Environmental Engineer

Seattle, United States of America

Job title: Environmental Engineer (Staff II or Staff III)

Job location: Seattle, WA / Bellingham, WA / Tacoma, WA preferred. Could work in Portland, OR (some relocation assistance is available)

Work week: Salaried – Monday through Friday. Hybrid (but must be able to come into the office)

Travel: Yes, site observations and field work (most travel is local)

Salary Range:  $81,000 to $95,000 + bonus

Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, Fitness Reimbursement, PTO401k with match, College Savings Plan, Company Paid Life & AD&D, Short-Long Term Disability, FSA, Commuter Reimbursement

Education / Certifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or related field.

Required Experience: 2+ years of experience in either of the following:

  • Environmental remediation
  • Environmental compliance
  • Environmental regulation
  • In-water remediation
  • Environmental clean-up design

Preferred Experience: 

  • Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering or related field.
  • Experience with contaminated sediments
  • 40-hr HAZWOPER certification.


Who Are We? 

We are an environmental science and engineering consulting firm that is focused on improving the environment and our communities by solving challenging problems. We employ more than 400 people in offices around the United States. Our vision is for a growing company that is our clients’ first choice for solving their most challenging problems and our employees’ first choice as a company where they want to work. We believe engaged staff lead to great client service and to a financially strong company—in that order. Our work environment fosters personal and professional growth for employees by providing autonomy, a clear vision, and the ability to master their skill set. 

What’s the Opportunity?

We are seeking a full-time, mid-level engineer for our Seattle, WA office. We are interested in a candidate that has the capacity to grow, is a quick learner, is detail-orientated, is a committed team player, and possesses strong written and verbal communication skills. This position will support environmental engineering projects involving upland and in-water field investigations, feasibility studies, remedy design, source control evaluations, water quality assessments, and construction management. Typical project locations will be based in the Pacific Northwest, but assignments may also include work on projects nationwide. Successful candidates will have an opportunity to work on a variety of tasks of differing complexities, both independently and in team environments, learn directly from leaders in the industry, and provide mentoring to our junior staff.


  • Performing engineering analyses/evaluations for a range of multi-disciplinary projects including upland and sediment remediation, waterfront development, restoration, and source control projects
  • Preparing design documents and supporting deliverables, including engineering calculations, cost estimates, design drawings, and specifications
  • Technical writing to support the preparation of sampling and analysis plans, remedial investigation and feasibility study reports, and design documents, including design drawings and technical specifications
  • Field assignments including oversight for or conducting environmental sampling (soil, sediment, groundwater, and water quality) and oversight and construction inspection support during remedial action project implementation (position may require travel for 30-50%, depending on project needs)
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis of environmental and engineering data
  • Mentoring and training of junior staff on engineering principles and design, depending on existing experience and level
  • Project and task management, including team assignments and coordination, client interaction, and production of deliverables

What Are We Looking For?

  • BS or MS degree in relevant field (e.g., Civil or Environmental Engineering) (MS, preferred)
  • 2 to 6 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with in-water and upland remediation sites, including the planning and implementation of sampling, data analysis, feasibility studies, and remedial design.  Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in contaminated sediments, including capping and dredging remediation projects.
  • Experience with CERCLA, RCRA and MTCA regulations and application to various stages of a remediation project a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Project a plus)
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D and ArcGIS experience a plus
  • Critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional Engineering (PE) licensure or plan to obtain in near future
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER certification (preferred; will be provided upon hire if not currently certified)
  • Ability to travel for field and/or construction projects (may be up to 20-30%, depending on project needs)

What Can You Expect?

A collaborative work environment where we encourage everyone to bring their authentic self. We offer a competitive salary; bonus program; medical, dental and vision coverage, short- and long-term disability programs; flexible schedules; a retirement plan with company match; and paid time off.

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