Environmental Engineer

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

Modern industries provide us with convenience and comfort—but unfortunately there is potential for dangerous waste and pollutants as well. When these pollutants endanger the quality of our air, soil and water, environmental engineers strive to solve these pressing issues and improve conditions. They work to advance issues like waste disposal, unsafe drinking water, recycling and sustainability.

Also known as: Air Pollution Control Engineer, Environmental Analyst, Environmental Remediation Specialist, Global Director Air and Climate Change, Hazardous Substances Engineer, Regulatory Environmental Compliance Manager, Sanitary Engineer
Learning Strategies
Personnel Management
Service Orientation
Social Perceptiveness
Systems Analysis
Systems Evaluation
Analyze scientific data to determine the environmental impact of human activities
Design environmental protection projects
Advise industrial project stakeholders how to comply with environmental regulations
Collaborate and communicate with government and regulatory agencies
Provide technical support for contamination clean-up
Prepare and review environmental investigation reports
Create and update plans and standard operating procedures
Obtain necessary project permits

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