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Burns & McDonnell Staff Civil/Environmental Engineer - Environmental Services (Omaha, NE) in Omaha, Nebraska


Burns & McDonnell is looking for a Staff Civil/Environmental Engineer to add to our Environmental Services (ENS) Engineering team. This team supports a variety of projects typically related to solid waste management, stormwater quality and management, site development, remediation, biogas, and sustainability. The nature of our projects and clients afford staff early career opportunities to interface with clients, participate in pursuits, and represent Burns & McDonnell in thought leadership and conference presentations.

A successful candidate will be highly self-motivated with an eagerness to embrace ongoing challenges associated with the wide variety of environmental projects we support. The Civil/Environmental Engineer will have the following areas of responsibility:

  • Perform tasks requiring application of standard civil and/or environmental engineering design concepts, principles, practices, codes, techniques, and procedures.

  • Lead or support the engineering design of projects from conceptual planning through design completion and often construction completion.

  • Lead or support various engineering project duties including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Prepare engineering drawings (typically in AutoCAD Civil 3D).

  • Prepare engineering technical specifications.

  • Prepare technical reports and letters.

  • Research and compile project-related data.

  • Review and complete applicable permitting requirements.

  • Prepare supporting calculations and basis of design components.

  • Review shop drawings and other contractor submittals.

  • Lead or support various project management duties such as developing and executing project scope, budget, schedule, quality, safety, and client expectations.

  • Lead or support completion of field inspections, including construction quality assurance (CQA) field oversight roles during construction activities. Construction CQA activities may commonly include oversight of landfill or pond liner system installation (e.g., geosynthetic and/or clay liner) and completion of associated field documentation.

  • Complete quality reviews and train/mentor staff as applicable.

  • Complete and remain up-to-date on required trainings (e.g., safety, quality, diversity).

  • Demonstrate time management, communication, and organizational skills to often work on multiple projects (and scope types) concurrently.

  • Developing new and maintaining existing client and regulatory relationships.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil and/or Environmental Engineering (or related degree) from an ABET-accredited program.

  • Completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam required.

  • Completion of PE license (or plan to obtain license) required.

  • Minimum 3 years of related professional experience required.

  • Project management experience preferred.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong attention to detail, team collaboration, and organization skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Experience with computer software including AutoCAD, MicroStation, BIM (Revit), ArcGIS, and stormwater modeling programs (PondPack, HydroCAD, HEC-RAS, etc.).

  • Availability for project and marketing-related project travel as needed.

This job posting will remain open a minimum of 72 hours and on an ongoing basis until filled


Job Environmental Engineering

Primary Location US-NE-Omaha

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Req ID: 231123

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-JJ #ENS