Environmental Engineer Jobs

Environmental Engineer jobs primarily involve develping solutions to environmental problems utilising the principles of biology and chemistry. Environmental Engineers are involved in water and air pollution control, recycling, waste disposal and public health issues.

Other duties performed in Environmental Engineer jobs include conducting hazardous-waste management studies in which Engineers evaluate the significance of the hazard, advise on treatment and containment and develop regulations to prevent mishaps. Environmental Engineers design municipal water supply and industrial wastewater treatment systems. They also conduct research on the environmental impact of proposed construction projects, analyse scientific data, and perform quality-control checks.

Duties of an Environmental Engineer

  • Prepare, review, and update environmental investigation reports
  • Design projects leading to environmental protection, such as water reclamation facilities, air pollution control systems, and operations that convert waste to energy
  • Obtain, update, and maintain plans, permits, and standard operating procedures
  • Provide technical support for environmental remediation projects and for legal actions
  • Analyze scientific data and do quality-control checks
  • Monitor the progress of environmental improvement programs
  • Inspect industrial and municipal facilities and programs to ensure compliance with environmental regulations
  • Advise corporations and government agencies about procedures for cleaning up contaminated sites

Environmental Engineers are concerned with local and worldwide environmental issues. They study and attempt to minimise the effects of acid rain, global warming, automobile emissions and ozone depletion. They may also be involved in the protection of wildlife. Many work as Consultants, helping their clients to comply with regulations and to clean up hazardous sites.

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  1. Head of Energy Services

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Environmental

    Our Edinburgh based client has a new opportunity for a Head of Energy Services to join their team. 
    Reporting to the Operations Director, you will be responsible for the management and growth of the division which includes the team and its profit and loss. In addition, you will also provide ...

  2. Consenting Associate Director

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Environmental

    Stafffinders are seeking a Consenting Associate Director to join an Award Winning client within the renewable energy sector.
    Reporting to the Consultancy Director, you will hold responsibility for managing both the development and consenting stages of renewable energy projects. Additionally, you will responsible for the coaching and development of the ...