Environmental Business Leader (Principal/Senior Principal)
Acton, MA  / Bedford, NH  / Manchester, NH 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Are you looking for a home for the best years of your career, where you can contribute to a dynamic private-consulting firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry recognized professionals? Geosyntec is the place for you! We have a unique opportunity for an Environmental Business Leader to help manage and grow our practice in Acton, MA, Bedford, NH, Manchester, NH or surrounding New England area through their aptitude in people and project management, commitment to technical excellence and experience with contaminated site assessment and remediation. Apply your engineering skills to challenging environmental projects including the financial and technical evaluation, design, permitting, and construction stages,while further developing the business skills needed for a successful consulting career.

You must have an entrepreneurial attitude and enthusiasm for supporting business development and technical efforts to expand Geosyntec's market share. This position is well-suited for a talented and highly driven individual who is interested in being a leader and contributing to building, managing, and motivating teams pursing innovative and challenging projects, including the financial and technical evaluation, design, permitting, and construction stages.

Our client base includes a diverse mix of industrial, institutional, and governmental clients. Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Learn more by visiting .


  • Business development of new clients and obtaining repeat business from existing clients;
  • Preparing and/or reviewing/managing written document production (including proposals, technical reports, engineering designs and specifications, and/or presentations);
  • Preparing for and participating in meetings with clients and regulatory personnel;
  • Significant commitment in the development and execution of mentoring, training, and career planning for staff;
  • Project management, and technical leadership including planning and implementing investigation and remediation projects, budgeting and budget management, adherence to schedule, quality, client satisfaction, and profitability; and
  • At times, the job may also include fieldwork such as site visits and meetings, contractor oversight, and audits.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's culture. We operate under a sell-manage-do culture, and so we expect that you'd work on challenging technical projects while leveraging your existing knowledge and experience to help Geosyntec expand its current practices and capabilities through business development, project management, group leadership, staff management, recruiting, and mentoring.

Here are some other things you should know about this position:

  • Training: This position requires OSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.
  • Fieldwork: Up to 10%
  • Overnight travel: Up to 20%

Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual's own performance and initiative.


  • Bachelor's degree in one or more of the following: environmental, civil, or chemical engineering; or geology, hydrogeology or a related field. (required)
  • Advanced degree in the same. (preferred)
  • Professional Certification (e.g., P.E., P.G., LSP, etc.) (required)


  • At least 10 years (15+preferred) of experience in environmental consulting; or equivalent combination of education and experience. (required)
  • Experience with multi-disciplinary project teams. (required)
  • Demonstrated success in the development and management of clients. (required)
  • Excellent leadership skills. (required)
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced consulting environment, handling multiple project assignments, meeting strict deadlines, and traveling to client facilities as needed. (required)
  • Current OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER training and refreshers. (preferred)
  • Ability and willingness to perform fieldwork and travel. (required)
  • Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing firm.

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting

Geosyntec offers excellent compensation packages commensurate with experience, along with a comprehensive employee benefits package.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 to 15 years
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