WSP is currently initiating a search for a an Environmental Remediation Engineer for our Kansas City, MO office. The following locations will also be considered: St. Louis, MO and Minneapolis, MN. Be involved in projects with our Earth & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work large scale remediation projects, across a broad range of practice areas delivering remediation consulting, design and implementation services to our key clients.
- Collaborate with senior engineers to evaluate, select, and design site remedies involving contaminated soil, groundwater, and vapor.
- Lead and manage site investigation and remediation projects and teams.
- Develop environmental remediation cost estimates and proposals.
- Understand remediation system design and be able to guide junior engineers and subcontractors to diagnose and repair remediation systems.
- Record, evaluate, and interpret data, prepare reports and work plans, and provide analysis and interpretations of findings.
- Perform hands-on field implementation of site remedies, bench-scale and pilot-scale studies, remediation system operation and maintenance, contaminated media sampling, and contractor oversight.
- Supervise and direct various contractors while conducting site work.
- Perform environmental construction monitoring and documentation.
- Review and stamp/certify technical reports submitted to clients and regulatory agencies.
- Provide assistance in evaluating compliance with environmental laws and regulations.
- Perform site inspections and prepare or supervise the preparation of SPCC Plans, FRP, ERAP, SWPPP, and other related planning documents.
- Assist in the analysis, evaluation, and interpretation of environmental data obtained during field investigations, offering input with developing action plans for moderate- to high-level threat mitigation activities.
- Work with cross-functional teams in executing project work.
- Comply with regulatory requirements pertaining to the data integrity, documentation, procedures, training, monitoring systems, and record compliance and retention.
- Remain current in latest environmental engineering techniques.
- 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
- Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or closely related discipline.
- 5 to 7 years of relevant post education experience.
- Engineer in Training Certification.
- Professional Engineer (PE) License required; ability to obtain additional state licenses within 6 months if requested. NCEES certification a plus.
- Valid US driver’s license and ability to travel independently by air and land up to 30% of the time.
- AutoCAD, Civil3D and/or ArcGIS experience a plus.
- Environmental permitting and permit compliance experience a plus.
- Certifications desired: OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER Training, OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher Training, DOT Training,
- CPR and First Aid Training, and other related environmental certifications.
- Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring hazardous materials management.
- Participation in an OSHA-mandated medical surveillance program will be required, and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to wear a full-face respirator.
- Basic knowledge of U.S. environmental laws and regulations, international experience a plus.
- Ability to analyze and solve problems independently to meet internal and external deadlines.
- Self-sufficient, self-motivated and ability to work under pressure of deadlines.
- Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to work as a team member with people of differing backgrounds and experience, sometimes located in multiple offices.
- Ability and willingness to mentor junior staff.
- Highly capable self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
- Ability to work independently and provide guidance and leadership to junior team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC.
- 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 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 the client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request.
- Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related discipline