Graduate Environmental Engineer in Wichita

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Wichita, Kansas View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Graduate Environmental Engineer in Wichita Kansas. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Wichita.

 

Position : Graduate Environmental Engineer

Work location : Wichita, Kansas

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
Golder is now officially part of WSP, adding approximately 7,000 consultants and service providers across Canada, the United States, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Africa. Golder’s world class expertise within the Earth and Environmental sector and Mining industry will be added to WSP’s platform, creating new opportunities for employees and clients. Together we become the leading global environmental consulting firm, with approximately 14,000 environmental experts. 
Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership. 
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a full-time entry level Environmental Engineer f or our St. Louis office. The following locations will also be considered: Kansas City, MO; Wichita, KS; Minneapolis, MN; and Duluth, MN. Be involved in projects with our Earth & Environmental Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
Select applicants will take part in providing local technical assistance for investigation of soil, air, and groundwater and protection and mitigation efforts relating to water supply, property transfers, hazardous or solid waste disposal, air emission sources, and pollution control. Generates accurate and concise documentation, ensuring that responsibilities are delivered and adhered to with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards. 
Your Impact

Under general supervision, provide field support on a wide variety of environmental projects including site assessment, remediation, compliance programs, Phase I environmental site assessments, and sampling/monitoring.
Conduct subsurface investigations which including drilling, geologic/geotechnical logging and environmental media sampling.
Maintain quality control standards and procedures for accurate and precise measurements.
Perform engineering calculations, cost estimates, data validation, and report preparation.
Prepare reports, including documentation field investigative procedures, data management and interpretation, development of graphical and tabular presentation of data, and Phase 1 environmental site assessments.
Assist with verifying the characteristics of a site, providing entry-level technical assistance on various environmental issues.
Generate complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems and field/work site notebook.
Work closely with WSP project managers to meet client expectations with regards to defined project objectives, schedule, budget, change management, problem solving, and project deliverables.
Demonstrate proficiency using Microsoft Office products and strong technical writing and data analysis skills.
Comply with safety guidelines and site-specific procedures which include but are not limited to, the maintenance of sample collection, location data, statistical documentation, and logbooks.
Complete training on assigned tasks.
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental, Civil, or Geological,  Engineering, or closely related discipline.
0 to 1 years of relevant post education experience
Excellent research skills with analytical mindset.
Familiarity with the concepts of reducing and eliminating the use or generation of hazardous substances, processes, or products.
Familiarity with relevant environmental laws, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
Proficient self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
Ability to work independently under general supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.
Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation and communication software, technology, and tools.
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

Engineer in Training Certification.
Certifications: OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training with current 8-Hour Refresher Training, DOT Hazardous Materials Training, CPR and First Aid Training.
Prior internship related to the degree of study and the specific engineering discipline.
A member of and/or actively participate in local professional practice organizations.

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Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: 50%
Job Status: New Graduate
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: BALLWIN – BARRETT PKWY DR
All locations: US-KS-Wichita, US-MN-Duluth, US-MN-Minneapolis, US-MO-Ballwin, US-MO-Kansas City, US-MO-St Louis

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

 

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