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Careers at Quantum

Quantum Water & Environment takes pride in the quality of our team. We are an assemblage of fun personalities and various backgrounds. Led by our core values, our team continues to grow to meet our client needs.

Quantum is currently hiring for the following positions:

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Quantum Water & Environment is seeking a Senior Project Manager in our Lakewood, CO office. The candidate should have a strong hydrogeology/engineering background with excellent analytical and communication skills.

Detailed Description:

  • Serve as Senior Hydrogeologist and technical lead for environmental projects and groundwater management projects.

  • Provide technical leadership and support on a variety of environmental and groundwater management projects.

  • Perform senior field oversight of junior staff, on occasion, for staff development and mentorship is expected.

  • Office work will include technical report writing, Senior technical review/QC/analysis of field and laboratory data, reviewing boring logs and geologic cross sections prepared by junior geologist, and the review of geologic maps and other technical documents.

  • Develop and implement routine and complex scopes of work on diverse projects for municipal and private sector clients. 

  • Manage tasks and assignments to meet deadlines and budgets.

  • Communicate findings and problems to senior staff and make recommendations, as appropriate.

  • Work independently and lead multi-discipline teams to meet project objectives.

  • Devise and/or oversee field programs.

  • Apply knowledge of geology and hydrogeology to aid development and management of solutions to address to solve groundwater management concerns and develop water resiliency solutions.

  • Apply knowledge of geology and hydrogeology to aid development and management of solutions to address subsurface contamination.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BS Degree in hydrogeology, geology, engineering, or environmental science (or related field) with 10+ years of experience in hydrogeological investigations; MS Degree a plus

  • Must have a Professional Geologist License from a surrounding state or at a minimum a Geologist-In-Training with a PG test scheduled.

  • 40-hour HAZWOPER certification is required

  • Experience in various remediation solutions (e.g., excavation, SVE, ISCO, bioremediation enhancements, thermal, air-sparging, etc.) a plus

  • Experience with a variety of groundwater management (planning, well siting, construction oversight, logging, aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) studies, Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) development, implementation, annual reporting, and compliance) a plus.

  • Experience with Colorado regulations.

  • Experience with business development with environmental clients and projects. This includes the ability to write proposals and cost estimates.

  • Strong verbal and written (technical writing) communication skills required.

  • Strong, all-round academic knowledge and understanding of hydrogeology in complex environments with a background in geology.

  • QA/QC skills

  • Experience in the consulting field preferred

  • Possess a positive, can-do attitude, be flexible and self-motivated, and have an attention to detail.

  • Valid driver's license and good driving record​.

  • Experience with database software (Microsoft Access) a plus

  • Strong project management skills a plus.

Salary Range: The anticipated starting pay range for this position is based on the potential employee’s education, experience, and qualifications.

This job is for in-office work. 

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER / ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYST

 

[Fulltime Position]

Field Work and Related Duties

Sample collection of groundwater, stormwater, indoor air, soil vapor, soil, and sediment. Collection of field measurements as needed.

  • Understand the requirements of a sampling event for a specific site and prepare accordingly.

  • Prepare the laboratory bottle order, order appropriate equipment needed for the event, understand the applicable Standard Operating Procedures and site Health and Safety Plans, understand the sampling budget and schedule requirements for the project and task.

  • Ensure that samples are properly cared for in order to meet laboratory hold times, temperature requirements, packing and shipping best practices, required chemical analysis for bottles, and chain of custody procedures.

  • Track invoices for items related to field work and ensure that any invoices received from subcontractors, laboratories, equipment suppliers, etc. are sent to the project manager and business manager.

  • Prepare detailed field notes.  

Data Management

Database Manager General Responsibilities:

  • Maintain project databases. Quality check incoming data and append database tables with new data.

  • Prepare new data tables and queries to support project analysis. Keep records of changes made to the database and maintain backup versions of the database.

  • For new sites, prepare and quality check data tables for upload into a site-specific database modeled after the Quantum database template.

  • Upon receipt of any new field or laboratory data collected, the Analyst is responsible for management of the data.

  • Quality check data laboratory issues. Check that all constituents have been analyzed, as appropriate, for each well required at the site.

  • Summarize laboratory data for the project manager: prepare a summary identifying any missed constituents, summarize detected constituents by sampling point, identify new detections.

Analysis

Analysis of data includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Conduct in-depth quality check of newly received data by tabulating, comparing to statistics, or preparing charts.

  • Prepare tables and charts to illustrate data patterns. Ability to automate production of tables and charts for a group of analyses with changing variables.

  • Perform statistical analysis using Sanitas, other software, or in-house spreadsheets.

  • Compile lithology, groundwater, and contaminant data in a clear and concise manner for efficient two- and three-dimensional GIS plotting.

  • Assist GIS personnel by verifying data used in plots.

Required and Preferred Qualifications

  • Required: Bachelor's degree in geology, environmental engineering, or closely related natural science field.

  • Required: Geologist in Training or on schedule to take the GIT exam state OR Engineer in Training or exam date scheduled in 2024.

  • Required: 40-hour HAZWOPER certificate or training in progress to be completed prior to hire.

  • Required: Experience with Microsoft Excel, experience with Microsoft Access is a plus.

  • AutoCAD experience.

  • Write simple Python code to automate repetitive data manipulation, calculation, display tasks, and assist with quality checking data for upload into the Database.

  • AutoCAD: learn to prepare and use list processing (LISP) routines. Prepare and use templates and global blocks with attributes to reduce time spent on repetitive tasks.

  • Identify ways to save time, reduce costs, and advance Quantum in field and analysis work.

  • Work toward being the lead on field events and prepare to train new field personnel.

  • Understands soil types, USCS soil classification, and bedrock types / identification.

  • Understands or work toward conducting observation and logging of soil borings, installation of piezometers and monitoring wells, and soil vapor sampling points.

  • Ability to work extended hours on an as-needed basis.

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