Staff Scientist (I-III)
Braun Intertec

Houston, Texas

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Own where you work. Braun Intertec is proud to be a 100% employee-owned environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering, and testing firm of 1,000 employees with offices located in ten states. As a part of our exciting growth initiatives, we are continuing to build relationships in emerging markets and recruiting new talent. Our dedication to being the Employer of Choice is instrumental in achieving our goal of becoming the Consultant of Choice. By hiring the best people and helping each other grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for our employee owners and our clients.

We want our employee-owners to be fully engaged - at home, at work, and in their communities. We provide our employees with a full range of benefits including comprehensive medical, vision, and dental plans, paid time off (as well as volunteer time off), company match 401k, participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP), technical training and career development resources, and access to our wellness program. The ESOP is a benefit we are proud of and celebrate as it allows all employees to be owners within the company.

We offer the flexibility to work from home or in an office environment.

This is a great opportunity to join our growing Environmental Investigation and Remediation Group. Do you want an opportunity to have a say in growing and building a dynamic group? Do you want to work with an engaged team that is focused on creative solutions to complex environmental problems for a wide variety of clients?

Job Description

Braun Intertec Corporation is seeking an Environmental Engineer/Staff Scientist/Geoscientist to join our Texas Investigation & Remediation Division in our Houston, San Antonio, Corpus Christi, and/or Austin, Texas offices. The preferred candidate should have between 0-3 years of professional work experience and hold at least a bachelor's degree in geoscience, environmental science/engineering, or related field. The successful candidate will contribute to the firm's success by:

  • Conducting Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) which will include interviewing property owners, conducting Site assessments, and reviewing/summarizing pertinent regulatory documents.
  • Assisting with report writing and data tabulation including Phase I and II ESAs, Affected Property Assessment Reports (APARs), and other technical documents for submittal to clients and regulatory agencies.
  • Conduct field work such as installing groundwater monitoring wells, collecting soil, groundwater, and air samples, and other field activities.
  • Oversight of subcontractors in the field including drillers and remediation contractors.
  • Collaborate and build relationships with other members of the firm, vendors, and assist clients with developing creative solutions for environmental problems.
  • Building relationships with coworkers, clients, vendors, and partners.
  • Travel to local and regional project sites (up to 20% travel, based on project needs).


Required Skills:
  • Great work ethic; taking ownership of tasks and seeing them through to completion.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills - a willing and open communicator.
  • Detail-oriented, motivated, analytical thinker and problem solver.
  • Curiosity to learn about a wide variety of environmental consulting topics.
  • Works well on a team and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Accepts mentoring from senior staff and has an interest in mentoring more junior staff.
  • Valid driver's license and satisfactory driving history.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Driven, analytical thinker, enjoys technical report writing, and is detail oriented.
  • Enjoys conducting field work such as soil and groundwater sampling.
  • Good mechanical skills and be able to use various sampling equipment.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Excel and Word).


Qualifications:
  • BS degree or higher in Geology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, or science-related field.
  • Experience installing soil borings, monitoring wells, and providing oversight of subcontractors.
  • Experience preparing technical reports, data tables, and figures.
  • Basic understanding of the TCEQ Texas Risk Reduction Program.
  • Good basic mechanical skills to use and troubleshoot environmental sampling equipment.
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification.


The successful candidate will be encouraged to expand their skills and certifications through company provided training and mentoring.

Braun Intertec offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP), paid time off (PTO), and paid holidays.

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or disability status.

Braun Intertec strives to ensure that its careers web site is accessible to all. If you need assistance completing your online application, please email hrhelp@braunintertec.com.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Braun Intertec is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please e-mail us at hrhelp@braunintertec.com. In your e-mail, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.


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