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

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

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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

  • 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

Qualified applicants may apply here:  Stream Restoration Specialist

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Environmental Construction Manager

Description
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 natural, wildlife, and wetland scientists; civil and environmental engineers; biologists and botanists; planners; foresters; cultural resource specialists; GIS analysts; and CAD 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 is currently seeking an Environmental Construction Manager to join our team. The position is based in the vicinity of La Plata, MD and Dahlgren, VA.

Qualifications (Required)
The following qualifications are required:

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience.
  • Construction management and inspection experience for environmental compliance.
  • Expertise in erosion and sediment control practices.
  • Expertise in environmental regulations, permitting, and policy.
  • Experience preparing permit applications, permit modifications, and coordinating the approval of infrastructure projects.
  • Expertise in wetland, stream, and forest assessments.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office computer software (world/excel/outlook).
  • Well developed interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to create effective written reports and documentation.
  • Ability to manage work to a defined work plan and budget.
  • Experience as a project lead for multiple projects. Responsible for ensuring that quality, timely completion, client satisfaction, and financial performance objectives are met for his/her projects.

Qualifications (Preferred)
The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Geology, Engineering or related field.
  • Contributing member of professional organizations preferred.
  • Experience working with MDOT and VDOT.
  • Expertise in issues and solutions affecting the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
  • Expertise in environmental mitigation strategies.

Qualified applicants may apply here:  Environmental Construction Manager

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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.

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

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

Equal Opportunity Employer/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

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

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

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

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