• Creve Coeur, MO

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

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 Senior Environmental Engineer for our St. Louis, MO office. 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 selected candidate will support environmental projects and proposal efforts that typically involve Phase I environmental site assessment, site characterization and investigation, and remediation. We are looking for someone to bring their talents, training, and solutions-oriented focus to work as a valued and respected member of our multidisciplinary team as we tackle some of the world’s most challenging environmental problems by delivering some of the world’s most relevant solutions.

Your Impact

  • Support environmental projects, including, Phase I environmental site assessments, compliance audits, and hydrogeology and remediation field investigations.
  • Design and conduct subsurface investigations which include drilling, geologic/geotechnical logging and environmental media sampling.
  • Perform engineering calculations, cost estimates, data validation, and report preparation.
  • Prepare reports, including documentation field investigative procedures, data management and interpretation, development of graphical and tabular presentation of data, and Phase 1 environmental site assessments.
  • Prepare proposals in response to client needs and other business development activities.
  • Manage projects according to client-approved scopes of work and deliver high-quality reports on time and within budget.
  • Perform professional environmental engineering work and assist with conducting investigations and inspections of air emission sources, hazardous or solid waste facilities, water supply facilities, industrial and agricultural facilities, pollution sources and proposed and existing site conditions, water resources, and underground storage tanks to determine conformance with applicable rules, standards, and construction or operating permits.
  • Verify the characteristics of a site, providing technical assistance on various environmental issues.
  • Assist with development and scoping of small- to medium-sized projects.
  • Work with cross-functional teams in executing project work.
  • Prepare and implement site Health and Safety Plans (HASPs).
  • Comply with regulatory requirements pertaining to the data integrity, documentation, procedures, training, monitoring systems, and record compliance and retention.
  • Interact with regulatory agencies, subcontractors, and clients in a confident and professional manner.
  • 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

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental, Civil, Sanitary, Chemical, Industrial, Agricultural, or Public Health Engineering, or closely related discipline.
  • 5 to 7 years of relevant post education experience in environmental engineering.
  • Experience with reviewing and applying federal, state, and local EHS regulations.
  • Experience performing Phase I environmental site assessments and environmental sampling.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong relational skills within the team environment and with clients.
  • Knowledge of relevant environmental laws, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
  • Highly effective self-leadership with attention to detail, results orientation, and managing multiple priorities in a dynamic work environment.
  • Proficiency with technical writing, office automation and communication software, technology, math principles, predictive models, and tools.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
  • Ability to work independently and provide guidance and leadership to junior team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions from testing results, data collation, statistical analysis and arriving at the most effective, economical, and logical solution.
  • 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.
  • Travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Environmental or Geological Engineering or a related discipline
  • Essential Professional Licensure/Certification.
  • Experience with data validation techniques for environmental data


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