Senior Environmental Engineer

Environmental / Environmental Remediation Lakewood, Colorado


ECC is seeking a Senior Environmental Engineer. This office and field position is primarily responsible for project engineering and maintenance; and will plan, select, coordinate and implement scientific and engineering services to fully address the scope of work on environmental remediation and hazardous waste management projects in accordance with Company standards, regulatory criteria, and contractual obligations. The position requires an Engineering degree. Travel is required approximately 10-20% of the time to project locations mostly in the mid-west and west regions. Position is located in our Lakewood, CO office. In the position you will:

  • Consult and collaborate work with Project Manager, Site Superintendent, as well as Health and Safety, Quality Control, Project Controls, Estimating, and Contracts representatives to properly plan, coordinate and ensure progress of deliverables per the approved budget and schedule
  • Evaluate, select, design and apply appropriate environmental technologies and cost-effective solutions to remediate or remove contaminants and meet project objectives
  • Plan, prepare, review, and issue project and field submittals within approved budget including but not limited to pre-construction plans, design documents, testing plans, analytical reports, shop drawings, field submittals, operation/ maintenance reports, closure reports and as-built records
  • Apply industry standards of practice for selected technology, adhering to regulatory codes and standards, national/ local standards, and company SOPs.
  • Identify, address and communicate technical, operational and business risks relevant to the selected project approach and technology to the Project Manager and Project Engineer
  • Author RFQs and assist in procurement and selection of technical and specialty subcontractors, consultants and service providers to accomplish scope of work
  • Report to the field to perform hands-on and/or inspect fieldwork to ensure compliance with approved designs and plans
  • Review work of personnel, subcontractors and consultants to ensure compliance with approved plans and acceptable tolerances.
  • Ensure that appropriate and required testing is completed by qualified personnel using properly calibrated equipment Evaluate, review, monitor and document results and help make necessary decisions/ adjustments to procedures
  • Complete related documentation (field reports, completion reports or related regulatory documents, logs, meeting minutes, online submittal sites, etc.) in a timely, detailed and accurate manner Investigate and recommend solutions in response to field changes, RFIs, and resolve fieldwork or construction issues related to quality, technology, installed equipment, and operation
  • In addition to the accountabilities above, other responsibilities, tasks, and deliverables may be assigned to the incumbent of this position. 


  • The ability to communicate in written or verbal formats with diplomacy and tact
  • An aptitude for exercising independent thinking and reasoning
  • Strong organizational skills, and skilled at leading dispersed teams to accomplish tasks and activities adhering to established budget and schedule
  • Skilled in achieving project objectives by properly reviewing/ inspecting work for adherence to approved technical plans, drawings and specifications
  • Demonstrated knowledge applying engineering and industry standards of practice and regulatory codes and standards to environmental and field techniques
  • Proven knowledge in reading and comprehending client requirements, technical plans, specifications, and related technical documentation
  • Successful track record in effectively engaging with and/or directing subcontractors
  • Ability to mentor and guide team members and share lessons learned
  • Dedicated to remaining abreast of technology developments and industry trends
  • Competent in using Microsoft Office products, email systems, and Windows
  • Ten years of progressively responsible experience performing in-situ or ex-situ environmental systems design, field engineering support, or quality control on environmental remediation or hazardous waste management projects
  • Engineer certification - PE
  • HAZWOPER 40 Hour Certification with 8 Hour Refresher
  • Knowledge of CERCLA and RCRA regulatory requirements
  • USACE Contractor Quality Management for Contractors certification
  • Two years of field engineering support or quality control experience
  • US Government contracting experience
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Active membership in professional organizations
  • Ten plus years of experience in environmental engineering preferred. 
  • Education -  Education: Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering or closely related Engineering degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Management, Construction Management, or Business Professional preferred
  • Engineering, quality, or environmental credential (e.g., CQA, EPI) 
  • Active membership in professional organizations

ECC targeted salary range for Denver, CO is $100,000 to $115,000 annually. Actual salary offered may be affected by education, training, certifications, experience, skills, level of responsibility, and location.

Benefits Offered for Full-Time positions:
  • Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time off and Holiday Pay
  • 401k with deferral matching, ESOP, Student Debt Reduction Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Educational Assistance, Mentorship Program, ECC University
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Company-matching charitable giving program

ECC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact TeleSign HR at [email protected]. This email address is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not email about the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a response.