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  • 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, PWS, ISA-CA
    Assistant Director of Natural Resources and Environmental Scientist

  • 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

  • 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, ENV SP, LEED AP BD+C, O+M, PMP
    Senior Sustainability Specialist

  • 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 found the same sense of family - there when needed and always providing the support and tools I needed to help NASA meet environmental responsibilities.

    Joseph E. Martin
    Former Federal Program Director, NASA

Current Openings

Straughan Environmental, Inc., advertises open positions on our website and relevant industry sites, including LinkedIn, CareerBuilder, Indeed, 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.

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. To view Straughan’s full Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Plan please contact The HR Team.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Senior Manager, Natural Resources

Senior Manager, Natural Resources 

Who We Are
Straughan Environmental, Inc. is a woman-owned, leading engineering and environmental firm advancing sustainable and resilient communities. With a 25-year history of growth through performance on large, complex, and high-profile projects, we provide solutions to diverse clients in the federal government, local government, transportation, water/wastewater and energy markets.  Our mission is advancing sustainable and resilient communities, and we work every day to achieve our mission in surprising ways. Whether our team is managing one of our multi-million dollar environmental compliance programs for Federal agencies like NASA, engineering an ecological restoration project, working on environmental policy and planning, or identifying wetland plants in the field, each member of our team individually and collectively contributes uniquely to advancing sustainable and resilient communities.

The Role as the Senior Manager, Natural Resources
As a leader in our Natural Resources Group you will enjoy leading people, facilitating their contributions and potential, and supporting their ongoing development.  You will recognize business opportunities and manage projects, to include environmental assessments, environmental permitting, compliance monitoring/inspection, environmental planning/NEPA, ecological mitigation, and sustainability/resiliency planning that supports the advancement of Straughan’s future capabilities and capacity. The ideal candidate will be highly and intrinsically self-motivated, self-directed with an entrepreneurial mindset, and have depth of experience in natural resources technical work, while understanding and contributing to the organization’s top business priorities with your unique perspective, experience and skills. You will ensure that all relationships are your priority including all direct reports and long-term client relationships through proactive engagement identify solutions to challenges that arise. Here are some more specifics:

Location:  Columbia, MD/All employees are currently working remotely

Primary Responsibilities: Project/Program Management, Leadership Skills, Invoicing/Contract Management, Client Relationship Development and Management, Proposal Development, Technical Guidance, and Quality Assurance

Key Performance Metrics: Revenue Growth, Contract Performance/Client Feedback, and Staff Professional Development

Minimum Qualifications/Experience
•    Bachelor’s degree
•    10+ years of experience
•    Demonstrated experience leading a group of people by being a resilient, creative leader who understands the importance of being a role model and leads by example, supports and develops the team both individually and as a group
•    Demonstrated experience successfully managing large projects and programs
•    Demonstrated experience conducting environmental assessment and permitting projects (Clean Water Act Section 404/401, forest conservation, endangered species, biological monitoring)
•    Demonstrated experience and ability to maintain and grow projects and programs
•    Writing proposals with the highest level of technical writing skills
•    Well-developed organizational and communication skills
•    Proficiency in using standard software to track budgets and metrics for management planning and reporting

Desirable Qualifications
•    Advanced degree (MS, ME, MBA, PhD)
•    Professional certification, such as PMP, AICP, PWS, CEP
•    Active involvement in professional organizations
•    Author of technical publications and speaking engagements
•    Experience in the following markets: transportation, local government, federal government, utilities

