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Principal Level Engineer 


Terraphase Engineering is looking for a qualified candidate to join our team as a Principal Level Engineer or Scientist to join our team in the Reno/Sparks NV area.

The Role

  • Managing existing multi-year contracts and client relationships
  • Achieve business financial targets
  • Build relationships with clients that result in sustained growth
  • Project management (Principal/Project Director role)
  • Oversee technical quality, budgets, and human capital
  • Act as Senior Project Director/Technical Expert on regional projects
  • Identify and implement growth strategies for clients
  • Lead and develop business opportunities with new and existing clients
  • Stay abreast of local and national regulations and advise staff and clients on new opportunities
  • Develop and manage budgets
  • Communicate effectively with clients and staff
  • Cultivate a culture of business development and marketing
  • Prepare project cost proposals and other deliverables
  • Respond to RFP’s
  • Promote cross-selling
  • Nurture backlog of clientele
  • Collaborate with other offices to foster growth.


  • 10+ years’ experience with a B.S. in environmental, civil or geological engineering or physical science required; M.S. Degree preferred
  • Professional registration in Nevada, i.e. Professional Engineer and/or Certified Environmental Manager
  • Excellent technical writing capabilities
  • Established knowledge of the consulting field preferred, with geographic knowledge of clientele
  • Ability to produce high-quality products on schedule and within budgets
  • Prior project management experience, business development skills, experience with state and federal environmental regulations/agencies, and a strong relationship with industrial and commercial clients are required.
  • Experience directing surface and subsurface site investigations, evaluating physical and chemical data, and environmental remediation at a variety of industrial/brownfield sites and legacy mining operations.
  • Strong knowledge or State and Federal environmental regulations pertaining to contaminated lands.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Tags Principal, engineer, environmental engineering, consulting, environmental consulting, director  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location RENO AREA  
About the Organization Benefits

Terraphase offers an extensive benefits package including; Medical, Dental, Vision, Employer Paid Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, a generous 401(k) match, Commuter Benefits, TerraLunches, TerraTalks, Tuition/Licensing/Professional Development Reimbursement, Flexible Work Schedule, ongoing company-sponsored events.

Who We Are

We are an environmental consulting company that offers cost-effective solutions to complex environmental and engineering challenges. We apply technical expertise and keen awareness of the regulatory framework to achieve our clients' project goals and objectives. The combined talent and experience of Terraphase's engineers, geologists, and scientists form the foundation for a comprehensive environmental management approach.

Terraphase was founded with the goal of developing a full-service engineering and consulting firm that provides high-quality services to clients with regional and nationwide operations. We are driven by creating valuable work products for our company & clients, and a rewarding environment for our employees. Our staff is comprised of registered professionals in civil engineering, geology, hydrogeology, and geotechnical engineering.

Our unique company culture philosophy of appreciating and recognizing individuals for their work, leadership, and mentoring, while supporting and encouraging a healthy personal and professional lifestyle help to make Terraphase one of the best places to work.

EOE Statement Terraphase is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to an inclusive & diverse work environment where individual strengths and diverse viewpoints are respected and complement each other to achieve common goals. (EOE M/V/F/D)  

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