Company: Wood
Skills: Student / Recent Grad
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Oakland, California, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Are you looking to start your career in Environmental Engineering?

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking an Entry-Level Environmental Remedaition Engineer who is looking for the following:
  • Challenging projects where you learn something new every day,
  • A collaborative environment,
  • An established environmental firm with a network of highly-skilled geologist, engineers, and scientists, and
  • A firm where you are valued and can choose your career path as you learn what excites you.

The ideal candidate is a smart, motivated, and detail-oriented team player who is just starting their career as an engineer.

Key Responsibilities :

You would be a member of a team providing environmental consulting services ranging from site investigations to remediation projects. The key responsibilities of this position include the following:
  • Perform field work following Wood's training program, including subcontractor management, field testing for remediation projects, monitoring remediation systems, performing operation & maintenance functions on remediation equipment, and collecting soil, groundwater, surface water, and sediment samples, as well as documenting field activities
  • Set up field projects, including permitting; hiring subcontractors; coordinating with staff, laboratories, and subcontractors; and obtaining necessary equipment
  • Participating in engineering design for remediation systems, water treatment and wastewater treatment
  • Ensure projects are performed safely
  • Perform data review and management
  • Draft portions of reports documenting field and other efforts
  • Assist the Project Manager and team in ensuring effective client and regulatory agency communication and relations
  • Follow company safety standards, site safety standards and provides all required permitting
  • Willingness to travel to project sites throughout California and the West Coast
  • Maintain a positive attitude and be a team player

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS degree in Engineering in Civil, Chemical, Environmental or other related engineering discipline
  • Engineering degree earned must be eligible as a credential for future California Professional Engineering license
  • 0 to 2 years related work experience
  • Computer proficiency (including Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Demonstrated verbal communication and technical presentation skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with the ability/desire to lead tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to occasionally work more than 8 hours per day when necessary for project success
  • Ability to read, interpret and apply information on State and Federal technical guidance, and regulations, and compliance determinations
  • Must pass drug test, background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
  • Must have a valid, current Driver's License (CA preferred) and must have access to a vehicle for field work purposes
  • Must have access to a personal vehicle for work use and local travel

  • Coursework in chemistry, physics, engineering, transport phenomena, fluid mechanics, engineering economics, engineering mathematics, plant design and data collection/analysis.
  • MS degree in Environmental, Chemical or Civil Engineering, or other related engineering field
  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification (if not, Wood will provide)
  • Engineering in Training (EI) certificate

Physical Demands
  • Field activities may require working in unfavorable weather conditions
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, climb, and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Working in a standing position for the majority of the field work day
  • Ability to drive a large pick-up truck
  • Ability to use hands to operate field equipment
  • Close, distance, and peripheral vision; normal auditory function
  • Must complete employment physical demonstrating ability to meet job requirements, including the ability to wear a respirator, as required
  • Completion of annual or bi-annual employment physical, as required


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.