EHS Compliance Specialist (Scientist III) – Pacific Northwest (full-time position) (21037)

Date Posted: 1/01/01 Job Description:

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC, is currently seeking an experienced professional to support our growing Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) consulting practices. Successful candidate can be located within the Pacific Northwest from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA to Bellingham, WA.

This position will consist of technical and task management leadership/support for a broad range of EHS clients/projects including work for ports, railroads and other industrial clients. EHS projects will include environmental compliance program support for stormwater, SPCC, waste, wastewater, EPCRA/Tier II, and air quality.  Tasks will include site inspections and sampling; working with facility personnel to complete corrective actions; development of permit applications and plans (SPCC, SWPPP, etc.); regulatory reporting (NPDES, RCRA, EPCRA, air quality, and others); support of regulatory compliance audits and assessments; environmental training; and support of environmental compliance program development including Standard Operating Procedures and guidance documents. 

General tasks outside of field work include meeting facilitation, regulatory applicability analyses, technical research tasks, and project reports. The position includes a combination of office-based task work, field activities, travel and may also include periodic client staff augmentation.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with exceptional oral/written communication skills, flexibility, adaptability, and the willingness to learn. A B.S. degree in environmental science or a related discipline and 7+ years of professional experience is required. Master’s degree preferred.


  • B.S. degree in environmental science or related discipline; master’s degree preferred.
  • 8-10 years of professional experience. 
  • Candidate must be comfortable working in both an office and field or industrial environment. 
  • Experience with Federal and Washington environmental regulatory requirements.
  • Experience conducting environmental compliance inspections, sampling and/or audits.
  • Experience with compliance program development; including SOPs, training, guidance, etc.
  • Experience with Environmental Management System and the ISO 14001 standard. 
  • Solid communication (written and verbal) skills are required, including the ability to participate and/or lead client meetings, interface with clients in a field or industrial environment, and maintain appropriate level of communication with supervisor and project/program managers.
  • Candidate must be able to work as a team member across technical disciplines, and must be able to adhere to schedules, scopes, and budgets, as well as EA’s project management and quality standards. Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to learn quickly are critical.

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.

We have a tremendous base of positive client relationships, working hand in hand every day with public works and operations managers in government and industry, supporting their efforts to improve their performance and achieve their business and organizational goals. This has resulted in a stable backlog of projects and opportunities for growth.

What We Offer

  • 401k with Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Competitive salary
  • Professional Development
  • A generous paid-time-off policy
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 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
  • 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: Seattle,WA Employment Type: 40hr FT

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