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Coldwater provides growth opportunities to employees through personal and professional development within a spirit of work-life balance and team comradery.  We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matched 401K retirement program, health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, paid time off, remote working options, flexible schedule, company outings, and more.

Current Job Postings:

Job Title:  Environmental Scientist

Location: Galena or Columbus, Ohio


Coldwater is seeking an environmental scientist for our Galena or Columbus, Ohio office.  The selected applicant will work directly with our lead engineers and scientists on a daily basis.  This position will support exciting and varying stream and wetland restoration projects, green infrastructure and stormwater management projects, and environmental permitting projects.  The position offers vast advancement opportunities that Coldwater can offer thanks to the absence of an outdated, ladder-based culture.  Our company operates as a team, takes pride in our culture, and treats employees as our most valuable assets.  Testimonials from our team members can be found following this job description.

Company Details:

Coldwater Consulting is an engineering consulting company that specializes in water resources with offices in Columbus, Cincinnati, Galena, and Lorain, Ohio and Cary, North Carolina.  Our core services include stream and wetland restoration, green infrastructure, sediment management, coastal restoration, stormwater management, brownfield restoration, environmental permitting, grant-writing, and watershed planning.  We offer a competitive benefits package including a matched 401K retirement program, health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, paid time off, remote working options, flexible schedule, company outings, and more.  Our expanding company provides growth opportunities to employees in support of personal and professional development and career advancement within a spirit of work-life balance and team comradery.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Field investigations including ecological, biological, and vegetation assessments
  • Surface water delineation support
  • Environmental permitting including CWA 404/401 and construction stormwater
  • Planning and design of ecological restoration and green infrastructure projects
  • Construction oversight and administration/management

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a B.S. degree in environmental science, biology, botany, geology, or related field
  • Between 2-5 years relevant experience
  • QHEI, HHEI, ORAM experience
  • Ohio plant identification – working knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Self-motivated, organized, and able to work independently
  • Ability to do field work and travel
  • Experience with ArcGIS and Microsoft Office

The position will require occasional travel and field work, typically in Ohio.  A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record is required.  This is a full-time, permanent position after a 60-day probationary period.  A background check will be required.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Please provide a resume with contact information to the following email address: kdrisch@nullcoldwaterconsultants.com.


Team Testimonials:

We asked our team members to tell us why they chose us and why they would recommend Coldwater as an employer.  Here is what they had to say.

“Coldwater is genuinely a “quality first” enterprise and never sacrifices the end product over profit.”

“Coldwater views employees as assets and facilitates expansion of one’s professional capabilities through continued learning.”

“Coldwater is as savvy as any corporate firm but maintains the personality and values of a family-run business.”

“Our company operates as a team, with project managers who work with us, rather than just supervising/micro-managing.”

“We are encouraged to learn from and communicate with everyone in the company, including the owners.”

“Most of our offices are dog-friendly, which helps pet-owners with dog care throughout the day.”

“We share the same goals and work together to achieve them, without any internal competition.”

“The owners care about and take care of their employees.”

“Each team member has his/her own expertise and set of skills and the company culture is such that each team member’s contributions are valued and appreciated.”

Coldwater is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.