We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Project Environmental Scientist position in our Eldersburg, MD office.
Plan, coordinate and oversee excavations, borings and test pits for land-based groundwater discharge projects (e.g. septic systems, spray & drip irrigation, stormwater basins, etc.);
Characterize subsurface soils using USDA and other classification methods;
Plan and perform soil percolation, infiltration and hydraulic conductivity tests;
Recommend soil loading rates and discharge method alternatives based on field outcomes;
Plan, develop and refine on-site sewage disposal layouts and assessments;
Plan and test hydrologic properties of saturated soils; interpret and document results;
Address environmental permit requirements for land-based groundwater discharges;
Provide stormwater infiltration design support including field testing and documentation;
Perform wetland delineations, mapping and documentation;
Monitor and document construction activities for adherence to specifications / drawings;
Prepare and review technical reports and other related correspondence;
Engage with clients, regulatory agencies, project team members and others;
Assist with business development and marketing;
Prepare and deliver presentations; and
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Soil Science or Geology, or closely related Environmental Science, with emphasis on disciplines directly relating to land-based groundwater discharge.
Maryland Licensed Environmental Health Specialist (LEHS) or equivalent from another state, or Professional licensure as a Certified Professional Soil Scientist (CPSS) preferred. Other credentials or comparable experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
5+ years performing site and soil evaluations for land-based groundwater discharge projects.
Past project-related field and reporting experience in a consulting setting (preferred).