Solid Waste Professional Engineer

Company:

Blackstone Environmental, Inc. 

Title:

Solid Waste Engineer

Location:

St. Louis, Missouri

Who We Are:

Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, with offices in Iowa, Illinois and Missouri, Blackstone Environmental offers innovative environmental and engineering consulting services and a technically diverse team of experts, including engineers, geologists, hydrogeologists, and scientists. Our team specializes in environmental and engineering fields, including solid waste and landfill services; water resource engineering (streambank stabilization, etc.); civil site development; environmental assessment and remediation; groundwater monitoring/reporting; and environmental compliance.

Blackstone offers medical, dental and vision insurance; Health Savings Account; 401k; short-term disability; employee ownership; staff training and education; wellness activities; and other perks and benefits.

Job Description:

Blackstone Environmental, Inc. is seeking to retain a Solid Waste Engineer for our St. Louis, Missouri office. The Solid Waste Engineer will provide technical services to support a wide array of civil and environmental projects related to landfills, transfer stations, recycling and compostfacilities. Projects may include solid waste facility design, oversite of Construction Quality Assurance projects, AutoCAD drafting, civil grading and drainage plans, providing basic engineering calculations to support project goals, and work as an extension of project engineers in providing design support. Work deliverables will include calculations, design plans, field documentation, and monitoring reports. 

Job Requirements:

Expected duties will include the following:

  • Utilize AutoCAD skills on assignments.
  • Landfill Design and Construction.
  • Landfill Gas System Design and Construction.
  • Solid Waste Construction Quality Assurance Oversight.
  • Environmental permitting for solid waste facilities.
  • Collect geotechnical and environmental samples, document sample collection, and make/collect field measurements.
  • Report writing to support project goals.

Duties may require travel and work in the field. The ideal candidate must be able to work successfully as a member and as a leader of a project team, and independently as necessary to execute assignments.

Education:

  • Minimum, B.S. in Engineering (civil, chemical, environmental) or related discipline.

Experience:

  • Five+ years of experience in solid waste engineering. 
  • Proficiency using AutoCAD related to landfill design and construction, landfill gas system design and construction, and other engineering design projects.
  • Previous experience with landfill Construction Quality Assurance projects. 
  • Environmental permitting experience and knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Strong report-writing skills.

Certificates/License:

  • Required at entry: valid driver’s license.
  • Preferred but not required: OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER and current on updates .