Careers

Industrial Hygienist

Our Industrial Hygiene business unit is looking for a qualified industrial hygienist to join our team of professionals.  Our continued success and growth is due in large part to a dynamic, team-centric work environment. The full-time industrial hygienist will work on projects related to asbestos, lead-based paint, microbial assessments, indoor air quality, and other industrial hygiene projects.  Duties will include assisting staff with identification and collection of building materials, air monitoring, project estimating and report preparation. Opportunities will also be available to cross-train with our compliance engineering and assessment and remediation groups.  Opportunities may include: storm water compliance, soil and groundwater sampling, and drilling and monitoring well construction oversight.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in environmental health/science or related field.
  • NC asbestos accreditation for air monitoring. Asbestos inspector accreditation a plus.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Basic understanding of building construction, mechanical and HVAC systems, demolition and renovation.
  • Must pass medical exam and wear a negative pressure respirator.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and at heights.
  • Must meet requirements of the company’s Substance Policy and Reference Check programs.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Willingness to travel locally, regionally and overnight as needed.
  • Willingness to work occasional nights, weekends, and extended shifts beyond 8 hours.

Additional Qualifications

  • Detail oriented with excellent note-taking and written skills.
  • Personable and able to verbally communicate with people at all levels.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office suite applications.
  • Effective time-management skills in order to balance multiple projects on a daily basis.
  • Commitment to details, deadlines and budgets with a positive attitude and excellent work ethic.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits including: medical insurance, 401K, wellness program and more.

Please submit resumes to resumes@dunckleedunham.com

Staff Level Environmental, Civil, or Chemical Engineer

Duncklee & Dunham, P.C. (Duncklee & Dunham) has an opening for a staff-level (i.e., 0-3 years of experience) Environmental, Civil, or Chemical Engineer in our Cary, North Carolina office.  The successful candidate will develop a comprehensive range of experiences in industrial environmental compliance.  The candidate shall have or will develop a basic understanding of environmental compliance regulations pertaining to air emissions, stormwater and wastewater discharges, and hazardous waste management, and engineering design experience in stormwater control measures, wastewater pretreatment, or air emissions control.  We are looking for a self-motivated candidate, capable of working as part of a project team, who thinks clearly and objectively, and has strong technical writing skills.

Position Requirements:

  • Use in-depth knowledge of engineering principles and standards, assist Senior Level staff in producing conceptual and detailed designs for soil and groundwater remedial systems, vapor intrusion mitigation systems, stormwater control measures, erosion and sedimentation control
  • Prepare draft engineering design documents that include drawings and specifications for sizing of piping and pumping systems, grading calculations, soil and groundwater remedial measures, vapor intrusion mitigation, and other engineering controls for environmental remediation applications
  • Prepare environmental permit applications (air, wastewater, storm water, etc.) for a variety of manufacturing and construction sources Screen soil and groundwater remedial alternatives, develop conceptual designs, and prepare cost estimates for soil and groundwater remediation projects in support of our Assessment and Remediation Group
  • Prepare draft project reports that include feasibility studies, corrective/remedial action plans, construction completion reports, monitoring reports, and plans and specifications for remediation systems, SCMs, wastewater pretreatment, air emissions control
  • Prepare spill response/ risk management plans, including SPCC Plans, SWPP Plans, FRPs, ODCs
  • Use of various software including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office applications (Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint®, Project®), OneNote®, StormCAD®, and AutoCAD®
  • Provide field engineering and construction management on design/build projects
  • Conduct routine stormwater monitoring at industrial sites in accordance with General and Individual Stormwater permits
  • Conduct periodic facility inspections in accordance with SPCC and SWPP Plans
  • Oversee remediation system operations and compliance, including troubleshooting systems and supporting maintenance
  • Review and evaluate remedial and environmental control system monitoring and operations data
  • Support site characterization activities
  • Develop project budgets and engineering cost estimates
  • Be accountable for effective time management, in accordance with project priorities and objectives

Skills / Qualifications

  • A Baccalaureate Degree in civil, environmental, chemical engineering, or related field
  • Prior experience in engineering design consulting is a bonus, but not required, including task management in the fields of environmental remediation, storm water design/compliance, and/or industrial environmental compliance
  • E.I. registration and ability to obtain P.E. in North Carolina within 4-8 years
  • The successful candidate must be willing to travel locally and regionally, with the potential to be out of town for up to 1-2 weeks at a time.
  • Current 40-hour and 8-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training (40-hour OSHA 1910.120) and hazardous waste handling experience (preferred but not required)
  • Must be able to perform field work in a variety of climactic conditions where hazardous materials may be present.

Only qualified candidates with acceptable employment eligibility verification (I-9) will be considered. Visa assistance not provided.   Duncklee & Dunham is not responsible for unauthorized job postings or submissions of resumes using external links/websites. Submit resume, cover letter, salary history and expectations for consideration to resumes@dunckleedunham.com

Staff Geologist

Duncklee & Dunham, P.C. (Duncklee & Dunham) has an opening for an entry-level geologist in our Cary, North Carolina office.  Due to our growth-oriented business model, Duncklee & Dunham offers a growing range of services including soil and groundwater assessment and remediation, Brownfields-related work, environmental permitting, compliance, engineering, and industrial hygiene.  We have added five entry-level scientists in the past 12 months, and continue to grow.

This Staff Geologist position is part of a team that conducts Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (see ASTM International E1527-13 and 40 CFR Part 312 for details).  The preferred candidate will have an extroverted personality with good communication skills.  The candidate needs to be inquisitive and have great attention to detail, be capable of solving problems without having all the facts.  The long-term objective for this individual is to lead the Phase I efforts for the company, from the initial contact with our clients (who come from a wide variety of backgrounds), writing proposals, conducting all tasks associated with the investigations, writing reports, project invoicing and accounting, and following up with clients to be sure we have met their needs.

A secondary responsibility (up to ~30-40% of time) for this position will be to support other service lines within the company.  This other work might include conducting field work for Phase II Environmental Site Assessments; sampling of soil, groundwater, surface water, indoor air, and soil vapor; overseeing drilling contractors during advancement of soil borings and construction of monitoring wells; and/or overseeing contractors performing remediation work.  Thus, a love of working outdoors is requisite.  The candidate must be capable of working as part of a project team, and demonstrate an ability to learn field and office techniques from senior field and office staff until proficient to conduct the field work alone.  With continued experienced, the selected candidate will prepare Phase I/II ESA reports, evaluate laboratory data to assess the attainment of objectives, and if not, help to determine what additional work may be necessary.  Familiarity with applicable state and federal environmental regulations will be a required skill set. A well written, concise report is the final work product delivered to our clients.  Therefore, candidates are encouraged to bring one or two writing examples, if available, to the job interview to demonstrate their technical-writing skills.

Skills/Qualifications

  • Hold a Baccalaureate or Master’s Degree in geology
  • Have a desire to pursue registration as a licensed geologist, and ideally, have already passed the Fundamentals of Geology ASBOG exam (go to ncblg.org for details)
  • Be willing to travel locally, with occasional travel out of area for days or even weeks at a time, both in-state and throughout the southeastern U.S.
  • Have completed 40-hour hour OSHA Hazwoper training (29 CFR 1910.120) would be a bonus but is not required
  • Familiar with the use of various software that includes Microsoft Office applications (Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint®), and ideally AutoCAD® and ArcGIS®.
  • Able to perform field work with exposure to a variety of climactic conditions, and potential exposures to hazardous materials

Please submit a resume to resumes@dunckleedunham.com