RES is seeking a Contract Specialist for our Houston, Texas location.

The mission: RES is growing exponentially, and so is the Legal Team that supports the business needs on a regional basis. As part of the Contracts Department, this position will prepare, negotiate, and review services agreements across all regions of the company.

You will work collaboratively with RES’ high-energy, supportive, and hardworking Legal Team. We value initiative and independent judgment in managing assignments and require discretion in the dissemination of information to employees and external business partners. In this role, you will build relationships across all levels of the organization, including with administrative staff, operations teams, sales teams, and management, as well as with external business partners, so superior communication skills will help you thrive.
What your day-to-day might look like?

Your primary tasks include legal drafting, redlines, and reviewing a variety of agreements, including services, procurement, and confidentiality agreements and amendments thereto.

You will negotiate contract terms with internal and external business partners and identify and analyze potential risks involved within a contract.

Lastly, you will effectively communicate contract terms to internal business partners and external vendors or clients, as needed.

We would love to talk to you if you have many of the following:

  • 5+ years relevant experience at an in-house legal department.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is preferred.
  • Experience in a complex organizational structure, involving multiple geographies and virtual setting.

What will make you stand out?

  • Additional qualifications or certificates in law.
  • Experience in project-based industries, e.g., oil and gas, construction, and government.

Who is RES: We are the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. RES navigates and streamlines the environmental permitting process with solutions that balance economic development and ecological sustainability through the establishment of mitigation/conservation banks, permittee-responsible turnkey mitigation, and corporate social responsibility projects.

Our culture: Working for RES means having a career that truly makes an impact and a job that helps make nature and communities better. Our people share a deep interest and passion for sustainability and ecological restoration. RES being an ever-growing company, we are entrepreneurs who take a bold approach to project development. We foster a collaborative team environment while enriching individual growth.

Our people: explore our employees’ profiles here.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

RES is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location