Environmental Engineering

Environmental engineers are essential participants in the planning, design and construction of waste water and potable water treatment plants, solid waste disposal systems, site remediation and emission control measures, and other similar projects. Major corporations, government agencies, private consulting and construction firms, and universities are just some of the organizations that employ environmental engineers.





Related Career Titles for Environmental Engineering

Air Quality Engineer


CADD Technician

Civil Engineer

College and University Professor

Construction Manager


Design/Construction Engineer

Environmental Engineer

Ergonomics Specialist

Field Engineer

Fishery Biologist

Geotechnical Engineer

Hazardous Waste Engineer

High School Teacher


Power Systems Engineer

Manager of Information Systems

Manufacturing Engineer

Military Official

Operations Environmental Supervisor

Plant Engineer

Process Engineer

Project Manager

Quality Control Engineer

Software Engineer

Stormwater Specialist

Transportation Engineer

Urban Planner

Water Resources Engineer

Wetlands Biologist

Wildlife Biologist

Industries That Hire Environmental Engineering Majors

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting

Building, Developing, & General Contracting

Chemicals Companies

Federal Government

Local and State Government


Consulting Services

Nonmetallic Mineral Products Manufacturers

Petroleum & Coal Products Companies

Pharmaceutical Companies

Scientific Research & Development Services

Waste Management & Remediation Services

Wood Products

Colleges and Universities

High Schools

Biochemical Companies

Paper Manufacturing Companies

Transportation Services

Architectural Firms

Environmental Protection Agency

Social Services

Law Offices

Transportation Equipment Companies




Web Sites For Environmental Engineering Majors


American Academy of Environmental Engineers






Environmental Studies Program


Careers: Information about Environmental Engineering Careers


ECO.org: The Environmental Careers Organization





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