Who We Are

The EI Group (EI) is a full-service consulting firm, providing environmental engineering, occupational safety and health management and training services to a broad base of private sector clients for the past 30 years. EI employs approximately 100 scientists, engineers and occupational health care professionals and is headquartered in the Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, with branch offices strategically located in Charlotte, North Carolina; Richmond and Roanoke, Virginia; Greenville, South Carolina; Atlanta, Georgia and Louisville, Kentucky.

EI’s diversification of complementing services has made it the one and only call its clients ever need to make for comprehensive environmental, safety and health consulting. The EI Group exists to help our clients and partners navigate the ever-changing compliance challenges in the EHS landscape. We are responsive problem solvers with diverse expertiseOur core mission is to help our clients simplify their challenges through an experience that leaves a lasting impression.

About the Job

EI is seeking a full-time Environmental Engineer/Scientist for its headquarters office in Morrisville, North Carolina to expand our growing sustainability business and support other environmental compliance opportunities associated with serving our manufacturing clients.  Our sustainability consulting practice currently includes energy conservation, water conservation and reuse, waste reduction and recycling, zero waste to landfill, ISO 14001, 45001, and 50001 program development and auditing, ESG reporting, and others.

The successful candidate will be an integral part of the practice, helping to develop prospects and proposals and successfully manage and execute projects. Therefore, we are looking for a knowledgeable and experienced environmental engineer/scientist to join our team.  In addition to a high degree of technical expertise, the position will require excellent communication skills, written and verbal.  Your technical expertise will contribute both to the continued development of our sustainability practice and to our strong environmental compliance services.


The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting and managing various types of sustainability services, such as ISO audits and waste and resource conservation assessments, and environmental compliance projects, such of permitting and reporting.
  • Perform project tasks in accordance with environmental and other applicable rules and regulations as well as with approved project plans.
  • Growing the business through participation in the marketplace, speaking at conferences, or publishing, plus scoping opportunities and developing proposals.
  • Collect field data, observe, document field work.
  • Use field equipment properly and in accordance with equipment specifications.
  • Preparing technical reports, permit applications, correspondence, and plans.
  • Stay up to date with industry regulations and best practices, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) including strong skills in document creation and formatting, spreadsheet management, and presentation design.


  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering or science.
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience.
  • Understanding of environmental principles, practices, and regulatory requirements.
  • Familiarity with applicable laws, regulations, and standards and guidelines.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret and analyze complex data sets.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present technical information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.

Additional Details

  • Travel Required: a mix of local project work, short duration overnights (2-3 day away from home, and possibly full weeks on location)
  • Job Status: Regular
  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Primary Location: Morrisville, North Carolina

The EI Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status. The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.  Salary commensurate with experience. Benefit package available.