Environmental Engineer/Project Manager

Job Locations US-TN-Knoxville


As an Environmental Engineer / Assistant Project Manager with Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), you'll be involved with environmental projects and provide client-focused customer service in the public sector, manufacturing, energy, mining, and real-estate markets.  You'll perform project tasks such as remediation system design, construction observation, system operation and maintenance, optimization diagnostics, environmental sampling, data management and presentations, report writing, and project management.  This position will include field work primarily consisting of soil, sediment, groundwater, and stormwater sample collection, pilot studies and field testing, remedial implementation observation, operational data collection, and troubleshooting.  Additional field work may include soil boring and groundwater monitoring well installation, lithology characterization, hydrogeologic data acquisition, and compliance auditing.  You'll interact with clients, contractors, and local government officials from the site assessment and remedial design phases through remedial implementation.  Limited travel (on average upwards of 1 week per month) including overnight will be required.


  • 4-10 years’ environmental consulting related experience similar to what is noted above;
  • B.S. or M.S. in Civil, Environmental, Chemical Engineering or a related field;
  • Preference to candidates with E.I. or P.E. registration ;
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD/Civil 3D, ArcGIS, and/or HEC-RAS or other computer modeling software;
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project) is preferred;
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER and refresher training (as applicable) is a plus;
  • Solid organizational and time management skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Knowledge of data compilation, database management, statistical evaluation, and modeling;
  • Experience with remedial design, specifications, cost estimating, and construction/remediation observation;
  • Ability to oversee subcontractors for the implementation of remedial actions; and
  • Experience collecting environmental samples (soil, groundwater, sediment, and air) for analytical testing, reviewing laboratory analytical reports, and preparing field summary reports.

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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