Environmental Engineer/Scientist (Entry Level)

ERM Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 3 months ago

ERM is seeking a motivated Environmental Engineer/Scientist to join our global consulting firm throughout our Midwest (Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, Holland, Milwaukee, Rolling Meadows, Chicago, St. Louis, and Overland Park) region. As a new consultant at ERM, you will gain a wealth of experience across different sectors, clients, geographies and services, all of which will help shape your future career path at ERM. In this role, you will work closely with Project Managers on a variety of projects, potentially in the areas of EHS compliance, air quality, site investigation & remediation, environmental impact assessment, and environmental due diligence. ERM's collaborative culture provides knowledge sharing of best practices and ongoing learning opportunities for our consultants, allowing you to build your own individualized career path and the required experience to obtain your professional registration.


  • Provide technical assistance on EHS compliance, air quality management, site investigation and remediation, environmental impact assessments, due diligence transaction, and sustainability-related projects.

  • Prepare plans, permits, and reports for hazardous waste, air quality, storm water, NPDES, and wastewater programs.

  • Perform environmental compliance assessments and implement follow-up corrective actions to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.

  • Conduct air quality analyses, prepare emission inventory reports, quantify air pollutant emissions and impacts, and evaluate air pollution control technologies.

  • Perform Phase I environmental site assessments to support property transfer transactions.

  • Conduct field work, including sampling, ecological field studies, drilling, well installation, remedial pilot tests, construction oversight, and remedial system operation and maintenance.

  • Provide general environmental compliance support to clients, including on-site assistance, as needed.

  • Compile and evaluate data and assist in report preparation.

  • Perform project tasks within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.

  • Support ERM Partners-in-Charge and Project Managers to deliver exceptional client value on projects.


  • BS in chemical, civil, environmental, or mechanical engineering or related science degree. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

  • Recent graduate to 5 years of relevant environmental experience or professional internships.

  • Strong commitment to safety.

  • Effective written/verbal communication and organization/analytical skills; experience recording/writing detailed technical data and reports a plus.

  • Strong hands-on spreadsheet and database comprehension.

  • Detail-oriented with mechanical aptitude and hands-on trouble-shooting/problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision.

  • HAZWOPER and EIT certifications a plus.

  • Valid driver's license and good driving record.

  • Local candidates preferred.

An Evergreen Requisition is an advertisement for positions that ERM hires for throughout the year. It is a way for ERM to build a database of qualified, interested individuals for a particular job function so that when there is a need to fill that type of role, the hiring process will be faster. By applying to an Evergreen Requisition, you are expressing your interest for a particular job function within ERM.

Who We Are:

As the world's leading sustainability consulting firm, ERM is uniquely positioned to contribute to the environment and society through the expertise and energy of our employees worldwide. Sustainability is what we do, and is at the heart of both our service offerings and how we operate our business. ERM and our partners are driven by a dynamic vision: By 2021 we will be the clear leader in our chosen markets, we will double in value and we will deliver on our promises to our clients, our people and our investors. For our people, our vision means attracting, inspiring, developing and rewarding our people to work with the best clients and on the biggest challenges, thus creating valuable careers. We achieve our vision in a sustainable manner by maintaining and living our ERM values that include Accountability, Caring for our People, Client Focus, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Transparency.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a video questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

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