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SynTerra is an employee-owned company with offices in five cities: Greenville, South Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina; Lexington, Kentucky; Pikeville, Kentucky; and Birmingham, Alabama.

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.

GIS Analyst — Greenville, SC
 
Job description:
SynTerra is looking for a highly motivated, entry level Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst to join and support our growing team of environmental professionals.
 
Position snapshot:
  • Work with project teams to determine the optimal approach for using geospatial technologies to meet project needs, and then see implementation through to completion
  • Produce concise, clear, and compelling cartographic output with a keen eye for aesthetics and details. Common cartographic work products include: isoconcentration maps, potentiometric surface maps, location maps with buffers, etc.
  • Balance a high level of creativity with adherence to established company GIS standards and best practices
  • Use GIS to solve problems, present results, and graphically report analytical data
  • Be available as a technical resource for geospatial technologies throughout the organization
Requirements:
  • 1-3 years of experience preferred, but not required
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant academic field
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding
  • CAD-GIS data interoperability and integration skills 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 forward this link.

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Civil Engineer — Lexington, KY
 
Job description:
SynTerra is looking for a talented Civil Engineer that can demonstrate the capability to work in a collaborative team environment, balance multiple projects, negotiate changes and schedules, and exhibit SynTerra’s “we own it” approach to business. 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.
 
Position snapshot:
  • Lead and/or participate in the design effort for various civil projects
  • Facilitate projects involving hydrology, drainage analysis, roadway design, deed research, and easement preparation, and more
  • Generate and build new client relationships, and expand existing client relationships
  • Participate in marketing efforts for civil engineering services
Requirements:
  • Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering
  • MS degree in relevant field preferred
  • 8-10 years of experience
  • Licensed P.E.
  • PLS license preferred
  • Proficient in AutoCAD or Civil 3D design
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Willingness to learn and confidence in marketing services
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.

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Project Manager — Greenville, SC
 
Job description:
SynTerra is looking for an experienced Project Manager with the scientific and engineering expertise to help industrial, governmental, and institutional clients accomplish their business objectives. You should have a minimum of 10 years of project management experience as a consultant or in industry. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals.
 
Position snapshot:
  • Interaction with clients
  • Management of project schedule, client communication, and financial results from initial client contact to completion
  • Participation on the technical team where expertise warrants
  • Coordinating project deliverables such as work plans and other technical documents
  • Report preparation for submittal to the client and state agencies
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering or relevant scientific field
  • 10+ years of project management experience
  • Experience in consulting industry
  • Business development experience a plus
  • Excellent project/task management skills
  • P.E. or P.G. license preferred
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained 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 forward this link.

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Proposal Coordinator — Greenville, SC
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a motivated and highly organized Proposal Coordinator with the ability to track and prepare marketing and project submittals. You should have 5-10 years of experience in project management and administration. Candidates with experience maintaining clients and projects in a CRM system will receive extra consideration. This position requires the ability to coordinate with multiple team members to assemble the individual components required in project or proposal submittals.

Position snapshot:
  • Routine preparation of marketing submittals (proposals, SOQs, SF330s, RFQs, RFPs, etc.)
  • Managing submittal team and tracking status of submittals
  • Ensuring submittals are prepared in a timely manner, often on a tight deadline
  • Responsible for final assembly of all submittals
  • Maintain project descriptions, clients, and prospects in CRM system
  • Power Point presentation creation, according to project/proposal needs
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in business administration or relevant field
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Excellent project/task management skills
  • Ability to prioritize deadlines and remain organized
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Experience with Deltek 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 advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team 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.

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Remediation Engineer — Greenville, SC
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a creative and talented Program Engineer with the expertise to help our clients succeed. You should have a minimum of 10 years of experience designing solutions for contaminated groundwater and soil. Candidates that have worked with inorganic contaminants, and/or coal combustion residuals (CCR), and with utility sector experience will receive extra consideration. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. Office location is flexible, with the potential to work remotely.

Position snapshot:
  • Preparation of remedial action plans and associated documents
  • Coordinate and work on specialized groundwater and soil remediation projects, and environmental compliance and monitoring programs
  • Report preparation for submittal to the client and state agencies
  • Conduct soil, groundwater, and vapor intrusion investigations
  • Interact with subcontractors
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering or relevant scientific field
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Experience with inorganic constituents preferred
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Excellent project/task management skills
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained
  • Registered professional engineer 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 advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team 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.

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Associate Scientist — Charlotte, NC
Job description:
 
SynTerra is looking for a qualified Associate Scientist. You should have 2-4 years’ experience in environmental sampling, assessment, and remediation. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position requires the ability to work in an outdoor environment and to travel.
 
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:
 
• Prepare a wide variety of recurring and nonrecurring correspondence, reports, and other documents using information obtained from staff members, files, and other sources.
• Independently note and follow up on professional commitments made at meetings or by other staff members. Coordinate meeting arrangements, and schedule meetings, conferences, etc.
• Use varied and advanced functions of Office Suite automation to include diagramming, email, GIS, presentations, text, and spreadsheet information in reports. Create, format, modify, edit, and print a variety of outputs in a professional and timely manner.
• Interpret annotations, construction plans, historical references, interviews, on-site investigations, and site plans in developing the appropriate document submission to satisfy client needs.
• Consistent travel throughout market for field work.
 
Requirements:
 
• Bachelor’s degree in sciences-related field.
• Software proficiency (including but not limited to): Adobe Acrobat, ESRI ArcGIS, Google Earth Pro, and Microsoft Office Suite.
• 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus
• Must be able to work in both indoor and outdoor settings in environments ranging from climate-controlled office space to foul weather, heat, and rain.
• May have to sit or stand for several hours at a time and climb inclines (terrains, ladders, etc.).
• Required to lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
• Must be able to work in a team environment. 
 
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.
 

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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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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