Senior Environmental Due Diligence Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Conduct environmental assessments consistent with ASTM Phase I standards on a range of industrial and commercial facilities, related largely to merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions. Assessments will include evaluating known and potential contamination, potential liabilities associated with regulatory compliance (e.g., waste disposal, chemical reporting, wastewater, stormwater, air permitting) as well as environmental health and safety (EHS).

  • Direct and manage multi-site portfolio projects and teams in support of M&A transactions.

  • Provide input on and prepare technical reports that effectively assess potential environmental liability risks, compliance, and operational status in a concise and clear manner. 

  • Clearly and professionally communicate findings to clients, identify and develop new business opportunities, and respond to client inquiries.

  • Develop scopes of work for complex due diligence projects involving multi-site portfolios and multi-person project teams within the US and internationally. Prepare technical proposals.

  • Work with existing clients to expand Aeterra’s service offerings through a combination of delivery and business development.

  • Assist in evaluating business risks associated with known and potential environmental liabilities for both current and former facilities.

  • Help clients identify solutions for managing transaction risks, including EHS compliance, portfolio issues, and remediation/liability cost estimating.

  • Assist industrial clients with regulatory compliance matters (e.g., reporting, permitting, permit transfers) as needed.

  • Provide technical expertise, training, and mentoring to Aeterra’s junior staff.

  • Collaborate and coordinate with Aeterra staff throughout the US to meet internal and external timelines.

 

Requirements 
  • Minimum of BA/BS in relevant science, engineering (civil, environmental, chemical) or environmental discipline (e.g., environmental science, geology, chemistry, physics, biology)

  • 4-7 years of relevant experience

  • Excellent writing, communication, strategic thinking, and people skills

  • Self-starter and solution-oriented thinker able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong analytical and research skills

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously while managing deadlines and budgets

  • Fundamental working knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations

  • Interest in working on M&A transactions and being part of a growing company

  • Ability to travel up to 40%. Travel is typically short duration (1-3 days) and may be local or throughout the US, depending on project needs. Driver’s license and air travel required.

  • Experience estimating costs of environmental compliance and remediation liabilities is preferred but not required.

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