Environmental Engineer Job Description

Environmental Engineer Job Description

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Environmental engineer provides topic expertise to facility regarding compliance with Federal, State, and Local Water and Waste Management regulations.

Environmental Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective environmental engineer job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included environmental engineer job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure timely and accurate preparation and submission of all required reporting to federal, state and local agencies
Act as site representative during audits by or other interactions with federal and state environmental agencies and respond to requests or notifications from environmental agencies
Prepares and submits reports required by Federal, State, County or Municipal Agency, JCI Corporate
Assist and provide support in implementation and monitoring works and perform Environmental (air and water) Investigations and also ensure effective Project Coordination
Track groundwater extraction system performance daily using computer-based system, identify pump operation performance problems and work with subcontractor maintenance staff to correct problems expeditiously
Assist with the design of site improvements including groundwater extraction system piping replacement, valve installation/replacement, pipeline support replacement and grading
Oversee operation of a large-scale data telemetry system which will include identification and diagnosis of data transmission problems
Assist with site soil and groundwater investigations, data compilation, report writing and communication of environmental investigation findings to the client
Development, implementation, and management of environmental and biochemical decontamination techniques research projects
Design prototype lab-scale/bench-scale experimental apparatus and systems

Environmental Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Environmental Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HAZWOPER, OSHA, EIT, ISO, EMS, DOT, RCRA, CHMM, AP, II

Education for Environmental Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the environmental engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, Education, Science, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Science, Physics, Electronics, Environmental Science

Skills for Environmental Engineer

Desired skills for environmental engineer include:

Microsoft Office Suite
Industry standard computer software for the position
Environmental regulations
MS Word

Desired experience for environmental engineer includes:

Good Knowledge of MS-Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project)
Good organizational skills and able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI w/poly clearance
BS in Environmental Engineering or Chemical Engineering is required
Must be proficient with reporting procedures for environmental and safety, including but not limited to RCRA, CAA, CWA, TSCA, and OSHA
Preferred experience includes previous Base Operations Support Services in a secure environment

Environmental Engineer Examples


Environmental Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of environmental engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for environmental engineer
  • Develop programs that reduce operating costs through waste reduction or water conservation
  • Lead or support preparation and negotiation of permit applications
  • Lead or work with site teams on efforts to ensure compliance with regulatory and corporate requirements, site procedure development and updates, routine and non-routine activities such as environmental impact assessments of site projects or process changes
  • Interface with regulatory agencies, prepare required documentation, schedule any required testing and provide additional follow-up documentation as required
  • Lead and participate in 1st party environmental audits and coordinate site 2nd party environmental audits
  • Develop and deliver environmental training
  • Participate on appropriate corporate environmental competency teams
  • Data management (compilation, manipulation, evaluation, and presentation of data)
  • Data interpretation and calculations
  • Operation and maintenance of groundwater and soil remediation systems
Qualifications for environmental engineer
  • BS or MS degree in Chemical/Environmental Engineering or a related field
  • Minimum undergraduate degree in environmental engineering or chemical engineering required
  • Experience in working with US Army and knowledge of EMS, EPAS, ISO 14001 and AR200-1 requirements
  • Education MS (preferred), BS in Chemical, Environmental, or Mechanical Engineering
  • Work successfully in a team setting independently
  • Personal computer competency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel

Environmental Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of environmental engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for environmental engineer
  • Ensure the site complies with all applicable environmental regulations and GM guidelines
  • Review the regulations and GM environmental management requirements and determine site applicability and impact
  • Secure compliance to relevant regulations and standards legal permits, control programs , emergency preparedness, dangerous goods transports, Volvo directives, ISO 14001
  • Keeping all levels of the facility personnel aware of environmental regulations and pending changes
  • Developing and providing necessary training of plant personnel so that all facility employees have the knowledge and skills to comply and enforce environmental regulations and policies
  • Keeping the facility’s management updated on existing or modified environmental regulations that may impact the productivity of facility operations
  • Compile data, documentation, and correspondence to comply with environmental regulations and Environmental Management System (EMS) requirements
  • Conducts site assessments, reviews and inspections
  • Develops and implements effective plant programs for the identification, prevention and control of environmental issues
  • Develops and coordinates plant environmental education and training programs
Qualifications for environmental engineer
  • Comprehension of chemical composition data provided by chemical product manufacturers
  • 5+ years' experience handling EHS function in a construction project setting or applicable, preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences
  • Understanding and following written work plans/engineering design drawings
  • Soil, groundwater, and air sample collection per standard operating procedures
  • Site inspections and remedial system operations and maintenance activities

