Staff Environmental Engineer

Location: Redmond, WA  |  Location: Type:  |  Department:

As a Staff Environmental Engineer, you will be responsible for performing field work to collect environmental data (soil, sediment, groundwater and vapor), performing oversight of cleanup construction, preparing field reports and logs, evaluating and interpreting environmental data, and assisting project managers in preparation of cleanup documents including work plans, reports and design (design drawings, specifications and engineers estimate).   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Observe and document field explorations and collect environmental data (soil, sediment, groundwater and vapor). Field explorations may include drilling and test pitting to collect soil samples, sediment grab sampling and coring, and monitoring   well installation and collection of groundwater samples. 
  • Oversight and documentation of cleanup construction activities including remedial excavation, dredging of contaminated sediment and wood debris, installation of sediment caps, installation, operations and maintenance of in-situ remediation systems and site restoration activities. 
  • Manage logistics needed to complete the fieldwork and coordinate with analytical   laboratory to order sample collection containers, completing sample chain of custody forms, and packaging and delivering samples to the lab.
  • Communicate with team members, clients, regulators and contractors, as needed to complete the fieldwork. 
  • Independently produce detailed, accurate field reports and field logs (boring and test pit exploration logs) to document the fieldwork.
  • Organize collected environmental data using spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel) or a database (SQL, Microsoft Access) and compare results to site-specific cleanup levels.
  • Develop figures and tables to present environmental data working with GeoEngieners’s Geographic Information System (GIS) and Computer Aided Design (CAD) teams. 
  • Assist project managers in evaluating and interpreting environmental data and performing engineering/scientific analysis and calculations. 
  • Assist project managers with preparation of environmental permit application and cleanup documents including technical memorandums, formal reports and design (design drawings, specifications and engineers estimate). Ensures that project deliverables are submitted to the project manager in a timely manner and are completed as estimated. 
  • Essential duties and responsibilities may vary based on projects. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering. Master’s degree in environmental engineering or related field strongly preferred. 
  • 0 to 3 years of environmental consulting or related professional experience.
  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certification.
  • Familiarity with environmental field investigation (soil, sediment, groundwater and vapor) and oversight of cleanup construction preferred.
  • Attention to detail and ability to organize and compile accurate field data and observations. 
  • Ability to consistently meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Works well independently and collaboratively as part of project teams and GeoEngineers’ environmental group.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and technical writing skills.
  • Valid driver’s license is required. 
  • Commitment to safety. Completion of 40-hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training preferred. 

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • All employees are subject to completing a background check, reference check, and pre-employment physicals and drug/alcohol testing.
  • Ability to perform a wide range of physical activities and do heavy work including exerting up to 50 pounds of force on occasion.
  • Able to perform consistent work on a PC.
  • Ability to travel for short-term and long-term assignments as needed.
  • All employees are responsible for conducting their work in a safe manner. This includes identifying potential safety hazards and reporting them to the designated project manager in a timely manner and participating in project safety briefings. This also includes wearing appropriate safety equipment when working in the field and completing all required health & safety training prior to beginning field work.

Our best estimate of the salary range for this position, located in Redmond, WA is $66,670 – $85,790. Compensation offered will be based on a variety of individual factors, including education and experience, as well as internal equity. GeoEngineers’ salary ranges are reviewed and updated each year and employees are eligible for pay increases based on individual performance. As part of our competitive total rewards package, employees in this role may also be eligible for our annual year-end bonus offering, subject to program eligibility requirements.

At GeoEngineers, investing in our people is a top priority. In addition to competitive and equitable pay, we are proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including healthcare (with travel benefit for care not locally available), 401(k) with company match, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid vacation and sick time and paid holidays, among others. View our full listing of benefits here.

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