Principal, Water Resources Hydrologist, Hydrogeologist, or Engineer

Investigation and Remediation United States


About You

You are an innovative and experienced consulting engineer, hydrologist, or hydrogeologist who is passionate about resolving water and environmental challenges that hinge on the application of your experience. You are excited about focusing on the challenges of the future and want to join a dynamic and growing firm that values collaboration and operates without internal barriers so that you can deliver exceptional results to your clients. You are confident in your skills to market and develop business, prepare winning proposals, and continually provide solutions to a diverse client base. People thrive under your coaching. Quality and integrity are among your strongest personal principles.

About Integral

Integral Consulting Inc. is a science and engineering firm delivering sound technical solutions to meet today's challenges in the health, environmental, and natural resource arenas. We are a values-driven collaborative team that is as passionate about company culture as we are about the work we do for our clients.  Since our founding 20 years ago, we have operated with a demonstrated commitment to the well-being, diversity, and professional development of our staff and an equal commitment to strong partnerships with our clients and teaming partners.  We are a company where people come to solve today’s toughest environmental challenges through innovative ideas, exceptional teamwork, and dedication to accuracy and technical quality.

About the Job

At Integral, Principals are business leaders, client leaders, and staff leaders. Principals are recognized internally and externally as technical and strategic authorities in one or more technical areas. They direct major technical efforts and project teams, ensuring technical excellence, alignment with contractual requirements, and compliance with the firm’s QA/QC procedures. Principals help develop the next generation of firm leaders, by recruiting new talent and coaching colleagues. Paramount to the position is successful client development—for both existing and new clients and in both existing and new services. Individuals who successfully generate net revenue are recognized as trusted advisors to key clients, which in turn requires in-depth understanding of clients' business and technical challenges. Principals generate net revenue equal to or exceeding $1 million per year through a combination of collaboration and individual effort. This position may offer in-office, hybrid, or remote opportunities based on the candidate's location and the needs of the organization.


As a Principal, Water Resources Hydrologist, Hydrogeologist or Engineer your job functions will include, but not be limited to:

  • Develop new business and leverage existing client relationships to expand existing business
  • Serve as principal-in-charge on key projects
  • Staff development and mentoring
  • Leadership in achievement of company goals
  • Key advisor to Investigation and Remediation business director


Candidates should hold an advanced degree in engineering, hydrogeology, or similar field.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in civil or environmental engineering, hydrogeology, geology or related field
  • Licensed P.E. or P.G.
  • 15+ years of consulting experience and recognized expertise in the water resources field
  • Proven track record in developing and capturing consulting business, and supporting or leading growth of a water resource practice
  • Proven leadership on projects as a strategic advisor to clients
  • Litigation support consulting and testifying expert qualifications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A desire to grow both intellectually and professionally
  • Possess strong organizational abilities
  • Ability to work independently and within a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers

Annual Salary Range: $160,000 – $200,000

An employee’s total compensation package includes annual salary, company-subsidized (employee and family) medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) participation with a company-match of 1% to 4% of annual compensation, company-paid life and short- and long-term disability, paid sick leave (80 hours per year), paid vacation (20 days), paid holidays (9 days per year), and the potential for an annual discretionary bonus based on company performance. Paid time off will be pro-rated to reflect part-time scheduled hours, if applicable.

We are proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer and are committed to a proactive program of affirmative action and diversity development. Integral Consulting Inc. provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race; color; religion; gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions); national origin; age; sexual orientation; disability; marital status; military, veteran, or Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act protected veteran status; gender identity or gender expression; or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws. 

The application window for this position will remain open until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent on candidates successfully passing an employment history screening, degree verification, and a federal, state, and county criminal background and Watch List screening. Candidates will receive a written notice of this requirement. All screenings will be done in accordance with all local, state, and federal laws.