Environmental Engineers

Environmental Engineers

Research, design, plan, or perform engineering duties in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental hazards using various engineering disciplines. Work may include waste treatment, site remediation, or pollution control technology.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Analytical Thinking * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Adaptability/Flexibility * Cooperation * Initiative * Achievement/Effort * Self Control * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Collaborate with environmental scientists, planners, hazardous waste technicians, engineers, experts in law or business, or other specialists to address environmental problems. * Obtain, update, or maintain plans, permits, or standard operating procedures. * Serve as liaison with federal, state, or local agencies or officials on issues pertaining to solid or hazardous waste program requirements.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government,

Job Family Architecture and Engineering

Sample Job Titles Air Pollution Control Engineer, Chief, Pesticides and Toxic Substances Branch, Environmental Analyst, Environmental Consultant, Environmental Coordinator, Environmental Designer, Environmental Engineer, Environmental Planner, Environmental Project Manager, Environmental Remediation Engineer, Environmental Remediation Specialist, Environmental Safety Specialist, Environmental Scientist, Environmental Systems Coordinator, Environmentalist, Flood Control Engineer, Global Director Air and Climate Change, Hazardous Substances Engineer, Hazardous Waste Management Control Engineer, Hazardous Waste Management Specialist, Industrial Hygiene Engineer, Irrigation Engineer, Marine Engineer CPVEC (Marine Engineer Commercial Passenger Vessel Environmental Compliance), Pollution Control Engineer, Project Engineer, Project Manager, Public Health Engineer, Radiation Protection Engineer, Regulatory Environmental Compliance Manager, Remediation Project Engineer, Reservoir Engineer, Sanitary Engineer, Sanitation Engineer, Sewage Disposal Engineer, Soil Engineer, Solid Waste Engineer, Solid Waste Management Engineer, Waste Management Engineer, Wastewater Treatment Engineer, Water Resources Engineer, Water Supply Engineer, Water Treatment Plant Engineer.