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Entry Level Environmental Engineer

Hamilton NJ

Job ID#:  51815


Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients’ transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 60 offices in the US, Canada and Australia.

Built on a foundation of excellence, Kleinfelder is committed to client-focused solutions. Through our depth of experience and thorough understanding of environmental, regulatory, economic, and civic conditions, we identify and address challenges with innovation and common-sense. Kleinfelder’s integrated, award-winning experts collaborate with clients to meet their objectives - from project inception through design and execution. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose – together, we deliver.

The Hamilton (Trenton) NJ office has an immediate opening for an Environmental Engineer with 0 to 2 years of experience to work on environmental assessment and remediation projects.


Responsibilities include planning field activities, field oversight of subcontractors, authoring technical reports, communicating with staff, ensuring quality execution, and evaluating site data to proactively progress projects toward regulatory closure.


Qualified candidates should possess:

0 - 2 years of related experience

FE Certification

Knowledge of NJDEP regulations and guidance documents (a plus)

Experience conducting environmental field investigations and data collection/sampling

Experience with various contaminants including: chlorinated compounds, petroleum compounds, metals, MGP waste, etc.

Knowledge of RCRA & CERCLA regulations and HAZMAT assessments beneficial

Experience in hydrogeological and conceptual site modeling a plus

Office experience related to scheduling, lab coordination, data evaluation, technical report writing, and Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC)

Experience conducting Vapor Intrusion (VI) investigations a plus

Advanced knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required, as well as effective oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to follow direction and work independently, as well as, in a team environment and a positive professional attitude.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as organization and multi-tasking skills

The position requires strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, judgment and problem-solving capabilities in order to ensure compliance with relevant state/federal regulations and client-specific requirements

The ideal candidate must have previous experience working on environmental projects and an established technical background in environmental assessment and remediation.

Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or related discipline

40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification with up-to-date 8-hour refresher a plus

Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC) card and American Petroleum Institute (API) Work Safe certification a plus


Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.



Posted August 30, 2019

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