Project Environmental Scientist
Laurel, MD 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

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).


Job Summary
Barton & Loguidice
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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