VERTEX is regarded as one of the premier engineering, construction, environmental and IT companies serving many top insurance companies, real estate owners, contractors, banks, real estate investors and attorneys across the country. VERTEX has 25 offices worldwide and a dedicated staff of over 450 engineers, architects, environmental, and construction professionals. VERTEX offers comprehensive solutions for construction and environmental exposures. With 55,000 projects completed since inception, our experience speaks for itself.
In late 2013, VERTEX implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP). VERTEX’s employee-owners help our clients identify and mitigate risks to a project’s physical, environmental and economic well-being; it drives every decision we make. We offer highly personalized and customized service to address highly specialized challenges. By applying technical and scientific skills to our clients’ real business challenges, VERTEX creates integrated solutions that minimize risks while achieving the required results.
For more information about VERTEX visit us here http://vertexeng.com/.
The Vertex Companies, Inc. is looking for an individual to join the Industrial Hygiene team in our Columbia, MD office. The individual we are looking for will enjoy the challenge of working on multiple projects on a fast-paced schedule, working with senior staff, and providing field oversight on a variety of projects. More specific details are described below.
Oversee and review industrial hygiene and building science claim related documents
Conduct/direct field investigations activities, including Asbestos, PCBs, Regulated Materials/Universal Waste, Mold, and Water Intrusion
Collect indoor air samples
Analyze laboratory and engineering data
Write claim review and summary reports for senior review
Represent VERTEX to the client in a professional manner
Schedule and coordinate subcontractor activities for project
Prepare and implement Health and Safety Plans for the site where required
Make employee safety a priority both in-house and on-site, in accordance with corporate policy
Experience in the execution of Asbestos Surveys, Regulated Material/Universal Waste Surveys, and Mold Assessments
Frequent travel and/or field work (valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required)
Able to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with co-workers, clients and subcontractors
Able to work with minimal oversight, but take direction from Senior managers
Able to meet deadlines, both internally and externally
Other project duties as assigned by senior staff
Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, or related environmental field
Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in technical activities directly related to HazMat, Mold and asbestos investigation activities, including report writing
Knowledge & Skills
Must be able to perform complex tasks and handle multiple priorities, and have the ability to perform exceptionally under high stress conditions
Knowledge of computer operations and standard software packages (word processing, spreadsheets, Adobe) required
Proficiency or working knowledge of CAD a plus
Position requires Health & Safety Certification pursuant to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 (HAZWOPER 40 Hour) – training provided if required
OSHA 10 or 30-Hour training is preferred, training provided if necessary
Asbestos Project Monitor license is preferred
Walk job sites during inspections, sometimes on uneven terrain
Carry field testing equipment (up to 30 pounds) onto job sites with regularity
VERTEX is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V. 11