Principal Environmental Engineer

Windward Environmental Published: July 3, 2023
Seattle, WA
Skill Level
Mid Level
Job Type
CSR/ Envir Mgmt Systems / Engineering

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Windward Environmental is a Seattle-based consulting firm founded in 2000 on the premise that environmental consultants can best serve clients’ interests by providing high-quality, defensible data for use in decision making.

Because our technical approach is based on sound scientific principles, we can identify and investigate environmental problems transparently and without bias. As a consequence, our work is given serious consideration by all parties – even in contested situations. In addition, Windward has a reputation for providing clients with superior service – regardless of the size or complexity of the project.

Position Overview

Windward has an opening for a Principal Environmental Engineer to join our firm. This is a partner-track position based out of our Seattle, Washington, office. The successful candidate will be seeking a creative, rewarding work environment to build a thriving green and brown infrastructure development practice.

(S)he will have demonstrated ability to succeed in creating engineered landscapes that deliver ecosystem services to people and places affected by pollution, resource extraction, development, and/or climate change. (S)he will form thriving partnerships with natural and social scientists; industry leaders; regulatory and policy decision makers; landscape architects and urban planners; and affected communities. (S)he will have the talent, drive and personality to be a widely recognized leader in ecosystem services engineering. A broad technical background is preferred. International work experience is a plus.

The successful candidate will have a professional engineering (PE) license in the State of Washington and at least one other jurisdiction; strong analytical, organizational, written and oral communication, interpersonal and leadership skills; ability to multi-task and work in both leadership and support capacities; and willingness and ability to mentor others pursuing engineering careers. (S)he will have a compelling project portfolio and strong recommendations from clients and regulators. (S)he will be capable of and committed to business development. (S)he will fit in Windward’s company culture, which emphasizes teamwork, respect, outstanding client service, and job satisfaction.

The position will require interaction with clients from across the spectrum of the regulated community, including private industry, local governments and ports. Experience representing clients in dealings with regulatory agencies and special interest groups is essential.

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