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Staff Environmental Engineer/Scientist (Entry Level)

St. Louis MO or Overland Park KS

ERM is seeking a motivated Staff Environmental Engineer/Scientist, who is interested in participating on a variety of projects covering the full spectrum of ERM’s services, to join our consulting firm in Overland Park, Kansas. In this role, you will work closely with Project Managers on EHS compliance, air quality, contaminated site management, and due diligence transaction projects. This is an excellent career opportunity to work with an expert consulting team on challenging environmental projects for large industrial and global clients. Access to ERM's national experts provides knowledge sharing of best practices across the industry and ongoing learning opportunities for our team, while building the required experience to obtain your professional registration.



Provide technical assistance on EHS compliance, air quality management, site investigation and remediation, and due diligence transaction projects.

Prepare plans, permits, and reports for hazardous waste, air quality, storm water, NPDES, and wastewater programs.

Perform environmental compliance assessments and implement follow-up corrective actions to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.

Conduct air quality analyses, prepare emission inventory reports, quantify air pollutant emissions and impacts, and evaluate air pollution control technologies.

Perform Phase I environmental site assessments to support property transfer transactions.

Conduct field work, including sampling, ecological field studies, drilling, well installation, remedial pilot tests, construction oversight, and remedial system operation and maintenance.

Provide general environmental compliance support to clients, including on-site assistance, as needed.

Compile and evaluate data and assist in report preparation.

Perform multiple projects within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.

Support ERM Partners-in-Charge and Project Managers to effectively manage projects.



BS in chemical, civil, environmental, or mechanical engineering or related degree. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

Recent graduate to 2 years of relevant environmental experience or professional internships.

Effective written/verbal communication and organization/analytical skills; experience recording/writing detailed technical data and reports a plus.

Strong hands-on spreadsheet and database comprehension.

Detail-oriented with mechanical aptitude and hands-on trouble-shooting/problem-solving skills.

Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision.

HAZWOPER and EIT certifications a plus.

Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Local candidates preferred.


Who We Are:

As the world’s leading sustainability consulting firm, ERM is uniquely positioned to contribute to the environment and society through the expertise and energy of our employees worldwide. Sustainability is what we do, and is at the heart of both our service offerings and how we operate our business. ERM and our partners are driven by a dynamic vision: By 2021 we will be the clear leader in our chosen markets, we will double in value and we will deliver on our promises to our clients, our people and our investors. For our people, our vision means attracting, inspiring, developing and rewarding our people to work with the best clients and on the biggest challenges, thus creating valuable careers. We achieve our vision in a sustainable manner by maintaining and living our ERM values that include Accountability, Caring for our People, Client Focus, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Transparency.


Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a video questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.



Posted November 4, 2019

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