Project Manager - Environmental Insurance

  • Full-time

Company Description

The Vertex Companies, LLC (VERTEX) is a leading multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm that provides forensic consulting, engineering design, construction management, claims & dispute resolution, environmental, and digital solutions to insurance carriers, sureties, law firms, real estate owners, property managers, public agencies, and commercial clients.

Our Expert Services group is a highly educated and highly valued team of architecture, environmental, and engineering experts. We work with global insurance firms, and national and regionally based law firms to provide professional services on a large portfolio of complex and challenging environmental projects. 

Why join our Expert Services team?

  • Growing department with approachable leadership and opportunities for advancement
  • Structured career development programs and career paths supported by our “Lifetime of Learning Program”
  • Opportunities for direct client and team interaction 
  • Exposure to a wide variety of projects and industries to enhance your portfolio
  • Strong project pipeline and a healthy backlog of work
  • Hybrid office environment and supportive culture

Job Description

Love leading environmental assessment and remediation projects but need more control over your time?

Ready to come out of the field and be known as a resident expert for our clients?

Now is the perfect time to join our Environmental Insurance team!

Project Managers in our Environmental Insurance area represent insurance company clients by providing third-party expert oversight and technical support for the evaluation of environmental claims submitted by their policyholders, usually results of Phase I and II sampling and evaluations. Our role is to act on behalf of the insurance company and to determine the cause and origin of the issue. This can include a site visit to observe the area affected and take photos, validation of the other environmental company’s analysis and conclusions, interviewing of stakeholders, and creation and submission of a Claim Investigation Report. 

What you will be doing:

  • Oversee and manage environmental insurance claims from inception to closure
  • Visit client site and take photographs, conduct interviews etc.
  • Analyze existing laboratory and engineering data provided as part of the claim
  • Review the analysis and recommendations provided with the claim for accuracy and comment
  • Provide regular status updates to clients and senior leaders at VERTEX.
  • Write client-facing summary reports for senior-level review.
  • Represent VERTEX to clients and stakeholders in a professional manner.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering/Science, Geology, or related environmental field.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Phase I environmental technical activities, including field sample collection and analysis. Assessment and remediation projects.
  • Excellent verbal communication and technical writing skills in English.
  • Proficient with standard software packages (word processing, spreadsheets, Adobe). CAD a plus.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to regional job sites up to 25%. Valid driver’s license required.
  • Ability to work with Senior Managers to address technical issues and meet tight project deadlines.
  • Walk job sites during inspections, sometimes on uneven terrain in adverse weather conditions.

Additional Information

This is a remote role, however the candidate must reside in the Phoenix market so that they can drive regularly to regional client sites.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


VERTEX offers a solid total compensation package including base salary and discretionary bonus plan. We also offer a robust benefits package including, healthcare (with multiple plan options) and dental; Company-paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability. We offer a 401k plan with immediate match and vesting, Flex Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program, and other perks.  We provide a generous paid time off plan for eligible employees including 15 days of vacation, 64 hours of sick time, and 9.5 paid holidays (prorated for eligible part-time employees).  Our “Lifetime of Learning” program also offers tuition reimbursement and additional support for pursuing advanced education, to help employees grow their skills and careers.

VERTEX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you require assistance to complete any part of the application process, please contact our Recruiting team at [email protected].


Please note that VERTEX does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, VERTEX will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, VERTEX explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of VERTEX.

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