Project Environmental Professional
Job Details
San Diego - San Diego, CA
4 Year Degree

Leighton, an ENR Top 500 Design Firm, is seeking a project-level, Environmental Professional with extensive hands-on knowledge of the local environmental markets and regulatory requirements of San Diego County and the broader southern California area. Successful candidates will have managed projects with greater than $100,000 in billings and have an established or growing client base.

Ideal candidate should have extensive experience conducting or overseeing the completion of Phase I/II ESAs and Remedial Action/Corrective Action Plans. School experience covering Preliminary Environmental Assessments, Environmental Oversight Agreements, Cleanup Agreements and other DTSC school related experience is preferred. You must have a strong working knowledge of San Diego County Department of Environmental Health (SD-DEH), DTSC and RWQCB regulatory requirements.  Along with managing projects, we would also like you to develop new environmental and groundwater-focused business and maintain an active client base.


You must possess a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Geology and a California PE or PG license.  You can manage large and small projects and want to be part of our growing environmental business.  Additional experience in geotechnical and/or geological engineering is desirable, but not required.

Candidates should possess strong organization and written/verbal communication skills including preparation of qualifications, proposals, reports and work plans, performing site investigations, processing and evaluating data, and presentations to clients and regulators. Successful candidate should be self-motivated and friendly with a can-do attitude with 6+ years of experience in southern California.