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Environmental Project Engineer I

Location: Grand Haven, MI

Lakeshore Environmental, Inc. (LEI) is actively seeking an environmental engineer to join its West Michigan team.  The successful candidate will undertake challenging and interesting work on a wide variety of projects related to water and wastewater engineering, design, and permitting as well as other natural resource projects.  The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated employee who can function independently and as part of a fast-paced team.

This position is a full-time position with a minimum of 40 hours per week and potential to grow.  This position is also eligible for health insurance, short/long term disability, a Simple IRA with company match, and accrual of paid time off (PTO).


  • Conduct field work including groundwater and surface water sampling, aquifer testing, and construction oversight.
  • Provide engineering support in wastewater treatment system analysis, design, implementation (industrial, non-municipal)
  • Assist in data interpretation and preparation of site work plans, spreadsheets, figures, and technical reports.
  • Assist in natural resources permitting, including (but not limited to) Groundwater Discharge permits, and National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits
  • Engineering support for storm water management and/or modeling
  • Engineering support for Industrial compliance projects and inspections
  • Hydrogeological studies, groundwater modeling
  • Field work opportunities for this position will be year-round with some out-of-town travel
  • Focus on team project delivery, taking direction primarily from Project Managers
  • Communicate with Project Managers, subcontractors, regulatory agents, tenants, and clients

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering or related field with 0 to 5 years’ experience.
  • Effective written/verbal communication and organization/analytical skills.
  • Strong commitment to safety, including following established Health and Safety protocols.
  • Valid Driver’s License and a good driving record
  • Ability to succeed in at a consulting pace, handling multiple project assignments, and maintaining flexibility, while meeting strict deadlines.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering or related engineering field with 3+ years’ experience.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Engineer in Training (EIT), Certified Professional Engineer (PE) in Michigan, or on track to obtain.
  • Detail oriented with mechanical aptitude with hands-on trouble shooting/problem solving skills.
  • Experience preparing documents for EGLE and other regulatory agencies.
  • Strong commitment customer service, sales, and marketing.

Please submit resume and references to  Reference “Project Engineer” in the subject line.


803 Verhoeks Street
Grand Haven, MI 49417

Muskegon Office

2341 Lakeshore Drive
Muskegon, MI 49440

Vestaburg Office

10335 E. McBride Road
Vestaburg, MI 48891

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