Environmental Engineering

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Air Pollution Control Engineer
  • Engineering Consultant
  • Environmental Analyst
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Environmental Engineering Technician
  • Environmental Remediation Specialist
  • Environmental Safety Manager
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Hazardous Substances Engineer
  • Natural/Water Resources Management
  • Public Works Engineer
  • Regulatory Environmental Compliance Manager
  • Research Engineer
  • Sanitary Engineer
  • Site Engineer/Project Manager

Employers

General Industry

  • City or County Planning Agencies
  • Construction Firms
  • Consulting Engineering Firms
  • Environmental and Technical Consulting Firms
  • Federal or State Agencies
  • Private Business and Industry
  • Research Firms
  • State or National Parks
  • Testing Laboratories
  • Watershed Districts

Minnesota Employers

  • 3M
  • Abbott
  • Barr Engineering
  • Cargill
  • Danaher Corporation
  • MN DNR
  • Xcel Energy

Salary and Outlook

Salary Resources

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Active Learning
  • Advise people and agencies
  • Analytical skills
  • Collaborative
  • Critical thinking
  • Imagination
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Investigative
  • Problem-solving
  • Reading comprehension
  • Research skills
  • Strong math and science
  • System design
  • Technical writing skills