Environmental Engineer Jobs

Environmental engineers develop solutions to environmental problems using the principles of biology and chemistry. Environmental engineer jobs are involved in water and air pollution control, recycling, waste disposal and public health issues.

Environmental engineers conduct hazardous-waste management studies in which they evaluate the significance of the hazard, advise on treatment and containment and develop regulations to prevent mishaps. Environmental engineer jobs design municipal water supply and industrial wastewater treatment systems. Environmental engineer jobs conduct research on the environmental impact of proposed construction projects, analyse scientific data, and perform quality-control checks.


Environmental engineers typically do the following:

  • 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 environmental engineer jobs work as consultants, helping their clients to comply with regulations and to clean up hazardous sites.

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  1. Catering Engineer

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £34000 to £36000 p/a

    Category: Engineering / Technical

    On behalf of our client, Stafffinders are currently recruiting for an experienced Catering Engineer to work in a mobile role in Edinburgh and surrounding areas.
    Required -
    1. Electrical background
    2. COMCAT 1,3 & 5
    3. Full clean drivers Licence
    This is a permanent position.
    This vacancy has been advertised on ...

  2. Electrical Maintenance Technician

    Location: Grangemouth

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Environmental

    Our client is seeking an experienced Maintenance Technician to assist in the operation and maintenance of the Electrical, Mechanical and Instrument assets associated with the water supply, water treatment, cooling water & waste water treatment plants.
    You will be expected to implement planned maintenance tasks as produced by the MMM System ...

  3. Estimator

    Location: Ayrshire

    Salary: £28000 to £32000 p/a

    Category: Engineering / Technical

    Due to continued growth our client have an opening for an experienced Sales Estimator, where you will be based out of one of their offices within the West of Scotland.
    Ideally you will have around 5 years' experience within manufacturing along with proven sales negotiation experience.
    The job purpose is ...

  4. Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

    Location: Irvine

    Salary: £34000 to £34000 p/a

    Category: Mechanical

    I currently have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to be part of a growing manufacturing organisation based in North Ayrshire.
    Our clients operate a strong manufacturing process, producing goods to extremely specific requirements for both UK and International customers. 
    We are looking for someone who has ...

  5. Senior Civil Engineer

    Location: Falkirk

    Salary: £33000 to £40000 p/a

    Category: Civil Engineer

    Due to continued growth and success, our client would like to add to their engineering team in Grangemouth with a Senior Civils Engineer.
    Ideally you will be Chartered or Incorporated Civil Engineer with Roads and Drainage experience.
    You will be expected to provide clients with complete design & consultancy services developing ...