Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the ESA team. We are searching for energetic candidates for the following position:

Environmental Specialist - Construction Inspector:

Environmental Systems Analysis, Inc. (ESA), a natural resources management and ecological restoration company, has an opening for a construction inspector with an emphasis in stream restoration. If you would like to work in one of Maryland’s leading environmental consulting firms with a progressive work environment and a great benefits package, please forward your resume and salary requirements to No phone calls please.

- Description

Construction Inspector for ecological restoration projects involving stream restoration, stormwater retrofit, wetlands, forestry, and shoreline stabilization.

- Experience

A minimum of 5 years of experience in ecological construction is required.

- Skills and Education


  • BS in environmental science, natural resources, agricultural or civil engineering, biology, ecology, or related field.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

  • MDE “Responsible Person” (Green Card) Certification.

  • Knowledge of MD/VA/federal environmental regulations related to streams, wetlands, forestry, and critical areas.

  • Demonstrated experience reading/interpreting design plans and as-builts.

  • Detailed knowledge of construction equipment and processes.

  • Familiarity with Bid/Build and Design/Build contracts.

  • Ability to conduct constructability reviews.

  • Familiarity with bioengineering practices and materials.

  • Knowledge of basic survey and measuring methods to check elevations and determine distances and dimensions.

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

  • Ability to work independently, conduct field work and move through rough terrain.


  • SHA Yellow Card Certification.

  • Rosgen Stream training.

  • Stream restoration design experience, including development of specifications and cost estimates.

  • Experience monitoring streams, vegetation, wetlands and shorelines.

  • Ability to identify jurisdictional wetlands and channels.

  • Knowledge of trees and vegetation.