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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 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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Environmental Scientist - Entry Level | NASA | Greenbelt, MD

Environmental Scientist – Entry Level |  NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, 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.

Description of the Position:
Support a range of activities related to water quality management, oil operation and storage tank management, hazardous waste management, and release response, as part of a team providing a full range of environmental compliance support activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Utilize technical knowledge and/or experience to assist in ensuring compliance with applicable environmental laws, regulations, and permit conditions.
•    Collect samples of stormwater, wastewater, oil, soil, and wastes for analyses.
•    Conduct programmatic inspections such as storage tank or waste collection sites.
•    Compile and maintain data, prepare reports, and participate in technical reviews.
•    Respond to and cleanup chemical spills.
•    Provide support to other environmental program areas as assigned.
•    Be flexible and work across a wide range of environmental media.

Education and Experience:
•    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in relevant scientific discipline.
•    Relevant experience in environmental programs, especially at federal installations, is preferred.
•    40-Hour OSHA HAZWOPER training is required but will be provided as needed.

Other Requirements: 
•    Ability to gain access to work on a federal government facility.

Our Culture | Our People
Straughan has been selected as one of The Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces for the past  four 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.

Please apply to Environmental Scientist 

Water Resources Engineer I | Columbia, MD

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

If you are interested in this career opportunity please click here: Water Resources Engineer I 

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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 Restoration Specialist 

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Construction Inspectors - Senior Level - La Plata, MD

Construction Inspectors – Senior Level

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.

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

Our Culture | Our People
Straughan has been selected as one of The Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces for the past  four 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:

Construction Inspectors - Junior Level - La Plata 

Construction Inspectors – Junior Level – La Plata

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.

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

Our Culture | Our People
Straughan has been selected as one of The Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces for the past  four 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.

Please apply here: