Staff Scientist I

Job Location: Austin Dallas Houston
Job Category: Compliance
Job Type: Full Time


Austin, Dallas or Houston (Hybrid)


Staff Environmental Compliance Scientist/Engineer I

Reports To:

Compliance Business Unit Leader

Position Responsibility:

Assist ESE’s team with delivery of services to the marketplace in an organized and disciplined manner, striving to continuously improve in the areas of environmental consultation, and technical guidance.

Positions Duties:

  • Deliver the professional consulting services offered by ESE Partners using ESE delivery systems and methodologies.
  • Assist with the preparation and submission of state and federal air, water and waste permits to the state and federal agencies.
  • Operate as one of the firm’s technical associates with respect to the disciplines related to Environmental Science and Engineering.
  • Conduct field investigations – visual inspections and physical sampling.
  • Author technical reports in accordance with the local, state, and federal guidelines.
  • Perform calculations related to air, water and waste permitting using excel and modeling.
  • Manage and interpret laboratory analytical data.
  • Manage and approve subcontractor invoices.
  • Develop site maps and other pertinent drawings using AutoCAD and ArcGIS.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with existing clients and vendors.
  • Maintain a 90% Utilization
  • Must have strong MS Excel skills.
  • Must be willing to travel for short-term assignments.


Our goal is to be recognized as the best environmental firms to work for in Texas. We are making major strides in that direction with an ever-increasing amount of flexibility, benefits, rewards, and opportunity for professional growth.

Base Salary:

Based on Experience and Licensing

Profit Share:

Paid Annually as Bonus – based on personal and company performance


  • Health Insurance
  • Dental & Vision
  • 401 K with employer matching up to 4% of gross
  • 120 Hours of Personal Time Off (PTO)
  • 8 Statutory Holidays
  • Flex Work Schedule (9-hour workdays Monday thru Thursday with 1/2 days on Friday)


Minimum of a B.S. in Environmental Science, Engineering or Geoscience (M.S. is preferred).




40 Hour HAZWOPER, EIT preferred


0-2 Years in Environmental Compliance Consulting

Note: This is not an offer of employment. This document is intended to clarify the needs and opportunities presented by ESE.

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