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SynTerra is an employee-owned company with offices in two bustling cities: Greenville, South Carolina, and Charlotte, North Carolina.

We’re one of the fastest growing companies in South Carolina, and we’ve consistently been identified as one of the state’s best places to work. If you’d like to join a workplace with competitive benefits, great client relationships, and the best teammates around, apply for an Available Position using the link provided in the job description.

If you think SynTerra might be right for you, but you don’t see the right position, please fill out a SynTerra Employment Application anyway — we’re always looking for top talent.

SynTerra is an equal opportunity employer.
Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

Director of Client Relations (Business Development) — Greenville, SC
Job description

The Director of Client Relations is responsible for coordinating and directing SynTerra business development strategies and enhancing the company’s internal business development structure. The director will implement measures aimed at ensuring clients receive the highest quality of service. The ideal candidate has experience selling science and/or engineering consulting services and has led a business development team.

Position snapshot
  • Develop and recommend an annual sales plan and forecast for the company.
  • Collect, compile, and interpret data to establish goals for market leaders. Those goals will be consistent with company goals for growth and profitability.
  • Track department metrics monthly to evaluate whether goals are being met and to provide data to the management team.
  • Develop business plans to assist market leaders.
  • Demonstrate the company’s consulting services to clients, highlighting successful results.
  • Establish and develop successful business relationships with current and potential clients.
  • Build strong working relationships with colleges and universities, civil engineers, industry partners, and other key players (municipalities, manufacturers, etc.) within the market place.
  • Drive internal collaboration between market leaders and other SynTerra leaders (project managers, group leaders, etc.).
  • Build collaborative relationships between the customer and internal support functions by focusing on the delivery of technical guidance and assistance.
  • Stay informed about the latest legislative standards and regulations pertaining to science and engineering.
  • Support national and regional groups that focus on regulations and environmental stewardship in the marketplace.
  • Assess sales performance and trends through market research and other initiates (proactive or corrective actions).
  • Actively participate in the selection process of all new market leaders.
  • Direct and support SynTerra market leaders. Give feedback, conduct employee evaluations, and provide training.
Minimum requirements
  • Degree in engineering, geology, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • 7-10 years of experience in related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in a supervisory/leadership role
  • Ability to travel throughout the Southeast and beyond as needed
More than a job

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to send that colleague this link to apply.

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Environmental Engineer, Automotive Facility — Greenville, SC
Job description

SynTerra is looking for a creative and highly talented Environmental Engineer to provide technical support to the Environmental Services Department at an automotive client’s site. This individual will be responsible for environmental training and environmental compliance, specifically for wastewater and storm water. This individual must be able to work in a collaborative team environment, balance multiple projects, communicate effectively, negotiate changes and schedules, and exhibit the SynTerra “We own it” approach to business.

We provide assessment and remediation services on a wide variety of projects for a diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.

Position snapshot

An applicant should have 5 to 10 years’ experience in environmental regulatory compliance, preferably in an industrial manufacturing setting. Recent graduates will be considered if able to demonstrate ability to work in an industrial setting effectively. Manufacturing experience in the chemical industry or automotive industry is desirable. Previous experience with high-level communications, training presentations, documentation, and auditing is also desirable.

Requirements
  • B.A./B.S. degree in a technical discipline such as Engineering, Environmental Science, Biology, or Chemistry; or equivalent  of 4 years of related experience in environmental compliance and reporting for a complex industrial operation.
  • Basic knowledge of environmental management in areas such as air, wastewater, solid and hazardous waste, and toxic chemical management and regulations.
  • Basic leadership, project management, communication, and teamwork experience.
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office packages and customized databases and software.
More than a job

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to send that colleague this link to apply.

SynTerra Employment Application

Experienced Geologist — Charlotte, NC
Job description

SynTerra is looking for a creative and highly talented Licensed Environmental Geologist with the expertise to help our clients succeed. You should have 6-8 years of experience in environmental assessment and remediation. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals, and it requires the ability to travel to remote project sites.

We provide assessment and remediation services on a wide variety of projects for a diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.

Position snapshot
  • Preparation of work plans, reports, and other technical documents
  • Coordinate and work on specialized environmental projects and environmental site assessments (Phase I and II ESAs), environmental compliance and monitoring programs, and regulatory approval compliance for industrial facilities
  • Geological, groundwater modeling statistics and/or data management
  • Technical writing
Requirements
  • Undergraduate degree in science or relevant engineering field
  • Master’s degree in geology or hydrogeology is preferred
  • 6-8 years of experience
  • Project/Task Management
  • Experience with report preparation for submittal to the client and state agencies; soil, groundwater, and vapor intrusion investigations; and interactions with subcontractors
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained
  • Registered professional geologist
More than a job

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to send that colleague this link to apply.

