• Entry Level Environmental Engineer

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  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently seeking an Entry Level Environmental Engineer to join our team in Madison, WI.


    Are you a recent graduate in Environmental Engineering or related degree with 0 – 3 years of environmental experience? Are you looking for an opportunity to work on high profile projects with an established environmental consulting firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Assist senior engineer and project team members in the development of environmental remediation reports, reviews, calculations, and numerical methods of data analysis
    • Assist senior engineer and project team with safe implementation, subcontractor and stakeholder management during geologic/hydrogeological studies and remedial actions field programs
    • Evaluate, summarize, and map site geological and watershed features
    • With guidance and mentoring of senior engineer, manage and analyze large environmental datasets with databases and technical software, prepare plots and quantitative summaries, and document analytical methods
    • Learn and stay up-to-date on guidance, state and federal environmental regulations, reviews, and methods relevant to the management and remediation of upland and contaminated sediment sites
    • Maintain and develop vendor and other professional contacts
    • Deliver processed data in organized fashion, following data management and network standards
    • Participate in training events, project meetings, and engineering team meetings
    • Work and travel safely, follow company and site safety standards, maintain permits and training certificates
    • Learn and practice company codes for ethics and business conduct
    • Grow as a consultant, demonstrating ability to manage multiple projects at one time while building successful client relations

    Skills / Qualifications


    • BS and/or MS in Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering or related engineering degree
    • Strong interest in working on problems in the environmental, hydrogeological, fluid mechanics, and water resources areas, including problems associated with remediation of contaminated sediments, soils, and groundwater
    • 0 to 3 years of experience in engineering or environmental sciences field
    • Must be a self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Flexible to work outside normal business hours as required
    • Willingness to travel to project sites in Midwestern US - Approximately 15% travel including some overnight travel
    • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy


    • Experience with ArcGIS and other technical software (such as MODFLOW, EVS, MATLAB)
    • Coursework and experience with mass balance modeling and fate and transport processes
    • Candidates with strong mathematical and numerical computing and programming skills may be preferred; Candidate should be ready to provide examples of skills with modeling software, computer programming, and/or mapping and plotting software
    • EIT and interest in pursuing state licensure as Professional Engineer and other certifications
    • Interest and experience in performing environmental site field work, efficiently and safely
    • 40 hour OSHA HAZWOPER training

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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