Staff Environmental Specialist (Industrial)

Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified Staff Environmental Specialist in the Sonora, CA with the following background:

Pay Range: $66-83K/year

Must Have Qualifications

·        Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Physical Sciences, Engineering, or Environmental Health and Safety.

·        Three+ years of relevant experience.

·        Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations on hazardous materials and industrial safety.

·        Understanding of CalARP, Risk Management Programs, and Process Safety Management Regulations.

·        Experience managing CalARP, RMP, PSM programs for industry, government, as a regulator, or as a consultant.

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·        Self-motivated, well-organized, and detail oriented.

·        Intermediate knowledge of MS Office Suite applications.

Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

·        Organize and facilitate Process Hazard Analysis meetings.

·        Read and understand Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams for hazardous materials.

·        Perform Offsite Consequence Analysis and write CalARP/RMP/PSM programs.

·        Develop compliance plans for hazardous materials and hazardous waste programs, including SPCCs and safety programs.

·        Promote the company and develop opportunities in Industrial Compliance.

·        Represent the company positively to clients and potential clients.

·        Assess client needs, bid on jobs, and manage project tasks efficiently.

·        Collaborate effectively with staff and external project teams.


·        Registration/Certification in Engineering, Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, or Registered Environmental Assessor.

·        Additional training/certifications: AIChE Process Hazard Analysis training, OSHA 10/30 hour general industry trainer certification, First Responder, CARO/CIRO.

·        Knowledge of ammonia refrigeration systems and hazardous chemical processes.

·        Ability to use macros in Excel is a plus.

Accounting Supervisor

Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified Accounting Supervisor in the Stockton metro area with the following background:

Pay Range: $70-90K/year

Must Have Qualifications

·        Over four years of experience in project-based accounting.

·        Experience in industries that bill time worked on client projects, such as environmental or engineering consulting, legal, or financial services.

·        Minimum of two years in a supervisory capacity within accounting or finance.

·        Associate's Degree or accounting certificate (Bachelor's degree preferred).

·        Knowledge of California payroll laws and prevailing wage law.

·        Experience with Deltek Vision ERP software highly preferred

Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

·        Oversee accounts payable, accounts receivable, collections, payroll, project manager support, annual insurance renewals, and may contribute to month-end procedures.

·        Supervise and direct the work of the accounting department, currently including one Accounting Assistant.

·        Prepare accounting statements, reports, monthly invoices, budgets, and project management reports.

·        Maintain files, code and input invoices, and process expense reports.

·        Provide accounting services for complex or client-sensitive projects.

·        Communicate financial information to project managers and answer inquiries from staff, vendors, or clients.

·        Assist with bi-monthly payroll processing, including some prevailing wage pay.

·        Conduct forensic accounting as needed.

·        Perform general accounting assignments that are broad in nature and moderately difficult.

·        Refer non-routine matters to the superior


·        Experience with Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP).

·        Strong background in project-based accounting, preferably within a consulting firm.

·        Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines under minimal supervision.

·        Excellent analytical and communication skills.

·        Potential to grow into the Controller role

Senior Environmental Project Manager

Certis Solutions is seeking a Senior Environmental Project Manager with the following qualifications.

Pay Range: $80-110K/year

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, environmental science, biology, or a related field.
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant work experience or 8 years with a Master’s degree.
  • Knowledge of environmental compliance and city/state development regulations in California.
  • Strong project management, cost estimating, and technical writing skills.
  • Excellent analytical, communication, writing, and organizational abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with utilities and/or renewable energy projects is preferred.
  • Familiarity with CEQA/NEPA is highly desired.
  • Capability to work independently and under pressure, with strong decision-making and strategic thinking skills.


  • Prepare and review documents, technical reports, cost estimates, and project schedules.
  • Manage environmental compliance for energy projects, from planning to post-construction.
  • Maintain confidentiality and follow all safety rules and OSHA regulations.
  • Participate in continuous improvement programs and support team efforts.
  • Stay current on industry trends through formal training, professional publications, and workshops.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to support project goals and team initiatives.


  • Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience in urban planning, environmental science, or related multi-disciplinary fields.
  • Understanding of construction and engineering principles.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and manage aggressive schedules.
  • Commitment to professional development and engagement in Diversity, Fairness and Inclusion, and Women Empowering Leadership programs.


