Solid Waste Engineer - Entry Level

Job Locations US-PA-Pittsburgh
Waste Management


As a Staff Consultant for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc (CEC), you’ll work on civil and environmental engineering projects primarily associated with solid waste landfill and transfer station facilities.  These projects will involve completing engineering tasks such as earthwork volume calculations, preparation, review and compilation of technical reports, stormwater management system design, and landfill grading, leachate and landfill gas collection system design. You will also conduct some amount of field work - Construction Quality Assurance (CQA) – monitoring and documenting landfill cell and cap construction and use equipment to monitoring landfill emissions.  You will interact and communicate with CEC office and field staff, clients and contractors.  Your daily work activity will be part of the overall completion of landfill design, construction and certification projects. Your time will be split between the office and field.


  • A Bachelor of Science in Civil, Geotechnical or Environmental Engineering;
  • Entry Level having 0 to 3 years of work experience employed by an engineering firm;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people by talking face-to-face and by email;
  • Have organizational skills;
  • Ability to write daily reports;
  • Able to use Excel Spreadsheets to prepare calculations and analyze data;
  • Willing and able to work in the field;
  • E.I.T. or FE certification preferable and
  • Experience with AutoCAD/Civil 3D and other engineering calculation software is a plus.

About Us

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture.  Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success.  You will work on diverse projects while providing high quality service to our clients. 


In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and tuition assistance.  Join our team where your contribution matters.


CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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