Environmental Compliance Senior Scientist


Are you looking for a remote, hybrid, or in-office Environmental Compliance Leadership Position? Do you thrive on challenges and want a position with advancement potential?

We would love to have you join our Environmental Regulatory Compliance team today! We have opportunities across the country. We are looking for multiple highly-motivated people to lead local and regional compliance efforts and assist remotely with projects across the country. Interested in joining a 100% employee-owned firm that focuses on personal development while providing exceptional service to our clients? Come Explore with us!

Whether you have a broad compliance experience or are highly specialized in a single compliance area, we want you to join Terracon!! Some of the compliance skills we are currently looking for include:

  • Air permitting (Title V and minor source)
  • Stormwater/SWPPP
  • RCRA/Hazardous waste
  • Compliance auditing
  • Oil Storage/SPCC plans
  • SARA Title III (Tier II/TRI) reporting
  • Industrial wastewater
  • Sustainability

To be successful in this role you will need to be confident and possess a strong technical background with proven leadership skills.

You will manage projects, prepare reports and other deliverables, and review documents prepared by others for accuracy, completeness, and quality following company standards.

You will also lead local and regional environmental compliance marketing efforts; maintain existing and develop new client relationships; and train, mentor, and direct staff on projects.

You will serve as a local point of contact for Environmental Compliance services and provide support on regional and national projects and pursuits

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Grow and expand existing environmental compliance services
  • Prepare calculations, applications, plans, reports, proposals, and other deliverables
  • Manage projects and staff to ensure quality and timeliness
  • Understand the local and regional market
  • Develop strong working relationships with clients
  • Develop proposals in response to RFPs and client requests
  • Participate in the development of local and regional marketing strategies
  • Support safety efforts to promote safety rules and guidelines
  • Evaluate problems and develop practical solutions that enable our clients to achieve and maintain compliance with environmental regulations


  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or related science field and a minimum of 9 years’ related experience. Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 13 years' related experience.
  • Master’s degree or PhD preferred.
  • Certification in field of expertise required.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.

This position has been categorized as a "Remote Only" position. “Remote Only” employees do not have a designated workspace at an office, and typically work from home or another location.

The national standard salary range for this position is $87,000-$136,100. The base range may be adjusted based on the specific location of the applicant. Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience.

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Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned multidiscipline consulting firm comprised of more than 6,000 curious minds focused on solving engineering and technical challenges from more than 175 locations nationwide. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon’s growth is due to our talented employee-owners exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon’s vision of “Together, we are best at people” is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.

EEO Statement

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

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