Environmental Engineer - Mid Level - Contaminated Sites and Mine Reclamation Spe
Salt Lake City, UT  / Minneapolis, MN  / Hibbing, MN  / Duluth, MN  / Denver, CO ...View All
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Posted 12 days ago
Job Description

Job Description:


The person in this position will work on projects that further develop our environmental practice, specifically contaminated site assessment, remediation, and reclamation and closure capabilities in the Intermountain West. The primary clientele this person will work with are in the mining sector, with opportunities in the oil and gas, power, and public sectors. Project work may include collaborating with and coordinating multidisciplinary teams; preparing reports for regulatory submission (e.g., investigation reports, permit applications, management plans); preparing technical work plans and cost estimates for investigations of mine waste, contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater, and surface water; interpreting data; conducting remediation technology evaluations and feasibility studies; developing remediation, reclamation, and closure plans; preparing technical reports; and coordinating site remediation and reclamation activities. Additionally, the selected candidate will be involved in client and regulatory communication, mentor junior staff, and will be responsible for financial performance on projects.

Typical business-development activities will include building and maintaining client relationships, tracking marketing leads and project opportunities, developing proposals and presentations, networking, and sharing Barr's capabilities with existing and potential clients.

Fulfillment of this positions responsibilities may require periodic travel within the United States and potentially Canada.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering, civil engineering, geological engineering or related field

  • Five or more years of relevant work experience

  • Registered as a Professional Engineer (PE) or eligible to become registered within a year

  • Understanding application of environmental quality guidelines to data collected from various environmental media and land uses

  • Technical knowledge of the federal and state environmental regulations and programs related to environmental site assessments, environmental regulations, mine waste regulations, and site remediation and treatment technologies

  • Excellent communication and technical report writing skills

  • Demonstrated client-relationship and interest in growing business development skills

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in building working relationships and participating in multidiscipline teams

  • Demonstrated task management and organization skills

  • A flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs

  • Willingness to travel for project and business development purposes

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship

  • Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in environmental engineering or related field

  • Ten or more years of relevant work experience

  • Demonstrated project management and business development success

  • Experience or interest in heap leach piles, tailings and mine rock stockpile management, environmental risk assessment, soil salvage, mine closure and reclamation, and/or land use planning.

  • Currently registered as a PE in Utah, Colorado, Minnesota or neighboring state

  • Established network with mining or other industrial clients and the ability to develop or foster ongoing relationships and maintain a high level of client service

A hybrid work arrangement may be considered for this position. A hybrid work arrangement refers to splitting time worked between a Barr office and a home office. This position can be based out of Barr's Salt Lake City, UT; Denver, CO; Hibbing, MN; Duluth, MN; or Minneapolis, MN offices.

Colorado Applicants Only:


The anticipated base salary range for this position is $75,000-$100,000/year. Compensation will vary based upon experience, education, skill level, and other compensable factors. Employees in this position may also be eligible for a discretionary cash bonus. Our compensation comes in more ways than traditional base salary, and we believe that when all those elements are combined, our compensation is a competitive part of the total value proposition of working at Barr.


People report that they stay at Barr because of the camaraderie and career opportunities. Another draw is our competitive package of employee benefits, which includes professional development funding, 401(k) retirement savings plan, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) participation, medical and dental insurance, life insurance, disability and accidental death insurance, flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses, paid holidays, paid time off, and compensatory time for exempt/salaried staff (time off or pay for extra time worked).


Barr Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.


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