Our Culture | Our People
Straughan has been selected as one of The Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces for the past five consecutive years (including 2020), and we are committed to providing an engaging workplace where employees are supported in their career goals and professional development. We provide educational assistance, professional development, and support in professional credentials. At Straughan we understand the needs of our workforce. We are committed to continuously evolving and creating practices and policies that meaningfully address the needs and desires of our team. At Straughan we invest fully in you as a whole person. Here are some of the ways we strive to support all of our team:
(1) We care about your overall well-being and health— Straughan offers group benefits to include medical, dental and vision coverage.
(2) We invest in your continuous learning and development and understand that this is a cornerstone to our success.
(3) We understand the importance of recharging and replenishing yourself, so we provide new employees with 15 days of Paid Time Off.
(4) We care about your financial future and will provide up to three percent at 100% employer contribution and an additional 50% for another 2% of your match salary to our retirement plan. You are fully vested at 100% immediately.
(5) Lastly, we want to protect you and your future, we provide at no cost to you, short-term and long-term disability along with life insurance. We also know that our world is changing, and the way we work has, too. We continue to strive to provide flexibility and work/life integration options that support you and those you care about.

Please Apply Here:  Senior Manager, Natural Resources

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled – We are an equal opportunity employer –but we are more than that – We are open-minded, and care only about your capability, your drive, and your desire and determination to contribute your gifts and talents fully.

Project Manager, Natural Resources

Project Manager, Natural Resources (Columbia, MD)

Who We Are

Straughan Environmental, Inc. is a woman-owned, leading engineering and environmental firm advancing sustainable and resilient communities. With a 25-year history of growth through performance on large, complex, and high-profile projects, we provide solutions to diverse clients in the federal government, local government, transportation, water/wastewater and energy markets.  Our mission is advancing sustainable and resilient communities, and we work every day to achieve our mission in surprising ways. Whether our team is managing one of our multi-million dollar environmental compliance programs for Federal agencies like NASA, engineering an ecological restoration project, working on environmental policy and planning, or identifying wetland plants in the field, each member of our team individually and collectively contributes uniquely to advancing sustainable and resilient communities.

The Role as Project Manager, Natural Resources

As a project manager in our Natural Resources Group you will enjoy managing small and large projects and contracts, to include environmental assessments, environmental permitting, compliance monitoring/inspection, environmental planning/NEPA, ecological mitigation, and sustainability/resiliency planning that supports the advancement of Straughan’s future capabilities and capacity. You will be a senior technical leader, overseeing/mentoring staff and providing leadership in field investigations and project/task management. You will support business opportunities and managing clients, budgets, and staff. The ideal candidate will be highly and intrinsically self-motivated. You will ensure that all relationships are your priority including all direct reports and long-term client relationships through proactive engagement identify solutions to challenges that arise. Here are some more specifics:

Location:  Columbia, MD/All employees are currently working remotely

Primary Responsibilities: Project Management, Leadership Skills, Technical Guidance, Quality Assurance Client Relationship Management, and Proposal Development

Key Performance Metrics: Adherence to Schedule/Scope/Budget, Repeat Client Business, Mitigation of Project Risks, Well-Developed Work Plans and Project Proposals

Minimum Qualifications/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5+ years of experience.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting environmental assessment and permitting projects (Clean Water Act Section 404/401, forest conservation, endangered species, biological monitoring).
  • Demonstrated experience successfully managing small and large projects
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to manage clients, budgets, deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting proposals with the highest level of technical writing skills.
  • Well-developed organizational and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in using standard software to prepare reports and track budgets and project progress.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience leading staff by being a resilient, creative leader who understands the importance of being a role model and leads by example, supports and develops the team both individually and as a group.
  • Proficiency in GIS, Microstation, AutoCAD
  • Professional certification, such as PMP, AICP, PWS, CEP
  • Active involvement in professional organizations
  • Author of technical publications and speaking engagements
  • Experience in the following markets: transportation, local government, federal government, utilities

Our Culture | Our People

Straughan has been selected as one of The Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces for the past five consecutive years (including 2020), and we are committed to providing an engaging workplace where employees are supported in their career goals and professional development. We provide educational assistance, professional development, and support in professional credentials. At Straughan we understand the needs of our workforce. We are committed to continuously evolving and creating practices and policies that meaningfully address the needs and desires of our team. At Straughan we invest fully in you as a whole person. Here are some of the ways we strive to support all of our team: (1) We care about your overall well-being and health— Straughan offers group benefits to include medical, dental and vision coverage.

