Consulting Associate Engineer/Geologist/Scientist (Entry Level)

Environmental Resources Management, Inc.
Remote friendly

ERM is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented Consulting Associate, Engineer/Geologist/Scientist with up to two years’ direct experience to join our growing team in Sacramento, California. Working under the direction of Project Managers and Partners, the successful candidate will primarily work on a remediation project in Sacramento for at least the first year. Opportunities to work on other interesting site investigation and remediation projects throughout Northern California and other US locations will be available over time. This will include the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, covering the full spectrum of ERM’s services.

This is a great opportunity to work with ERM's technical experts to implement the latest engineering and remediation technologies, while building the required experience to obtain your professional registration.


  • BS in chemical, civil, environmental, or mechanical engineering; geology; environmental science or related degree.

  • Ideal candidate will have less than 1 year of directly applicable environmental consulting or related professional experience, including willingness/interest in field assignments.

  • Strong commitment to safety, including following established health and safety protocols.

  • Previous O&M experience desired.

  • Environmental field work experience and 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification desired.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Effective written/verbal communication and organization/analytical skills; experience recording/writing detailed field notes, technical data, and reports a plus.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Detail-oriented with mechanical aptitude and hands-on troubleshooting/problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Local candidates preferred.

For the Consulting Associate, Engineer/Geologist/Scientist position, we anticipate the annual base pay of $66,560 – $72,422 USD. An employee’s pay position within this range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, and business or organizational needs. We also may have instances where compensation may be outside of the range, based on the factors noted above. This job is also eligible for an annual discretionary based performance bonus.

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, paid parental leave, medical, dental, vision, life, disability and AD&D insurance, 401(k) or RRSP/DPSP, and any other benefits to eligible employees as applicable. You can apply for this role through https://www.erm.com/careers/apply/ or through the internal careers portal if you are a current employee.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world’s leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our “boots to boardroom” approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!