Senior Staff Scientist


Dallas, TX, US, 75019

Langan provides expert land development engineering and environmental consulting services for major developers, renewable energy producers, energy companies, corporations, healthcare systems, colleges/universities, and large infrastructure programs throughout the U.S. and around the world. Our employees collaborate seamlessly among 30+ offices and gain valuable hands-on experience that fosters career growth. Langan culture is entrepreneurial from advancing innovative technical solutions, to participating in robust training and knowledge sharing, to making progressive change within the communities we live and work.


Consistently ranked among the top ten “Best Firms to Work For” and Engineering News-Record’s top 50 firms worldwide, Langan attracts and retains the best talent in the industry. Employees thrive at Langan, a firm that embraces and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion; prioritizes wellbeing, health and safety; encourages volunteerism and philanthropy; offers workplace flexibility, along with carbon neutral office spaces; and empowers individuals to contribute their skills and knowledge to make impactful contributions.

Job Summary

Langan is seeking a Hazardous Building Materials Professional to join its collaborative team in Dallas, TX.  As the successful candidate, you will have an enthusiastic, can-do attitude with experience in performing and leading hazardous building materials surveys and abatement monitoring, including but not limited to asbestos, lead, PCBs, universal wastes, and mold. Possession of a strong technical education, professional demeanor, and entrepreneurial mindset is essential.  The ideal candidate will also have the desire to help first hand with building a rapidly growing practice group.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform surveys and project monitoring of environmental and building abatement projects relating to asbestos, lead-based paint, PCBs, and other hazardous building materials;
  • Monitor services including overseeing abatement/remediation contractors performing work, documenting abatement/remediation work, conducting post abatement/remediation visual inspections and clearance/re-occupancy air or other applicable sampling;
  • Analyze the project site and implement high-quality solutions to both routine and more complex field and/or laboratory problems;
  • Prepare proposals by incorporating scientific knowledge to determine cost estimates and specifications for abatement/remediation services;
  • Conduct environmental sampling of soils, water, dust and indoor air as needed; and
  • Performs other duties as requested.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a Geology or a Science-related field;
  • 8+ years of hazardous building materials survey and abatement/remediation monitoring experience (asbestos, lead-based paint, and PCB experience is essential);
  • Thorough understanding of state-specific and federal asbestos, lead, and PCB regulations and guidelines, including: design protocols, survey requirements, abatement monitoring requirements and reporting;
  • Licenses/Certifications:
    • State-specific Asbestos Inspector and Project Monitor;
    • State-specific Licensed Lead Inspector;
    • Related licenses in other states and additional state licenses are considered a plus;
  • Ability to read and understand project specifications, drawings and plans, and hazardous materials survey reports;
  • Experience with proposal writing, abatement/remediation estimates, report writing, and specifications;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, multitasking, and judgment capabilities;
  • Ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment; and
  • Possess reliable transportation for client meetings and job site visits and a valid driver’s license in good standing.

Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.


Langan offers employee resource groups; flexible work schedules; extensive training; wellness programs; buddy and mentoring programs; and much more!


Langan is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents and values diverse backgrounds. Langan promotes a positive work environment of inclusion, where we respect each other’s differences and recognize that a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment is a key to our success.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth