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  • Careers at Straughan Environmental

    smart quoteI was retired from the Air Force for more than 15 years before I came to Straughan. I really missed the sense of family in the Air Force. At Straughan, I have found the same sense of family- there when needed and always providing the support and tools I need to help NASA meet environmental responsibilities.

    Joseph E. Martin
    Federal Program Director, NASA

  • Careers at Straughan Environmental

    smart quoteI came to Straughan from a strong conservation background, so I find it very encouraging to work at a consulting firm that walks the walk when it comes to environmental awareness and sustainability. I work on diverse and complex projects and really enjoy the client interaction component of my job.

    Kate Traut
    Environmental Scientist

  • Careers at Straughan Environmental

    smart quoteI came to Straughan because I saw how serious the company was when it came to sustainability. I get to work in a green office (LEED Gold) with lots of daylight and a great staff, and that is important to me. At Straughan, I have the company infrastructure and support to help me achieve my professional goals.

    Diana Gutierrez, LEED AP BD+C, O+M
    Senior Sustainability Specialist

  • Careers at Straughan Environmental

    smart quoteI came to Straughan because it is a good place for people from a variety of backgrounds to work together to provide the best solutions to the challenging environmental problems we face. People are cooperative and are working hard to accomplish our mission of bringing a better environment for future generations.

    John Shen, PE, PhD, LEED AP, BD+C
    Senior Water Resources Engineer

Current Openings

Straughan Environmental, Inc., advertises open positions on our website and relevant industry sites, including CareerBuilder, Veterans Job Listings, Maryland Workforce Exchange, and relevant professional organizations. To apply directly for an open position, please follow specific instructions in the advertised position. Only candidates whose cover letter references the open position and whose resume clearly demonstrate their qualifications meet or exceed the minimum requirements of the position will be considered.

Straughan is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate in regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, national original, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Straughan Environmental, Inc., ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact our office by email at assistance@straughanenvironmental.com.

If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance applying to an open position, please contact us at (301) 362-9200.

Environmental Scientist - Water Program

Straughan Environmental, Inc. is a successful, rapidly growing, woman-owned business that provides high-quality and cost effective environmental consulting services to a wide variety of clients in the government and private sectors. Straughan is committed to sustainable design. We are experts in environmental planning, design, assessments, and policy. Our staff consists of wildlife and wetland scientists; geomorphologists and hydrologists; civil and environmental engineers; biologists and botanists; planners; cultural resource specialists; and GIS and CAD professionals. This combination of technical expertise and an understanding of policy makes Straughan a highly competitive firm and a great place to advance your career.

Straughan is currently seeking an Environmental Scientist in Greenbelt, MD.

Straughan offers very competitive compensation and benefits packages, and is an EOE.

Job Description: 
Lead the implementation of the water quality management and permitting program at a federal site in Maryland. Requires application of science and engineering principles to prevent, control, and eliminate water quality compliance issues, review of current and proposed operations, evaluation of risks to permit compliance or other regulatory compliance issues to prevent violations, identification of actions to correct/prevent potential violations, and preparation of regulatory compliance reports and permit applications. Other responsibilities include providing leadership to other technical staff, and supporting other programs providing a full range of environmental compliance support activities at the site.

Duties:

  • Supervise activities and review work performed by other staff supporting the water quality program.
  • Oversee and manage all activities pertaining to the organization’s compliance with federal, state, and local water quality regulations and associated permit conditions.
  • Conduct water quality sampling, inspections and reviews to ensure compliance with permit conditions and state/federal regulations.
  • Evaluate new and proposed state and federal CWA regulations. Determine applicability of new/proposed regulations and assess the impact to facility operations.
  • Compile data, prepare reports, and participate in technical reviews.
  • Provide technical support to team members for other aspects of the site environmental program.
  • Assist PM in planning, scheduling, and executing tasks.
  • Periodically assist with spill response and remediation

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in environmental programs. A graduate level education in a relevant discipline may substitute for experience.
  • Experience providing on-site support for environmental programs at federal installations is preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, written and communication skills.
  • Professional work attitude and ability to participate on a team supporting a wide range of environmental compliance activities.

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to gain access to work on a Federal government facility.
  • Current OSHA 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification is a plus.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office computer software (Word/Excel/Outlook/Access) and other commonly used software.
  • Working knowledge of GIS software is a plus.

Education: 
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school in relevant scientific discipline

Additional Information:
Security Clearance Required: None
Relocation Assistance Available: No
Referral Fee Available: No
Position Type: Full Time
Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience.
EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Qualified applicants may apply here:  Environmental Scientist – Water Program

Archeological Field Technician

Description

Straughan Environmental, Inc. is a successful, rapidly growing, woman-owned business that provides high-quality and cost effective environmental and cultural resources consulting services to a wide variety of clients in the government and private sectors.