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Civil Engineer — Charlotte, NC
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for talented mid-level civil engineering professionals who can work in a collaborative team environment, balance multiple projects, communicate improvements effectively, negotiate changes and schedules, and exhibit the SynTerra “we own it” approach to business.  SynTerra is an employee-owned company located in two beautiful, bustling cities: downtown Greenville, South Carolina, and Charlotte, North Carolina.  We are a science and engineering consulting firm that serves clients throughout the Southeast. We are celebrating our 25th year in business.

Our Civil Engineering group provides services for civil site design and land planning, industrial projects, commercial projects, multifamily projects, and landfills.

Successful employees at SynTerra work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other engineering and environmental professionals to achieve project goals and meet client expectations.

Requirements:
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • 2-5 years of experience with civil engineering site design and land planning
  • Experience with erosion and sediment control plans, specifications, and permits
  • Experience with  storm water management and conveyance
  • Familiarity with National Wetlands Inventory and floodplain mapping
  • Has passed the F.E. exam and working toward Professional Engineer (P.E.) certification
Additional proficiencies in the following are preferred:
  • Experience with geotechnical engineering reporting and evaluations
  • Geographic Information Services (GIS) mapping
  • Google Earth and/or similar Earth Imagery software
  • SiteOps and/or similar civil design modeling software
  • SketchUp and/or similar 3D modeling software
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to send that colleague this link.

SynTerra Employment Application

Water and Wastewater Engineer — Greenville, SC
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a talented Water and Wastewater Engineer who can demonstrate the capability to work in a collaborative team environment, balance multiple projects and clients, communicate effectively, and exhibit SynTerra’s “we own it” approach to business.

Position snapshot:

You should have 5 to 10 years’ relevant experience working on a variety of municipal water and wastewater project types, including:  piping systems, pump stations, tanks, process design, etc. Experience in Business Development and/or Client Management is a plus.

Successful employees at SynTerra work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals to achieve project goals and meet client expectations.

Requirements:
  • Undergraduate Civil Engineering degree or a degree in another relevant field
  • Registered Professional Engineer (SC)
  • Project management and design experience
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to send that colleague this link:

SynTerra Employment Application

Experienced Geologist — Birmingham, AL
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a creative and highly talented Licensed Environmental Geologist with the expertise to help our clients succeed. You should have 8-12 years of experience in environmental assessment and remediation. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals, and it requires the ability to travel to remote project sites.

We provide assessment and remediation services on a wide variety of projects for a diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.

Position snapshot:
  • Preparation of work plans, reports, and other technical documents
  • Coordinate and work on specialized environmental projects and environmental site assessments (Phase I and Phase II ESAs), environmental compliance and monitoring programs, and regulatory approval compliance for industrial facilities
  • Geological and groundwater modeling statistics and/or data management
  • Technical writing
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in science or relevant engineering field
  • Master’s degree in geology or hydrogeology is preferred
  • 8-12 years of experience
  • Project/Task Management
  • Experience with report preparation for submittal to the client and state agencies; soil, groundwater, and vapor intrusion investigations; and interactions with subcontractors
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained
  • Registered professional geologist
  • Experience with, or willingness to learn, client relations preferred
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE – SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to send that colleague this link to apply:

SynTerra Employment Application

Project and Office Administrator — Charlotte, NC
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a qualified Project and Office Administrator to join our team in Charlotte, NC. You should have 5 to 10 years’ experience overseeing administrative functions within projects and be well-versed in the use of Microsoft applications, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. You also should be well-versed in the use of Adobe Acrobat and Creative Suite software. This position requires the ability to work both independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with other professionals.

