Associate Environmental Engineer - 7346

Houston, TX

Associate Environmental Engineer - 7346

Our Business

We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change. 

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Full-Time Associate Environmental Engineer for our Houston, TX office.  The following locations will also be considered: Corpus Christi, TX; and Victoria, TX.  Be involved in projects with our Earth and Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. In this role you will participate in managing office and field-based tasks, performing investigations and preparing technical reports.  The position will entail working with mid and upper-level managers to complete engaging projects.

Your Impact

  • Performing field-based tasks such as multi-media sampling, soil boring and monitoring well installations, lithologic logging, and aquifer testing;
  • Collecting and managing field and analytical data from investigations. Interpreting hydrogeological information and developing conceptual site models (CSMs) for assessment and remediation projects;
  • Write technical reports summarizing research with findings and conclusions, generating complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems and software.
  • Coordinating with contractors (e.g., drillers and analytical laboratories) to support project-specific objectives; and
  • Communicating efficiently with Project Managers, team members and clients.
  • Comply with safety guidelines and site-specific procedures which include but is not limited to, the maintenance of sample collection, laboratory documentation, written procedures, and field/work site logbooks.
  • Work with cross-functional teams in executing project work.
  • Assist with work plan preparation and coordination of field work permitting.
  • Complete training on assigned tasks.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering, or closely related discipline.
  • 1 to 3 years of relevant post education experience in environmental engineering.  
  • Highly familiar with relevant environmental laws, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
  • Familiarity with the techniques used in identifying, measuring, sampling and studying environmental control. 
  • Analytical mindset with an ability to exercise sound judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
  • Capable self-leadership with attention to detail, accuracy, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.
  • Ability to perform field-based tasks
  • Willingness to travel (including overnight travel) and work in remote areas as dictated by project demands
  • Accute attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Strong technical and communication skills
  • An aptitude for using and understanding computer applications.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
  • Must be able to pass a HAZWOPER physical and be medically able to wear a tight-fitting respirator.
  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening. 
  • This role is subject to a client-mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of this policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request.
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Engineer in Training Certification.