Straughan is currently seeking on call archaeological field technicians, local to the Baltimore/Washington region, to join our Sustainable Design Team for work on primarily local projects.

Responsibilities will include completion of Phase I, II, and III archeological fieldwork, and may also include report documentation tasks.

Desirable candidates will have experience conducting pedestrian and sub-surface surveys in the mid-Atlantic and will be familiar with prehistoric and historic archeological resources commonly found in the Mid-Atlantic.

Field technicians will need to be able to carry field equipment, perform shovel test pits, and maintain accurate records of shovel test pits, excavation units and other survey conditions.

Work performed outside will be performed in variable weather conditions and may entail long days.  This is an entry level position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1-5 years of experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology, Archeology or related field.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Completion of an archeological field school within the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Familiarity with cultural resource regulations and policy.
  • Experience using Trimble GPS, Total Station, and GIS.

Qualified applicants may apply here:  Archeological Field Technician

Construction Inspectors - Senior Level

Straughan Environmental, Inc. (Straughan) is a successful, rapidly growing, woman-owned business that provides consulting services to a wide variety of clients in the government and private sectors. Straughan is committed to sustainability, and is qualified in nearly all aspects of environmental services, including planning, design, policy, and construction oversight. Our staff consists of environmental scientists; civil and environmental engineers; biologists and botanists; planners; foresters; cultural resource specialists; construction professionals, and GIS and CADD specialists. This combination of technical expertise and an understanding of policy makes Straughan a highly competitive firm and a great place to advance your career. Straughan was recognized as a Top Workplace in the Baltimore Sun for 2016.

Straughan is currently seeking senior Construction Inspectors. We are recruiting for a Transportation Engineering Technician (TET) – TET III and TET IV levels. The ideal candidate should have an understanding of environmental, roadway and utility construction processes.

Requirements:

  • Two or more years of construction inspection experience
  • State or Mid Atlantic Regional Certification Program (MARTCP) certifications for Basic concrete and Hot Mixed Asphalt
  • SHA Yellow card
  • MDE Green card
  • High School Diploma
  • Valid Driver’s License

Highly Desired

  • Certifications: Temporary Traffic Control, Soils & Aggregates
  • Utility, environmental and general construction knowledge

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Qualified applicants may apply here: Apply – Construction Inspectors – Senior Level

Construction Inspectors - Junior Level

Straughan Environmental, Inc. (Straughan) is a successful, rapidly growing, woman-owned business that provides consulting services to a wide variety of clients in the government and private sectors. Straughan is committed to sustainability, and is qualified in nearly all aspects of environmental services, including planning, design, policy, and construction oversight. Our staff consists of environmental scientists; civil and environmental engineers; biologists and botanists; planners; foresters; cultural resource specialists; construction professionals, and GIS and CADD specialists. This combination of technical expertise and an understanding of policy makes Straughan a highly competitive firm and a great place to advance your career. Straughan was recognized as a Top Workplace in the Baltimore Sun for 2016.

Straughan is currently seeking junior level Construction Inspectors. We are recruiting for a Transportation Engineering Technician (TET) – TET I and TET II levels, and are willing to train the right candidate. We seek motivated and career minded individuals with an interest in and understanding of roadway and environmental construction processes.

Requirements:

  • An interest or experience in environmental, roadway and utility construction
  • SHA Yellow card
  • MDE Green card
  • High School Diploma
  • Valid Driver’s License

Highly Desired

  • Certifications: Temporary Traffic Control, Soils & Aggregates, Concrete, Hot Mixed Asphalt
  • Environmental, roadway, utility and general construction knowledge

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Qualified applicants may apply here: Apply – Construction Inspectors – Junior Level

Environmental Professional

Small, multi-disciplinary environmental firm in Columbia, MD is seeking an individual with 1 to 3 years of experience with performing environmental site assessments, soil sampling, and groundwater sampling.

Straughan Environmental, Inc. (Straughan) is a successful, rapidly growing, woman-owned business that provides high-quality and cost-effective environmental consulting services to a wide variety of clients in the government and private sectors. Straughan is committed to sustainable design, and is qualified in nearly all aspects of environmental service, including planning, design, and policy. Our staff consists of natural, wildlife, and wetland scientists; geomorphologists; civil and environmental engineers; biologists and botanists; planners; foresters; cultural resource specialists; and GIS and CADD technicians. This combination of technical expertise and an understanding of policy makes Straughan a highly competitive firm and a great place to advance your career. Straughan was recognized as a Top Workplace in the Baltimore Sun for 2016.

