Principal – Environmental Business Development

Our client is currently seeking a senior environmental service professional to join their Seattle area, leadership team. This role will be responsible for developing a client base and mentoring project managers focused on environmental due diligence, remediation, compliance, and stormwater. The position will also play a key role in supporting the positive work culture and employee growth and development for this employee-owned firm that is in an exciting time of growth.


This position will provide you the opportunity to work within a firm that supports innovation and will allow for personal growth. As a member of the leadership team, you’ll have the ability to directly impact strategic decisions and directions of the firm.


The right person for this position will have a strong business development mindset and a background in client relationships serving in a role as a trusted advisor to their clients. Experience can be from a wide variety of Environmental Services and can even be from a new service area for the right individual, the key skillset to ensure success is the desire to grow the firm’s client base throughout the Northwest.


Examples of preferred experience types:


  • Senior-level project planning, design, and mentorship for both project managers and staff
  • Client interactions, project sales, and development of client base
  • Demonstrated skill in marketing and proposal development
  • Oversight of scope, schedule, budget, and delivery of projects




  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment
  • Advanced degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, Engineering, Environmental Studies, or a related discipline
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer or Geologist
  • Approx. 15+ years of environmental consulting experience
  • Applied knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • Proven track record of client development and management
  • Solution-oriented approach with strong problem-solving skills
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