Environmental Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an environmental engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for environmental engineer
  • Ensures all documents, records, permits and other environmental data required by state, federal, local regulations, the contract, are maintained by the contractor and provided as requested
  • Maintain working knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations and identify all future requirements that apply, or may apply, to the facility
  • Stay current with federal and state air regulations as they apply to the facility
  • Implement and utilize environmental data management systems for water and release prevention
  • Developing the tools and standards to be applied within the Group, by bringing your expertise to the Group’s sites
  • Ensuring the reporting, consolidation and analysis of environmental indicators for products and sites
  • Overseeing group-wide projects (such as the implementation of standards for reducing energy consumption, the definition of waste reduction plans )
  • Establish systematic processes to ensure regulatory compliance and corporate guidance conformance
  • Establish processes to identify potential noncompliant issues
  • Address noncompliance items immediately whenever possible and implement irreversible corrective action
Qualifications for environmental engineer
  • Professional certification, professional engineer or engineer in training
  • Must be able to clear medical, drug, and security screening requirements
  • Knowledge of the environmental regulatory regime in Michigan and Midwest
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering
  • Knowledge of soil and groundwater investigations
  • Valid driver’s license is required for business travel

Environmental Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of environmental engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for environmental engineer
  • Reviews survey works for planning and design related to construction of waste water treatment facility and any accompanying structures
  • Prepares curricula related to ongoing environmental management and waste water treatment including the operations and testing of a WWTP
  • Maintain compliance with applicable regulations
  • Communicate results of analysis and interpretations to appropriate work groups for awareness and any required remedial action
  • Utilize acquired knowledge to respond to questions or requests for information relevant to environmental issues from work groups inside and/or outside the company
  • Respond to emergency situations that could occur inside or outside of standard working hours
  • Conduct hazardous waste management studies
  • Provides technical guidance in the environmental affairs areas
  • Assures that operations are conducted in a manner consistent with compliance related standards and evaluates the effectiveness of environmental programs to assume optimum results
  • Develop, implement, and participate in proactive programs that identify, evaluate and improve environmental performance associated with company processes
Qualifications for environmental engineer
  • PE or EIT
  • Remedial feasibility, remediation technology selection, remedial design and implementation experience
  • Management of remedial projects through project life cycle phases
  • Understanding of environmental RI/FS/CA process
  • 2+ years experience in design, field data collection, data review and technical document preparation
  • Able to take instruction, operate within a team network, and work independently without direct supervision

Environmental Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of environmental engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for environmental engineer
  • Review and understand the technical details and merits of a broad range of historical environmental reports and documents
  • Develop Conceptual Site Models (CSMs) explaining the sources, releases, and transport mechanisms for hazardous substance at sites with hazardous spills
  • Prepare technical reports documenting field activities, and developing conclusions and path forward activities based on the data generated by fieldwork
  • Manage all required compliance testing
  • Conduct parametric monitoring as required
  • Provides technical guidance in the environmental affairs area
  • Develop, implement, and participate in proactive programs that identify, evaluate, and improve environmental performance associated with Carpenter’s processes
  • Conduct monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting compliance
  • Prepare deviation reports and annual compliance certifications
  • Work with consultants and operations personnel on authorization of new or modified sources, permit renewals and modifications
Qualifications for environmental engineer
  • Special emphasis and experience with regulatory management systems is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, such as civil, chemical or environmental, plus 7-10 years related experience, or advanced degree plus 5-7 years related experience preferred
  • 1 year minimum experience in environmental engineering or related science, preferably at a manufacturing operation
  • CHMM certification, PE License or CEP certification preferred
  • Experience and working knowledge of Air Permitting, Storm Water Permitting, Wastewater Pretreatment Permitting and/or Large Quantity Hazardous Waste Generator Requirements
  • BS degree in engineering or related field (chemical, mechanical, environmental)

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