Environmental Engineers:

Research, design, plan, or perform engineering duties in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental hazards using various engineering disciplines. Work may include waste treatment, site remediation, or pollution control technology.

Also includes

Water/Wastewater Engineers



About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $77,800.00
Average Time to Fill 47 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 425
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Problem-solving
Integrity
Creativity
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Decision-making
Resource Allocation
Written Communication
Leadership
Technology and Tool Usage
Oral Communication
Organization
Professionalism

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Develop medical policies, procedures, or standards
Develop engineering policies, procedures, or standards
Develop management control systems
Determine operational criteria or specifications
Maintain quality assurance procedures
Design manufacturing processes or methods
Design watering, fog, or cooling systems
Develop engineering technical methods or processes
Design irrigation systems
Develop safety procedures and regulations
Design civil structures or systems
Design construction projects
Develop simple operational data repositories or databases
Develop complex computer databases
Design control systems
Design environmental control systems
Design industrial processing systems
Design waste recovery methods
Create models of engineering designs or methods
Write business project or bid proposals
Create mathematical or statistical diagrams, charts, or tables

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze ecosystem data
Analyze physical, survey, or geographic data
Interpret aerial photographs
Perform environmental assessment
Perform engineering research
Provide scientific or technical research assistance
Identify problems using mathematical or statistical methods
Perform statistical analysis or modeling
Analyze engineering data
Evaluate designs or specifications to ensure quality
Analyze engineering design problems
Perform cost benefit analysis
Analyze operational data to evaluate operations, processes or products
Interpret laws or legislation
Determine energy consumption of systems, structures, appliances, or devices

Getting Information

Review health, safety, and environment (HSE) related codes and specifications
Review maps to determine location or routes
Research engineering designs or applications
Interpret architectural or engineering information from blueprints or schematics
Review engineering data or reports
Determine effects of pollution
Investigate environmental impact of projects and activities
Research medical or health improvement issues
Survey land or properties
Conduct climatological research
Obtain technical support instructions from scientists or engineers
Conduct biological research

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Supervise engineering or other technical personnel
Direct environmental development activities
Lead engineering teams
Supervise engineering personnel
Manage organizational facilities
Manage industrial projects
Manage waste removal and recycling programs
Manage handling of hazardous, toxic, or non-compliant materials
Delegate authority for engineering activities
Conduct forestry, range, or other public land management
Direct engineering research or investigative studies


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
AutoCAD
Civil Engineering
Hazardous Waste
American Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) Accredited
Staff Management
Customer Contact
Chemical Engineering


Related Licensing Requirements


Engineer Intern (18-0000000126)

864 IAC 1.1-2-4 Engineering intern; education and work experience Authority: IC 25-31-1-7; IC 25-31-1-8 Affected: IC 25-31-1-12 Sec. 4. (a) The education and experience requirements of section 2 of this rule for professional engineer applicants apply for engineering intern applicants except that individuals with: (1) a baccalaureate degree meeting the course requirements of section 2(c) of this rule shall only be required to obtain two (2) years of work experience; (2) a master of science degree in an engineering discipline following a baccalaureate that is not in an approved engineering curriculum shall only be required to obtain one (1) year of work experience; and (3) the other degrees listed in section 2(b) of this rule shall not be required to obtain any work experience. (b) An individual who is enrolled as a senior in an engineering curriculum in a college or university in Indiana that has at least one (1) approved engineering curriculum may take the last EI examination offered prior to the individual's scheduled graduation. This subsection does not apply to any individual enrolled in any other baccalaureate degree program.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (3172343022)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/engineer.htm

Professional Engineer (18-0000000009)

Requirements for professional engineer registration includes graduating from an approved engineer curriculum followed by four years of experience. Other requirements include: Certification from the state where you passed your exams or your NCEES record. 5 references, of which 3 must be from Professional Engineers. Copies of transcripts. Paying the exam fee. Please consult with the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency for addition educational or exam requirements.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (3172343022)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/engineer.htm


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