We are seeking a skilled and dedicated Field Botanist to join our team in the construction industry. As a Field Botanist, you will play a crucial role in assessing and mitigating the environmental impact of construction projects on local flora and ecosystems. Your expertise will contribute to ensuring compliance with environmental regulations and promoting sustainable practices in construction activities.

Key Responsibilities:

1. **Botanical Surveys:** Conduct thorough botanical surveys to identify and document plant species within project areas.


2. **Impact Assessment:** Assess potential impacts of construction activities on local plant communities and ecosystems.


3. **Mitigation Strategies:** Develop and implement mitigation strategies to minimize harm to protected or sensitive plant species.


4. **Regulatory Compliance:** Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal environmental regulations related to plant protection and conservation.


5. **Monitoring and Reporting:** Monitor vegetation throughout various project stages, and prepare detailed reports documenting findings and recommendations.


6. **Consultation:** Collaborate with project managers, environmental consultants, and regulatory agencies to provide botanical expertise and support.


7. **Educational Outreach:** Educate construction teams on plant conservation practices and environmental stewardship.


– **Education:** Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Botany, Ecology, Environmental Science, or a related field.


– **Experience:** Previous experience in botanical surveys, impact assessments, or environmental consulting preferred.


– **Knowledge:** Strong knowledge of local flora and plant identification skills. Familiarity with ecological principles and conservation practices.


– **Skills:** Excellent observational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.


– **Communication:** Clear and effective communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to convey technical information to non-specialists.


We are seeking a qualified and motivated Field Archaeologist to join our team within the construction industry. As a Field Archaeologist, you will play a pivotal role in conducting archaeological surveys, assessments, and excavations to ensure compliance with cultural heritage laws and regulations. Your expertise will contribute to preserving and documenting archaeological resources impacted by construction projects.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Archaeological Surveys: Conduct comprehensive archaeological surveys of project areas to identify and assess potential archaeological sites and artifacts.


2. Impact Assessment: Evaluate the potential impact of construction activities on archaeological resources and recommend mitigation measures.


3. Excavation and Documentation: Perform archaeological excavations and carefully document findings according to established protocols and standards.


4. Data Analysis: Analyze archaeological data, including artifacts, features, and stratigraphy, to interpret site significance and historical context.


5. Report Preparation: Prepare detailed archaeological reports documenting survey results, excavation findings, and recommendations for preservation or mitigation.


6. Coordination: Coordinate with project managers, regulatory agencies, and cultural resource management professionals to ensure compliance with cultural heritage laws and project requirements.


7. Public Outreach: Engage in public outreach and education initiatives to raise awareness about archaeological significance and promote cultural heritage conservation.


– Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field. Additional certification or licensure in archaeology may be required.


– Experience: Previous experience conducting archaeological fieldwork, surveys, and excavations in compliance with regulatory requirements preferred.


– Knowledge: Strong knowledge of archaeological methods, theories, and practices. Familiarity with cultural resource management laws and guidelines.


– Skills: Proficiency in archaeological field techniques, artifact identification, and site mapping. Excellent attention to detail and ability to interpret archaeological data accurately.


– Communication: Effective communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports and collaborate with multidisciplinary teams.

Additional Requirements:

– Field Work: Comfortable working outdoors in varying weather conditions and terrain, often in physically demanding environments.


– Travel: Willingness to travel to project sites regionally or nationally as required.


– Tools and Equipment: Experience with archaeological field equipment, including GPS units, mapping software, and digital data recording tools.

CMT Project Manager

Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified CMT Project Manager with the following background:

Must Have Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in project management and testing requirements.
  • Some CMT Field Experience
  • Ability to withstand moderate physical activity (standing, lifting, walking, bending, stooping over, reaching, etc.)
  • Ability to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.

Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

  • Obtain all project specification and plan submittals.
  • Attend preconstruction and progress meetings as required.
  • Verify that technicians have all required information and tools to complete a particular project.
  • Keep documentation throughout the project, such as personnel, test reports, lab technicians, etc.
  • Check all test results prior to report preparation.
  • Ensure compliance with project specifications.
  • Review, approve and sign project reports on industry specific software, SpectraQest.
  • Identify areas of concern and propose solutions.
  • Other duties as required.