Senior Permitting Specialist (18090)

Date Posted: 10/12/18 Job Description:

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC is a 100% employee owned, public benefit corporation that provides environmental, compliance, natural resources, and infrastructure engineering and management solutions to a wide range of government and industrial clients. Headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, EA employs more than 500 professionals through a network of 26 offices across the continental United States, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. In business for more than 45 years, EA has earned an outstanding reputation for technical expertise, responsive service, and judicious use of client resources.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Permitting Specialist. The position will report from our Hunt Valley, MD office. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with at least 10 years of state, local and federal engineering permitting experience. This is an exceptional and unique opportunity to be a vibrant part of the senior leadership in developing new opportunities and providing technical expertise on existing opportunities. Exact expertise is flexible.


  • Client Development - This position will access new clients, provide mentorship to mid and junior staff, and become a vital part of the company’s future direction.
  • Technical Expertise - The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, skilled at working with clients to define concise scopes of work, developing winning proposals, and successfully positioning for follow-on or ongoing work.  The exact discipline is flexible but should focus on the land/water interface from a scientific or engineering perspective. The only terrestrial skills candidate that would be considered would be natural gas expertise.
  • Business Development - A key component of this project and will focus on the commercial and state and local sectors. Federal non-DoD would also be considered for agencies such as USFWS, BOES and other DOI agencies. 


  • Master of Science or Ph.D. in a scientific or engineering field
  • Minimum of 10 years in the consulting industry
  • Business Development, client management, regulatory interaction, permitting, community involvement in complex projects with construction values of at least $10M.
  • The capability to easily absorb and apply EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC’s policies and procedures is also key.

Why Join EA?

At EA, our core values are openness, prudence, balance, and challenge and we strive to improve the quality of the environment in which we live, one project at a time. Our engineering team works cohesively across all of EA’s service lines. Our professional, team-centric culture promotes collaboration and flexibility and allows employees to guide their own career development path. To that end, we provide training and coaching to support ongoing development for our project managers and consulting engineers.

What We Offer

  • Competitive salaries
  • 401k with Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
  • Health coverage for you and your family through Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Tax advantages through flexible spending accounts to cover specific health-care and dependent costs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • A generous paid-time-off policy
  • An employee wellness program

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

Location: Hunt Valley, MD Employment Type: 40hr FT

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