The Environmental Engineer will be responsible for providing technical and support for environmental engineering and sciences projects and programs, including general civil engineering, energy efficiency, conservation and sustainability in the built environment. Emphasis is on the physical and human environments.
Scientific and engineering principles will be used and applied to achieve PEER’s Mission and to support Senior Engineers and Project Managers in solving our clients’ environmental problems with transformative, sustainable, and appropriate solutions. Passing the NCEES ‘Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam’ is required in order to hold this position. Or, the candidate must be on track to take and pass the examination. Note: Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam is generally the first step in the process to becoming a Professional Licensed Engineer (P.E.). As the candidate progresses in their career, other professional and management certifications may be required.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Assist in managing more junior civil and environmental engineers and scientists working on a variety of environmental engineering projects, as seen fit by the Discipline Director.
Lead and assist with projects, providing guidance to junior team members, to gain proficiency in the implementation of environmental engineering and science programs and projects.
Maintain up-to-date with traditional environmental engineering disciplines and identify and assist company in entering emerging disciplines in this realm.
Provide input and contributions to proposals and client presentations for new projects and business development activities.
Maintain contact with key clients and participate in select professional organizations.
Knowledge, Education & Experience: (Minimum education, experience, technical and communication skill levels and licenses/certificates normally required to perform the duties of this position)
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. A master’s degree in Environmental Engineering or related field preferred.
Engineer in Training (EIT) license is preferred. Otherwise, must be on track to obtain a EIT certificate within 24 months of hire, either by testing or by reciprocity.
Minimum 2 to 5 years of demonstrated experience in Civil Engineering with focus on environmental engineering and sciences.
Strong environmental engineering and sciences background, including knowledge of project phases (planning, administration, field studies, conceptual and detailed project design, program and project documentation, field inspections and oversight, project closeout).
Ability to develop project/program appropriate planning and engineering design drawings and specifications.
Ability to perform GIS analysis, Access Programming and oversee AUTOCAD drafting to develop plans, is a plus.
Must possess excellent oral and written skills, technical problem-solving ability, strong data analysis skills and excellent computer skills.
Certifications desired that are appropriate for area of concentration.
Sustainable Energy certifications are highly desired (e.g., CEM, LEED, etc.)
Working Conditions:(Typical working conditions associated with this type of work and environmental hazards, if any, that may be encountered in performing the duties of this position.)
Typical indoor activities consist of sedentary conditions; sitting and working at a computer in an office setting. External activities may consist of working in conditions of extreme cold and/or hot temperatures. Assignments require ability to transport oneself to and from the field site. May be subject to noise and hazardous site conditions, such as slips, trips and falls and exposure to potentially hazardous materials. All required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) would be provided when necessary.
Physical Demands:(The physical effort generally associated with this position.)
Physical demands are moderate, occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds and/or frequently moving up to 25 pounds. Must be medically able to wear a respirator and perform work duties while wearing the respirator.
Benefits: We offer competitive salaries and an excellent employee benefits package, including comprehensive health benefits, insurance, and participation in a 401(k)-retirement plan.
PEER Consultants, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workforce. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.