Project/Senior Scientist - Offshore Wind/Renewable Energy


Epsilon is one of the best known and most respected environmental consulting firms in the northeast United States. Epsilon’s client base includes major energy, commercial real estate, aviation, institutional and residential developers, as well as local and state public agencies. As a mid-sized firm, we are large enough to support our team members professionally and personally, and small enough to keep our focus on project successes and client satisfaction. Epsilon is privately held by its Principals, who are experts in their fields and work side-by-side with staff of all levels on complex, high-profile and interesting projects. A recipient of a Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Award for Business Excellence, Epsilon has also been recognized twice as one of the Boston Business Journal’s Fifty Best Places to Work.

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Epsilon is seeking a full-time Project or Senior Scientist to support our offshore wind and other renewable energy practice areas. This is a mid-level position within Epsilon’s expanding offshore wind team. The selected candidate will support all aspects of environmental permitting for offshore wind and other coastal projects including submission of Site Assessment Plans (SAPs) and Construction and Operations Plans (COPs) to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Potential tasks include assisting in the development of physical, biological, and socioeconomic resource assessments (onshore and offshore), participating in studies, tracking permit requirements, participating in agency and client meetings, and limited field surveys. The successful candidate will have strong analytical and task management skills, excellent writing and communication skills, and strong attention to detail. The position requires an ability to understand and retain complex information, meet deadlines, and work with a team.

Previous environmental consulting / permitting experience (particularly in the offshore wind, electric transmission, and renewable energy sectors) is required with a particular emphasis on marine and coastal projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental/marine science, biology, geology, engineering, planning, or a related physical sciences discipline; Master’s degree is preferred.
  • 3 to 10+ years of relevant professional experience in a natural resource and/or environmental permitting discipline;
  • Strong written, public speaking, and collaboration skills; and
  • Willingness to travel, prepare for and participate in public hearings and conduct field work / studies.


Epsilon maintains a professional office located in an historic mill complex in Maynard, MA. Office space is clean, quiet, and friendly. Remote and/or hybrid work options are also available in which candidates residing outside of the greater Boston area may work from their home.

Our team members enjoy regular opportunities for professional growth, a relaxed and flexible work environment, a competitive base salary, 401k plan with a generous company match, profit sharing, an annual performance bonus program, and a full benefits package.

Epsilon is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. We ensure a workplace that support and encourages creativity, professional growth and a company culture that promotes diversity, inclusion and overall employee health and well-being. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws. Applicants must have all necessary paperwork to work in the USA.


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