Solid Waste Engineer/Project Manager

Job Locations US-IL-Naperville
Waste Management


As a Solid WasteEngineering Project Manager for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., (CEC), you will be involved in:

  • The design, analyses, permitting and preparation of drawings and technical specifications and construction period services for solid waste management facilities, including coal combustion residual (CCR) facilities, and industrial facilities.
  • General civil/environmental engineering duties
  • Design of all aspects of landfills:
    • Double composite liner systems
    • Leachate conveyance and storage facilities
    • Stormwater conveyance and storage facilities
    • Landfill gas collection/treatment systems
    • On-site roadways, and ancillary buildings and structures
  • Develop permit application documents, contract drawings, specifications and estimates for landfills, transfer stations, landfill gas to energy facilities, and recycling facilities
  • Preparation of engineering design reports, feasibility studies, and solid waste management plans
  • Review of projects for compliance with plans/specifications
  • Strong client and project management skills:
    • Good communication, leadership, planning and mentoring skills required;
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
    • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture.



  • 10-15+ years experience in the design, permitting, document preparation and CQA of waste disposal facilities; 
  • Ability to coordinate the regulatory agency review process;
  • B.S. in Civil, Geotechnical, or Environmental Engineering (M.S. a plus);
  • Professional Engineering (P.E.) Licensure;
  • Understanding of business principles of consulting projects and related project delivery tools.

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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