Terracon Senior Environmental Engineer in Bryant, Arkansas


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Job Description:

Do you enjoy challenging projects with dedicated clients? Would you like to be THE go to person for all the client needs on a project? Do you have a strong background in solid waste management, particularly landfills? If so, we may have a great opportunity for you!

The Terracon office in Little Rock AR is currently seeking a Sr. Environmental Engineer to oversee our robust landfill practice. This is a strong, consistent client base that is continuing to grow. We need someone to help us continue delivering quality project to our client.

General Responsibilities:

In this role you will be responsible for all phases of landfill work – from design, permitting, maintenance, phasing, creating the annual engineering reports, to operation and management. You will work closely with the CAD team drawing the designs for new landfills; help the client bid out the construction to subcontractors, and help make the final decision on who wins the work.

Prepare applicable permit applications, risk assessments and technical documents including proposals, reports and regulatory agency correspondence. Design systems and environmental protection plans. Services will include oversight, production and completion of projects pertaining to solid waste, site/civil development, and landfill permitting and design.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provide solid waste disposal facility planning, designs, permits and construction projects for new cell construction and closures. Preparing construction plans and specifications and assisting clients with the bidding, contractor selection and construction process.

  • Specify soils and geosynthetics systems, materials, properties and functions.

  • Interpret applicable geotechnical and geosynthetics laboratory results and perform slope stability and other complex calculations for waste disposal facilities.

  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, design erosion control systems, grading plans, and supervise CADD earthwork cut and fill calculations.

  • Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines. Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrates safety practices. Promote pre-task planning for all projects.

  • Participate in the development of marketing strategies and presentations of qualifications to clients on projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related degree.

  • Minimum 8-11 years’ experience.

  • Master’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering preferred.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration.

  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.




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Posting Title:

Solid Waste/Landfill Senior Engineer

Employment Type:

Regular, Full Time

City, State (Office Location):

Bryant, AR

About Terracon:

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 3,500 employees in 130 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

EEO Statement:

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

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