(2) We invest in your continuous learning and development and understand that this is a cornerstone to our success.

(3) We understand the importance of recharging and replenishing yourself, so we provide new employees with 15 days of Paid Time Off.

(4) We care about your financial future and will provide up to three percent at 100% employer contribution and an additional 50% for another 2% of your match salary to our retirement plan.

(5) Lastly, we want to protect you and your future, we provide at no cost to you, short-term and long-term disability along with life insurance.

(6) We also know that our world is changing, and the way we work has, too. We continue to strive to provide flexibility and work/life integration options that support you and those you care about.

Apply Here:  Project Manager, Natural Resources

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled – We are an equal opportunity employer –but we are more than that – We are open-minded, and care only about your capability, your drive, and your desire and determination to contribute your gifts and talents fully.

 

Civil Engineering Intern, Summer 2021

Civil Engineering Intern, Summer 2021

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. Our vision is a sustainable world and we work every day to create our vision in surprising ways. Whether you are managing one of our multi-million dollar environmental compliance programs for Federal agencies like NASA, engineering an ecological restoration project, working on environmental policy and planning, or identifying wetland plants in the field, everyone at Straughan Environmental contributes uniquely to our vision of a sustainable world.

The Civil Engineering Intern would be working primarily with Environmental Analysists, Planners and Engineers on a variety of projects. They will work primarily with our Planning Group on noise analysis for roadways, rail, and construction projects in addition to air quality analysis. They may have the opportunity to work with our Sustainable Design Group on green building certifications such as LEED and sustainability planning.  They may have the opportunity to work with our Water Resources Engineering group on hydraulics and hydrology analysis, stormwater management design, drainage design, erosion and sediment control design, shoreline restoration and stream restoration. They may have the opportunity to work with our Environmental Scientists in our Natural Resources division as well. The internship could possibly extend through the fall semester of 2021.

Qualifications:

Required
• Must be available for full work days.
• A registered student at a university majoring in either Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering
• Completed all sophomore level engineering coursework
• CAD experience, preferably MicroStation
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Ability and eagerness to perform field work such as wetland and stream delineations, geomorphic assessments, traffic noise data collection, and general business support tasks. Fieldwork may involve walking through wooded areas, working alongside of roadways and carrying field equipment up to 50 pounds.

Desired
• Geopak
• ArcGIS
• Relevant experience
• Contributing member of student and/or professional organizations

Desired start date:  6/01/2021

Duration:  Summer 2021. Possibility for internship to continue through Fall 2021 Semester.

Approximate Hours Per Week:  Can vary between 0 and 40

Our Culture | Our People
Straughan has been selected as one of The Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces for the past five consecutive years, and we are committed to providing an engaging workplace where employees are supported in their career goals and professional development, we provide educational assistance, professional development and support in professional credentials. At, Straughan, we understand the needs of our workforce. We are committed to continuously evolving and creating practices and policies that meaningfully address the needs and desires of our team. At Straughan we invest fully in you as a whole person.

Please apply online: Civil Engineering Intern!

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled – We are an equal opportunity employer –but we are more than that – We are open-minded, and care only about your capability, your drive, and your desire and determination to contribute your gifts and talents fully.

Water Resources Engineering Intern, Summer 2021

Water Resources Engineering Intern, Summer 2021

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. Our vision is a sustainable world and we work every day to create our vision in surprising ways. Whether you are managing one of our multi-million dollar environmental compliance programs for Federal agencies like NASA, engineering an ecological restoration project, working on environmental policy and planning, or identifying wetland plants in the field, everyone at Straughan Environmental contributes uniquely to our vision of a sustainable world.

