Terracon Senior Environmental Engineer in Shreveport, Louisiana


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Job Description:

Terracon is currently seeking a Senior Environmental Engineer/Scientist for our office in Shreveport, LA. The candidate will provide environmental/ engineering consulting services for a broad array of environmental projects and clients, which may include phase I/II environmental site assessments, site assessment and remediation, ecological and natural resource field surveys, storage tank management, tank closure assessments, asbestos consulting, storm water management, and site planning and permitting.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:

  • Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk. Be familiar with what could go wrong on a project and how to protect the Company.

  • Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines; Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; Demonstrates safety practices; Promotes pre-task planning for all projects.

  • Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects; Monitor quality standards and practices.

  • Lead environmental site investigations, engineering analysis, calculations and recommendations, design and development of plans and specifications, observation and inspection.

  • Identify, evaluate and recommend risk and remediation strategies/designs to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.

  • Design systems and environmental protection plans.

  • Prepare applicable permit applications, risk assessments and technical documents including proposals, reports and regulatory agency correspondence.

  • Supervise the analysis and formation of recommendations in written reports.

  • Assist in establishing and updating current policies/ procedures for technical projects in field of expertise, to ensure proper interpretation and implementation by staff

  • Provide technical direction and training to less experienced professional staff.

  • Participate in the development of marketing strategies and presentations of qualifications to clients on projects.

  • Serves as an Authorized Project Reviewer


  • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline practices by the Firm including Engineering, Environmental Science or Geology and a minimum of 10 years’ related experience. Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 14 years’ related experience.

  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.


  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred

  • Professional Engineer (PE), Professional Geologist (PG) or similar professional registration/certification relevant to the type of services and projects being managed

  • Authorized Project Reviewer status preferred.



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Posting Title:

Senior Environmental Engineer

Employment Type:

Regular, Full Time

City, State (Office Location):

Shreveport, LA

About Terracon:

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 3,500 employees in 130 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

EEO Statement:

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

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