Senior Engineer Hazardous Waste

Engineering United States


At Weston Solutions, Inc. you will do meaningful work and make valuable contributions.

Employee-ownership at Weston is a path to professional growth and access to diverse opportunities in a highly connected community that works together across key service areas to make a difference in the environment. Weston continues to evolve and adapt to our changing world as a premier provider of environmental and infrastructure services for over sixty years. In both the public and private sectors our teams help identify, solve, mitigate, and manage critical environmental issues to help clients achieve a more sustainable future.

Weston Solutions has an immediate need for a leader in hazardous waste and remedial management market serving both public and private clients. The Senior Engineer will serve as a national technical and sales resource who will provide senior-level technical support to projects/proposals. You will serve as a thought leader in their area(s) of specialty through participation in internal and external organizations (i.e., ITRC, SERDP, etc.), and participating in business development opportunities by driving technical approaches and providing expert guidance. Weston has a significant backlog of work involving development of site closure strategies, remedial investigation, feasibility studies, remediation design, interim measures, implementation of remedial actions, design-build projects, and system operations. We foresee continued growth and technical advancement in this area.

As a leader within Weston, you will share your technical knowledge with our Remediation Community of Practice. The successful candidate will have a successful work history of environmental investigation and remediation projects. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication, polished client presentation skills, organization of complex information, team leadership, and time management. The successful individual will be one who thrives in a team-oriented environment and is able to determine what is next. Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, willingness to mentor junior staff, and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative. Limited field work will be required including investigation support, observation of site conditions, pilot operations, facility startups, and oversight of subcontractors. Travel to Weston offices, client facilities, and project sites is anticipated to average 20% of your work time.

Locations:  USA, Remote

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or applicable sciences. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in the field of remedial consulting including soil, groundwater, sediment, surface water, and vapor intrusion.
  • Experience with investigation, feasibility studies, and treatment of organic and inorganic contaminants including chlorinated solvents, petroleum hydrocarbons, PCBs, and metals.
  • Knowledge of and experience with soil and groundwater remediation technologies including site closure strategies, source control, management of migration, mitigating risk pathways, remedial design, collaborating with public stakeholders, government, and private clients.
  • Proven experience mentoring and training more junior staff in remediation and field operations.
  • Working knowledge of Federal and State regulatory processes and reporting (CERCLA, RCRA, CWA, state specific cleanup programs).
  • Able to analyze, interpret, and present data, and meet time sensitive deadlines.
  • Assists the Project Manager in estimating and tracking project scope, cost, schedule, quality, and safety.
  • Able to conduct multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to complete field work independently without supervision.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to complete and maintain OHSA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification and 8-hour annual refresher training.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office software suite, personal computers, and mobile phone communications applications with an ability to collaborate using the latest communication software including Teams and SharePoint.

Desired, but not mandatory, qualifications include:  

  • Professional Engineer license or ability to obtain within 1 year and active NCEES account with ability to acquire additional licenses.
  • Experience treating and remediating novel and emerging contaminants including PFAS and 1,4-dioxane. 
  • Ability to prepare design drawings, specifications, equipment, and construction requests for bids, evaluate bids, manage subcontractors, perform engineering services during construction and construction observations.
  • Capable of performing and leading project and field quality control (QC) activities. Prepare daily QC reports, photo documentation, and maintain field logs.
  • USACE Quality Management for Construction Projects (CQC) certification and experience working as design quality control manager and field quality control manager.
  • OSHA 30-hour construction safety certification.
  • Experience with federal government clients including the Air Force, Navy, USACE.
  • Experience presenting data and using GIS and data visualization tools.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD or similar CAD software tools for project execution.
  • Ability to develop and maintain site health and safety plans, AHAs, and JHAs.
  • Active member of professional organizations suited to specific practice area.
  • Ability to develop design-build-operate solutions for groundwater treatment, soil remediation, and vapor control.
  • Field experience with construction, startup, operations, and operations trouble shooting.

These job requirements are not exhaustive and other duties may 

We fully invest in our people: Weston provides a generous, comprehensive benefits package program that offers employees high value options with solid financial protection, meeting the personal needs of its people and their families.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with base and matching employer stock contributions.
  • Paid time off to include holiday and parental leave.
  • Life and disability plans.
  • Critical illness and accident plans.
  • Work/Life flexibility.
  • Professional development opportunities.