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Environmental Engineer

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550
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We have an opening for an Environmental Engineer. You will provide engineering support for the planning, design, testing, and operation & maintenance of groundwater and soil vapor remediation systems at the LLNL Livermore Site and Site 300. The position is in Environmental Engineering Division of the Environmental Restoration Department.

In this role you will

  • Provide advanced environmental engineering knowledge and support for environmental remediation activities at LLNL.
  • Perform advanced research, development, design, and testing of cost effective and sustainable engineering solutions for ground water and soil vapor remediation systems; ensuring all system designs comply with DOE and LLNL facility regulations and safety requirements.
  • Monitor treatment system operations and identify opportunities to optimize and improve systems, including opportunities for improved technologies, increased efficiencies, cost savings, and reduced lifecycle costs.
  • Plan and conduct field experiments to develop, adapt, demonstrate, and validate new environmental remediation technologies.
  • Lead engineering design reviews of environmental remediation systems.
  • Prepare and manage projects to improve existing remediation systems as well as the design and construction of new remediation and treatment systems.
  • Prepare and review technical and regulatory required documentation and ensure compliance with all federal and state regulatory requirements and LLNL environmental policies.
  • Keep informed of new environmental policies and environmental technologies and maintain knowledge of the scientific and technical aspects of various regulatory requirements and how they impact cleanup operations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field, or equivalent combination of education and significant related experience.
  • Advanced knowledge and significant experience in environmental remediation and the design, installation, operation, and maintenance of environmental remediation systems and system components, such as extraction and injection wellhead design, pump specifications, treatment media and vessels, pipelines, and associated instrumentation.
  • Advanced knowledge and significant experience with technical aspects of environmental restoration, including groundwater and soil remediation systems; pressure and flow calculations; environmental chemistry; and treatability tests.
  • Advanced knowledge and significant experience with engineering standards, practices and processes; generation of requirements and design documents, configuration control, preparation of test plans and user documentation, and formal and informal design review processes.
  • Ability to apply advanced engineering principles and innovations to solve complex technical problems with ingenuity and creativity.
  • Advanced knowledge of State of California and Federal regulations and requirements related to remediation activities.
  • Knowledge of standard software applications (such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and ability to work on multiple computing platforms (PC and Mac).
  • Ability to direct own research working effectively in a collaborative team environment and independently.
  • Advanced communication skills both verbal and written to interact effectively with the scientific community, regulatory agencies, and other stakeholders; to collaborate in a multi-disciplinary team environment; and to present and explain technical information and provide advice to management.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Master's degree in Environmental Engineering or related technical field.
  • Advanced knowledge and significant experience with the design, operations and maintenance of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems (SCADA) and related technology to both acquire data and control devices remotely; operations and maintenance of Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) to display the remote location schematic, display alarms, display trends, generate reports and control devices.
  • Experience designing, operating, and maintaining groundwater and soil vapor remediation systems for multiple, co-mingled contaminants, including volatile organic compounds, high-explosive compounds, perchlorate, nitrate, and uranium.


All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

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Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2022 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site.

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Site 300

Site 300 is an experimental test site operated by LLNL. Situated on 7,000 acres in rural foothills approximately six miles southwest of downtown Tracy and 15 miles southeast of Livermore, Site 300 hosts approximately 200 employees with expertise in such fields as engineering, chemistry, biology, and environmental restoration. Employees assigned to work at Site 300 may be exposed to the organism that causes San Joaquin Valley Fever (coccidioidomycosis).

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COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

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Security Clearance

This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance. If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2.

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Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form.

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California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.


Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States' security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory's mission.

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We have an opening for an Environmental Engineer. You will provide engineering support for the planning, design, testing, and operation & maintenance of groundwater and soil vapor remediation systems at the LLNL Livermore Site and Site 300. The position is in Environmental Engineering Division of the Environmental Restoration Department.

In this role you will

  • Provide advanced environmental engineering knowledge and support for environmental remediation activities at LLNL.
  • Perform advanced research, development, design, and testing of cost effective and sustainable engineering solutions for ground water and soil vapor remediation systems; ensuring all system designs comply with DOE and LLNL facility regulations and safety requirements.
  • Monitor treatment system operations and identify opportunities to optimize and improve systems, including opportunities for improved technologies, increased efficiencies, cost savings, and reduced lifecycle costs.
  • Plan and conduct field experiments to develop, adapt, demonstrate, and validate new environmental remediation technologies.
  • Lead engineering design reviews of environmental remediation systems.
  • Prepare and manage projects to improve existing remediation systems as well as the design and construction of new remediation and treatment systems.
  • Prepare and review technical and regulatory required documentation and ensure compliance with all federal and state regulatory requirements and LLNL environmental policies.
  • Keep informed of new environmental policies and environmental technologies and maintain knowledge of the scientific and technical aspects of various regulatory requirements and how they impact cleanup operations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
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  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field, or equivalent combination of education and significant related experience.
  • Advanced knowledge and significant experience in environmental remediation and the design, installation, operation, and maintenance of environmental remediation systems and system components, such as extraction and injection wellhead design, pump specifications, treatment media and vessels, pipelines, and associated instrumentation.
  • Advanced knowledge and significant experience with technical aspects of environmental restoration, including groundwater and soil remediation systems; pressure and flow calculations; environmental chemistry; and treatability tests.
  • Advanced knowledge and significant experience with engineering standards, practices and processes; generation of requirements and design documents, configuration control, preparation of test plans and user documentation, and formal and informal design review processes.
  • Ability to apply advanced engineering principles and innovations to solve complex technical problems with ingenuity and creativity.
  • Advanced knowledge of State of California and Federal regulations and requirements related to remediation activities.
  • Knowledge of standard software applications (such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and ability to work on multiple computing platforms (PC and Mac).
  • Ability to direct own research working effectively in a collaborative team environment and independently.
  • Advanced communication skills both verbal and written to interact effectively with the scientific community, regulatory agencies, and other stakeholders; to collaborate in a multi-disciplinary team environment; and to present and explain technical information and provide advice to management.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Master's degree in Environmental Engineering or related technical field.
  • Advanced knowledge and significant experience with the design, operations and maintenance of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems (SCADA) and related technology to both acquire data and control devices remotely; operations and maintenance of Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) to display the remote location schematic, display alarms, display trends, generate reports and control devices.
  • Experience designing, operating, and maintaining groundwater and soil vapor remediation systems for multiple, co-mingled contaminants, including volatile organic compounds, high-explosive compounds, perchlorate, nitrate, and uranium.

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