Apex Companies, LLC Principal Technical Leader (Engineer/Geologist) in Seattle, Washington

Principal Technical Leader (Engineer/Geologist)


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Pacific Northwest - Seattle


600 Stewart St






United States of America


Science Technical


No bureaucracy. Apex was founded on the principles of agility and employee empowerment, and we've worked hard over the past 30+ years to build a culture of collaboration, communication, and opportunity. That's our secret to success, plain and simple.

We get it. You're looking for growth opportunity in a high-energy environment. You want to work with the best minds in the business and for a company that cares about your professional development. And while you might be okay with some routine, you'd really like a role that includes new challenges, stretching you just enough to help you grow.

You get it. As a Principal Technical Leader, you're a serious multi-tasker who lends your technical expertise and business savvy to the success of every project. You work hard to exceed client expectations for quality and cost-effectiveness, and you coordinate project activities to complete every project on time and within budget. At the end of the workday, you go home very satisfied knowing you've delivered solutions to clients that depend on you to resolve problems that range from very simple to very complex.

Like every member of the Apex Team, your role as Principal Technical Leader is key to the company's success. While responsibilities of the Principal Technical Leader will vary day to day, in general you will often:

  • Serve as senior technical lead on cumulative projects.

  • Contribute to successful business development of new clients and projects.

  • Write and review technical reports and proposals.

  • Prepare and deliver marketing presentations.

  • Assist with project management activities.

  • Mentor and train scientific staff and ensure quality work product.

  • Actively develop your own career growth.

In addition to your fulfilling role with a growing company, you also gain the advantages of:

  • A full benefits package including health, medical, dental, life, short and long term disability, 401k, and tuition assistance (among others)

  • Eligibility for performance-based bonuses and other incentives

  • Resources and support for your career development

  • Cross-training and diverse projects

  • Working with some of the best and brightest in the industry among a culture that values diversity

  • 750+ employee consulting firm led by an approachable, accessible executive team and all of the resources typical of much larger firms

Minimum Requirements

Great minds think alike! Now that we understand each other, let’s sort through the minimum qualifications for this position:

  • BS in Engineering, Geology, Hydrogeology or other related field. Master's degree is preferred.

  • Professional accreditation/registration.

  • Minimum 8-10years of experience with environmental/remediation services, including technical writing, technical oversight, project management, business development, and staff management.

  • Strong technical writing skills, the ability to successfully multi-task, safety awareness, and a good record and understanding of safe work practices.

  • Operations and staff management experience.

  • 40-hour HAZWOPER certification.

  • Valid driver's license and personal vehicle are required.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.

  • Experience with Deltek Vision is preferred.

We're ready to get this key position filled so if this is you, submit your resume now for consideration. If you're ready to grow, let us know!

Apex Companies, LLC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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