Barr Engineering Environmental Engineer - Entry Level in Duluth, Minnesota

Description of Company Barr Engineering Co. is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Why Choose Barr? At Barr Engineering Co., we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Summary Barr Engineering is seeking an environmental engineer to join its Duluth office in 2019 and undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to the investigation, evaluation, and remediation of contaminated sites. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment and groundwater; construction observation; engineering calculations; remedial design; construction cost estimates, plans and specifications; and technical reports. Field work opportunities for this position will be year-round and will include some out-of-town travel. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in civil, chemical, environmental, or geological engineering with academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators, and clients Strong technical and problem solving skills Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness Strong computer skills, including word processing, use of spreadsheets and exposure to GIS and CAD software A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs (up to 50-70% travel and field work expected; project needs will vary seasonally and over time) Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in civil, chemical, environmental, or geological engineering Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certified, or ability to obtain certification within one year 1-3 years of experience working on construction or environmental sites Familiarity with environmental regulations NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients. Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed. We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regardi