Solid Waste Engineer/Principal

Job Locations US-TN-Franklin
Waste Management


At Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), every member of our team has a personal stake in ensuring success. As employee-owners, we strive to build lasting personal business relationships by delivering a higher level of service through our focus on the client experience and employee satisfaction. We put people first, whether that’s our clients, our employees, or our community. It’s why we listen more and work harder to understand the needs of our clients. We prioritize professional development for every individual on our team. We strive to bring together a diverse team of talented, passionate, multidisciplinary experts to deliver integrated project services and provide innovative solutions for our clients.


CEC is growing our operations, and we have an excellent opportunity to hire a Principal to contribute to our Waste Management Practice in our Franklin, TN location.  As a Principal with CEC, you will assist in expanding the practice in market sectors that include traditional Solid Waste, Composting and other waste stream management solutions.   You will be responsible for developing new business, managing existing client relationships, as well as managing projects, mentoring junior staff, making hiring recommendations, and providing direction on a variety of projects for private and public sector clients.


  • 10+ years’ experience in the Solid Waste industry including engineering design, operations and management; 
  • Demonstrated business development and client relationship management experience required;
  • Strong professional relationships with clients in applicable market sector(s);
  • B.S. in Civil, Geotechnical, or Environmental Engineering (M.S. a plus);
  • Tennessee Professional Engineering (P.E.) Licensure; and
  • Sound understanding of business principles of consulting projects and related project delivery tools.
  • Strong project management skills:
    • Good communication, leadership, planning and mentoring skills;
    • Promote our safety culture and encourage collaboration;
    • Foster an attitude and committment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture.

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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