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Environmental Project Director; Sacramento, CA

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CREtelligent - Gold River, CA
Full Time
$80,000.00 - $120,000.00 Salary/year


We are CREtelligent

What happens when you combine comprehensive commercial property data sources, predictive analytics, in-house Commercial Real Estate (CRE) experts, cutting edge due diligence technology and a talented, motivated, humble team eager to disrupt a multi-trillion-dollar industry? Put simply, you get CREtelligent - Commercial Real Estate Due Diligence. Simplified.


We are Innovators.

With a wide range of innovative end-to-end CRE due diligence solutions, we are revolutionizing the underwriting and due diligence process for the Financial and Corporate real estate industries. Our CRE PropTech solutions and services enable our clients to improve pull-through rates, collapse transaction cycle time, mitigate risk, and improve their customer’s experience throughout the commercial loan process.


Who We’re Looking For


CREtelligent is seeking an Environmental Project Director with emphasis to expand our commercial environmental investigation, and project management team. This position is a front-line client-focused role who will work closely with our EP team to conduct various environmental due diligence assessments focused on commercial real estate. This position will be based in our Gold River, CA corporate office and work in partnership with our local team.

At CREtelligent, our approach to environmental due diligence incorporates a blend of advanced data and analytics coupled with environmental review best practices. The impact of our efforts empowers customers to make better informed and proactive decisions.  As a CREtelligent team member, you will work in partnership with our proprietary platform RADIUS and engage with our clients in offering a comprehensive suite of environmental risk assessment products and services nationwide.


How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Execute projects to meet technical, quality, budgetary, and scheduling requirements
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills; both internally and client facing
  • Demonstrate strong coaching and mentoring skills to more junior level staff
  • Lead with CRE due diligence expertise
    • Assess disparate data components to create client end products
    • Render final assessment and provide opinion as an environmental professional
    • Operate as a self-starter who is resourceful, and displays the ability to work productively on multiple projects at a time under strict deadlines
    • Serve as a key member of the environmental practice tasked with managing both transaction based due diligence projects as well as several ongoing, long term RI projects
  • Provide insight from both internal and external clients for product enhancements and new product development




  • BA or BS degree in geology, biological/physical sciences or engineering discipline
  • 5-10 years’ experience in CRE Due Diligence (Phase I & II ESAs, TSAs, desktop reports including RSRAs/GRRs)
  • California Professional Geologist (PG) preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HUD compliant ESAs preferred but not required
  • Asbestos, lead paint, radon licenses and training a plus
  • Experience with interpreting and processing field/analytical data
  • Experienced in technical report writing
  • Proficient in MS Office product lines
  • Desire to work with a growing professional team



At CREtelligent, we believe that working hard and working fast doesn’t have to come at the expense of a healthy work-life balance. One of the greatest benefits of working at CREtelligent is that you will find yourself surrounded by incredible and intelligent people with a shared mission. On top of it all, we deliver the benefits you’d expect and beyond including:


What’s important to you and your family is important to us.

  • We offer comprehensive extended health care coverage - medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, medical transportation plan, critical illness insurance, pet insurance, and more. 
  • We offer 401k and Roth Retirement Plans with employer contribution – when we profit you do too!
  • Gym and shower on site in our Gold River, CA office
  • Wellness, wellness, wellness is a major mantra – Be the best version of YOU and we will pay you to take care of your health – You are OUR priority.


Take time as you need it, your position is part of our professional paid time off plan with no tracking and no accruals, very simply put – work hard play hard.



  • Compensation:  $80,000 to $120,000 annually.  We conduct annual performance and salary reviews to continue to increase your compensation level as you grow and perform in the role.


Whether you’re in the office or working remote, we’ll do our best to help you feel like you’re right in an office with us. First, we’ll power you up with your CREtelligent logo wear, then you’ll join right in with our team events, unique traditions, monthly birthday celebrations, Lunch and Learns, and a relaxed team-oriented environment. Show up and be your wonderful self.


Having the ability to adjust your work schedule to meet both the needs of your team and those of your personal life is just as important to us as it is to you. This means some days you’ll be in the office, some days from your home office, and some days you’ll be out in the field; however, we get you have a family and life where you’ll need some flexibility, and you’ll have that with us. In short, we hire you as a professional and we’ll treat you like one.


We believe in supporting strong family units from day one this starts with supporting parents with paid maternity and paternity leave. As the primary caregiver to a newborn, we provide 12 weeks paid leave + another 4 weeks of part-time paid transition time to support your return. As the supporting caregiver, we provide 6 weeks of paid leave. As part of the CREtelligent team, your health and happiness are directly connected to that of your family. We get this and make it a priority.


We provide all full-time employees with a half day of paid volunteer time annually – volunteering and supporting our local communities is that important that we put our money with our mouth is to support you in making a difference.


We’re an environment that cares about your well-being – when you ‘re in an office, we provide healthy (and fun) snacks, drinks, coffee and the doughnut or two to sweeten things up.


  • To stay connected we hold monthly all team huddles and quarterly all hands meetings to celebrate milestones, share updates, and welcome new hires.
  • Our managers hold regular employee one on one sessions to support your goal achievement and personal development. Frequent opportunities for professional development are provided, be it lunch and learns, webinars or out of the office events.
  • We are a growing firm with a national footprint ready to support your career advancement. Your professional development and career progression is important to us – when you learn and grow, so do we.