The Water Resources Engineering Intern would be working primarily with Professional Engineers on a variety of projects. They will work primarily with our Water Resources Engineering group on hydraulics and hydrology analysis, stormwater management design, drainage design, erosion and sediment control design, shoreline restoration and stream restoration. They may have the opportunity to work with our Sustainable Design Group on green building certifications such as LEED and sustainability planning. They may have the opportunity to work with our Planning Group on noise analysis for roadways, rail, and construction projects in addition to air quality analysis. They may have the opportunity to work with our Environmental Scientists in our Natural Resources division as well. The internship could possibly extend through the fall semester of 2021.

Qualifications:
Required
• Must be available for full work days
• A registered student at a university majoring in either Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering
• Completed all sophomore level engineering coursework
• CAD experience, preferably MicroStation
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Ability and eagerness to perform field work such as wetland and stream delineations, geomorphic assessments, traffic noise data collection, and general business support tasks. Fieldwork may involve walking through wooded areas, working alongside of roadways and carrying field equipment up to 50 pounds.

Desired
• Geopak
• ArcGIS
• Relevant experience
• Contributing member of student and/or professional organizations

Desired start date:  6/01/2021

Duration:  Summer 2021. Possibility for internship to continue through Fall 2021 Semester.

Approximate Hours Per Week:  Can vary between 0 and 40

Our Culture | Our People
Straughan has been selected as one of The Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces for the past five consecutive years, and we are committed to providing an engaging workplace where employees are supported in their career goals and professional development, we provide educational assistance, professional development and support in professional credentials. At, Straughan, we understand the needs of our workforce. We are committed to continuously evolving and creating practices and policies that meaningfully address the needs and desires of our team. At Straughan we invest fully in you as a whole person.

Please apply online: Water Resources Engineering Intern!

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled – We are an equal opportunity employer –but we are more than that – We are open-minded, and care only about your capability, your drive, and your desire and determination to contribute your gifts and talents fully.

Water Resources Engineer Mid and Senior Level

Mid & Senior 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 for mid level and 10 years + for senior level
  • 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
  • Coastal Engineering and Modeling
  • 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

Apply here:   Mid or Senior Level Water Resources Engineers

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Mid-Level Sustainability Specialist

Mid-Level Sustainability Specialist

Straughan is currently seeking a Mid-Level Sustainability Specialist to join our Sustainable Design group in the Columbia, MD office. The ideal candidate should have an interest in and understanding of current environmental issues and a shared vision for sustainability.

Responsibilities

  • Provide general sustainability and sustainable design consulting services
  • Prepare and coordinate LEED documentation and facilitate the LEED certification process
  • Complete site/water/energy/daylight investigations for LEED compliance
  • Manage project elements including scheduling, tracking milestones, and monthly project manager reports
  • Plan and lead meetings and visit construction sites
  • Analyze design and construction drawings and specifications for green building requirements
  • Provide research support on net zero, carbon neutral, high performance building design and construction strategies and technologies
  • Document, track, and report on progress for internal green key performance indicators
  • Support proposal development and client coordination

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in architectural, engineering, scientific, or related field
  • 4+ years experience in sustainability consulting, or other related experience in the consulting industry
  • LEED AP BD+C credential or other LEED AP specialty credential
  • Experience in sustainability projects and can show verified experience facilitating and managing the LEED certification process, including LEED v4 projects
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and assess priorities effectively

Highly Desired

  • Additional sustainability credentials (Green Globes, WELL, Living Futures)
  • Experience with the federal Guiding Principles program
  • An understanding of carbon management in the built environment
  • Passion for sustainability and desire to attend seminars, workshops, and conferences to stay up to date on innovative industry changes
  • Proficiency at report development and writing
  • Active involvement in professional organizations
  • Project management experience

Software Experience

  • Microsoft Office Suite (including intermediate level in excel) required
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and Revit desired
  • Proficiency with EC3 Tool or other embodied carbon management tools desired

Interested?  Please apply HERE!

