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Golder Associates Graduate Environmental Engineer in NEWARK, New Jersey

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder is seeking a Graduate Environmental Engineer to join our Newark, New Jersey office on a full-time basis. We are seeking either recent graduates or those with a few years of engineering-related experience. The successful candidate will join a team who provides engineering services to a range of clients with a focus on environmental site remediation, water/wastewater treatment systems, environmental compliance, and landfill operation/closure.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Performing engineering design calculations and modeling, including stormwater hydrology and hydraulics, pump and piping selection, wastewater treatment, and cover/liner systems

  • Assisting with the preparation of engineering reports, cost estimates, permit documents, design drawings & specifications, bid documents, and proposals with senior technical mentoring and review

  • Conducting field assignments to support project specific data collection requirements, including site reconnaissance, engineering data collection/measurements, operation and maintenance of remediation/treatment systems, borehole/test pit logging, soil/groundwater/surface water sample collection, and construction quality assurance (CQA) monitoring

  • Reviewing and responding to contractor submittals for consistency with construction documents and regulations

  • Being willing and able to work on projects involving contaminated sites, operating manufacturing facilities, treatment plants, and landfills

  • Working with an in-house team of cross-discipline engineers/scientists and on-site contractors with minimal supervision

  • Safely perform work in the office and field; fieldwork may occur out-of-town in all seasonal weather conditions, using equipment (with an ability to lift and move approximately 50 pounds without assistance) and operating vehicles on behalf of the company

  • Local and national travel (up to 25% of the time) with possible opportunities for long-term assignments at project sites


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil, environmental, or a related engineering field

  • EIT certification or ability to obtain EIT within two years

  • Computer skills and experience with industry standard commercial computer software including Microsoft Office

  • Detail oriented with strong verbal and writing skills with a positive attitude as well as the ability to work both independently and on teams

  • Willingness to perform a variety of tasks as needed to complete an assignment


  • Master’s degree in civil, environmental, or a related engineering field

  • Prior experience, including internships, on engineering-related projects

  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training is required on some sites; preferential consideration for candidates with this training

  • Experience and proficiency with AutoCAD and other engineering software

  • Submittal of a cover letter with your application is appreciated

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment;

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects; and,

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching.

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialized engineering and consulting organization with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design, and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment, and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


Title: Graduate Environmental Engineer

Location: NJ-NEWARK

Requisition ID: 21002174