Project Environmental Engineer

at Terracon in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Are you looking for an Environmental Compliance Leadership Position? Do you thrive on challenges and want a position with advancement potential?

Then explore our team as an Environmental Regulatory Compliance Engineer. We have an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual to collaborate with our Midwest regional compliance team and assist with projects across the country. This is a great opportunity for growth within a 100% employee-owned firm that focuses on personal development while providing exceptional service to our clients. Come Explore with us!

The individual should have experience and regulatory knowledge in all or some of the service areas listed below:

- Air permitting (Title V and minor source)

- NPDES, Stormwater/SWPPP, Industrial Wastewater

- RCRA/Hazardous waste

- Environmental Compliance auditing

- Oil Pollution Act / SPCC plans

- SARA Title III (Tier II/TRI) reporting

To be successful in this role you will need to be confident and possess a strong technical background with proven leadership and communication skills. You will manage projects, prepare reports and other deliverables, and review documents prepared by others for accuracy, completeness, and quality following company standards. You will participate on a team to help lead local and regional environmental compliance marketing efforts; maintain existing and develop new client relationships; and train, mentor, and direct staff on projects. You will serve as a local point of contact for Environmental Compliance services and provide support on regional and national projects and pursuits

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

+ Support safety efforts to promote safety rules and guidelines

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

+ Manage projects and staff to ensure quality and timeliness

+ Understand the local and regional environmental compliance market

+ Develop strong working relationships with clients

+ Develop proposals in response to RFPs and client requests

+ Participate in the development of local and regional marketing strategies

+ Grow and expand existing environmental compliance service

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


- Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering (preferred), Environmental Engineering, or environmental-related discipline.

- Minimum 3 years of experience in a full-time regulatory compliance consulting role.

- Demonstrated high level of technical writing ability and communication skills.

- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.

- Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history

Preferred Requirements:

- For Engineers, P.E., or the ability to obtain P.E. within 2 years of employment

- 40-Hour and current 8-Hr refresher OSHA HAZWOPER training preferred



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Environmental Regulatory Compliance Engineer

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Regular, Full Time

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Chicago, 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: JC256218190

Posted On: Mar 04, 2024

Updated On: May 29, 2024

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