of relevant experience in a professional services firm highly preferred.

    ·         Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).

    ·         Strong computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

    ·         Detail oriented with a strong work ethic.

    ·         Ability to work as part of a team and be a self-starter.

    ·         Ability to manage and coordinate multiple project assignments simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.

    ·         Salary for this position will be in the low $30K range, and will be eligible for ERM’s full benefit package.

     

    TO APPLY:

    To apply, please follow the link below:

    http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ERMGINC&cws=1&rid=9266

    Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a pre-interview questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Thank you for your interest in ERM!

    Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting and sustainability related services. We have more than 5,000 people in over 40 countries working out of more than 150 offices. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. Over the past five years we have worked for more than 50 percent of the Global Fortune 500 delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing.

    Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers.

    ERM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

    EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

    ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

  • Here2Learn
    Septic drain field3
    Topic posted July 29, 2015 by Here2LearnSuper Contributor in Discussions > General public
    Title:
    Septic drain field
    Content:

    Currently working on a site which has been used as a septic drain field for an adjoining shopping center. This is my first site with a drain field and I'm just curious how they are typically handled in a Phase I ESA. The shopping center includes a US Historic Cleaners with dates ranging from 2002 to 2008. Whether or not they were a pick up/drop off location only is unknown. Any suggestions appreciated!

  • TESKCMO
    Vapor Encroachment Screening for Phase I7
    Topic last edited July 27, 2015 by TESKCMOMember in Discussions > Environmental Due Diligence public
    Title:
    Vapor Encroachment Screening for Phase I
    Content:

    Would you characterize a historic gas station or dry cleaners (1940 or older) where the only information known is the type of activity and the year it was present as potential VEC? If within 50 feet of the property and no known underground barriers or direct pathways are known?  The soil type is urban land.  The area is a downtown location that has undergone several changes since 1920, most of the area is parking lots now with few multi story buildings.

  • Robert
    Gravel pits6
    Topic posted July 21, 2015 by RobertMember in Discussions > Environmental Due Diligence public
    Title:
    Gravel pits
    Content:

    Abandoned gravel pits have been used as dumping grounds and sometimes fill materials are unknown, so would you consider the site of an old gravel pit a REC ?

     

    Thanks.

  • jcaz329
    Staff Marine Biologist/Environmental Engineer (Marina...
    Job Opportunity posted July 24, 2015 by jcaz329Contributor in Environmental Jobs Board public
    Job Title:
    Staff Marine Biologist/Environmental Engineer (Marina Del Rey)
    Employment Status:
    Full-time
    Job Description:

    ERM is seeking a motivated Staff Marine Biologist / Environmental Engineer to join our growing office in Marina Del Rey, CA. The successful candidate will assist Project Managers on a variety of Environmental, Social & Health Impact Assessment and marine-based projects to support our oil & gas, power, and mining sector focus. This is an excellent opportunity for an early career professional to join a growing and exciting practice team, as you build a rewarding career path with a global environmental leader.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    ·         Provide technical assistance on Environmental Impact analyses including Federal (NEPA), State (e.g., California CEQA) and International standards in support of ERM clients’ domestic and international projects (i.e., oil and gas, power generation, electrical transmission, renewable/alternative energy, and Brownfields projects). Conduct tasks related to environmental impact assessment, site assessments, baseline studies, facility siting and permitting, risk assessment, and biological resources management.

    ·         Support ERM’s Marine Science team in developing projects focused on off-shore and aquatic resources.

    ·         Perform project delivery activities such as report writing, undertaking and organizing data collection and survey field work, performing data and literature review, developing recommendations for clients, and conducting field work.

    ·         Assist with developing and executing corporate Impact Assessment & Planning systems and strategies.

    ·         Provide technical support to Project Managers to support our Contaminated Site Management practice on natural resources damages and ecological and human health risk assessment tasks.

    ·         Work within quality/budget/schedule expectations and scope-specific assignments.

    ·         Communicate with subcontractors, regulatory agents, tenants, and clients during field activities.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    ·         BS in engineering, environmental science, biology, marine science, or related discipline; MS or Ph.D. preferred.

    ·         Recent graduate to 5 years of consulting experience, including projects in oil & gas, power/utility or mining sectors.

    ·         Experience assisting clients in budgets, obtaining multi-media permits and approvals for new or expanded facilities a plus.

    ·         High degree of technical competence and knowledge environmental regulations and policies.

    ·         Effective written/verbal communication and organization/analytical skills; experience recording/writing detailed technical data and reports.

    ·         Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision.

    ·         Demonstrated attributes to become a strong consultant – team player, eagerness to learn and grow, self-starter who takes initiative, versatile, and service-oriented mentality.

    ·         Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

     

    TO APPLY:

    To apply, please follow the link below:

    http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ERMGINC&cws=1&rid=9212

    Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a pre-interview questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Thank you for your interest in ERM!

    Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting and sustainability related services. We have more than 5,000 people in over 40 countries working out of more than 150 offices. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. Over the past five years we have worked for more than 50 percent of the Global Fortune 500 delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing.

    Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers.

    ERM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

    EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

    ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.