Sr Environmental Site Assessor
Job ID
36386
Posted
26-Oct-2021
Service line
Advisory Segment
Role type
Full-time
Areas of Interest
Valuations/ Appraisal
Location(s)
Los Angeles - California - United States of America

We are looking for strong relationship builders who are looking for an opportunity to increase their income potential as a Sr. Environmental Site Assessor.  We’ve identified key markets that we have client needs and are looking for experienced professionals to leverage the CBRE brand in the Los Angeles, CA marketplace.   


JOB SUMMARY  


Conducts work in support of and prepares complex Phase I Environmental Site Assessments in accordance with ASTM Standard E1527, Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process to identify recognized environmental conditions and other conditions of environmental concern for a project and related off-site properties in accordance with ASTM and client specific standards, including Agency, as an Environmental Professional. May coordinate with vendors and subcontractors for the completion of Phase II subsurface investigations, if needed. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  



Completes complex Environmental Site Assessments (ESA), environmental compliance and related projects, and/or oversight of Phase II subsurface investigations to identify Recognized Environmental Conditions (RECs) and other adverse environmental conditions as outlined in the scope of work.




Reviews previous assessment reports, historical and regulatory records for the property and for the surrounding area and reports data in accordance with ASTM criteria and/or client's scope of work.




Conducts interviews with appropriate project stakeholders and government officials to obtain information concerning the environmental conditions related to the property and adjacent properties.




Performs screenings and surveys for the presence of hazardous building materials (asbestos, lead, radon, etc.) and subsurface contamination. Screenings may include collection of samples.




Writes reports which accurately convey the environmental assessment and provide exhibits and photos which illustrate or clarify information presented in the body of the report.




Obtains site access, public and private utility clearance, coordinates with various project stakeholders, and schedules drillers, laboratories, and other subcontractors for Phase II or Industrial Hygiene work.




Completes online and field research related to historic preservation, endangered species, wetlands, floodplains, etc.





May engage subcontractors/vendors for Phase II subsurface investigations, if necessary. Includes developing scope of work, acquiring bids, selecting vendor and ensuring results are included in final report to client.  


Performs other duties as assigned.




SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  


No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies.  May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.



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 EXPERIENCE  



Bachelor's Degree in related field such as  environmental science, geology, engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience.




Requires 5-7 years relevant environmental experience.


Knowledgeable of federal, state and local environmental requirements.



CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  



Current Professional Engineer’s or Professional Geologist’s license or registration, CIH, CEM or one or more of the following state certifications ACM, Lead, Mold, Radon, preferred. 



Based on locations and local regulations, this role may require specific licenses or certification issued by the federal government, state, tribe, to perform environmental inquiries as defined in §312.21"





COMMUNICATION SKILLS  



Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.




Ability to effectively present technical information to non-technical clients.



FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE  


Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.





REASONING ABILITY  


Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.



OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES  



Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite Products (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, etc.)




Excellent time management and organizational skills. The position requires simultaneously managing electronic deliverables for several ongoing assignments.




Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.




SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  



Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for managing multiple project deadlines at one time. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.



*** An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing


CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NOTE: An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.