Universal Engineering Sciences

Staff Scientist *ENVIRONMENTAL*

US-FL-West Palm Beach
3 weeks ago
# of Openings
USD $40,000.00/Yr.
USD $45,000.00/Yr.


Universal Engineering Sciences is the largest family owned business of it's kind in the nation! Building Inspection Services is just one of the many Engineering Services we offer. We also provide materials testing, threshold inspection, environmental and geotechnical services, drilling services and more! We have an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401k match, company vehicle, and much more. Come join the UES family!

The Staff Scientist Environmental coordinates fieldwork, site visits, drilling, sample/data collection, subcontractor tasks, evaluates data and compiles written reports for submittal to clients and regulatory agencies. The person needs to be reliable (responsibilities, tardiness, following procedure, etc.) and have a good work ethic. They need to be able to cooperate with co-workers and clients and they also should be able to listen, understand and follow instructions. The person must be open to training and learning and employing the proper field practices and reporting procedures as required by regulatory guidance. They must show respect for company property.



Participates in routine training and quality improvement programs.


Collects detailed field notes and documentation during site activities.


Coordinates internally with project managers, technical staff, and senior management and with regulatory agencies and the client.


Writes technical reports, develops figures, and reviews laboratory analytical reports and other project related information.


Analyzes client provided reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests, and aerial photographs on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and other topographical and geologic data to plan and design projects.


Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare technical documents and reports.


Coordinates and cooperates with other internal departments on large projects.


Prepares cost estimates, proposals, and invoices.


Meets project budgets and schedules.


Follows safety procedures.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty 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 essential functions.


  • 3-5 Years experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology, or a related natural science is preferred
  • Experience in environmental engineering preferred
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence MANDITORY
  • PHASE I ESA experience MANDITORY





EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Universal Engineering Sciences is a Drug-Free Workplace. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


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