Senior Environmental Engineer

Requisition ID: 271305 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Houston, TX 

Career growth opportunities for an environmental engineer seeking a technical challenge in a fast-paced environment executing the environmental design of a range of facilities including industrial wastewater treatment and energy projects.


Company Overview

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel is our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Position Summary

•    Prepares environmental engineering deliverables relating to regulatory compliance, air emissions and water/wastewater treatment.

•    Prepares, coordinates, and reviews designs, studies, reports and proposals.

•    Takes the initiative to coordinate the design development of a system with other engineering disciplines while managing workload and meeting schedule due dates. 

•    Knowledgeable of and performs standard discipline engineering activities on projects with minimal technical oversight.



•    Managing of environmental engineering scope such as industrial wastewater and water treatment or drainage.

•    Developing environmental design basis, process flow diagrams and equipment datasheets.

•    Reviewing permit material for air and effluent emission compliance.

•    Attendance of key meetings such as P&IDs review, HAZOP, and 3D model review and providing environmental input.

•    Compiling technical lists and inventories such as emissions and effluents summaries.

•    Ensuring that projects are in compliance with state, federal, and country environmental regulations.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

•    A recognized degree in environmental, chemical or mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university.

•    Excellent knowledge of technical theory, engineering principles, good engineering practices and how to apply them for design execution.

•    Familiarity with major regulations and industry codes and standards affecting standard design, quality, or processes.

•    Professional Engineer license (PE), or willingness to complete.


Additional Qualifications

•   Experience within the EPC industry and with large-scale project execution.

•   Experience in assessing air emissions from industrial sources.

•   Experience in the design of water/wastewater systems.

Relevant industrial experience in facilities such as the following would be beneficial:

•    Gas Processing and LNG

•    Industrial wastewater treatment units

•    Energy Transition (hydrogen production, CCS, methanol synthesis etc)

•    Petrochemicals

•    Refining

•    Desalination plants


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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