Entry Level Civil/Environmental Engineer
Saratoga Springs, NY 
Posted 18 days ago
Job Description

Title: Entry-Level Civil/Environmental Engineer

Location: Saratoga Springs, New York

Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Experience Level: Junior Level (Staff 1 Professional)

Required Education: B.S. in Civil and/or Environmental Engineering

Who Are We?

Anchor QEA is an environmental science and engineering consulting firm that is focused on improving the environment and our communities by solving challenging problems. We employ more than 350 people in offices around the United States. Our vision is for a growing company that is our clients' first choice for solving their most challenging problems and our employees' first choice as a company where they want to work. We believe engaged staff lead to great client service and to a financially strong company-in that order. Our work environment fosters personal and professional growth for employees by providing autonomy, a clear vision, and the ability to master their skill set. Learn more about Anchor QEA at

What's the Opportunity?

Anchor QEA is seeking a full-time, junior-level engineer located in one of our upstate New York offices (Saratoga Springs, New York), to support our local project teams with civil and environmental engineering design and construction management of environmental remediation and demolition projects. We are interested in a candidate that has the capacity to grow, is a quick learner, is detail-orientated, is a committed team player, is open to travel/fieldwork, and possesses strong written and verbal communication skills. The applicant will preferably have 0-2 years of experience with engineering design including site investigation, construction drawings and specifications, cost estimating, and construction oversight. Prior experience with engineering design, environmental demolition projects, soil and groundwater investigation and remediation is not required, but preferred.


  • Preparing engineering calculations, cost estimates, design drawings, and specifications for remediation of contaminated buildings, and remediation of impacted soil and groundwater
  • Developing engineer's cost estimates and construction schedules for designs
  • Writing to support the preparation of sampling and analysis plans, remedial investigation and feasibility study reports, and design documents, including technical specifications
  • Providing construction observation at active remediation project sites
  • Field assignments including conducting environmental sampling (building materials, soil, sediment, groundwater, and water quality) and implementing community air monitoring programs
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis of environmental data

What Are We Looking For?

Ideal candidates will have the following:

  • BS degree in relevant field (e.g., Civil and/or Environmental Engineering)
  • 0-2 years of experience
  • Experience with upland remediation sites and demolition, including the planning and implementation of environmental sampling, data analysis, feasibility studies, and remedial design is desired.
  • Experience with CERCLA, RCRA, TSCA regulations preferred
  • Understanding of the application of engineering principles to engineering design, including overseeing design implementation in the field (i.e., construction management)
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D experience a plus
  • ArcGIS experience a plus
  • Critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to pursue Professional Engineering (PE) licensure after requisite experience is obtained
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER certification (preferred; will be provided by Anchor QEA upon hire if not certified)
  • Experience with environmental sampling and data analysis
  • Ability to travel for field and/or construction projects
  • Ability to pass standard drug screen

What Can You Expect?

A collaborative work environment where we encourage everyone to bring their authentic self. We offer a competitive salary; bonus program; medical, dental and vision coverage, short- and long-term disability programs; flexible schedules; a retirement plan with company match; and paid time off.

How to Apply?

Apply online through Anchor QEA's Open Positions page at Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, Anchor QEA is committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. Anchor QEA does not discriminate in employment based on age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran's status, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.

As an equal opportunity employer, Anchor QEA is committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. Anchor QEA does not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
0 to 2 years
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