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Construction Inspectors | Entry Level through Senior Level | District 2

Construction Inspectors-Maryland State Highway Administration District 2

Straughan Environmental, Inc. is a successful, rapidly growing, woman owned business that provides high quality and cost-effective consulting services to a wide variety of clients in the governmental 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; inspectors; biologists and botanists; planners; cultural resource specialists; and GIS and CAD professionals. 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 Entry through Senior-Level construction inspectors. These positions are located in MSHA District 2. The ideal candidate should have an interest in and understanding of construction processes and environmental issues.

Requirements

  • 2-20 years of construction inspection experience
  • High School Diploma
  • Knowledge of State of Maryland regulations
  • Ability to read and interpret construction documents and specifications
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with clients and co-workers
  • Valid Driver’s License

Highly Desired

  • General Experience with Environmental Issues
  • Experience with roadway construction projects
  • Experience with permitting compliance
  • Experience with Project Documentation and MSHA Systems
  • A Proven Track Record of Working with Construction Contractors and Governmental Agencies
  • Certifications: Maintenance of Traffic, Green Card, Yellow Card, MARTCP certifications
  • Scheduling and Cost Estimating Experience

Please apply CONSTRUCTION INSPECTORS

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Civil Field Inspector (Washington DC)

Civil Field Inspector (Washington DC)

Straughan Environmental, Inc. is a successful, rapidly growing, woman owned business that provides high quality and cost effective consulting services to a wide variety of clients in the governmental 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; inspectors; biologists and botanists; planners; cultural resource specialists; and GIS and CAD professionals. 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 full-time construction inspector for a streetscape project in the District of Columbia. The ideal candidate should have an interest in and understanding of construction processes and environmental issues and practices.

Requirements

  • 5-10 years of construction inspection experience in the transportation sector
  • High School Diploma
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations
  • Experience overseeing temporary traffic control work zones
  • Experience maintaining inspection records including quantities of materials, quality of work, materials, equipment, and labor
  • Ability to interpret design intent on civil engineering plans and specifications
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with clients and co-workers
  • ACI Certified Field Testing Technician – Level I
  • Valid Driver’s License

Highly Desired

  • General Experience with Streetscape Issues and Practices
  • Experience with Urban Roadway Projects
  • Experience with Stormwater Management and Storm Drainage devices
  • Experience with Project Documentation
  • A Proven Track Record of Working with Construction Contractors and Governmental Agencies
  • Certifications: Maintenance of Traffic, Sediment Control Inspection, MARTCP certifications
  • Scheduling and Cost Estimating Experience

 

  • Our Culture | Our People
    Straughan has been selected as one of The Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces for the past  five consecutive years, and we are committed to providing an engaging workplace where employees are supported in their career goals and professional development, we provide educational assistance, professional development and support in professional credentials. At Straughan, we understand the needs of our workforce. We are committed to continuously evolving and creating practices and policies that meaningfully address the needs and desires of our team. At Straughan we invest fully in you as a whole person. Here are some of the ways we strive to support all of our team– We care about your overall well-being and health— Straughan offers group benefits to include medical, dental and vision coverage. We invest in your continuous learning and development and understand that this is a cornerstone to our success.  We understand the importance of recharging and replenishing yourself, so we provide new employees with 15 days of Paid Time Off.  We care about your financial future and will provide up to three percent at 100% employer contribution and an additional 50% for another 2% of your match salary to our retirement plan. Lastly, we want to protect you and your future, we provide at no cost to you, short-term and long-term disability along with life insurance. We also know that our world is changing and the way we work has too– we continue to strive to provide flexibility and work/life integration options that support you and those you care about.

 

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled – We are an equal opportunity employer –but we are more than that – We are open-minded, and care only about your capability, your drive, and your desire and determination to contribute your gifts and talents fully.

Apply Here: CIVIL FIELD INSPECTOR

Stream Restoration Specialist | Columbia, MD

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

  • 4-10 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/restoration design experience
  • Coastal studies
  • 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 and SRH-2D or TUFLOW desired
  • GEOPAK and/or INROADS desired
  • Proficiency in MicroStation or AutoCAD desired

Please apply by clicking here:  Stream Rest

oration Specialist 

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled