Environmental Health and Safety Scientist - Seattle Hybrid remote (22235)

Date Posted: 11/03/22 Job Description:

We have an exciting full-time opportunity for a EHS Compliance Specialist to support our growing Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) consulting practice in Seattle. This position will consist of technical and task management support for a broad range of EHS clients/projects including work for ports, railroads, USACE, Navy and other public and private clients covering environmental compliance program areas for stormwater, SPCC, waste, wastewater, EPCRA/Tier II, and air quality as well as sustainability and climate resiliency evaluation/planning efforts.

 What you will do: The EHS Compliance Specialist will focus on project management and client development.  This will involve leading project efforts and mentoring early career staff on compliance tasks such as site inspections and sampling; working with facility personnel to complete corrective actions; development of permit applications and plans (SPCC, SWPPP, etc.); regulatory reporting (DMRs, NPDES, RCRA, EPCRA/Tier II, air quality, and others); regulatory compliance audits and assessments; evaluation and implementation of client sustainability goals; climate resiliency planning support; 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 work, field activities, travel and may also include periodic client staff augmentation. The majority of travel is expected to be local to Western Washington and may include up to 25% travel with a high percentage of day trips to local sites. This position can be hybrid (home and office) or fully work from home as long as you are local to the Seattle-Tacoma area.

What you will need:

  • B.S. degree in environmental science or related discipline; master’s degree preferred.
  • 5-10 years of professional experience. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Candidate must be comfortable working in both an office, field, and industrial environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualified applicants will be considered immediately. If your experience and interests match what you see here, we want to talk to you! 

What we provide: EA prides itself on servant leadership, career development for staff in all areas, and maintaining work-life balance including flexible schedules.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion is essential to our core purpose of improving the quality of our environment, one project at a time. At EA, we continually strive to create and model a welcoming and inclusive culture – one that celebrates workforce diversity, encourages authentic individual expression, compensates equitably, and creates opportunity for all. As a team, we empower each other to share diverse ideas and perspectives, believe in our common purpose, and value our differences. The spirit of community drives a deep sense of pride, passion and belonging that fosters trust and accountability. Our employees break down barriers to build enduring professional and personal relationships with each other, our clients, and our community. 

Note:  While there has been a stay put on the Executive Order signed by President Biden requiring that all federal employees and federal contractor’s employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, EA is still requiring that 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.

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 650 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.

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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