Environmental Engineer/Scientist

  • LimnoTech
  • Washington, D.C., USA
  • Sep 30, 2021
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Green Building - Sustainable Development Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description

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Be Exceptional. Deliver Excellence. Make A Difference.

LimnoTech is a leading environmental engineering firm with clients who face water-related problems that are more challenging and costly than ever before. It is our job to help our clients make decisions based on the best available science and real-world constraints.

Are you ready to join a team of smart, talented people who are motivated every day to deliver excellence and make a difference for our clients, our partners, and the environment?

Advance your career working for an internationally respected industry leader in developing and applying the latest tools in environmental water science and engineering to effectively solve client problems and protect our water environment.  LimnoTech offers great people to work with, numerous opportunities for professional development, and a company culture that emphasizes collaboration and continuous improvement.

We have a current opening in our Mid-Atlantic office located in Washington, DC. 

Position Responsibilities
The engineer or scientist hired will provide support for a variety of interesting and innovative projects in LimnoTech’s service areas, possibly including:

  • Stormwater management and planning
  • Green infrastructure assessment and planning
  • Watershed, stream, lake, and related ecosystem restoration assessment and planning
  • Data processing, analysis, management, and visualization
  • Water quality modeling and watershed assessments
  • Hydraulic and hydrologic (H&H) evaluations and modeling

Our scientists and engineers work closely with senior staff to develop sound approaches for addressing our clients’ problems.  Initial tasks are likely to include support of stormwater management permits and programs, development of plans to address Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) requirements, water quality data management and analysis, modeling support, and assistance with field work. Responsibility and opportunities will be commensurate with experience and capability.

LimnoTech emphasizes collaborative learning, advanced training, and professional leadership, providing team members with the tools and work environment needed to chart their career paths. Opportunities abound for increased responsibilities and professional growth. Motivated and enthusiastic team members with good interpersonal skills thrive in our collegial organization.  If you like working with other smart, dedicated people to solve problems, we’d like to hear from you.

Required Qualifications
The following are required qualifications for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, or related scientific discipline from an accredited university program is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience is a plus.   
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential, as are strong analytical and computational abilities.
  • Must be legally able to work in the U.S. for any employer (proper documentation is required).

In addition, familiarity or experience with some of the following skills is desired, but not required:

  • Familiarity or experience with the topics mentioned under “position responsibilities”.
  • Training or experience in data management and GIS. Capabilities with R, Visual Basic, Python, or web development programming.
  • Training or experience in hydrologic, hydraulic, or water quality modeling.
  • Ability to do occasional field work.

LimnoTech values and rewards high achievement within a supportive working community. Individual achievement is rewarded through a unique merit review process based on recommendations from colleagues at all levels of the company, plus positive feedback from clients. This system drives pay increases and increased project and corporate responsibility. We track individual progress annually to ensure competitiveness within our industry and identify opportunities for targeted professional development.
Our collegial environment and management structure aren’t for everyone; there is no formal “corporate ladder” to climb.  Instead, we offer employees the opportunity to chart their own paths, and provide the tools and guidance to do that.

In addition to highly competitive compensation, LimnoTech offers an outstanding benefits package, including medical and dental coverage, 401k savings plan, ESOP, flexible benefits program, medical leave, and more.

For more information about our firm, please visit www.limno.com 

LimnoTech is an employee-owned (ESOP), affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer.

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