Senior Environmental Consultant (nationwide) (BAPM)

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Date: Jun 14, 2022

Location: Baltimore, Maryland, US

Company: Bureau Veritas


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Baltimore 

State: Maryland

The Senior Environmental Consultant is the lead technical environmental point of contact for various consulting contracts (government and commercial clients). Responsibilities can include client consultation, third party reviews of client supplied material for regulatory compliance to such as HUD, ASTM, and NEPA, etc. Familiarity with national and local regs including RCRA and NEPA required.  Additionally, perform senior reviews of Phase I’s and Environmental Checklists in compliance with FDIC requirements. Experience required with NEPA report preparation and regulations, EAs, EISs, Phase I/II, etc. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other job-related duties may be assigned in conformance with state and federal regulations.


  • Assists supervisor with specific departmental duties, such as reviewing protocols and creating technical documents.
  • Trains new hire and acts as point source by answering technically oriented questions; provides guidance
  • Acts as lead for new clients in developing environmental scopes of work.
  • Performs interviews and phone screens of prospective candidates.
  • Performs personnel management including technical guidance and leadership, while ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Coordinates and directs staff assigned to projects on a project by project basis. Reviews and evaluates work progress and identifies and resolves problems.  Provides technical direction and guidance to Field Observers on an as-needed basis.
  • Reviews and technically edits reports to ensure accuracy, completeness and quality.  Prepares report for on-time delivery to client with accompanying correspondence. 
  • Evaluates and interprets reports to characterize environmental conditions identified in projects.
  • Communicates with clients and immediate supervisor to discuss and develop solutions to recognized environmental concerns. Authorizes shipment/transmittal of completed reports to client.
  • Manages portfolios including client and staff meetings, communications with client and management of work for portfolio properties.
  • Acts as Technical Lead, providing guidance and technical direction for assigned regional clients and protocols.
  • Meets the job requirements and performs duties of Field Observer, Environmental, as needed.
  • Enhances professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
  • Complies with federal, state and local legal requirements by studying new and existing legislation, anticipating future legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on necessary action.
  • Upholds industry and company standards by providing guidance on technical issues.
  • Maintains open communication with management and staff regarding departmental and operational matters.
  • Assists in recruiting, orientating and training employees.
  • Protects operations by keeping company information confidential.
  • Delivers outstanding customer service through timely response and proactive solutions to clients needs.
  • Demonstrates BV's guiding principles in support of the company's strategic goals.
  • Follows all documented policies, Standard Operating Procedures, and Work Instructions applicable to the position and support of BV's quality standards.
  • Maintains safe and clean work area by complying with all procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • May be required to work overtime with prior authorization from supervisor.
  • Ability to successfully work from remote location.





This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in a related field or equivalent relative experience is required; minimum of 5 - 10 years experience managing projects and staff plus 2 - 4 years field experience performing Phase I and/or Phase II environmental inspections.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

AHERA, Asbestos Inspector Certification, and OSHA 40-hour certification preferred; valid driver's license; personal credit sufficient to charge business travel expenses of up to $3,000.


Other Qualifications

Detail oriented; excellent problem-solving skills; strong consultative experience; Excellent oral and written communication skills a must.  Experience as a technical third-party reviewer or grant reviews is required. Available for limited travel; excellent time management skills including the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced working environment; working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Must have a cell phone and supply your own internet service.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.



WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


EEO/AAE: BV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/V/D are encouraged to apply. BV is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, gender, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities, “disabled Veterans”, or Veterans with service-connected disabilities, are encouraged to apply. BV values the service Veterans have given to our country and we strongly support the hiring of returning Service Members. BV is a federal contractor and requests priority referrals of protected Veterans. Questions: Jennifer Dodson, 800-733-0660.

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