Scientist II (21038)

Date Posted: 3/26/21 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 excellent opportunity for a junior level Scientist/Engineer with experience to support a wide range of projects including the improvement of coastal resilience, ecosystem restoration, living shoreline design, and climate adaptation planning.


  • Assessment of vulnerabilities associated with sea level rise and storm events, analysis of the ecological response to climate change in the coastal environment and a general understanding of hydrology and hydraulics.
  • Clientele will be wide ranging including Department of Defense entities, National Park Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, ports, non-profits, and commercial entities.
  • Support will also be needed for business development activities including maintaining schedules, tracking of opportunities, proposal and presentation support, and providing general support for business development.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • Two years experience writing vulnerability/risk assessments and regulatory permit applications for coastal projects.
  • Strong writing skills are a must.
  • Understanding of physical and ecological components of coastal systems specifically as they related to coastal vulnerability assessments and implementation of coastal restoration or construction efforts.

 Preferred location of position will be in close proximity to an EA office in Maryland, Tidewater Virginia area, or southern New England.

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: Warwick,RI Employment Type: 40hr FT

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