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Environmental Permitting & Compliance Engineer/Scientist - Entry Level with Water/Wastewater Focus

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  • You need a Bachelor's degree in environmental or related field, wastewater/drinking water certification, strong communication skills, attention to detail, ability to work in a team, knowledge of MS Office, PLC/SCADA a plus, reliable transportation, and valid driver’s license.
  • You will prepare environmental permits, support water/wastewater projects, conduct compliance audits, develop monitoring programs, prepare technical documents, and provide field support for various environmental compliance tasks.

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Engineering, SustainabilityBoston


  • Langan is seeking an Environmental Permitting and Compliance Engineer or Scientist with a focus on water and wastewater engineering and compliance to join its collaborative team in New Haven, CT or Boston, MA. This individual will serve a key function in leading and supporting multimedia environmental compliance and permitting projects, including technical report writing, preparation of calculations and regulatory reports, preparation of permit applications, and on-site inspections and support. In this role, you will have the opportunity to partner cross-functionally with top industry leadership in a continuous learning environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental, chemical, civil engineering, environmental science, or closely related field;
  • Wastewater or drinking water operator certification in RI, MA, and/or CT preferred, or ability to obtain in 6 months;
  • FE/EIT or other professional certification a plus;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organization skills;
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, judgment and problem-solving capabilities;
  • Demonstrated ability to follow direction and work in a team environment;
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and other related software; experience with Programmable Logic Control (PLC) and SCADA software technology a plus; and
  • Reliable transportation to access remote job sites and a valid driver’s license in good standing.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Prepare permits and compliance programs for multiple environmental media, including air, wastewater, stormwater, waste, spill prevention and storage tanks, EPCRA (Tier II, TRI);
  • Support water and wastewater projects, focusing on industrial pre-treatment and treatment system operations, operations and maintenance, field and sampling support, permit preparation, NDPES compliance monitoring and reporting, and other water quality related tasks;
  • Perform multi-media environmental compliance audits, gap assessments, inspections, and program reviews;
  • Develop and support implementation and management of various monitoring and spill prevention and contingency plans/programs (SPCC, FRP, SPR, SWPPP, Hazardous Waste Contingency Plans, TOMP, Slug Control, etc.);
  • Prepare technical documents including reports, plans/programs, permit applications, and other written deliverables;
  • Conduct field support at client sites including routine site inspections, collection of samples, and on-call support; and
  • Perform other field and office duties as requested.


Work type

Full time

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  • Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.