Principal Engineer - Environmental Remediation
Boston, MA 
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description
About Us

Groundbreaker. Game changer. Pioneer.

TRC has long set the bar for clients who require more than just engineering, combining science with the latest technology to devise innovative solutions that stand the test of time. From pipelines to power plants, roadways to reservoirs, schoolyards to security solutions, clients look to TRC for breakthrough thinking backed by the innovative follow-through of an industry leader.

TRC's professionals work with a broad range of commercial, industrial and government clients and the communities they serve. We deliver breakthrough solutions that address local needs -- so our clients can better succeed in an ever-changing world.

Working at TRC means tackling interesting, meaningful projects. We pride ourselves on our collaborative spirit, entrepreneurial zeal and agile corporate structure. We recognize that the expertise of our staff is our strongest asset, so we generously reward employees for successful performance and invest in their careers through training and the development of new skills and certifications.


TRC is seeking a Senior-Level Civil/Environmental Engineer to support our expanding Environmental, Construction & Remediation practice in New England and New York (and beyond) managed from our Lowell, MA and Boston, MA offices. TRC continues to experience strong growth due to our commitment to our clients, our innovative problem solving, and collaborative approach to success.

This position offers a flexible remote/office work arrangement potential.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Principal/Senior Principal Engineer to join a growing and successful team and achieve greater personal success, while building TRC's engineering, construction, and remediation practice in the northeast and beyond. The successful candidate will have experience in the design and implementation of soil and groundwater remedies and will direct major projects and pursue business development opportunities with major industrial, institutional, and governmental clients. The successful candidates' efforts will be focused on, but not limited to, New England and New York. The successful candidate will also mentor, develop, and recruit experienced and emerging engineering talent to facilitate project work across technical disciplines.

TRC's Lowell and Boston offices provide access to a broad spectrum of multi-disciplinary and collaborative colleagues who are excited to grow with a dynamic company and succeed through teamwork and managerial excellence. Join us as we solve the challenges of making the Earth a better place to live - community by community and project by project.


  • Preparing and/or reviewing and managing written document preparation (designs, reports, proposals, etc.).
  • Evaluating, designing, and implementing soil and groundwater remediation systems, including developing rationales and cost estimates, for a wide range of technical approaches.
  • Preparing for and leading and/or participating in meetings with clients and regulators.
  • Serving as a mentor and model to raise up staff to assume greater responsibility (managerially, technically, and for business development purposes).
  • Shepherd the training and development of emerging staff talent through collaboration, coaching, and varied and diverse work assignments.
  • Exhibit excellence in project management and technical planning/performance for client projects.
  • Preparing, or directing the preparation of, work scopes, cost estimates, and plans, as well as directing the execution of remediation projects.
  • Delegating work effectively to Subject Matter Experts, peers, and junior staff to meet project goals
  • Demonstrating model communications skills, both written and oral.
  • Qualified candidates must be comfortable with periodic regional travel and client support and field work such as site visits/meetings and contractor direction/coordination.


  • S. degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering (with an advanced degree or complimentary additional degree a plus).
  • Professional Certification(s): PE (such as MA, NH, ME, RI, CT, NY), LSP, LEP
  • Minimum 10 years (15+ preferred) of groundwater and soil remediation experience in a consulting engineering firm environment.
  • Experience with evaluating, designing, and implementing soil and groundwater remediation systems, including developing rationales and cost estimates is required
  • Experience directing multi-disciplinary project teams.
  • Success in business development and client relationship management.
  • Superior leadership skills.
  • Success excelling in a dynamic consulting practice with multiple project assignments and challenges with consistent timely delivery of high-quality project outcomes on or under budget.
  • Knowledge of Massachusetts environmental site remediation regulations and technical guidance (other New England States and New York are a plus).
  • Demonstrated experience with design support, cost estimating, procurement (contracting, requests for proposals, and bid evaluations/selections) for high complexity projects.
  • 40 Hour HAZWOPER certification and current annual renewal.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • S., M.Eng., or PhD. degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering.
  • PE and LSP and/or LEP

TRC offers advancement potential and a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401k plan with a company match. For more information, please visit our website at .

TRC is an Engineering News Record Top 20 consulting, engineering and construction management firm that provides environmentally focused and digitally powered solutions across our key markets of government, transportation, water, power and utilities, and real estate. We understand our clients' goals and embrace them as our own, applying creativity, experience, integrity, and dedication to deliver superior solutions to the world's challenges. TRC offers advancement potential, a pay for performance culture and a competitive compensation and benefits package. For more information please visit our website at .

EEO Statement

TRC is an equal opportunity employer: disability/veteran. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
10 to 15 years
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