Project Environmental Engineer

at Terracon in Glendale Heights, Illinois, United States

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Glendale Heights

Job Description:

Terracon is seeking an Environmental Regulatory Compliance Engineer/Scientist to join our Team in Glendale Heights, IL!

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly-motivated individual join a rapidly growing practice and work on local, regional, and national compliance projects across the country. Our senior engineers are looking for junior level staff to help guide the vision for our Regulatory Compliance Program into the future.

You will have a technical background and be comfortable working with clients while being able to prepare reports and other deliverables working with existing staff to develop regulatory compliance opportunities locally and regionally.

This is a great opportunity for you to be part of a local team of five practioners and more staff regionally/nationally that will work with current staff on various environmental compliance projects and serve as a local resource while providing support for regional and national environmental compliance endeavors. You will maintain existing and develop new client relationships; prepare proposals, cost estimates, and reports.

The individual should have working knowledge in one or more of the service areas below and be familiar with general requirements in all of the service areas listed below:

+ Stormwater/SWPPP

+ Oil Storage/SPCC plans

+ SARA Title III (Tier II/TRI) reporting

+ Compliance auditing

+ RCRA/Hazardous waste

+ Air permitting (Title V and minor source)

+ Industrial wastewater

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

+ Prepare calculations, applications, plans, reports, proposals, and other deliverables

+ Experience completing on-site audits and assessments for regulatory compliance for the aforementioned programs.

+ Manage projects and work with current staff to ensure quality and timeliness

+ Develop proposals in response to RFPs and client requests

+ Evaluate problems and develop practical solutions that enable our clients to achieve and maintain compliance with environmental regulations


+ Bachelor’s degree in engineering or another environmental science field

+ Minimum 5 or more years of experience in a full-time environmental role

+ Professional Engineering / Geologist Licensure

+ Demonstrated high level of technical writing ability

+ Excellent analytical and communication skills

+ Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

+ Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.



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Posting Title:

Environmental Regulatory Compliance Engineer/Scientist

Employment Type:

Regular, Full Time

City, State (Office Location):

Glendale Heights, IL

About Terracon:

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned multidiscipline consulting firm comprised of more than 6,000 curious minds focused on solving engineering and technical challenges from more than 175 locations nationwide. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon’s growth is due to our talented employee-owners exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon’s vision of “Together, we are best at people” is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.

EEO Statement:

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

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Job Posting: JC237066403

Posted On: Mar 27, 2023

Updated On: Apr 12, 2024

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