Junior Construction Engineer
Seattle, WA 
Posted 23 days ago
Job Description

Junior Field Engineer

Location: Seattle, WA

Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Experience Level: Junior Level

Education: B.S. in Civil and/or Environmental Engineering (M.S. preferred)

Who Are We?

Anchor QEA is an environmental science and engineering consulting firm that is focused on improving the environment and our communities by solving challenging problems. We employ more than 350 people in offices around the United States. Our vision is for a growing company that is our clients' first choice for solving their most challenging problems and our employees' first choice as a company where they want to work. We believe engaged staff lead to great client service and to a financially strong company-in that order. Our work environment fosters personal and professional growth for employees by providing autonomy, a clear vision, and the ability to master their skill set. Learn more about Anchor QEA at .

What's the Opportunity?

Anchor QEA is seeking a full-time, junior-level engineer located in Seattle or Bellingham, Washington, to support our local project teams with civil and environmental engineering design and construction management of environmental remediation and demolition projects. We are interested in a candidate that has the capacity to grow and is a quick learner, detail-orientated, a committed team player, open to travel/fieldwork, and possesses strong written and verbal communication skills. The candidate will have 0-3 years of experience with engineering design including site investigation, construction drawings and specifications, cost estimating, and construction oversight. Experience with environmental demolition projects, soil and groundwater investigation and remediation (including in-situ treatment methods) is preferred.


  • Preparing engineering calculations, cost estimates, design drawings, and specifications for remediation of contaminated buildings, and remediation of impacted soil and groundwater.
  • Developing engineer's cost estimates and construction schedules for designs.
  • Writing to support the preparation of sampling and analysis plans, remedial investigation and feasibility study reports, design documents, and technical specifications.
  • Providing construction observation at active remediation project sites. While this position is located in northern Washington State, the candidate will be required to spend approximately 12 to 16 weeks training at active project sites located in the New York City metropolitan area. All expenses would be reimbursed for this travel. After the initial training period, the candidate can expect to be full-time on-site in Washington state in 2022.
  • Completing field assignments, including conducting environmental sampling related to building materials, soil, sediment, groundwater, and water quality.
  • Conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis of environmental data.

What Are We Looking For?

Ideal candidates will have the following:

  • M.S. or M.S. degree in relevant field (e.g., Civil and/or Environmental Engineering)
  • 0 to 3 years of experience
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER certification (preferred; will be provided by Anchor QEA upon hire if not certified)
  • Experience with upland remediation sites and demolition, including the planning and implementation of environmental sampling, data analysis, feasibility studies, and remedial design
  • Experience with CERCLA, RCRA, or TSCA regulations preferred
  • Understanding of the application of engineering principles to engineering design, including cost estimating, development of plans and specifications, development of bid packages, development of dredge plans, and overseeing design implementation in the field (i.e., construction management)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D and ArcGIS experience a plus
  • Critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with environmental sampling and data analysis
  • Ability to travel for field and/or construction projects
  • Ability to pass standard drug screen

What Can You Expect?

A collaborative work environment where we encourage everyone to bring their authentic self. We offer a competitive salary; bonus program; medical, dental and vision coverage, short- and long-term disability programs; flexible schedules; a retirement plan with company match; and paid time off.

How Do I Apply?

Apply online through our AQ Career's page and attach your resume and relevant documents that showcase your experience and fit for the opportunity. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, Anchor QEA is committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. Anchor QEA does not discriminate in employment based on age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran's status, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

As an equal opportunity employer, Anchor QEA is committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. Anchor QEA does not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
0 to 3 years
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