Environmental Engineer

Job Description

The Environmental Engineer will use their knowledge of environmental and engineering principles to assess and oversee complex environmental contamination and engineering scenarios.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversees site sampling programs using various field methods – including establishing data quality objectives, site mobilization and preparation, selection of sample locations, and coordination and providing direction to subcontractors on site to ensure work is completed timely and according to budget, standard operating protocols (SOPs) and applicable regulations. Uses experience and judgment to make decisions on complex technical issues related to the project.
  • Follows designated procedures for sampling and data collection to ensure thorough analysis and presentation of site conditions and risks.
  • Develops and presents findings and recommendations using approved templates and formats and in accordance with the QA/QC process. Prepares all letters and reports for the project ensuring accuracy, formatting consistency, etc. and presents to the Project Manager for final review/approval before presentation to client.
  • Provides training to staff on appropriate field work procedures and equipment operation, as well as documentation and analysis of findings.
  • Provides peer review of reports/letters, etc. within technical capability and expertise.
  • Follows all health and safety protocols.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in environmental engineering.
  • 1 – 5 years of experience in a scientist/engineering role
  • Understanding of environmental and engineering principles related to environmental contamination and remediation.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations. Ability to research and develop understanding and application of new regulations or regulations in a new technical area.
  • Experience in site development and environmental permitting including local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Skilled in the development and creation of site cleanup/remediation feasibility studies as well as design documentation and contractor bid specifications.
  • Ability to lead staff and supervise contractors on multiple, complex site events to successful completion.
  • Ability to collect and interpret data, draw preliminary conclusions, and make recommendations based on understanding of project and client requirements.
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to present technical information in audience-appropriate language and format.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with co-workers, clients, sub-contractors, vendors to meet project objectives.

Physical Requirements and Work Conditions:

  • The position includes office work and field work (approximately 60/40). For field work, employees must be able to stand, walk, and use arms and hands to operate equipment. Must be able to work in a variety of temperatures and weather conditions (cold, heat, rain, snow) and lift standard field equipment and supplies of up to 50 pounds alone or collaboratively.
  • The employee is required to drive to job sites and must have the ability to travel on short notice as well as the ability to travel to locations that may be 2-3 hours from the home office on a regular basis. There may be occasional overnight travel.
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required. (A driver’s license check will be conducted upon hire and annually thereafter).
  • Noise protection and other PPE, including protective clothing or respirator, may be required on job sites.
  • Must maintain OSHA HAZWOPER certification and participate in the medical monitoring program.

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