Environmental Engineer - Scientist (Entry-Level)
Shannon & Wilson, Inc.
Anchorage, AK

About $46,000 - $62,000 a year


Must apply online to be considered: https://www.shannonwilson.com/career-opportunities.html

Shannon & Wilson’s Anchorage office provides clients with environmental and geotechnical engineering services. Anchorage’s field support personnel include environmental and geotechnical engineers, EIT's, environmental scientists and geologists. Our projects take us to some of the most beautiful and rugged locations in Alaska. We offer varying exciting work assignments and a friendly work atmosphere. It’s one of the reasons most of our staff are long-term employees. With so many ways to build work relationships and give back to our community, staff in our Anchorage office enjoy a group summer BBQ, annual ski trip, Bike to Work celebrations, and attending career fairs. Anchorage is surrounded by exciting outdoor opportunities including camping, hiking, biking, fishing, skiing, golfing, scenic drives, glaciers, national parks and wildlife viewing. Also offering, a vibrant arts community, surrounded by many restaurants and shops, Anchorage is a gem.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Comprehensive environmental consulting and/or engineering that includes planning, data assessment, reporting, overseeing field personnel, travel and field work, and/or sample collection.
  • Perform Phase I, II, & III Environmental Site Assessments.
  • Assist with review, evaluation, and interpretation of environmental data and prepare summary reports.
  • Interact and communicate with clients, vendors, and staff at all levels in a professional manner.
  • Assist with marketing activities, including preparation of cost proposals.
  • Follow Shannon & Wilson’s Quality Assurance policy.
  • Follow and promote Shannon & Wilson’s Health & Safety and Loss Prevention policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

Requirements Include

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Hydrology, Civil or Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, or other Natural Science; Master's Degree preferred.
  • 0 to 6 years of experience
  • Extensive travel and year-round field work, particularly in the months of April through October, with working hours more than 40 per week and weekends as needed.

Other desirable skills and training based on previous experience:

  • Advanced computer skills: Access, ArcGIS, AutoCAD.
  • Experience with statistical analyses.
  • Experience with fate and transport modeling.
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER training
  • Knowledge of RCRA, CERCLA, OSHA and other federal regulations.
  • Experience sampling soil, groundwater, and other media at contaminated sites.
  • Experience in hazardous waste and hazardous materials management.
  • Experience with environmental remediation technologies.
  • Experience on federal projects (HTRW, TERC, AFCEE, etc.).
  • Experience preparing SPCC Plans and SWPPPs.
  • Meet the requirements of an Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Qualified Environmental Professional, as defined by18 Alaska Administrative Code 75.333

Level Placement

Typically, depending on an applicant’s education, experience, other qualifications they possess, if they are a fit for the company and local office culture, and the current business needs, a Mid-Level Environmental Engineer-Scientist typically would be placed at a Shannon & Wilson Senior Professional I, II, III or IV level.

Shannon & Wilson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time


  • RCRA, CERCLA. OSHA: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Access, ArcGIS, AutoCAD: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • 40 HAZWOPER (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Required travel:

  • 25% (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule