Senior Engineer
Montrose Environmental Group Inc.

Nashville, Tennessee

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Are you passionate about the environment and ready to join an inclusive workplace, committed to leading new ideas and pathways, and to delivering value? If the answer is, "Yes!" then we have an exciting career opportunity for you as a Senior Engineer based in our Nashville, Tennessee office.

Who are we? We are Montrose, a global environmental services provider offering environmental planning and permitting, measurement and analytical services, and environmental resiliency and sustainability solutions. Our qualified engineers, scientists, technicians, associates, and policy experts are proud of our collective expertise and the collaborative nature of our approach to helping clients. We strive to optimize environmental resiliency in a way that effectively complements our clients' decision-making and operations and efficiently fulfills their project requirements.

We have over 80 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia and are approaching 3000 employees - all ready to provide solutions for environmental needs.

The Senior Engineer directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organizing, control, integration, and completion of engineering projects within the area of assigned responsibility. The Senior Engineer is an experienced Project Manager and is responsible for working with a project team to manage risk, meeting project profitability goals, and managing both the internal team performance and client expectations. As a licensed engineer, has the authority to seal reports, calculations, drawings, and specifications. The Senior Engineer will manage and direct others on project assignments.


As a key member of the Engineering team, this role will be responsible for a full range of activities including:

  • Plans multiple projects simultaneously including being the senior technical lead on a project, supervising engineering professionals, staff level engineers, technicians, and CAD professionals
  • Responsible for estimating personnel needs, assigning work, meeting completion dates, interpreting and ensuring consistent application of firm standards
  • Coordinates the day to day operations of technical staff assigned to projects by assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work, directing efforts and providing technical guidance.
  • Oversees development of project document deliverable outlines and layouts, technical writing of reports, data interpretation, and development of graphical presentations in a logical and professional manner.
  • Consults with clients to prepare plans, reports, and assessments
  • Exercises judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria
  • Responsible for project budget and hours and utilizes time effectively to complete tasks within assigned timeframe(s)
  • Acts as a client manager to understand customer needs and distributes work assignments and proposals to appropriate teams
  • Communicates to leadership when potential issues are foreseen or potential issues arise that may inhibit performing tasks within the allotted schedule and budget
  • Oversees project set up and authorization paperwork to include: project authorizations, contracts, subcontracts, purchase order requests, and project schedules
  • Oversees project financial management duties to include: project projections, project invoicing, subcontractor invoice approvals, progress reporting, and project/subcontractor contract compliance.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Exercise safe work practices by following all Company safety rules and OSHA regulations, including attendance at all required safety training programs
  • Participate in the company's continuous improvement programs and provide support to team efforts
  • Keep up-to-date and current on industry trends by completing formal training, reviewing professional publications, and attending professional workshops
  • Perform other duties as assigned

To perform this job successfully, individuals must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university; Advanced degree preferred.
  • 8+ years of related experience
  • Possess a Professional Engineer (PE) license
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering principles
  • Knowledge of computer aided software (Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, AutoCAD, ArcGIS etc.)
  • Ability to complete and maintain HAZWOPER certification with the 40-hour HAZWOPER environmental health and safety class, and annual 8-hour refresher class
  • Proven leadership skills; identifies problems and actively devises appropriate solutions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Outgoing / team player with strong problem solving skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Strong organizational and management skills
  • Ability to work well with and mentor others, setting expectations and providing input and feedback in a helpful way that fosters accountability
  • Ability to actively delegate and communicate in a group oriented setting, establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and leaders

As a key member of our Montrose team, you can expect:
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to advance your career
  • Direct exposure to our industry's leading experts who are solving the world's toughest environmental challenges
  • An entrepreneurial environment where you can learn, thrive and collaborate with talented colleagues
  • Opportunities to engage and contribute in our Diversity, Fairness and Inclusion and Women Empowering Leadership employee resource groups
  • Competitive compensation package: annual salary ranging from $75,000-$95,000, commensurate with accomplishments, performance, credentials and geography
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • 401k with a competitive 4% employer match
  • Progressive vacation policies, company holidays and paid parental leave benefits to ensure work/life balance
  • A financial assistance program that supports peers in need, known as the Montrose Foundation
  • Access to attractive student loan rates to optimize your student loan payoff plans
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact 949-988-3500 or for assistance.


We are going to be blunt - the way we work may not suit everyone. We are a fast-paced, dynamic and high-growth company. You are your own boss, but you will get tons of guidance and plenty of support from talented, super-smart colleagues and its service providers. Therefore, if freedom, autonomy, and head-scratching professional challenges attract you, we could be the perfect match made in heaven.

Want to know more about us? Visit and have fun!

Montrose is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Montrose is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. Montrose is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its employment for individuals with disabilities.

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