Associate Enviromental Scientist, Permitter

Science Anchorage, Alaska


At Weston Solutions, Inc. you will do meaningful work and make valuable contributions.

Employee-ownership at Weston is a path to professional growth and access to diverse opportunities in a highly connected community that works together across key service areas to make a difference in the environment. Weston has continued to evolve and adapt to our changing world as a premier provider of environmental and infrastructure services for over sixty years. In both the public and private sectors our teams help identify, solve, mitigate, and manage critical environmental issues to help clients achieve a more sustainable future.


The Associate Environmental Scientist or Geoscientist will carry out project duties as established by the client as this is embedded position with an oil and gas company that works on a hybrid scheduleThe objective is to produce a result (permits, compliance, monitor­ing, data, word processing/editing, deliverable tracking, administrative tasks, analysis and conclusions, etc.) which satisfies the client's needs.

Flexibility: The schedule is a minimum of 3 office days with a maximum of 2 work from home days. 

Location: Anchorage, AK

Expected Outcomes:


  • Acts as liaison with other scientific and engineer­ing disciplines and subcontractors to ensure efficient and smooth implementation of project deliverables.
  • Analyzes problems via literature research and information compilation encompassing all disciplines and studies for a project. 
  • Coordinates the preparation of required interim and final reports for projects.
  • Produces project results in the form of reports, tracking documents, logging sheets and manages the archive of previous reports.

Environmental Studies and Permitting

  • Has a working knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations applicable to environmental projects.
  • Can serve as a go to resource for clients with permitting needs and knows who to ask with questions.
  • Understands the regulatory climate in Alaska and clients’ needs for regulatory advocacy.
  • Successfully prepares permit applications and obtains permits from federal, state, and local agencies.


  • Manages task budgets assigned by the Client which will direct priority tasks and dictate deadlines.
  • Directs and mentors Project Scientists.
  • Builds connections with project stakeholders and client representatives.
  • Creates personal, high-quality connections with clients and project teams.
  • Leads with a focus on quality and health and safety.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • BS or BA in natural sciences plus 5 years of work experience
  • Strong communication, verbal and written.
  • Fieldwork capability and travel may be needed.
  • Must be extremely organized.
  • Highly engaged and supportive of clients’ needs.
  • Data analysis and attention to detail.
  • Compatibility with other workers
  • Well-read in most sciences plus all environmental areas
  • Ability to work directly with clients in a client’s office.


We fully invest in our people: Weston provides a generous, comprehensive benefits package program that offers employees high value options with solid financial protection, meeting the personal needs of its people and their families.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with base and matching employer stock contributions.
  • Paid time off includes personal, holiday and parental leave.
  • Life and disability plans.
  • Critical illness and accident plans.
  • Work/Life flexibility.
  • Professional development opportunities.


Compensation will vary based upon experience, education, skill level, and other compensable factors.


Salary Range: $48,000 - $64,100 - $80,000