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Nobis Group
Lowell, MA 01851


Why Nobis?

If youre looking for challenging, interesting work typically found at a large business, but the variety and camaraderie found in a smaller company, youre in the right place. At Nobis Group, youll find a flexible, relaxed, and team-oriented workplace culture created by our employee-owners.  We take on projects of every size from a single retail location to large, complex Federal Superfund sites and commercial developments. Youll have the opportunity to explore and grow your skills with a variety of work. Nobis Groups formal professional development program will support you as you advance in your career with in-house training, membership to professional associations, participation in our mentoring program, and the opportunity to help prepare technical papers and presentations.

Nobis is hiring a full time Project Engineer - Environmental to join our team in our Lowell, MA office to serve as a project team member for the planning and/or design of environmental projects including assessment, characterization, investigation, design, remediation, and/or permitting of a facility, property, or site that may or is suspected to contain contaminants within the soil, groundwater, air, and/or other media.

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates with team members and others to effectively execute assignments. Collects environmental soil, water, air, or other media samples both individually and as part of a field team; operates, calibrates, and maintains necessary field equipment and instruments; performs routine personnel and instrument decontamination; collects or oversees sampling during drilling; prepares and packages samples for shipping to an analytical laboratory; and ships samples for analysis.

  • Serves as Site Safety Officer, field engineer/scientist/geologist, or other to support environmental project work, after demonstration of site knowledge and position knowledge, including respect of peers. Initiates training as field team leader for larger environmental projects. May be required to direct field technicians and other staff during field work and coordinate work tasks. Collects necessary field data through observation or through basic field data collection techniques using field instruments such as field survey equipment, tape measures, flow meters, turbidity samplers, sieve analyses, cameras, pumps, data loggers, remediation equipment, and other instruments as needed.

  • Reviews, evaluates, and interprets technical reports, specifications, plans, calculations, construction schedules, and cost estimates for projects. Works with team members to complete environmental investigation and remediation projects, including sampling, drilling, and decontamination tasks.

  • Communicates technical information with equipment and materials vendors, accurately documents such communications, and applies the information obtained to the relevant project work.

  • Prepares engineering design calculations, hydro-geological assessments, and construction cost estimates. Determines the feasibility of a project or project feature based on analysis of the prepared calculations, cost estimates, and other collected data.

  • Identifies and/or classifieds soils in the field using appropriate standards for geologic or engineering assessment. Observes test pits, soil borings, and or rock cores, and records observations of site conditions, weather, staffing, subcontractors, and pertinent technical information.

  • Observes and/or inspects project sites prior to, during, or after construction to monitor and/or assess construction progress, and ensures conformance with engineering plans, specifications, regulations, and accepted construction and safety standards, and prepares written inspection and observation summaries.

  • Visits project sites and evaluates ongoing work by meeting and talking with contractors and subcontractors, owners, regulators, and other consultants, and prepares written inspection and observation summaries. May be required to direct field technicians and other staff during field work and coordinate work tasks.

  • Uses engineering software and computer hardware necessary to complete engineering analysis, hydrogeologic analysis, and engineering design projects. Software may include Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and software for computer-aided design and drafting (CADD), spreadsheet applications, hydrogeologic software, boring log software, and other applicable software.

  • Is familiar with applicable federal, state, and local rules and regulations as hey apply to project work and basic calculations.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from an accredited four-year college or university in science or engineering (e.g., Environmental Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, Earth Science or related field). Three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, is the recommended minimum. A Master of Science (M.S.) degree is desirable.

  • A valid drivers license, reliable vehicle, and proof of auto insurance is required for this position. Must also be able to travel for project site visits, meetings, data collection, and training. Travel is highly dependent upon project work requirements and may be extensive at times.

  • Engineers must possess EIT designation; Professional Engineer (P.E.) license is encouraged.

  • Must demonstrate active involvement and engagement in subsequent sequential education (e.g., Masters Degree, Toastmasters), professional societies (e.g., ASCE, PGS, LSPA), preparation of technical papers related to work assignments, and/or other activities that strengthen and broaden the employees and Nobis technical positions.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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.

Happy Employees = Happy Clients

At Nobis, we believe in taking good care of our people. Its good for them and its good for business. We provide excellent benefits including:

  • Competitive Salary

  • Employee Stock Option Plan (ESOP)

  • 401(k) with employer match

  • 401(k) Student Debt Solution program

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • Paid Holidays

  • Educational Financial Assistance

  • Professional Development Program

  • Health and Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Supplemental Accident, Critical Illness, and Hospital Indemnity

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Stipend (eligible for opt-out stipend if other coverage is available/proof of coverage required)

  • Comfortable Work/Life Balance

  • Flexibility

  • Hybrid work schedule

As a federal government contractor, Nobis is subject to an Executive Order requiring, among other things, that its employees are fully vaccinated, as defined by the US Center for Disease Control ("CDC") with Covid-19 vaccine(s) approved by the CDC, unless Nobis grants the employee a religious or medical accommodation to this requirement. 

Nobis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. 


Posted: 2022-09-07 Expires: 2022-10-07

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