Environmental Engineer, Geologist or Environmental Scientist

ID 2023-6057
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Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Job Description

Take Your Environmental Career to the Next Level
Are you ready to be challenged, make a difference, and experience professional growth in your career? Kleinfelder's Environmental team is looking for you! From environmental planning, permitting, remediation, and site characterization to chemical data management and hydrogeology, Kleinfelder offers a variety of services designed to provide technically appropriate and cost-effective solutions. 
Step into Your New Role

The Salt Lake City (Taylorsville, UT) office offers a wide range of challenging project work and a great opportunities to develop professionally. We are seeking an Environmental Scientist, Geologist, or Environmental Engineer to join our environmental team. This person will execute environmental projects under the supervision of a Project Manager with key local and regional clients.


This position is an excellent great career-growth opportunity for an energetic person who values team collaboration to support and lead field investigations, direct subcontractor activities, mentor junior staff, and engage with clients.



  • Perform assignments associated with environmental assessments, audits, permitting, subsurface investigations, remediation, and monitoring projects. We are seeking candidates with experience including:
    1. Groundwater, soil, and soil vapor sampling
    2. Installation of monitoring wells
    3. Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and Report Writing
    4. Environmental data collection and interpretation
    5. Solid waste and air quality permitting and compliance
    6. Oversight of contractors during field activities for regulatory and safety compliance
  • Develop and prepare work plans, technical reports, and geologic cross sections
  • Work collaboratively with field and office staff, manage task-level activities, lead small teams and provide technical and best practice mentorship
  • Coordinate technical aspects of small- to moderately sized projects

This position offers the ability to perform or rapidly progress toward assisting business development activities and maintaining and building effective client relations.



  • Minimum of 4 - 8 years of experience in environmental consulting with demonstrated experience in environmental investigation, permitting, remediation and monitoring
  • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Geology, or a related field of study. Professional licensure (PE or PG is a plus).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to conduct effective technical presentations and deliver high quality written work products
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to take direction from several project managers to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.
  • Valid driver’s license and physical stamina to work outside, sometimes in remote areas for up to 10-hour days
  • Working knowledge of and proficiency with environmental regulations, regulatory organizations, and environmental permitting requirements
  • Proficiency with MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities
Move Forward with Kleinfelder
Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.
Progress with an Employer that Values You
Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following:
Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.
Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program.
Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)
Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder. 


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