Environmental Engineer

Job Locations US-NJ-Newark
Regular Full-Time
Career Stage Type
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VHB's New Jersey Site Investigation & Remediation practice has a need for an Environmental Engineer, Geologist or Environmental Scientist to join our growing Site Investigation & Remediation practice. The professional will help develop and manage effective site investigation, remediation and due diligence investigative programs. The professional should be comfortable working in the office and field and have an understanding of and experience with the New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) program including NJDEP Rules and Guidance, NYSDEC a plus. Response activities may include mentoring junior team members and direct Client communication.



  • Develop, perform, and/or manage preliminary assessment/Phase I and effective site investigation and remediation field programs
  • Provide hands-on support during field exploration and testing; travel to jobsites throughout NJ and NY.  
  • Interpret and communicate investigation findings
  • Leverage technology to support data management and visualization
  • Write technical and regulatory reports, correspondence, notes, and memoranda
  • Mentors and may supervise junior team members

 Skills and Attributes

  • Work in field in a variety of climates year round without restrictions and office settings
  • Effectively communicate complex topics with colleagues and clients
  • Recognize and manage business risk
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure and within established deadlines
  • Problem solve and work independently


  • B.S. or B.A. in Environmental Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science or related field of study
  • Master’s Degree preferred (a master’s degree may be substituted for 1 year of experience)
  • 3-5 years of environmental remediation consulting experience required
  • 5-8 years of environmental remediation consulting experience preferred
  • OSHA 40 hr. HAZWOPER certification and annual refresher certifications required
  • Professional licensure or on track to obtain preferred (PG, PE, LSRP) 

Job Description Banner (June 2023)

We are VHB! We’re an inspired and innovative team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Our work helps improve mobility, enhance communities, and contribute to economic vitality. We do this while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment. 


Our people make us great! VHB provides a differentiating employee experience, which includes: 

  • Diverse and inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation
  • Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects
  • Community and social responsibility as sustainable stewards
  • Focus on learning, development, and career growth
  • Best-in-class benefits, including flexible, hybrid workplace  

We are consistently rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us! 


VHB is a proud Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Since our founding, we have intentionally fostered a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion—supported by deep-rooted core values, one of which is diversity. All individuals receive consideration for employment based on their qualifications without discrimination for race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.




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