Environmental engineers

Role Responsibilities

  • Conducting research, assessing and reporting on the environmental impact of existing and proposed construction, civil engineering and other activities
  • Inspecting industrial and municipal facilities and programs to evaluate operational effectiveness and ensure compliance with environmental regulations
  • Designing and overseeing the development of systems, processes and equipment for control, management, or remediation of water, air, or soil quality
  • Providing environmental engineering assistance in network analysis, regulatory analysis, and planning or reviewing database development
  • Obtaining, updating, and maintaining plans, permits, and standard operating procedures
  • Providing engineering and technical support for environmental remediation and litigation projects, including remediation system design and determination of regulatory applicability
  • Monitoring progress of environmental improvement programs
  • Advising corporations and government agencies of procedures to follow in cleaning up contaminated sites to protect people and the environment
  • Collaborating with environmental scientists, planners, hazardous waste technicians, engineers from other disciplines, and specialists in law and business to address environmental problems

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    Skill level

    Highly skilled