Straughan is currently seeking an Environmental Professional to support upcoming Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments and other projects concerned with hazardous materials management. Position may be full time or part time.

The qualified applicant will have a basic knowledge of soils and groundwater, experience with methods for performing soil and groundwater sampling for hazardous substances, and regulatory requirements applicable to contaminated sites.  Strong organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively in both speech and writing are a must. In addition, candidates must be self-motivated and have the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary, environmentally conscious, team environment.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Geology, or Engineering
  • Ability to conduct research and analysis, conduct field investigations that include soil and groundwater sampling, and document findings clearly and effectively
  • Basic knowledge of key environmental regulations and policies
  • Experience in preparing Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessment reports
  • Working knowledge of MS Office computer software
  • Well-developed interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; ability to create effective written reports and documentation

Qualifications (Preferred)
The following qualifications are preferred:

  • 40-hour HAZWOPER training
  • Experience in Baltimore/Washington/Northern Virginia region

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Qualified applicants may apply here: Apply – Environmental Professional

Mid-Level Water Resources Engineer

Mid-Level Water Resources Engineer

Straughan Environmental, Inc. (Straughan) is a successful, rapidly growing business that provides high-quality and cost effective environmental consulting services to a wide variety of clients in the government and private sectors.

Straughan is committed to sustainable design and is qualified in nearly all aspects of environmental service, including engineering, planning, design, and policy. Our staff consists of natural, wildlife, and wetland scientists; geomorphologists; civil, and environmental, and water resources engineers; biologists and botanists; planners; foresters; cultural resource specialists; and GIS and CADD technicians. This combination of technical expertise and an understanding of policy make Straughan a highly competitive firm and a great place to advance your career.

Straughan is currently seeking a Mid-Level Water Resources Engineer to join our Water Resources Engineering Business Unit. The ideal candidate should have an interest in and understanding of current environmental issues and a shared vision for sustainability.

Requirements

  • PE registered in Maryland or ability to have by reciprocity, additional mid-Atlantic state registrations desired
  • 5-10 years experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Civil/Environmental Engineering or related field
  • Stormwater management design and permitting experience
  • Erosion and sediment control design and permitting experience
  • Drainage system design experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with others

Highly Desired

  • Ability to work on large tasks involving mass transit/transportation projects in the DC metro area
  • Stream restoration design including sediment transport modeling experience
  • Geomorphic assessment experience
  • Hydrology & hydraulic analyses experience
  • Shoreline protection design experience
  • Site design and LEED experience
  • Environmental consulting and/or civil engineering practices (Forest Conservation Plans, Wetland Delineations/Wetland Impact Plates, Planting Plans, and similar environmental documents) experience
  • Project management experience
  • Proposal and task order development experience
  • Comfortable marketing technical services
  • Active involvement in professional organizations
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Certified MDE expedited plan reviewer
  • Rosgen Certified

Software Experience

  • Proficiency in MicroStation or AutoCAD required
  • HEC-RAS required
  • TR-55 required
  • TR-20 required
  • Pond Pack desired
  • GEOPAK and/or INROADS desired

Qualified candidates may apply here: Apply – MId-Level Water Resources Engineer.

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Senior Stream Restoration Specialist

Senior Stream Restoration Specialist

Straughan Environmental, Inc. (Straughan) is a successful, rapidly growing business that provides high-quality and cost effective environmental consulting services to a wide variety of clients in the government and private sectors.

Straughan is committed to sustainable design and is qualified in nearly all aspects of environmental service, including engineering, planning, design, and policy. Our staff consists of natural, wildlife, and wetland scientists; geomorphologists; civil, and environmental, and water resources engineers; biologists and botanists; planners; foresters; cultural resource specialists; and GIS and CADD technicians. This combination of technical expertise and an understanding of policy make Straughan a highly competitive firm and a great place to advance your career.

Straughan is currently seeking a Senior Stream Restoration Specialist to join our Water Resources Engineering Business Unit who has the ability to be a leader. The ideal candidate should have an interest in and understanding of current environmental issues and a shared vision for sustainability.

