Environmental Scientist (Ambient) at Montrose Environmental Group Inc.

Posted in Other 21 days ago.

Location: DEER PARK, Texas

Job Description:


Are you passionate about the environment and ready to join an inclusive work environment, committed to leading new ideas and pathways, and to delivering value? If the answer is, "Yes!" then we have an exciting career opportunity for you.

Who are we? We are Montrose, a global environmental services provider offering environmental planning and permitting, measurement and analytical services, and environmental resiliency and sustainability solutions. Our qualified engineers, scientists, technicians, associates, and policy experts are proud of our collective expertise and the collaborative nature of our approach to helping clients. We strive to optimize environmental resiliency in a way that effectively complements our clients' decision-making and operations and efficiently fulfills their project requirements.

We have over 90 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia and approximately 3,500 employees - all ready to provide solutions for environmental needs.


As a key member of our Montrose team, you can expect:

  • Mentorship and professional development resources to advance your career

  • Direct exposure to our industry's leading experts who are solving the world's toughest environmental challenges

  • An entrepreneurial environment where you can learn, thrive and collaborate with talented colleagues

  • Opportunities to engage and contribute in our Diversity, Fairness and Inclusion and Women Empowering Leadership employee resource groups

  • Competitive compensation package: annual salary ranging from $22 to $24/hr, commensurate with accomplishments, performance, credentials and geography

  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage

  • 401k with a competitive 4% employer match

  • Progressive vacation policies, company holidays and paid parental leave benefits to ensure work/life balance

  • A financial assistance program that supports peers in need, known as the Montrose Foundation

  • Access to a student loan planning tool to optimize your student loan payoff plans and compare student loan rates with lenders.


As a key member of the Montrose team, this role will be responsible for a full range of activities including:

  • Oversee the preparation, set-up, testing/stack sampling, breakdown, and demobilization of projects.

  • This individual will provide support for testing activities and demonstrate leadership capabilities.

  • Use technical document compilation skills to complete proposals, test protocols, preparation sheets, reports and work authorizations.

  • Analyze and interpret source test data using PM, SOₓ, and NH₃ analysis.

  • Independently assemble, operate, and troubleshoot source testing equipment.

  • Provide excellent customer service to all clients.

  • Assist with laboratory functions, and equipment maintenance.

  • Provide feedback to management regarding any customer needs and/or concerns.

  • Willingness and ability to travel up to sixty percent or more, including overnight and weekends, as required.

  • Must be able to exert moderate physical effort, including lifting materials up to 50 pounds.


To perform this job successfully, individuals must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

  • Associate's degree or higher, with an emphasis in biology, chemistry, math, or engineering strongly preferred.

  • Minimum 2+ years of experience conducting source test projects in the field,

  • Demonstrated understanding of laboratory QA/QC procedures.

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with proven time management and prioritization skills.

  • Experience in industrial maintenance, mechanical, laboratory or related experience preferred.

Licensures/Training Requirements:

  • Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC)

Safety/Drug Screening:

  • Capability to pass background checks and initial and random drug screening

  • Must be able to successfully pass a urine, alcohol, and hair drug test

  • Must have valid driver's license


  • Ability/willingness for overnight and/or local travel for projects 20%-50% of the time or more. Weekend travel or work may be required during the year.

  • Must be able to travel via commercial airlines

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent organizational, communication and leadership skills, including a demonstrated ability to lead multi-discipline teams and motivate others

  • Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel/management

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Able to work independently, managing multiple responsibilities (i.e., self-starter, self-motivated)

  • Solid organization and time management skills

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to think and act strategically and proactively

  • Strong writing and presentation of findings skills

  • Resourcefulness, flexibility, and resiliency to operate in a dynamic work environment

Schedule/Essential Physical Functions Disclaimer as applicable:

The schedule and essential physical functions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, this position may require the individual to work rotating shifts assignments, weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed. Some job duties will require working alone

  • Must have ability to climb stairs, ladders, work from heights (10 feet above ground)

  • Must have the ability to lift 50-60 pounds using Company provided equipment

  • Standby and on-call duty may be required

  • Must have ability to work in remote and/or adverse environmental conditions

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact 949-988-3500 or careers@montrose-env.com for assistance.


We are going to be blunt - the way we work may not suit everyone. We are a fast-paced,dynamic and high-growth company. You are your own boss, but you will get tons of guidance and plenty of support from talented, super-smart colleagues and its service providers. Therefore, if freedom, autonomy, and head-scratching professional challenges attract you, we could be the perfect match made in heaven.

Want to know more about us? Visit montrose-env.com and have fun!

Montrose is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Montrose is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. Montrose is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its employment for individuals with disabilities.

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