Consulting Associate, Environmental Geology/Engineering (Entry Level) at Environmental Resources Management, Inc.

Posted in Admin - Clerical 14 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: EWING, New Jersey

Job Description:

ERM is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented Consulting Associate, Environmental Geology/Engineering (Entry Level) to join our growing team in Princeton, NJ (office in Ewing, NJ) or Philadelphia (Malvern), PA. Working under the direction of professional engineers, project managers, and partners, you will work on challenging remediation projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as across the US and global locations. Responsibilities will include preparation of remedial designs and management of remedial construction for media including groundwater, sediment, soil, and vapor. In-situ and ex-situ remediation and treatment technologies will be designed / applied at active and inactive sites.  

This is a great opportunity to work with ERM's technical experts on challenging environmental remediation / management projects for large industrial and global clients! 


  • Assist in engineering design associated with various types of process and civil remediation projects for contaminated soil and groundwater, using innovative and emerging remedial treatment technologies as well as traditional systems. 

  • Evaluate various remedial technologies for applicability at specific sites. 

  • Assist in the design of remediation construction projects, including tasks such as preparation of design calculations and drawings, remediation/construction bid packages, engineering cost estimates, technical specifications, and support plans. 

  • Provide field support as needed during construction oversight and provide Construction Quality Assurance. 

  • Perform periodic monitoring, operation, and maintenance on groundwater remediation, soil vapor extraction, sub-slab depressurization, and other types of remediation systems. 

  • Conduct other fieldwork, including remedial pilot tests, quality assurance activities, and construction oversight. 

  • Provide office and field oversight of contractors, subcontractors, and construction inspectors and direct the progress of work. 

  • Work within quality/budget/schedule expectations and scope-specific assignments. 

  • Communicate with clients, subcontractors, regulatory agents, and site contacts. 

  • Interact with ERM offices worldwide to generate proposals and coordinate projects. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Environmental, or Geotechnical Engineering, minimum 3.0 GPA. Masters preferred. Or the equivalency of 8 years experience in lieu of education.

  • Recent graduate to 2 years of relevant experience. 

  • Engineer-in-Training preferred. 

  • Environmental field work experience and 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification a plus. 

  • Understanding of Civil / Geotechnical engineering design and specifically with geosynthetics, storm water management design, roadway design, erosion and sediment control design, and grading and landfill closure design. 

  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D and earthworks computations a plus. 

  • Strong writing skills and organization/analytical skills. 

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently and multitask. 

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 

  • Detail-oriented, thorough, and ability to work on multiple projects concurrently. 

  • Ability and willingness to travel. 

  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record. 

  • Local candidates preferred. 

For the Consulting Associate, Environmental Geology/Engineering (Entry Level) position, we anticipate the annual base pay of $62,000 – $72,42 (USD).  An employee’s pay position within this range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, and business or organizational needs.  We also may have instances where compensation may be outside of the range, based on the factors noted above.  This job is also eligible for an annual discretionary based performance bonus.

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, paid parental leave, medical, dental, vision, life, disability and AD&D insurance, 401(k) or RRSP/DPSP, and any other benefits to eligible employees as applicable.

You can apply for this role through or through the internal careers portal if you are a current employee.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world’s leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our “boots to boardroom” approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

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