Scientist I/Engineer I -Sacramento (21116)

Date Posted: 9/27/21 Job Description:

We have an excellent opportunity for a Scientist I or Engineer I in our office in Sacramento, California.  Selected candidate will provide technical support to field and project work for Federal and private clients primarily in California.  Field activities are anticipated to include environmental sample collection (soil, water, air, tissue) and subcontractor oversight.  Project work (in office) is anticipated to include planning document preparation, permit assistance, data evaluation, report development, and cost estimating.  Current projects include site characterization and remediation at CERCLA sites. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • BS (e.g., geology, biology, environmental engineering, civil engineering), MS preferred
  • 0 to 4 years of experience
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to travel (less than 50 percent of the time)
  • Ability to complete 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER (upon employment). 

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Multimedia field sampling experience including soil, sediment, surface water, groundwater, or air.
  • Participation in soil and groundwater investigations, with demonstrated experience managing subcontractors.
  • Experience with assessment of analytical data and preparation of technical reports.
  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills.

Note:  The recent Executive Order signed by President Biden requires all Federal employees and employees of Federal contractors be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. EA, as a Federal contractor, requires all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  As such, all prospective employees must submit proof of full COVID vaccination prior to their first day of employment with EA. Prospective employees unable to comply with this mandate, will not be considered for employment.

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: Sacramento,CA Employment Type: 40hr FT


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