Position snapshot:
  • Responsible for overall project schedule — ensure deliverable due dates, including drafts and finals, are met.
  • Meet regularly with project managers, scientists, and engineers to understand specific needs and focus of each project.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support, including meeting arrangements, progress tracking, and documentation.
  • Communicate between project teams to track changes in technical reports, tables, and deadlines.
  • Assume responsibility for working with project team members and maintaining complete and accurate records for multiple jobs — work with multiple project managers and engineers.
  • Provide proposal development support, and prepare marketing materials for potential clients.
  • Greet and welcome guests as soon as they arrive at the office.
  • Answer, screen, and forward incoming phone calls.
  • Receive, sort, and distribute daily mail/deliveries.
  • Order office supplies, and keep inventory of stock.
  • Arrange travel and accommodations.
  • Perform other office duties, including filing, photocopying, and faxing.
Requirements:
  • High school graduation required. Some college preferred.
  • 5-10 years of experience.
  • Advanced- to expert-level proficiency in the use of Microsoft applications, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Advanced- to expert-level of proficiency in the use of Adobe Acrobat and Creative Suite software.
  • Good typing skills and the ability to use computer applications.
  • Attentive to detail; accurate and well-organized.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a professional manner.
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to send that colleague this link to apply:

SynTerra Employment Application

Water and Wastewater Market Leader — North Carolina
Position Description:

SynTerra seeks a creative and highly talented Market Leader with expertise in water and wastewater management and design. A candidate should have 10-plus years of experience in the municipal water and wastewater market. That experience should include project management and design for a variety of project types (piping, pump stations, process design, storage tanks, etc.). This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals, and it requires the ability to travel to remote project sites.

We provide consulting services on a wide variety of projects for a diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.

Position Snapshot:

The following is a summary of what will be expected in this position:
• In collaboration with team members, develop and execute market-based and account-based strategic business development plan(s).
• Participate on key account management teams.
• Generate and build new relationships and expand existing relationships.
• Review and respond to client RFQs.
• Perform project management, including project scoping, budgeting, proposal preparation, project accounting, report preparation, and quality assurance.
• Lead and/or participate in the design effort for various water and wastewater projects.

An understanding of the local regulatory climate and markets is essential. A candidate should possess the following:
• Ability to interface and develop positive relationships with clients, prospects, and coworkers
• Loyal existing clients/accounts preferred
• Ability to influence and mentor
• Experience creating and successfully managing project

Requirements:

• Undergraduate degree in relevant engineering field
• 10-plus years of experience
• Project management experience
• Business development experience
• Registered as a professional engineer in North Carolina

More Than a Job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE – SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to send that colleague this link to apply.

SynTerra Employment Application

Experienced Geologists — Greenville, SC
Position Description:

SynTerra is looking for creative and highly talented Licensed Environmental Geologists with the expertise to help our clients succeed. You should have 6-8 years of experience in environmental assessment and remediation. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals, and it requires the ability to travel to remote project sites.

We provide assessment and remediation services on a wide variety of projects for a diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.

Position Snapshot:

The following is a summary of what you’ll accomplish in this position:

  • Preparation of work plans, reports, and other technical documents
  • Coordinate and work on specialized environmental projects and environmental site assessments (Phase I and II ESAs), environmental compliance and monitoring programs, and regulatory approval compliance for industrial facilities
  • Geological, groundwater modeling statistics and/or data management
  • Technical writing
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in science or relevant engineering field
  • Master’s degree in geology or hydrogeology is preferred
  • 6-8 years of experience
  • Project/Task Management
  • Experience with report preparation for submittal to the client and state agencies; soil, groundwater, and vapor intrusion investigations; and interactions with subcontractors
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained
  • Registered professional geologist
More Than a Job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE – SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role – Be sure to send that colleague this link to apply.

SynTerra Employment Application

CAD Technician with Field Experience — Birmingham, AL
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a talented CAD professional with field experience who can work in a collaborative team environment, balance multiple projects, communicate improvements effectively, negotiate changes and schedules, and exhibit the SynTerra “We own it” approach to business.

Position snapshot:

You should have strong technical skills with a foundation in math and spatial analysis. Communication skills are important in this position. You will be expected to participate in the overall surveying and mapping process. Additional opportunities include preparing map products and ground surveys. You should also be proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D, ArcGIS, and Microsoft Office.

Requirements:
  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree (or equivalent) in computer-aided drafting and design techniques
  • 3‒5 years of practical CAD experience
  • Experience with Construction Quality Assurance/Quality Control (Earth Work), soil, groundwater sampling, and interactions with subcontractors is a plus.
  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER trained is a plus.
  • Ability to read and understand maps, legal descriptions, deeds, and construction plans
  • Ability to interpret survey field notes to prepare boundary surveys, topographic surveys, and right-of-way surveys
  • Understanding of survey total station and GPS equipment sufficient to download field data
  • Ability to research information from various sources, including surveys, aerial photographs, title reports, survey plats, and various county documents
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

SynTerra Employment Application