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ESA is a 100% employee-owned environmental consulting firm. We plan, design, permit, mitigate, and restore—for projects across our communities, infrastructure systems, open spaces, and wildlands. We are 50 years and 500+ people strong in 19 offices across California, the Pacific Northwest, and the Southeastern United States.

Joining ESA means becoming part of a close-knit team of environmental professionals for whom every day involves growing your career, learning, creativity, fun, and the satisfaction of knowing that you have contributed to outstanding iconic projects, improved environmental stewardship, and advanced a more sustainable and resilient future for our communities and wild places.

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Why Work Here

Join Us: Employee-Owned

100% Employee Invested

At ESA, you are an owner, given an equity stake in the firm with the potential to grow every year. You share in the success of the firm because you are responsible for owning and managing your piece of it.

Join -Us: Work That Matters

Work That Matters

ESA has been working to help our clients with their most important projects, advancing a more sustainable and resilient future, for more than 50 years. We gauge our success by client satisfaction and our ability to positively impact the natural and built environments.

Join Us: Be Your Best Self

Be Yourself

Our people are our most important asset. We are committed to fostering an environment where you can be yourself, contribute meaningfully, and grow your career.


Join Us: Benefits

At ESA, we spend our days helping to keep the environment in balance, and we want to help keep your life in balance, too.


Professional Development

Join-Us: Professional Develpment

No matter what stage you are at in your career, we provide opportunities for continued growth, development, and recognition.


Featured Project
Louis White, PE
Coastal Engineer

Louis says there's never been a dull moment in his career at ESA with the challenge of complex projects keeping him coming to work.

Beth Pototo
Senior Executive Associate

Beth grew up operating heavy machinery. This might explain her cool-under-pressure approach to work.

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