Senior Environmental Forensics Scientist

Seattle, United States of America

*Must have environmental forensics experience*

Job location: Near any of the following offices, Daphne, AL | Long Beach, CA | San Francisco, CA | Lakewood, CO | Baltimore, MD | Amesbury, MA | Ocean Springs, MS | Helena, MT | Woodcliffe Lake, NJ | Saratoga Springs, NY | Asheville, NC | Portland,  OR | Horsham, PA | Austin, TX | Houston, TX | Bellingahm, WA | Seattle, WA | Tacoma, WA | Wenatchee, WA |

Work week: Salaried – Monday through Friday. 100% remote if desired with the expectation they’d show their face from time to time.

Travel: Occasional travel to attend project sites and conferences, minimal travel expected.

Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, Fitness Reimbursement, PTO401k with match, College Savings Plan, Company Paid Life & AD&D, Short-Long Term Disability, FSA, Commuter Reimbursement

Education / Certifications: Bachelor’s in environmental science, environmental engineering, or related field

Required Experience: 5-10 years’ experience post-graduation preferred. Will need to have experience with environmental forensics.

Preferred Experience: Experience with sediment sites.  Experience with contaminant fate and transport modeling, environmental statistics, and/or litigation support is preferred. Masters or Ph.D in environmental science, environmental engineering, or related field. Environmental statistics experience, environmental modeling experience.

Who Are We? 

We are an environmental science and engineering consulting firm that is focused on improving the environment and our communities by solving challenging problems. We employ more than 350 people in offices around the United States. Our vision is for a growing company that is our clients’ first choice for solving their most challenging problems and our employees’ first choice as a company where they want to work. We believe engaged staff lead to great client service and to a financially strong company—in that order. Our work environment fosters personal and professional growth for employees by providing autonomy, a clear vision, and the ability to master their skill set.

What’s the Opportunity?

We are seeking a full-time senior-level scientist or engineer to support to environmental site investigation and remediation projects. The applicant will have 5+ years of experience in projects involving contaminated site investigation. We are looking for a candidate with a strong quantitative analysis and critical thinking background. Experience with environmental forensic investigation, contaminant fate and transport modeling, environmental statistics, and/or litigation support is preferred. Experience with sediment sites is a plus.


  • Developing, managing, and reviewing technical project work
  • Environmental forensics, environmental statistics and/or environmental modeling analysis Technical and critical review of documents produced by outside parties to support clients’ allocation position
  • Report writing and managing report production of litigation, remedial investigation, feasibility study and/or design reports
  • Planning and overseeing site investigations
  • Mentoring junior staff

What Are We Looking For?

  • 6+ years of experience
  • Environmental forensics experience
  • Critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Environmental statistics experience a plus
  • Environmental modeling experience a plus
  • Litigation support experience a plus
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience with contaminated sediments, site remediation preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office (including MS Project)
  • Python or R programming experience a plus
  • Masters or PH. D in environmental science, environmental engineering, or related field

What Can You Expect?

A collaborative work environment where we encourage everyone to bring their authentic self. We offer a competitive salary; bonus program; medical, dental and vision coverage, short- and long-term disability programs; flexible schedules; a retirement plan with company match; and paid time off.

Senior Environmental Forensics Scientist

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Senior Environmental Forensics Scientist

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