Requirements

  • 8+ years experience
  • Stream restoration design including sediment transport, and modeling experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Civil/Environmental Engineering, Geomorphology, Environmental science, or related field
  • Erosion and sediment control design and
  • Geomorphic assessment experience
  • Hydrology & hydraulic analyses
  • Environmental permitting experience
  • Project management experience
  • Proposal and task order development experience
  • Must be comfortable marketing technical services
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with clients and co-workers

Highly Desired

  • PE registered in Mid-Atlantic region and have ability for Maryland registration by reciprocity
  • Rosgen Certified or similar training
  • Wetland Restoration design experience
  • Stormwater management design and permitting experience
  • Drainage system design experience
  • Shoreline protection design experience
  • Site design and LEED experience
  • Environmental consulting and/or civil engineering practices (Forest Conservation Plans, Wetland Delineations/Wetland Impact Plates, Planting Plans,  and similar environmental documents) experience
  • Active involvement in professional organizations
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

Software Experience

  • HEC-RAS required
  • TR-55/TR-20 desired
  • SMS desired
  • SRH-2D or TUFLOW desired
  • GEOPAK and/or INROADS desired
  • Proficiency in MicroStation or AutoCAD desired

Qualified applicants may apply here: Apply – Senior Stream Restoration Specialist

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Stream Restoration Specialist

Stream Restoration Specialist

Straughan Environmental, Inc. (Straughan) is a successful, rapidly growing business that provides high-quality and cost effective environmental consulting services to a wide variety of clients in the government and private sectors.

 Straughan is committed to sustainable design and is qualified in nearly all aspects of environmental service, including engineering, planning, design, and policy. Our staff consists of natural, wildlife, and wetland scientists; geomorphologists; civil, and environmental, and water resources engineers; biologists and botanists; planners; foresters; cultural resource specialists; and GIS and CADD technicians. This combination of technical expertise and an understanding of policy make Straughan a highly competitive firm and a great place to advance your career.

Straughan is currently seeking a Stream Restoration Specialist to join our Water Resources Engineering Business Unit who has the ability to be a leader. The ideal candidate should have an interest in and understanding of current environmental issues and a shared vision for sustainability.

Requirements

  • 2-8 years experience
  • Stream restoration design including sediment transport, and modeling experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Civil/Environmental Engineering, Geomorphology, Environmental science, or related field
  • Erosion and sediment control design
  • Geomorphic assessment experience
  • Environmental permitting experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with clients and co-workers

Highly Desired

  • PE registered in Mid-Atlantic region and have ability for Maryland registration by reciprocity
  • Rosgen Certified or similar training
  • Hydrology & hydraulic analyses
  • Wetland Restoration design experience
  • Stormwater management design and permitting experience
  • Drainage system design experience
  • Shoreline protection design experience
  • Site design and LEED experience
  • Environmental consulting and/or civil engineering practices (Forest Conservation Plans, Wetland Delineations/Wetland Impact Plates, Planting Plans,  and similar environmental documents) experience
  • Active involvement in professional organizations
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Must be comfortable marketing technical services
  • Project management experience
  • Proposal and task order development experience

Software Experience

  • HEC-RAS required
  • TR-55/TR-20 desired
  • SMS desired
  • SRH-2D or TUFLOW desired
  • GEOPAK and/or INROADS desired
  • Proficiency in MicroStation or AutoCAD desired

Qualified applicants may apply here:  Apply – Stream Restoration Specialist

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Water Resources Engineer I

Water Resources Engineer I

Straughan Environmental, Inc. (Straughan) is a successful, rapidly growing business that provides high-quality and cost effective environmental consulting services to a wide variety of clients in the government and private sectors. Straughan is committed to sustainable design and is qualified in nearly all aspects of environmental service, including engineering, planning, design, and policy. Our staff consists of natural, wildlife, and wetland scientists; geomorphologists; civil, and environmental, and water resources engineers; biologists and botanists; planners; foresters; cultural resource specialists; and GIS and CADD technicians. This combination of technical expertise and an understanding of policy make Straughan a highly competitive firm and a great place to advance your career.

Straughan is currently seeking an Entry-Level Water Resources Engineer to join our Water Resources Engineering Business Unit. The ideal candidate should have an interest in and understanding of current environmental issues and a shared vision for sustainability.

Requirements

  • 0-4 years experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Civil/Environmental Engineering or related field
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with clients and co-workers

Highly Desired

  • Ability to work on large tasks involving mass transit/transportation projects in the DC metro area
  • Stormwater management design and permitting experience
  • Erosion and sediment control design and permitting experience
  • Stream restoration design including sediment transport modeling experience
  • Drainage system design experience
  • Hydrology & Hydraulics analyses
  • Geomorphic assessment experience
  • Shoreline protection design experience
  • Site design and LEED experience
  • Low impact development (LID) and environmental site design (ESD) in Maryland
  • Environmental consulting and/or civil engineering practices (Forest Conservation Plans, Wetland Delineations/Wetland Impact Plates, Planting Plans, and similar environmental documents) experience
  • Active involvement in professional organizations
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certified

Desired Software Experience

  • MicroStation or AutoCAD
  • HEC-RAS
  • WIN TR-55
  • WIN TR-20
  • GEOPAK and/or INROADS
  • Pond Pack
  • ArcMAP/GIS

Qualified candidates may apply here: Apply – Water Resources Engineer I

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled