Environmental Engineers

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Basic Information About Environmental Engineers

  • They prevent, control, or correct health hazards
  • They work 40 hours a week
  • Environmental engineers travel to toxic sites and monitor or take samples
  • In Wisconsin, as an experienced worker they make up to $114,000 a year
  • They design projects, processes, and equipment for toxic levels
  • Some Environmental engineers work independent for company's
  • They must have a bachelors degree in environmental engineering
  • They monitor toxic levels
  • Entry engineers can make $49,000 a year
  • They are licenses and work with teams

Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Expected employment growth in 10 years is 23% so there will be more job openings
  • Only work 40 hours a week
  • They can make up to $114,000 a year as and experienced engineer
  • They control, prevent, or correct health hazards to help the environment
Cons
  • Need as a minimum is a bachelors degree in environmental engineering
  • Environmental engineers must also follow stricken saftey rules
  • They work during toxic spills like at night
  • They monitor and take samples at toxic sites

What Do You Need to Succeed in This Career?

Helpful High school requirements are:

  • Biology
  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • Statistics and probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Advanced algebra
Majors and Degrees are:
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Ocean engineering
  • Minimum of a bachelors degree
  • Most have masters

Associations/ Professional Orginzations for Envirmental Engineers

The Academy of Board Certified Environmental Professionals

Address: P.O Box 460 Collingswood NJ 08108

Phone: 866-767-8073

http://www.abcep.org

The Academy of Board Certified Environmental Professionals ABCEP administers the Certified Environmental Professional CEP Program which provides environmental professionals who possess special qualifications of education, experience, and accomplishment with the opportunity to be judged by a board of peers.


The American Academy of Environmental Engineers

147 old solomons island road , suite 303

Phone: 410-266-7653

http://www.aaees.org

The American Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEE) is dedicated to excellence in the practice of environmental engineering to ensure the public health, safety, and welfare to enable humankind to co-exist in harmony with nature.

Job Advertisement

Do you like making up to $114,00 a year? Or how about only working 40 hours a week? Well then become an Environmental Engineer today. If you have your bachelors degree or even masters than this is the job for you. You get to prevent, control, or correct health hazards. You get to travel to toxic sites and monitor or take samples of the toxic site. If you are interested of this job in your future, well don't worry because the in 10 years the employment growth is expected to grow 23%. Call today at 1-800-environment.

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