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Environmental Project Engineer

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, flexible spending account, 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.

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