Senior Environmental Scientist or Engineer

  • Houston, TX, United States
  • Mar 16, 2017
Full time Environmental Science/Engineering Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA Water Quality

Job Description

INTERA Incorporated is seeking a Senior Environmental Scientist or Engineer for our Houston, Texas, office experienced in site characterization, environmental forensics, environmental remediation and litigation support as well as demonstrated success in business development. The chosen candidate will serve as a technical expert on a wide-range of projects while leading the growth of our environmental business in the Houston area. This position will be supported by a talented team of engineers, geoscientists, geochemists, GIS analysts and software developers in offices across the company committed to delivering excellence with every solution for our clients.




INTERA is a geoscience and engineering consulting firm founded in 1974 and headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices across the country and in Europe. We’re an established, employee-owned, international consulting business with a 40-year history of solving some of the most challenging and interesting environmental, water-resources, mining, coastal, and waste management issues faced by private industry and government agencies.

This position is based in our Houston, Texas, office. In Houston, we work on projects for municipalities, state and federal agencies, water and electric utilities, attorneys, oil/gas and mining companies, and private businesses.

Our employees say what they value most at INTERA is our corporate culture.  We value a good work-life balance, and our employees are our most valuable assets. The chosen candidate will have an excellent benefits package and the opportunity for performance-based compensation including bonuses and equity as a shareholder.


Desired Education and Skills

  • A Master’s or PhD in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Hydrogeology, Geology or related field
  • 15+ years of relevant experience in environmental science or engineering including site characterization, forensics, remediation and litigation support
  • 5+ years of experience with business development for public or private sector entities
  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer or Geoscientist in Texas
  • Excellent writing, presentation, and communication skills
  • Ability to manage projects within budget and time constraints
  • Ability to travel to project sites, to meet with clients and to other INTERA offices as needed

INTERA is proud of maintaining a reputation for excellence, and we empower our employees to accomplish their best. Come join our talented team of professionals who provide best-in-class services in our industry.


All interested candidates must apply through the Careers page located on INTERA’s web site at


INTERA Incorporated participates in the federal E-Verify Program.​

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