Staff Environmental Engineer - R4887-3762

at Montrose Environmental Group LLC in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Are you passionate about the environment and ready to join an inclusive workplace, committed to leading new ideas and pathways, and to delivering value? If the answer is, "Yes!" then we have an exciting career opportunity for you.

Who are we? We are Montrose, a global environmental services provider offering environmental planning and permitting, measurement and analytical services, and environmental resiliency and sustainability solutions. Our qualified engineers, scientists, technicians, associates, and policy experts are proud of our collective expertise and the collaborative nature of our approach to helping clients. We strive to optimize environmental resiliency in a way that effectively complements our clients' decision-making and operations and efficiently fulfills their project requirements.

MEG has 3000+ employees and more than 135 global locations all ready to provide solutions for environmental needs.

The Environmental Engineering and Consulting team delivers solutions for complex environmental challenges using our regulatory expertise and implementing practical and cost-effective compliance management processes and programs. We address our clients' biggest concerns around permitting, ecoservices, assessment, and remediation.

Our highly trained and experienced engineers and scientists, environmental and remediation specialists, geologists, hydrogeologists, biologists, and environmental compliance specialists work with both public- and private-sector clients, delivering turnkey solutions.


Our Staff Engineer position is located in Wilmington, DE

As a key member of the Engineering team, this role will be responsible for a full range of activities including:
  • Completes scientific and engineering analysis under direct supervision
  • Assists in developing project document deliverable outlines and layouts, technical writing of reports, data interpretation, permits, and development of graphical presentations in a logical and professional manner
  • Conducts field inspections, reconnaissance, and field activities per regulatory standards as directed
  • Develops and strengthens technical capabilities within a selected area of technical expertise
  • Becomes proficient in field sampling, inspections, data collection, QA/QC of data results, data reporting, synthesis and analysis
  • Becomes knowledgeable of regulatory standards in area of technical background or technical responsibility
  • Coordinates with technical staff as necessary
  • Assists in client contact and communication pertaining to specific projects as necessary
  • Tracks project hours and utilizes time effectively to complete assigned tasks within assigned timeframe(s).
  • Communicates with Project Manager when potential issues are foreseen or potential issues arise that may inhibit performing tasks within the allotted schedule and budget
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Exercise safe work practices by following all Company safety rules and OSHA regulations, including attendance at all required safety training programs
  • Participate in the company's continuous improvement programs and provide support to team efforts
  • Keep up-to-date and current on industry trends by completing formal training, reviewing professional publications, and attending professional workshops
  • Perform other duties as assigned

To perform this job successfully, individuals must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Experience performing environmental collection, monitoring, sampling, testing and basic evaluation
  • Knowledge of computer aided software (Microsoft Suite)
  • Strong communication, problem solving skills, analytical skills, and organization skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced consulting environment where you handle multiple project assignments and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to safely perform fieldwork and travel - ability to mobilize to a site with little notice may be occasionally needed. Travel may include overnight trips.
  • Valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving record
  • Complete and maintain HAZWOPER certification with the 40-hour HAZWOPER environmental health and safety class, and annual 8-hour refresher classes
  • Currently have an Engineer in Training (EIT) certification or plan to obtain one within one year of starting preferred

The work environment may vary greatly depending on the nature of the work that is assigned. Initially this position may require full-time or nearly full-time presence in the office or at job site locations as part of training and to gain experience with construction norms.


As a key member of our Montrose team, you can expect:
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to advance your career
  • Direct exposure to our industry's leading experts who are solving the world's toughest environmental challenges
  • An entrepreneurial environment where you can learn, thrive and collaborate with talented colleagues
  • Opportunities to engage and contribute in our Diversity, Fairness and Inclusion and Women Empowering Leadership employee resource groups
  • Competitive compensation package: annual salary ranging from $55,000 to $75,000, commensurate with work experience, accomplishments, performance, credentials and geography
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • 401k with a competitive 4% employer match
  • Progressive vacation policies, company holidays and paid parental leave benefits to ensure work/life balance
  • A financial assistance program that supports peers in need, known as the Montrose Foundation
  • Access to attractive student loan rates to optimize your student loan payoff plans
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact 949-988-3500 or for assistance.


We are going to be blunt - the way we work may not suit everyone. We are a fast-paced, dynamic and high-growth company. You are your own boss, but you will get tons of guidance and plenty of support from talented, super-smart colleagues and its service providers.

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Montrose is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Montrose is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. Montrose is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its employment for individuals with disabilities. To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account
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Job Posting: 1271022

Posted On: May 21, 2024

Updated On: May 21, 2024

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