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Employers of Environmental Engineering majors in MN

Environmental engineers use the principles of engineering, soil science, biology, and chemistry to develop solutions to environmental problems. They are involved in efforts to improve recycling, waste disposal, public health, and water and air pollution control. Environmental engineers work in a variety of settings because of the nature of the tasks they do. When they are working with other engineers and urban and regional planners, environmental engineers are likely to be in offices. When they are carrying out solutions through construction projects, they are likely to be at construction sites. Environmental engineers must have a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering or a related field, such as civil, chemical, or general engineering. Employers also value practical experience. Therefore, cooperative engineering programs, which provide college credit for structured job experience, are valuable as well. Getting a license improves the chances of employment. The median annual wage for environmental engineers was $80,890 in May 2012. Employment of environmental engineers is projected to grow 15 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. State and local government concerns regarding water should lead to efforts to increase the efficiency of water use.

Environmental Engineers

Environmental engineers use the principles of engineering, soil science, biology, and chemistry to develop solutions to environmental problems. They are involved in efforts to improve recycling, waste disposal, public health, and water and air pollution control. They 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. Environmental engineers work in a variety of settings because of the nature of the tasks they do. When they are working with other engineers and urban and regional planners, environmental engineers are likely to be in offices. When they are carrying out solutions through construction projects, they are likely to be at construction sites. Environmental engineers must have a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering or a related field, such as civil, chemical, or general engineering. Employers also value practical experience. Therefore, cooperative engineering programs, which provide college credit for structured job experience, are valuable as well. The median annual wage for environmental engineers was $86,800 in May 2017. Employment of environmental engineers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. State and local governments’ concerns regarding water availability and quality should lead to efforts to increase the efficiency of water use.

Environmental Engineering Technicians

Environmental engineering technicians carry out the plans that environmental engineers develop. They test, operate, and, if necessary, modify equipment used to prevent or clean up environmental pollution. They may collect samples for testing, or they may work to mitigate sources of environmental pollution. Most environmental engineering technicians work full time. They typically work indoors, usually in laboratories, and often have regular working hours. However, they must sometimes work irregular hours in order to monitor operations. Environmental engineering technicians typically need an associate’s degree in environmental engineering technology or a related field. The median annual wage for environmental engineering technicians was $50,230 in May 2017. Employment of environmental engineering technicians is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Employment in this occupation typically is tied to projects created by environmental engineers. State and local governments’ concerns regarding water availability and quality should lead to efforts to increase the efficiency of water use.

Hydrologists

Hydrologists study how water moves across and through the Earth’s crust. They use their expertise to solve problems in the areas of water quality or availability. Hydrologists work in offices and in the field. In offices, hydrologists spend much of their time using computers to analyze data and model their findings. In the field, hydrologists may have to wade into lakes and streams to collect samples or to read and inspect monitoring equipment. Hydrologists need at least a bachelor’s degree for entry-level positions; however, some workers begin their careers with a master’s degree. The median annual wage for hydrologists was $79,990 in May 2017. Employment of hydrologists is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Population growth and environmental concerns are expected to increase demand for hydrologists.

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Company City State
Pollution Control Agency, Minnesota
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation (inc)
Nova Consulting Group, Inc.
Pace Analytical Services, LLC
Pace Analytical
Natural Resource Group, LLC
Bem - Bay West Joint Venture, LLC
Environmental Protection Agency
Mid Continent Ecology Div
Antea Usa, Inc.
Antea Group
Steris Laboratories, Inc.
Minnesota Board of Water & Soil Resources
WATER & SOIL RESOURCES, MINNESOTA BOARD OF
Antea Usa, Inc.
Pace Analytical, Inc.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Dnr Materials Management
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Bahama Consulting Corporation
MSP Corporation
Metropolitan Council, Minnesota
Blue Lake Treatment Plant
Merjent, Inc.
Northeast Technical Services, Inc.
Ghd Services Inc.
CRA
Legend Technical Services, Inc.
Minnesota Board Water and Soil Resources
Minnesota B W S R
Interpoll Laboratories, Inc
Carlson Professional Services, Inc.
Lindstrom Environmental, Inc.
County of Clay
Highway Dept
Short-Elliott-Hendrickson, Incorporated
Seh
Emmons & Olivier Resources, Inc.
Stearns Dairy Herd Improvement Association
Stearns County Dhia Centl Lab
Metropolitan Council, Minnesota
Empire Plant
Institute For Environmental Assessment, Inc.
I E A
Advanced Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc.
Utility Consultants Inc
Uc Labs
U.S. Compliance Corporation
The Nature Conservancy
Minnesota Field Office
Sl-Serco, Inc.
Matrix Environmental, LLC
Minnesota Department of Health
USDA Forest Service
Blackduck Ranger District
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Itasca County Soil & Water Conservation District
West Central Environmental Consultants, Inc.
W C E C
Environmental Resources Management, Inc.
E R M
The Trust For Public Land
Pollution Control Agency, Minnesota
Marshall Office
Smartwood
Rainforest Alliance
Minnesota Center For Enviromental Advocacy
MCEA
Brown and Caldwell
Bay West LLC
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