Consultant or Senior Consultant-Level Geologist/Hydrogeologist or Engineer

Investigation and Remediation Practice Portland, Oregon


About You

You are an experienced registered geologist or professional engineer with extensive sediment and upland site characterization, investigation, and remediation experience. You are a strategic thinker who thrives on the challenges of complex, interdisciplinary environment matters. You have extensive experience in the delineation of COCs and contaminant transport in sediments, conceptual site model development and refinement, data evaluation including groundwater tidal influence studies, contaminant fate and transport in groundwater and sediment, leading multidisciplinary teams, and effective client and regulator communication.  As a lifelong learner, you want to keep growing intellectually and professionally. Collaborating with colleagues with diverse expertise is exciting for you, and you are also comfortable working independently. You effectively manage large projects, oversee and delegate technical tasks, produce high quality written deliverables, and exceed internal and external client expectations. You are highly detail oriented, organized, timely, and consistently see tasks through completion.  You have broad experience communicating key concepts orally and in written form to the lay person, teaming partners, regulators, attorneys, and clients. Quality management and integrity are among your strongest principles. You are looking for a platform where your ideas are taken seriously and you have opportunities to grow in your technical area and in the firm as a whole.

About Integral

Integral Consulting Inc. is a science and engineering firm delivering 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 wellbeing, 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 and exceptional teamwork.

About the Job

We are currently seeking a consultant or senior consultant-level registered geologist or professional engineer for our Investigation and Remediation business area in our Portland, Oregon office. The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented, well-organized experienced individual who can provide technical and strategic leadership on large projects in multiple state and federal jurisdictions. The candidate will have rich and varied experience in Oregon and Washington, a deep understanding of the investigation and remediation of sediment, soil, and groundwater, have a demonstrated high degree of technical competence, be able to lead multidisciplinary teams on complex projects, and effectively communicate with clients, counsel, teaming partners, and stakeholders. The ideal candidate will take direction from clients and senior leadership and ensure that tasks are executed on time, on budget, and accurately by multidisciplinary project teams. This position may offer in-office, hybrid, or remote opportunities based on the candidate's location and the needs of the organization.


As a consultant or senior consultant-level Scientist, your job functions will include, but not be limited to:

  • Leading/supporting remedial investigations, pre-design investigations, and remedial action activities under federal and state lead regulatory programs
  • Developing and refining conceptual site models
  • Independently managing large projects
  • Managing and leading multi-disciplinary teams on complex projects, including contaminated sediment sites
  • Developing detailed cost estimates for complex projects that include multiple phases of fieldwork and reporting.
  • Communicating technical information to varied audiences (e.g., clients, staff, regulators, teaming partners, and stakeholders)
  • Writing and leading the preparation of complex technical reports
  • Leading and mentoring junior staff


Candidates must hold a B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. degree in hydrogeology, geology, environmental science, environmental or civil engineering, or related technical field.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 8+ years of professional experience in the hydrogeology/geology field with an emphasis on sediment investigations and remediation, groundwater fate and transport studies.
  • Oregon R.G. or P.E. license or the ability to obtain licensure in Oregon within 6 months.
  • Thorough knowledge of State (Oregon and Washington) and Federal (CERCLA, RCRA, TSCA) regulatory framework
  • Experience developing and refining conceptual site models for complex sites
  • Extensive experience in project and client management
  • Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A desire to grow intellectually and professionally
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead multidisciplinary teams
  • Up-to-date 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Training Certification

Annual Salary Range: $105,000 – $160,000

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 (18 days or 20 days; determined by title at hire), 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 passing a background screening that includes employment history, criminal background, Federal Watch List, medical surveillance exam, and a degree verification. Candidates will receive a written notice of this requirement. All screenings will be done in accordance with all local, state, and federal laws.