Staff Engineer
Houston, TX 
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description

Geosyntec is seeking a Staff Engineer to join our team in Houston, Texas. At Geosyntec, you will have the opportunity to apply your academic and professional knowledge to real-world situations while developing solutions for the environmental challenges that our clients face. We are searching for motivated professionals to support and lead projects involved in soil and groundwater remediation, vapor intrusion, due diligence, environmental permitting and compliance, waste permitting, and other exciting environmental issues. Our ideal candidate is someone eager to develop their experience related to data analysis, project management, regulatory understanding, and technical report writing, while also building the business skills needed for a successful consulting career.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and highest priority challenges involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting


Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? Some of the key responsibilities for the position include:

  • Provide technical and task management support for site investigation and remediation projects;
  • Prepare and manage technical reports such as Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs); Spill, Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans; Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs); Vapor Intrusion (VI) assessments; and complete permit applications and documents associated with Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) industrial and hazardous waste facilities;
  • Prepare and implement environmental investigation work plans and provide technical support on a variety of environmental projects;
  • Manage and perform surface and subsurface investigations including drilling, geologic/geotechnical logging, and environmental media sampling (groundwater, surface water, soil, sediment, air/vapor, and waste);
  • Review and research regulatory topics, along with determining regulatory applicability to processes and problems;
  • Participate in business development activities and begin to establish a consulting practice. Interact with senior Geosyntec staff to meet task, schedule, and budget requirements; and
  • Support client opportunities and proposal preparation, and gain increasing responsibility with project tasks through training provided by Geosyntec and by working with senior staff and management.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will guide and integrate you into Geosyntec's culture.

Here are some other things you should know about this position:

  • Training: This position requires OSHA health and safety, defensive driving certification, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.
  • Fieldwork: Up to 50%
  • Overnight travel: Up to 25%

Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual's own performance and initiative.


  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline, such as civil or environmental engineering. (required)
  • Advanced degree in engineering. (preferred)
  • Engineer-in-Training (E.I.T.) certification or the ability to obtain certification. (preferred)


  • Field experience in environmental engineering, preferably in a consulting environment. (preferred)
  • Knowledge with soil and groundwater remediation. (preferred)
  • Knowledge with environmental regulations and compliance. (preferred)
  • Understanding of state and federal environmental regulatory framework. (required)
  • Strong technical writing, project management, and communication skills. (required)
  • Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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